Tag Archives: Education

Universities Should Embrace Online Courses

Education plays a pivotal role in the development of a country. It is the key to wealth and national development. There has been tremendous development in Nigeria since independence which correlates very strongly with education. Therefore, education is the vital investment required for the upliftment of the poor. Well-educated people tend to make financial decisions that help build… Read More »

39th Matriculation UniPort Matriculates 8,205, As V-C Charges Students To Be Studious, Obedient By Obinna Nwodim

A total of 8,205 students took the Matriculation Oath and Pledge at the 39th Matriculation Ceremony of the University of Harcourt for the 2017/2018 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ndowa Lale, while administering the Matriculation Oath on the newly-admitted students on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the Convocation Arena, University Park, warned them against engaging in acts that… Read More »

USC professor shows math is fun, even if you’re not ‘good’ at it

It’s not about being right: Neel Tiruviluamala, a popular faculty member in residence at USC Village, inspires college students to be curious Hanging out in professor Neelesh “Neel” Tiruviluamala’s apartment at USC Village on a Friday night, a student asks, “Can we get a riddle?” “Ok, here’s the riddle,” Tiruviluamala said, shuffling a deck of cards. “You have… Read More »

Dept of Psychology concludes Conference on ?Mental Health for Sustainable Human Development?

Aligarh, March 25: The Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) concluded the two-day International Conference on ?Mental Health for Sustainable Human Development? in which 250 papers were presented by research scholars and scholars from all over the country and abroad. Presiding over the valedictory function, AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor said that a large number of… Read More »

Is the tide of sexual misconduct allegations shifting the balance of power?

blog posts University of Illinois educational psychology professor Anita Hund has a counseling practice and her research interests include sexual trauma. Hund spoke recently with News Bureau education editor Sharita Forrestabout current attitudes toward sexual misconduct in the U.S. Every passing week seems to bring new allegations of sexual misconduct involving famous men. Does this mark a turning point in American society’s attitudes… Read More »

Children as signposts of society

International Colloquium on childhood takes place at UnB by Wednesday (28). Event brings the show Childhood and dictatorship: testimonies and actors (1973-1990) , on display at the Central Library of Darcy Ribeiro Children are like canaries of the coal mines. The definition of geographer Bill Bunge alludes to the birds used as flags for the presence of toxic gases in mines: if… Read More »

Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation gave a lecture at NSU

Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation Nikolai Nikiforov visited the Novosibirsk State University on a working visit and read a lecture on the development of the digital economy and information technologies in the country to the students of the Economics Faculty . After the lecture, the students were able to ask their questions to the minister. Addressing the students,… Read More »

NSU launches new online courses in chemistry at Coursera

Novosibirsk State University launches three new online courses on the Coursera educational platform : ” Physical Chemistry “, ” Inorganic Chemistry ” and ” Organic Chemistry “. The training will begin on March 26. You can register now. Online courses of Novosibirsk State University are widely in demand and highly appreciated by students. Now NSU is represented on the educational platform Coursera 10-th course, mostly of natural science subjects: genetics , genomics, virology , geology . One course, from… Read More »

Chil­dren’s and grand­par­ents’ brains learn new things in dif­fer­ent ways

Studying is good for brains of all ages, says Professor Minna Huotilainen. A six-year-old child and his 70-year-old granny are playing a memory game. The child turns over matching pairs again and again, while the granny is straining to remember where in the column of cards she last saw a matching pattern. This is a familiar situation to… Read More »

Provincial Mathematics Olympiad

  The honorary chair “Trifina Cánovas Suárez”, in coordination with the Mathematical-Physical department, invites to participate in the Provincial Mathematical Olympiad “Trifina Cánovas Suárez”, to be held on February 20. All students can participate according to the following levels: Level I (Students of Bachelor’s degrees in Education, Mathematics and Mathematics – Physics) Level II (Bachelor of Primary Education)… Read More »