Monthly Archives: March 2020

Debunking the ‘Full Coverage’ myth for auto insurance

Debunking the ‘Full Coverage’ myth for auto insurance

If you are ever involved in a motor vehicle accident, your auto insurance coverage is one of the most important aspects in resolving your situation and helping you move on with your life. When you are injured in an accident, your insurance policy is the primary source of how you will be able to pay […] … learn more→

Videoconferencing, a good alternative to lecture courses?

Videoconferencing, a good alternative to lecture courses?

As part of the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, higher education institutions have closed their doors. But if the classrooms are empty, the courses are reorganized online and the use of videoconferencing explodes , whereas it was until now rather marginal . More or less comfortable with technology, some teachers doubt their ability to master these tools. Most also have concerns about the […] … learn more→

How to administer the digital migration

How to administer the digital migration

The global academic discussion about transitioning to online teaching in response to Covid-19 has already precipitated a blizzard of advice in the educational press on the technology and practice of online pedagogy. However, less attention has been given to how exactly to put everything together at an administrative level, taking all aspects of the student […] … learn more→

Studying a uni course online? Here are 4 tips to get yourself tech ready

Studying a uni course online? Here are 4 tips to get yourself tech ready

Australian universities have responded in a number of ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. These include delaying enrolments, moving semester breaks forward, abolishing late payment fees and moving courses online. Engaging students in online content is easier said than done. Research shows results can improve with the use of techniques such as shortening content and making it more […] … learn more→

What to do now?

What to do now?

zoom zoom spotify what’s app email wix facetime zoom skype Instagram email twitter teams twitch zoom youtube skype email email email wix twitter zoom zoom I have put more apps on my screens during the last week than in the whole of last year. I usually try to keep my apps to an economical three […] … learn more→

10 reasons to attend Vocational School instead of College

10 reasons to attend Vocational School instead of College

Shortly after high school graduation, young adults find themselves amongst many career opportunities to pursue, that the choice of what to do next in life is often overwhelming and daunting. Choosing a career early in life is very important. Nevertheless, the path to achieving that career goal is not always a straight line. Go to […] … learn more→

Why are online College studies so popular in the United States?

Why are online College studies so popular in the United States?

As schools, colleges, and universities around the world are shutting down in-person classes due to the uncontrolled spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, students and instructional staff are transitioning to online learning. It is, now more than ever, clear that society needs flexible and resilient education systems, as it turns out that the future can be […] … learn more→

It’s now or never for universities to be civic

It’s now or never for universities to be civic

Just 12 months ago the idea of universities supporting their local communities – “being civic” – seemed eminently sensible. It is now critical. In February 2019, Sheffield Hallam University – like many other institutions – signed up to putting in place a Civic University Agreement, a pledge that committed us to prioritise the economy and quality of life […] … learn more→

Guest authors are plagiarists

Guest authors are plagiarists

All too often, academic misconduct is dismissed because a particular example is considered a mere “authorship dispute” – when, in fact, plagiarism has occurred. The ambiguity appears to result from incomplete contemplation of the meaning of plagiarism: a concept that is more recognisable as dishonest. In variant forms, the definition offered by the US Office […] … learn more→