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Kevin is founder of the world.edu project. The past 28 years have been involved in publishing to the education sector in print and the internet. Kevin has a degree in Education and has a many years experience in developing companies and projects.
Business School: Virtual Reality Renews Marketing Courses

Business School: Virtual Reality Renews Marketing Courses

Immersive learning, experiential learning, “action learning” … innovative teaching methods have flourished in recent years so that we no longer speak of learning but of learning experience. Changing posture, the student and the teacher are now both part of a process of co-construction of knowledge and competence. What would be the virtues of these educational innovations? To […] … learn more→

ESL tests: Memorization is a shortcut to high scores, but not to lasting learning

ESL tests: Memorization is a shortcut to high scores, but not to lasting learning

Canada plans to receive 300,000 to 350,000 immigrants in 2019, and likely more than that number annually in the coming years. In 2018, there were 572,415 valid study permits in the country — evidence of the increasing trend of international students coming to Canada. Most people coming to Canada for various purposes are coming from non-English-speaking countries: in 2016, 72.5 […] … learn more→

A 5 step program for finishing your PhD (finally!)

A 5 step program for finishing your PhD (finally!)

Have you, or have you considered anything along the lines of *actually finishing* writing? I can produce writing like nobody’s business, and get well on my way into a paper. Finishing, however, is agony. I think this is in part because I’m a lateral thinker and a perfectionist. I’m sure you are familiar with these […] … learn more→

Review of 5 free educational website builders for developing websites for Colleges and Schools

Review of 5 free educational website builders for developing websites for Colleges and Schools

A great way to express the school’s ideology, vision, and make its presence felt is by creating a website. A website for schools and colleges is somewhat similar to the websites we come across every day. But features that set them apart are the professional style, information board, important links for students and student dashboard, […] … learn more→

Furnishing our corners of the internet

Furnishing our corners of the internet

Things in my life have been a little heavy and stressful lately so I thought it would be good for my heart and soul to write a post focused on the fun and ridiculous elements of the academic internets and beyond. Working on Research Whisperer through the years, I’ve been more aware of the ways […] … learn more→

‘Making up games is more important than you think’: why Bluey is a font of parenting wisdom

‘Making up games is more important than you think’: why Bluey is a font of parenting wisdom

Bluey is a ground-breaking Australian children’s television series and the most downloaded show in ABC iView history. Since premiering in October 2018, Bluey has been played on iView over 100 million times, and it is set to stream internationally on Disney’s streaming platformstarting later this year. The show follows the adventures of a blue heeler puppy, six-year-old Bluey, and her […] … learn more→

Importance of drug/alcohol rehabilitation

Importance of drug/alcohol rehabilitation

A Drug Rehab Austin is a treatment centre where the drug addicts are treated to put them back to mainstream society. An addiction treatment centre is a must for each drug addict. One doesn't have any option to not have it. It’s completely necessary to follow a drug rehabilitation treatment after the clinic treatment is […] … learn more→

Portland U’s “bias response team” ends free speech

Portland U’s “bias response team” ends free speech

I write often of the culture of fear on campus…because I get reminders how that fear only increases: Making jokes at Portland State gets you reported to its bias response team I know, “I was just joking” is the age-old cry of the bully, and I was very much a target of the endless anti-intellectual […] … learn more→

Could black philanthropy help solve the black student debt crisis?

Could black philanthropy help solve the black student debt crisis?

When billionaire Robert E. Smith decided to pay off the student loans of the graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse College, he suggested that others follow his lead. “Let’s make sure every class has the same opportunity going forward, because we are enough to take care of our own community,” Smith declared in his commencement speech. But is […] … learn more→

Good science begins with communication

Good science begins with communication

Recently on Twitter, a debate took place over advice from Professor Jim Al-Khalili, professor of physics and public engagement in science at the University of Surrey, that a practising scientist should establish themselves before aiming to go too far down the road in communicating science. While much of the debate was based on just a […] … learn more→