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The Future of Higher Education

The Future of Higher Education

The higher education scene has dramatically changed in recent decades, with huge adaptations due to the pandemic and accessibility of technology. With many wondering what career they should look toward, it's important to consider what the future will look like for...

Getting The Most From Your PhD Student Experience

Getting The Most From Your PhD Student Experience

The pressure and workload experienced by PhD students can feel exhausting. Mitigating negative consequences, such as burn out, will help you get the most from your experience as a student. By staying engaged, you will not only be better prepared for what follows...

5 Common Myths in Modern Academia

5 Common Myths in Modern Academia

For years many people believed that all you needed was a university degree in order to succeed. In truth, this is far from the case. Research shows that there are five myths surrounding success in modern academia, and the sooner people stop believing these unthruts,...

Free Online Programming Courses That Anyone Can Take

Free Online Programming Courses That Anyone Can Take

Programming is becoming a more popular career path. With the prevalence of technology in our lives – primarily, app-based technology – there is a further need for those who can write the language that builds that technology. For that reason, computer programming is a...

Using Tech in the Classroom Without Overdoing it

Using Tech in the Classroom Without Overdoing it

For all of the benefits of technology, there are the downsides that we hear more and more about. For kids, being in class is not necessarily the most fun time. With smartphones becoming more prevalent, it has become all too common for their attention to be diverted...

Asking Better Questions Part 2

Asking Better Questions Part 2

Often, when educators consider improving the use of questions in the classroom they focus on solely their end. As teachers, it’s natural to focus on the depth, pacing, accessibility, and relevance of the questions you’re asking. Furthermore, things such as resources,...

Importance of STEM Education

Importance of STEM Education

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or STEM is an imperative cornerstone of education. These subjects play a role in every part of our lives. Science surrounds us at all times, while technology continues to expand our knowledge, abilities, and actions in...

Asking Better Questions Part 1

Asking Better Questions Part 1

Often, when educators consider improving the use of questions in the classroom they focus on solely their end. As teachers, it’s natural to focus on the depth, pacing, accessibility, and relevance of the questions you’re asking. Furthermore, things such as resources,...

Making Higher Education More Accessible

Making Higher Education More Accessible

The cost of higher education has been a major issue for years. It is hard to argue that the education system often works in favor of the more affluent while marginalized communities are left scrambling to pay the rising costs of tuition. Often, students from less...