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6 Good Reasons To Go Out with A Student of Engineering

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1. Engineers are always attentive to detail

Out with an engineer means go out with someone always attentive to detail. When you say, “What do you notice any different?” Will not respond like other “love, do not know” but immediately understand that you have changed your hair color. Even when the change is imperceptible.

2. Are extremely intelligent people

A mathematical mind and fast as there is able to solve any problem. Always helpful to have an engineer next, especially if you in turn have not studied Engineering. Continue reading

Active Learning and E-learning to innovate the learning environment

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The term active learning (active learning) are defined all the teaching methodologies that are based on learning by doing (learning by doing).

As early as 1991 Charles C. Bonwell and James A. Eison (Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the Classroom), they experimented with this approach to education, ensuring that students learn best when actively involved in the lesson, through the discussion of work materials, engaging in role play, case studies, short written exercises, etc., that allow the acquisition of a greater understanding of each new information and skills.

The active learning consists in the constant construction of new knowledge, creates a learning environment that insists on the strengthening of higher order thinking skills, exploration and creates bridges between raw data and the real-world problems. It requires students to participate actively and continuously in their learning path, giving him the opportunity to create knowledge with social negotiation. Continue reading

How to get high grades by studying a few days before an exam

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Although we recommend you start studying for time not all students like to get the books back when the exams are distant. So today, we want to recommend some methods by which you can learn by studying a subject in the last few days, or at least in a short time. It is not conceivable to be able to study bricks 1000 pages and more in just a week: those are miracles and, unless IQs out of the norm (and perhaps not), things are impossible to achieve. Continue reading

5 great energy snack to study

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You’ll have already heard: we are what we eat, right? It is even more true when it comes to studying. You sit for long periods, so the snacks full of salt and sugar will not give you the right energy you need to study. Both give you a spike in blood sugar followed by an energy crash, then to feed your study sessions will be better to eat natural foods and not too many ingredients. Continue reading

Creating a research culture

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The research is powerful. Ownership of students can be created in the classroom. You can validate the passions and interests of our students. However, creating a research culture requires constant work. Teachers have to establish from day one in the classroom, and work to keep it vital throughout the year. Here are some important things you should know about creating that culture, and some ideas you can consider. Continue reading

Scholarships to study six months in China

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If your intention is to spend a period abroad are all the scholarships to study in China substantially free…

Scholarships China: Description

Are offered the courses of Bachelor’s Degree (本科生), Master’s Degree (硕士研究生), Doctor’s Degree (博士研究生), General Scholar (普通进修), Senior Scholar (高级进修). This is full scholarships for the academic year 2016/17 open for other citizens. Scholarship students must complete the study within the time limit and indicated on the CSC website; in principle the duration of the study program can not be extended. The scholarship covers the entire period of study in China according to the program chosen by the student.  Continue reading

Class vs Teaching Online: Do you need different teaching methods?

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Many educators who start teaching online believe that they can make the transition easily from teaching in a traditional college classroom to an online classroom.

Educators who have taught in a traditional classroom are often surprised to discover that online teaching requires a different teaching strategy, and even using a different set of skills, the first time they have knowledge of a virtual learning environment. The transition can be fairly easy for some educators, especially if they have become accustomed to teaching in a particular way and have not had to change (or have been unwilling to change) their approach to the instructional classroom.

Online teaching is not just about learning how to set up an online classroom and adding learning resources; is a question of how the class and form of the instruction used is taught. To become an instructor effective online not to be thought given as to how technological tools are used, how to translate traditional communication in digital media, and how to evolve from an instructor who stands in front of a class and directs the Flow conversations and interactions to someone who can facilitate and guide the learning process, to keep students interested and engaged in the course. Learning to teach online requires having an open mind and a willingness to learn, in addition to making an adjustment for the time needed to implement new methods, while monitoring the effectiveness of instruction until excellence is achieved. Continue reading

Step by Step: Early Learning with Your Child

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Children draw to express what they are feeling and thinking. Drawing is a particularly important outlet for children who do not yet have the verbal skills to communicate their feelings. When a child draws something familiar to them, for example, a cat, they have the opportunity to think about what they know and what they feel towards this animal. They use their memory to remember what they know about cats, in turn, expand their concentration skills. Drawing also helps to develop manipulative skills that will help children write. Continue reading

How to write a bibliography

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Undergraduates struggling with the writing of the thesis, in previous articles we talked about how to write the introduction and the abstract of your hard work. Today we will explain, in detail, how to address one of the thorniest issues of the thesis: the bibliography.

And yes, unfortunately draft the literature is one of the most complex things and articulated (not to say boring …) of the thesis writing. But do not beat yourself up! With a little patience and some little advice, you will succeed.

You first need to understand the importance of literature: it allows us to understand at what level the studies have come about your work, provides an indication of the type of work you have done and especially allows the reader to explore the issues that you have treated. Continue reading

5 secrets to find the right motivation

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Regain and maintain high motivation is not always easy. Today we recommend 5 useful methods that will help you find the enthusiasm to achieve each goal and achieve your dreams.

There are times when everything seems difficult, fears, concerns take hold of your days, and your dreams seem more distant and impossible as ever. Resume the daily rhythm and return to live each day with enthusiasm the project and, unfortunately, it is not easy. How should we do in these situations? How is it possible to regain and maintain our motivation?

Quiet, here are our 5 tips for resume at full speed… Continue reading