News tagged with education institutions

Better teaching for inquiring minds

Inquiry-based learning is an educational method centred on the investigation of questions, scenarios or problems. It is seen by many as a positive alternative to traditional forms of instruction where students are required ...

dateJul 15, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Higher ed must lead climate change adaptations

Higher Education institutions play a key role and must be leaders in preparing society to adapt to the needs of a changing climate, according to a new report evaluating education, research, campus sustainability and public ...

dateJun 06, 2013 in Environment
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Learning platform uses quiz concept

Can university students, schoolchildren and employees play their way to knowledge? Can computerised games help to reverse worrisome school drop-out rates? Yes, say the researchers behind the Norwegian-developed Kahoot! learning ...

dateApr 26, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies

(AP)—U.S. universities have responded to China's exploding demand for American higher education with branch campuses and aggressive recruiting. Now, some are trying to boost their brands by casting photos and other snippets ...

dateMar 03, 2013 in Internet
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