Category: Education

Special Education Has Changed Over Time

Special education has been assisting students with learning disabilities in the United States education system since the end of World War II. The first push for special education started when a group of parent-organized advocacy groups surfaced. In 1947 one of the first organizations, the American Association on Mental Deficiency, held its first convention. That

Study Reveals That Online Education Beats the Classroom!

In recent times, the SRI International for the Department of Education revealed a 93-page report founded on one of the serious topics these days ie online education. Surprising but true, the report shows that students enrolled in an online educational course exhibit an improved performance when it comes to their comparison with students attending the

Online Education and the Challenge of Motivation

Getting an online education is both a very thrilling proposition and a challenging one as well. It is quite exciting to learn through a very new and non-traditional form of education and it offers a set of new challenges that would compel individuals to really immerse themselves in what they are doing. Unfortunately, even with

Education Logos – More Than an Art

Education logos set the tone for building an image of a company engaged in the provision of education-related services. Logos are generally used to establish a company's identity and image in the mind of its existing and prospective customers, associates and other related parties. Good education logos are ones that make a company memorable, while

Sex Education Today

Parents and schools are coming under increasing pressure to educate young people (from as young as 5 years old) about sexuality. In part this has arisen because many parents feel ill-equipped to discuss sex with their children given the personal nature of the topic. Parents are also concerned about the sexual content (much of it

Challenges and Opportunities in the Context of Internationalization of Higher Education

The World Bank’s 1991 ‘World Development Report’ has made a very interesting observation that the scientific and technological progress and enhanced productivity in any nation have a close link with investment in human capital as well as the quality of the economic environment. Scientific and technological capabilities are, however, unevenly distributed in the world and

Online Open Source Education

Online education is increasingly on the public's mind with many pursuing higher education during the current tough economic times. Accompanying the growth of the for profit online universities, serving these students, is the open source education movement. This movement, headed by MIT OpenCourseWare and the Khan Academy, seeks to revolutionize education by offering free content

Rural Education

Rural education has sometimes been considered the stepchild of education. Big urban areas, however, have had a greater opportunity to provide a wide variety of subjects that rural areas are limited in putting on their curriculum. It is not because of demand, but because of a lack of financial resources and the availability of certain

How Good is Online Education?

No body wants to remain uneducated in today's world as education is considered a very important part of their lives. Education can either rise you to a certain height or cause ua downfall in the future depending on the careers you choose. Education is greatly different today in comparison to the 1950s because of advancements

Online Education From Satellite Locations

Online education courses are generally assumed to be those courses completed from your home, but you can also find some online education opportunities from satellite locations. There are some obvious benefits to taking online or distance learning classes from a satellite location, but first you may wonder why anyone would take this route in searching