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Teaching a lecture course can be daunting for a number of reasons—namely the fact that they tend to be larger and more impersonal than, say, a discussion-based class. In lectures, the flow of information moves from the educator in charge to the audience at large, whether that’s 30 high school students, 300 college students or somewhere in between.

This format has entrenched its way into education likely because it’s a relatively straightforward way to teach large groups of learners at once. An analysis of more than 2000 science, mathematics and technology (STEM) classes found that... Read More

Many people think that a degree in chemistry means that on e will spend the rest of their lives in the laboratory. Nothing could be further from the truth. The skills acquired from a chemistry degree can be utilized in a wide range of roles and industries. Besides a strong numerical/mathematical ability, chemistry graduates also have the following skills:

Oral and written communication Organization and time management Team work Problem solving and analysis Maintaining/monitoring data and records IT and technology Research and presentation

Here are some of the top career... Read More

Considering writing elaborate papers can be quite monotonous at times, many of you end up neglecting your written assignments altogether or submitting poor papers. Since your grades depend on the quality of the written assignments that you submit, you have to put in a lot of effort to score the desired grades. With the burden of so many tasks on you, it is quite impossible for you to devote special attention to each assignment. On top of that, you have to deal with your regular coursework and prepare for multiple exams that have a significant impact on your overall grade.

However,... Read More

Growing your startup can be the biggest challenge. Maybe you are going from a one-man solopreneur operation to hiring employees, or from a small staff to an expanded one that includes more specialists and those who manage them.

Whether you are expanding using venture capital (VC), angel investing, or through other funding methods, your first obstacle will be to bring more personnel on board and get them trained in your methods by familiarizing them with your organization. The second will be taking some existing employees and moving them to positions of leadership.

For this... Read More

For as long as you can remember, you’ve admired the short story. There’s such an elegance about this form of fiction, and so many people don’t seem to understand just how beautiful it is. But you do. You love short stories, whether it’s a vintage apocalyptic Ray Bradbury collection, or getting a different new story in the new issue of The New Yorker every week. And in addition to having a love for sitting down at your favorite coffee shop and reading the terse tales of Raymond Carver and the creepy stories of Angela Carter, you also love writing stories. But lately you’ve been thinking that... Read More

Don’t you feel annoyed when you see a person receiving more appreciation than you even though you both have submitted the same piece of information? Well, no matter how much you hate that feeling, deep down you also know that something was missing from your assignment. Perhaps it is your writing skills that need more polishing.

Whether you are a school student or a copywriter at a publishing house, writing is something that we all need to do for some reason or the other. However, if your career is relying on your content writing skills, it is high time that you enhance your content... Read More

Your experience at the university might not be exactly how you may imagine it before you enter campus. While you could still be having a restrictive lessons’ schedule, you still enjoy the benefits that come with living at your parent’s home before you join the university. For instance, maybe all you needed is to say, I need help to get my homework done and your parent or relative lends you a hand. You also don’t have to worry about daily practicalities like finance and cooking. But, once you enter university, things will change. You have to know what you will eat and how to complete academic... Read More

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Musings Of A Poet

Agree Barb, throwing the baby out with the bath water 'aint the answer. Take care. :>)

Musings Of A Poet

I know Rigina, when it takes a week for legite comments to appear it is upsetting, and it is killing the site slowly. Surely there must be a better way to address the spammers and floggers. Also taking away ratings if you do not post in a period of...

Musings Of A Poet

ed i was one of the original complainers about people using this site to flog their stuff. Now legite comments don't show?


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