EdTech: Big Data, Virtual Reality & Five Online Learning Trends To Look Out For

EdTech: Big Data, Virtual Reality & Five Online Learning Trends To Look Out For

©Jacob Ammentorp Lund The days of whiteboards and ink cartridges are over. Developments in educational technology – or edtech – are revolutionizing the business school experience. Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are in classrooms. Big data-crunching devices give students live feedback on their progress. And, with flexibility in high demand, more and more learning is being delivered online. In July 2016, the Online MBA offered by Birmingham Business School became the first 100%-online MBA to be accredited by AMBA. Its Online MSc International Business is set to follow suit. Today, online learning is increasingly seen as…

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Scanning Modes In EaseUS Data Recovery Software

Scanning Modes In EaseUS Data Recovery Software

People think that their data is more secure in files as comparison to paper file. It is need of everyone to use laptop or computer for their work to store data in forms of files. But, fact is that your data is secure in laptop or computer till laptop is working properly. If you have done any small change in any hardware or software part of the computer, then there is chance of corrupting your data. Data stored in laptop may be of document file, excel file, audio, video, graphics,…

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Before Leaving Office, Obama Administration Admits It Got Student Loan Data Wrong

Before Leaving Office, Obama Administration Admits It Got Student Loan Data Wrong

In case you ever had any doubts about the inefficiencies of the Department of Education, look no further than the recent revelation that the agency has been vastly underestimating student loan repayment rates. On the last day of the Obama administration’s tenure, the College Scorecard the department established has been quietly revealed to have serious flaws. The Obama administration conceded coding errors found in the College Scorecard inflated college repayment rates, potentially misleading students. The Wall Street Journal went as far as to report that, “on closer inspection, the mistake…

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Students, want to excel in Data Science? Here’s what you must do

Students, want to excel in Data Science? Here’s what you must do

Within the purview of Data Management, a new discipline called “Data Science” has emerged. It should not be confused with Analytics—the buzzword of the 21st century. Unfortunately, however, Data Analysis, Data Analytics and Data Science are used interchangeably in the Indian context. It is an emerging, highly impacted and a rapidly expanding area of studies. Its usage can be found in various industries across different sectors, including but not limited to banking, telecom, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare. As far as pure Data Science is concerned, the National Institute of Securities…

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Home Office requested schools census data on nearly 2,500 children

Home Office requested schools census data on nearly 2,500 children

Home Office officials requested information from the national pupil database on nearly 2,500 children for immigration enforcement over 15 months, it has emerged. Peers are expected to challenge the collection, undertaken for the first time this year as part of the schools census, in a Lords debate on Monday, after Liberal Democrat education spokesman Michael Storey tabled a motion of regret over the policy. Human rights groups have urged parents to boycott the questions, amid fears that they would turn teachers into de facto border guards. Answers were not compulsory,…

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Kenya’s SFA leverages data analytics to change face of student finance

Kenya’s SFA leverages data analytics to change face of student finance

Launched in July 2015 by chief executive officer (CEO) Jennifer White, SFA provides tuition loans for higher education to qualified students and their parents or guardians, who act as co-borrowers. The startup employs alternative data analytics and partners directly with higher learning institutions to offer more affordable loans. “By partnering with all stakeholders involved – the student, the family, and the learning institution – SFA works to ensure the success of its student borrowers, in their learning programmes and postgraduate careers,” operations and partnerships manager Claire Blackburn told Disrupt Africa. Alternative…

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6 vital data about ladies and profits Negotiation

6 vital data about ladies and profits Negotiation

Why do ladies earn less cash than guys – and what sort of much less do they clearly make? on the subject of the gender pay gap, not anything is off-limits for debate. particularly, critics who say that the gender pay gap is an awful lot smaller than 77 cents on the greenback argue that women’s preference has loads to do with why they earn much less than men. They declare that women’s decrease profits isn’t always a lot a pay hole, but a salary hole – and if women…

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Amazon Reveals Pay Data After All, Shows Virtually No Gender Pay Gap

Amazon Reveals Pay Data After All, Shows Virtually No Gender Pay Gap

Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission rejected Amazon’s request to keep their pay data private, after Arjuna Capital filed a shareholder resolution to request that data. Yesterday, Amazon announced that it will share pay data – and that women at the company currently make 99.9 cents for every dollar male employees earn. Amazon also revealed that minority employees make 100.1 cents for every dollar earned by white employees. (Photo Credit: steelashan/Flickr) “We are pleased Amazon is stepping up in response to investor concerns about gender pay equity,” said…

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Government of West Bengal Recruitment 2016 for Executive Engineer and Data Entry Operator || Last date 31st March 2016

Government of West Bengal Recruitment 2016 for Executive Engineer and Data Entry Operator || Last date 31st March 2016

Data Entry Operator / Computer Assistant – Last date 31 March 2016 Executive Engineer and Assistant Engineer – Last date 31 March 2016     Office of Chief Medical Officer of Health , Government of West Bengal has announced recruitment news for the post of Data Entry Operator / Computer Assistant. Applicants interested in this job may apply on or before 31st March 2016.   Detailed job description given below:   Name: Government of West Bengal   Post: Data Entry Operator / Computer Assistant   Numbers of vacancies: 01 Vacancy   Location: Malda, West…

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High Court of Orissa Recruitment for Typist and Data Entry Operator || Last date 11th April 2016

High Court of Orissa Recruitment for Typist and Data Entry Operator || Last date 11th April 2016

High Court of Orissa has announced recruitment news for the post of Junior Grade Typist / Data Entry Operator in Cuttack. Applicants interested in this job may apply online on or before 11th April 2016. Detailed job description given below: Name: High Court of Orissa Post: Junior Grade Typist / Data Entry Operator Numbers of vacancies: 19 vacancies Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 5200 – Rs. 20,200/- per month along with grade pay of Rs. 1900     Education/ Qualification for High Court of Orissa vacancy: Education / qualification:…

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