The college lecture is dying. Good riddance.

The college lecture is dying. Good riddance.

This is the first in The Vanishing University, a four-part series exploring the tech-driven future of higher education in America. Right now, this very morning, thousands of young adults in the United States are scrambling through the same minor hell. They’ve woken up to the very last in a series of half-futile phone alarms. Made, and likely abandoned, an attempt to shower. Skidded wet-haired and flustered into a cavernous lecture hall, flickering fluorescent, stuffed full with hundreds of teenagers yawning and jostling one another for space. An inevitable five minutes late, they’re…

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Good News for MBA Aspirants: IIM-A Now Offers an Online PG Course Too!

Good News for MBA Aspirants: IIM-A Now Offers an Online PG Course Too!

The premier management institute has launched a two-year e-Post Graduate Programme in Management (ePGP) for working executives and entrepreneurs. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Source: By Mahargh Shah, via Wikimedia Commons The course will have a hybrid learning structure, offering a mixture of online as well as classroom learning. According to a report in The Indian Express, the technology partner for the course is Hughes Global Education, an online learning solutions provider. The programme will facilitate satellite-based education through an interactive onsite learning (IOL) platform across more than 85 classrooms in over…

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Differentiate between ‘good loans’ and ‘not so good loans’

Differentiate between ‘good loans’ and ‘not so good loans’

I have outstanding loans of Rs42 lakh. Of these, Rs20 lakh is from relatives and there is no urgency to clear immediately. There is a Rs8.5 lakh home loan with an EMI of Rs13,000; home equity loan of Rs6.4 lakh with an EMI of Rs10,000; personal loan of Rs1 lakh with an EMI of Rs22,000 and two gold loans of Rs3 lakh each. The major expense is Rs7 lakh for my sister’s medical education, due in 2016 and 2017. My rent and other expenses are Rs30,000 per month. I have…

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Here’s why an Indian Institute of Management in Jammu & Kashmir is a good idea

Here’s why an Indian Institute of Management in Jammu & Kashmir is a good idea

Following the decision of the Modi government on Oct 13, 2016, to set up an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) school in Jammu as a part of its Rs 80,000-crore development package for the state, things may actually start to look up for the violence-infested state. IIM-Ahmedabad campus. Last month, at an all-party meeting Prime Minister Modi had announced the package, which includes improved facilities for education and health, employment for youths, agriculture, and push for tourism. The announcement of IIM, though, is an ambitious one, and hopefully, it will…

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How A good deal Does It Price to Visit Paintings?

How A good deal Does It Price to Visit Paintings?

All of us recognise that running takes a toll. We give our jobs our time, our strength, even our peace of mind while things are particularly annoying across the workplace. However, have you ever concept approximately the real financial Price of operating? We consider our jobs as being something we do to make money, However Work costs us some thing, too. Work prices (Photo Credit: Jake Ingle/Unsplash) Earlier this month, CareerBuilder launched the consequences of a brand new survey of greater than 3,000 workers that aimed to help us all…

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