Why Take Online Courses Over the Summer

Why Take Online Courses Over the Summer

After all the exams, essays, class projects, and lectures, the last thing you want to be concerned with is taking a class over the summer. Seriously! Summer is for sunny weather, sandy beaches, top-down car drives, and rocked out concerts. But before you leave all the summer classes to the nerds and bookworms, think again. Free time is always in high demand but giving up a few minutes each day over the summercould translate into being ahead of the class when the fall semester rolls in. When I was an…

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PG students can now take online classes

PG students can now take online classes

Students can now take modules of the paper online and the marks obtained at the end of the tutorial can be converted to grades which the university will accept. (Arun Sharma/HT File) Starting this academic session, postgraduate students across the country in any university will be able to take a few classes online and then get the credits transferred to their parent university. Students can now take modules of the paper online and the marks obtained at the end of the tutorial can be converted to grades which the university will…

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For so many Americans, Obamacare offered career freedom. A repeal could take that away.

For so many Americans, Obamacare offered career freedom. A repeal could take that away.

Health insurance and career opportunity are impossible to separate for Erin Hoover. Hoover is a 37-year-old Florida State University student who will graduate with a doctorate in English literature this spring. She is also eight months pregnant. Until recently, Hoover had a clear plan. She would have her baby in March, graduate in May, and begin adjunct work to build up her resume. She felt like she was on a good path; one of her poems was recently selected for the Best American Poetry anthology of 2016. Adjunct positions typically…

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600 Chennai students take part in career quiz

600 Chennai students take part in career quiz

CHENNAI: Around 600 students, teachers and parents from across the city participated in the finals of ‘career quiz’ on Tuesday. The ‘Great Indian Career Challenge’ in its first edition, was organised by Lodestar at Vidodaya Girls school. Around 15,000 participated in its preliminary rounds, sought to bring awareness to the wide range of career options that are available in the job market, for the students. The GICC quiz was also conducted across other cities like Bangalore and Hyderabad. [Source:-TOI]

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Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

Prime Minister Theresa May is to unveil a new, more interventionist, industrial strategy on Monday, designed to boost the post-Brexit UK economy. The government will be “stepping up to a new, active role”, Mrs May said. She will launch the new strategy at her first regional cabinet meeting, to be held in the north-west of England. Broadband, transport and energy are highlighted in a bid to “align central government infrastructure investment with local growth priorities”. The 10-point plan involves: Investing in science, research and innovation Developing skills Upgrading infrastructure Supporting…

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Bank loan growth set to take a hit

Bank loan growth set to take a hit

Banks may report negligible loan book growth and decline in margins in the October-December quarter as companies and retail borrowers have stayed away from taking fresh debt due to demonetization. However, treasury gains are expected to boost the non-interest income of banks. Religare Securities said in a report, “The loan growth is slowing and large banks will bear the brunt. In the aftermath of demonetization, we expect a significant decline in loan growth across banks. In our view, larger banks will be the hardest hit. In contrast, we expect small/mid-sized…

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Immigrants Must Take English Classes, Say MPs

Immigrants Must Take English Classes, Say MPs

THE ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP (APPG) on Social Integration yesterday launched its first report into how the UK’s immigration system could more effectively promote integration. The cross party group of MPs and peers calls for: ● The Government to look at introducing a regionally-led immigration system with region-specific visas based on the Canadian model; ● Immigrants to be required to learn English before coming to live in the UK, or be enrolled in compulsory classes when they arrive; ● A new national Government strategy for the integration of immigrants that…

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VIDEO: MORE PEOPLE CHOOSING TO TAKE ONLINE CLASSES

VIDEO: MORE PEOPLE CHOOSING TO TAKE ONLINE CLASSES

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)-This is the weekend that many students at Mississippi State University have been working so hard for. Graduation. Both traditional and online students will finally be able to accomplish their goals when they walk across the stage in their cap and gown and receive their diplomas. More and more people are opting to take classes online rather than in person. Many of the new graduates at Mississippi State have never  to Starkville prior to graduation this weekend.  The university’s Distance Learning Program doesn’t require them to set foot…

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Bhopal: Take fees through cheques, online payments, schools told

Bhopal: Take fees through cheques, online payments, schools told

Following complaints that a number of private schools in Bhopal insisting that parents pay their wards’ fees in cash, district education officer on Friday directed educational institutes to accept cheques and online payments until December 31. “We will take action against schools that refuse to accept fees through cheques and online transfers,” said Dharmendra Sharma.“We have received complaints about a few schools pressurizing parents to pay fees in cash after demonetisation and also levying late fees,” Sharma told Hindustan Times. “We have issued a show cause notice to All Saints…

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Take an online master class with Gordon Ramsay

Take an online master class with Gordon Ramsay

itish celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is launching an online master class course that promises to take budding home chefs to the next level. In a departure from his mercurial “shouty” self, a softer, gentler Ramsay will guide students on how to chop like a chef, sautée like a chef and flambée like a chef in the new online series. “You’ll see a side to me across this class that I don’t think has ever been shown before,” Ramsay says in a promotional video. 6 clever cooking tips we learnt from…

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