The world of snail-mail, shorthand typing and correspondence courses is a far cry from today’s range of certified online courses, Skype language lessons and mobile app-based education.
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Imagine that you have a big box of sand in which you bury a tiny model of a footstool. A few seconds later, you reach into the box and pull out a full-size footstool: The sand has assembled itself into a large-scale replica of the model.
Some universities are monitoring the activities of athletes on social media sites, raising privacy concerns.
Arguing the Reserve Officers' Training Corps provides a valuable civic education to both cadets and other students, Donald Alexander Downs and Ilia Murtazashvili explore the historical role of the military in higher education and how that relationship shifted both in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
A pan-Islamic research and education network spanning the 57 countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to enhance cooperation among research and education communities is being planned, alongside a range of ambitious ICT projects approved at the International Telecommunication Union Connect Arab Summit.
The number of IELTS tests grew 12 per cent last year, reaching 1.7 million-plus worldwide. This represented a new record and the seventeenth year of growth in test numbers, IELTS said.
Over the past few decades, particularly during the 1980s and 1990s, most university systems in the developing world underwent an impressive transformation – with several-fold increases in the number of students enrolled and the opening of many new, mostly private, universities.
By ignoring their country’s economic problems, France’s politicians are making it far harder to tackle them.
A blind person empowered to catch the correct bus. A non-English speaking Chinese tourist navigating their way around Australian place names with ease. All of these possibilities of the near future are the focus of current Griffith research to be featured at the 10th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems.
Hundreds of landmarks from Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to the Great Wall of China went dark on Saturday night as part of a global effort to highlight climate change.