Can social media be used effectively in class? There is a growing number of education professionals that believe the answer is ‘yes’.
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Interest from China is again driving up applications to American graduate programs, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools.
With international education now New Zealand's fifth biggest export, the government wants to double the sector's economic value in the next 15 years.
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.
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.
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.
Students often find it tough leaving home for the first time but, writes Maddy Potts, it can be even harder going back