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Best Texas Colleges – Avoid Restriction of Ranking

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Within 260,000 square mile area of Texas, there are Bachelor and Master degree programs in every field of life are offered by public and private colleges of Texas within the state. The story does not end here; each famous college has many campuses in different locations in the entire state to facilitate the students for getting an education within their easily approaching area. However, there remains confusion in the minds of Texas residents as well as residents of other US States that which are the best Texas colleges in terms of acceptance rate, graduation rate, SAT & ACT Percentile, enrollment of students per year, government help, tuition and fees. Using the internet, you can see a long list of colleges offering various degree programs in Texas. This list can go up to more than 500 colleges within the state. However, when we talk about ranking of these colleges, the criteria ... Read More »

Teaching In Thailand – Few Options for Foreigners

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Thailand is a small country but it is known all over the globe for its delicious food, pleasant weather and exotic places. A large number of people visit Thailand every year and it attracts everyone to come back again. The country is so beautiful and has a rich traditional history, which force people to relocate to Thailand and take up a job. However, it is not easy to find a job in Thailand. According to the law of the country, a foreigner can take a job in Thailand only if a Thai national is unable to do it. So, common jobs like store keeping and working in offices are not available for the foreigner. So, if you want to take up a job in Thailand, it can be about teaching English or any other language which Thai people cannot teach. Native English speakers are usually preferred for teaching English in ... Read More »

Top 10 Universities in Florida

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Florida – the Sunshine State has a numerous striking beaches which make it the world’s top destination for tourists. However, Florida is not just leisure and tourism. It also offers cost effective education on a standard caliber. There are a lot of universities to choose from and here is top ten on the list: 1. University of Florida University of Florida (UF) is the top pick for students. Although it is located in Gainesville, far from all the fun and beaches, is one of the best places to live in because of the low cost of living. It was also ranked 17th among the public schools in the US in 2011 by News and World Report. It is the oldest and largest university on the state with 16 colleges including the Levin College of Law, the Warrington College of Business Administration, the College of Fine Arts, the College of Design, ... Read More »

Learning Vietnamese

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Learning a foreign language is generally deemed to be a great addition to any CV, given at the present time when the evolution in science and technology has led to an explosion of awareness and has contributed to an overflow of information that is available online, doing so is easier than ever. Now, why should one learn to speak Vietnamese? Well, why not? It would help you better understand Miss Saigon because as you learn to speak the language you would also understand their culture. Also, according to Citigroup, Vietnam has one of the countries with the highest economic growth in the World since 2000, another reason why Westerners should seriously consider this language. Although many westerners still imagine Vietnam through the lens of war, it is in reality a country filled with captivating natural beauty and tranquil village life. Today there are about 75 million people who can speak ... Read More »

Teaching Assistants – How’s this job like?

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Across the world, departments of education are using the services of teaching assistants in classrooms from elementary school through four year college programs. The qualifications to become a TA vary widely by national education standards.  This is not a job that pays enough for you to establish an investment portfolio. A teaching assistant may find a job as a private tutor in Europe, teaching corporate employees in Asia or assisting college professors with undergraduate classes.  In the U.S., teaching assistant training is not required in 49 of 50 states.  In Europe and Asia, assistants are required to have certification or award training at a minimum. In the U.K., teaching assistants may be called educational assistants or classroom assistants.  In Scotland, they are called pupil support workers.  Work opportunities in Europe for assistants may be found in public schools, private schools or as personal tutors in homes. In Asia, teachers’ assistants ... Read More »

Technology in Education – How Does It Help?

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As congress continues to cut support for schools, more local administrations are turning to the use of technology in education.  Replacing teachers with software has caused quite a stir.  While it may be cheaper, concerns about the impact such methods may have on the expected and necessary standards of learning lingers in dispute. The proponents of moving forward into the technological age stress the enrichment that such learning methods could produce for the students. The access to a comprehensive education for all students, ability to interact and understand the nature of a global environment and the opportunity to study scientific subjects not available in a local setting top the list of their arguments.  The International Society for Technology in Education is one group formed in 2009 that has been at the forefront of pushing for incorporation of these teaching methods. Those who challenge the use of technology in education, are ... Read More »

The Top 5 Universities in the World

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If you are interested in finding out more about the top 10 universities in the world, you should not be surprised to know that most of them attained this rank because of their science and engineering programs. Therefore, if you are interested in becoming a doctor, lawyer, or embrace the humanities, you may need to use other metrics in order to find out which universities are actually best for your major. That said, when it comes to the best universities in the world, the following five can still be of use to both science and non-science majors. 1) California Institute of Technology Location: Pasadena, California, United States Best Curriculums: Engineering and Physical Sciences Why it is the Best: This University has been acting as the manager for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1936. Caltech is also known as one of the top 10 universities in the world because it offers ... Read More »

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