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Technology as teacher
Information and communication technologies can enhance children's access to education and add value to pedagogical methods. A group of academics outlines the ways in which ICT can be used.

School on the beach
A classroom by the sea. Artlab Madras promises to provide the right setting for learning.
Japanese from home
Want to learn a foreign language but don't know how to go about it? The Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IJCCI) Language School is launching a new and improved distance education programme to help outstation students to read, write ...
For aspiring researchers
The BM Birla Science Centre (Hyderabad), The University of Udine and the International Institute for Applicable Mathematics and Information Sciences, invite applications for master's in Information Technology and a Ph.D programme (with or without ...
Make the most of your life abroad
Different lands, different cultures. Studying abroad means much more than doing the courses. The very act of living away from home brings with it enormous learning opportunities.
Forestry Studies
The Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, an autonomous institute under the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, has invited applications for admission to the two-year full-time residential programme in Forestry Management. The ...
Hyperbole of memory stands unmasked
Mere memory blocks intelligence and portrays a false projection of command and comprehension.
Down Under, and yet global
Modelled on the Harvard Business School, La Trobe University's Graduate School of Management has 40 different units in its MBA programme.
Hey dudes & dudettes,
With all the exciting actions of some great games with the bat and the ball, all happening in the beautiful Island and also from across the seas shown on TV, with our own ace star exhibiting her prowess in showing the world how good an Indian ...
Dial M for marks and money?
The findings of a survey of the visitors to a recent career fair conducted by The Hindu Education Plus seems to show that most schools do not influence career choices.
Saying it the stylish way
Mastery of language is essential to handle an essay-type examination with ease. Here are some tips on how to improve vocabulary.
The twin advantage
This MBA programme is a blend of on-campus and off-campus learning and the total study time is about 2000 hours.
Keeping track of the Sensex
Financial advisors need a solid background in analysis and perception of market dynamics.
BPO: The myth and the reality
There are many perceptions and misconceptions about the BPO industry and, especially, the international voice-based call centre industry. While many of the perceptions are true, there are a lot of myths that have no connection to ground realities.
Outliving obselete technologies
In spite of advancements in technology, typewriting and shorthand are skills that are still relevant.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee - Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior, an autonomous institute of Government of India and a deemed university has invited application to the following five different MBA programmes. Masters ...
Are you game for it?
The game development industry is a multidisciplinary field demanding diverse skills in the areas of design and programming. An aspiring student must have a background in art or mathematics for the two components in this field.
Career options
The game development process is a multidisciplinary field and employees a number of people in many disciplines. The broad career paths that exist are in: Audio: Game audio is an exiting and under-explored field ripe for new talent. Artist: ...
Digital surgeons at work
Photo-editing is a viable career option for youth both in urban and rural areas.
CAT model paper
Career Forum is coming up with a promotional scheme to help CAT aspirants by offering three past CAT papers for reference free of cost. This will help students understand past patterns and help prepare for CAT 2005. Interested candidates ...
The CBSE de-stresses students
The CBSE has initiated a range of reforms in academics — skill-oriented optionals at higher secondary level, new subjects relevant to the times and steps to make examinations stress-free.
Design award for Chennai college
The students of Dr. MGR Engineering College's School of Architecture have yet again won an award at the national-level design competition held on July 6 and 7, and hosted by the Institute of Steel Development and Research in Kolkata. The INSDAG ...
Creating today's leaders
One-year since it completed operations, The Great Lakes Insititute of Management has reason to talk about its successful initiative.
Master's in Insurance
Following the opening up of the insurance sector to multinational companies, there has been a demand for qualified professionals in the area. To cater to this demand, Agarsen College in Madhavaram has launched a two-year full-time master's ...
Know Your English

What is the difference between "chew at" and "chew out"?
What do puppies do when they get hold of an old shoe or slipper? They keep chewing at it. Babies, when they are teething, keep chewing at things. When you chew at something, you gnaw at it. In other words, you keep biting the object for a long ...
What is the meaning and origin of "Catch 22"?
Sometimes it so happens that the two candidates contesting for the same parliamentary seat are both crooks. No matter whom you vote for, it isn't going to matter; either way, you are going to elect an individual of questionable integrity. Though ...
How is the word "aisle" pronounced?
The "ai" is pronounced like the word "I"; the "s" and the "e" that follow are silent. In other words, "aisle" is pronounced the same way as "I'll" and "isle". S. ...
When a serial ends, can we say, "to be concluded"?
When the words "to be concluded" appear at the end of your favourite show, what it implies is that there is more to come — this is not the end of the series. There is one or more than one episode to follow. S. ...
Is it OK to say, "We must invest money on industry"?

What is the meaning of "graveyard shift"?
This is an expression mainly used in American English. When you say that you are working the graveyard shift in a factory, what you mean is that you are working the late night shift — you usually work from midnight to eight in the morning. ...

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