Tag: learning

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  • Current way of imparting learning

    Current way of imparting learning

    Self-motivation is an ability to do what needs to be done, without influence from other people or situations. Therefore, it plays a crucial role in the knowledge attainment and academic achievement.

    July 5, 2019
  • Making learning immersive with blended learning

    Making learning immersive with blended learning

    While the typical, traditional face to face training benefit from the social aspects like communication and development of manual skills, digital forms of learning are generally associated with higher degrees of efficiency and flexibility, based specifically on ensuring demands of learnability.

    February 27, 2019
  • Learning as an Enterprise

    Learning as an Enterprise

    Since the 1990s, there has been a massive expansion of India’s higher education sector. In less than 30 years, according to the UGC’s annual report of 2016-17, the number of students enrolled has been a staggering 29.43 million of which girls constitute about 49 per cent. The annual growth-rate in terms of enrolment is about …

    July 4, 2018
  • Mishmash of Learning

    Mishmash of Learning

    Reform seems to be the buzzword in the educational sphere and it is in conformity with the University Grants Commission’s suggestion that Calcutta University has decided to go ahead with the Choice-Based Credit System with effect from the next academic session. Calcutta University wants this system to be followed because it allows students “seamless mobility” …

    June 29, 2018
  • Innovating learning

    Innovating learning

    The world is your classroom…Welcome to Geneo! Sarah Berry reports on the innovative app that makes learning a pleasure

    May 3, 2018
  • Fostering a novel culture of learning

    Fostering a novel culture of learning

    SRM University is envisaged to be a multi-disciplinary institution starting off with programmes in engineering, followed by liberal arts, management, law, medical sciences and pure sciences. P Sathyanarayanan, president of SRM University and a young entrepreneur, lives by the motto “Think big, do big, achieve big”. He has been pivotal in advancing studies, research and …

    March 6, 2018
  • Quality of Learning

    Quality of Learning

    Soon after being appointed as the Chief Inspector of Schools in England in 1884, Matthew Arnold, while visiting a school in London told a class-teacher ~ “You must start teaching the children from where they are, not where you wish they were.” The words were uttered by the distinguished educational thinker well over a century …

    January 30, 2018
  • Subaltern learning

    Subaltern learning

    The Union HRD ministry’s All-India Survey of Higher Education can be greeted with a qualified welcome. It is gratifying to note that the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) has increased from 24.5 per cent in 2015-16 to 25.2 per cent in 2016-17; but any satisfaction on this score must be tempered with the thought that only …

    January 8, 2018
  • Why teenage years may be best time to learn a new skill

    Why teenage years may be best time to learn a new skill

    Teenage years have been known to be inextricably linked to alcohol abuse, reckless behaviour and poor choice in friends.

    December 25, 2017
  • Shift in trends

    Shift in trends

    This year human resources business has taken considerable measures of soul seeking about the way culture, execution and learning and development issues were taken care of in organisations. The coming year is about to witness another huge inner move, but this time the attention is towards developing innovative learning platforms and how they are utilised …

    December 21, 2017
  • Eye contact with your baby may boost communication skills

    Eye contact with your baby may boost communication skills

    The study showed that when the adult and infant are looking at each other, they are signalling to communicate with each other.

    December 1, 2017
  • Physical fitness may boost kids’ academic performance

    Physical fitness may boost kids’ academic performance

    Children who go in for physical fitness may possess a greater volume of gray matter that may help enhance their academic performance, reveals a new finding. Physical fitness especially cardiorespiratory fitness, speed-agility and muscular fitness, leads to the presence of more gray matter in the brain. Increase in grey matter in various regions of the …

    November 26, 2017
  • Pre-school teachings impactful for young children

    Pre-school teachings impactful for young children

    Early childhood education impacts the academic career and social skills of young children.

    November 25, 2017
  • Fathers getting more involved in parenting

    Fathers getting more involved in parenting

    Fathers in India are increasingly getting involved in everyday parenting, a recent survey has found. The survey, conducted by Mumbai-based Podar Institute of Education, also found that though fathers are getting more involved in parenting but a majority of them cannot do it alone and need the help of their wives. “The findings dispel many …

    November 19, 2017
  • Creativity with technology, key to success for students

    Creativity with technology, key to success for students

    Incorporating creativity and technology in the education curriculum can help students gear up for a fast changing world, a new survey said on Wednesday. Titled “Gen Z in the Classroom: Creating the Future” by global software major Adobe, the study revealed that a staggering 95 per cent of students and 91 per cent of teachers …

    November 15, 2017
  • Encourage conversations, make learning fun for kids

    Encourage conversations, make learning fun for kids

    'Our children are getting lost in the virtual world which definitely is not something as a parent I would like to accept.'

    November 14, 2017
  • Campus Plus Points: Unleashing creativity

    Campus Plus Points: Unleashing creativity

    Campus Plus Points bring to you a round-up of the week – around campus activities and learning. Placement Galore Xavier School of Management completed its Summer Internship Placement Process 2017. The 2017-19 batch consisting 364 students achieved 100 per cent placement with the median and average stipend increasing by over 20 per cent, with a …

    October 24, 2017