Year: 2014

La Corrupción, Enfermedad Endémica Mundial

La corrupción es un mal endémico que solo puede curarse y evitarse mediante la educación cívica de los individuos. Éstos deben ser educados a temprana edad, en los ámbitos de socialización primaria como el colegio, los clubs deportivos o la familia para evitar esta práctica enquistada en el mundo y que hacen especial daño en

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The Will to Learn Makes Learning Possible

1.0 Introduction Education is a necessary part of our life. Since birth, we strive to learn something new, find answers to all questions, and seek to know everything around us. With the lapse of time, we take the first steps on the path to knowledge, which becomes more challenging and exciting day by day. Going

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A Light in the Dark

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela. Whether it is organized, formalized learning or a personal pursuit for enlightenment, why would anyone regard education as the triumph

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Lessons From Civilization

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), contradict traditional university online courses as they open up access to everyone who has internet access. Furthermore, its massive scale is designed to accommodate literally an infinite number of students. The ‘label-name,’ MOOCs was coined by Dave Comier. With the recent introduction of MOOCs in 2008 by the Siemen and

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Life is a Stone, Man is the Carver

For you to become a success you need an inspiration that will serve as a light in all your endeavors. With a greater perspiration one achieves a greater future; this is the succession of a brighter & colorful tomorrow. Now, Michelangelo’s quote gives a direct insight of what it takes to be fulfilled. On this

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I’m not afraid

How many things do Education and Fear have in common? A lot. Exams, speeches in front of an unknown audience and different projects are only one side of the coin. Real life begins when you decide to make a step into the world of real knowledge. I paid a high price to understand it, but

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Learn, Nurture and Grow: every child has potential

“The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.”-Ray L. Wilbur, Third President of Stanford University Potential, is defined by the Oxford dictionary as “having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future” and is from the Latin word potentialis, from potentia ‘power‘, from potent– ‘being

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The Power of Words: Medicine or Weapon?

What was your first word? “Mum”? “Dad”? Something else? What did you remember when you read these words? There are lots of interesting associations to the each word. Why did this happen? Every stage in our life, we are accompanied by various words: a house, a garden, a school, a job, a family. Every word

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If The Whole World Embraced Affordable Education For All None Will Be Left Behind

Education processes and systems in some countries more so in Kenya, has many traits that create great fears. This is attributed to complicated and congested curriculums which cripple learners to have poor memory, resulting into poor performance in tests and eventual laxity. No wonder George Bernard Shaw described school as an interruption to one’s education.

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Are Massive Open Online Courses The Future Of Higher Education

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are the future of higher education though in some countries the legislative base regulating the use of ICT is not yet comprehensive enough to warrant broad utilization of ICT in the rural areas. Public awareness about advantages and opportunities that come with the ICT is very minimal especially in the

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