6 Bold Student Loan Reforms To Watch For In 2019

| March 11, 2019

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We’re over a year and a half from the 2020 elections, but there’s already over a dozen presidential candidates (Democrats, Republicans, and Independents) who are running, or considering running, for president.Now more than ever, I anticipate that student loan debt – which currently tops $1.5 trillion – will be one of the biggest issues discussed on the campaign trail. After all, over 40 million Americans have student loans. Candidates will need to craft bold policy proposals to differentiate themselves and make them stand out to voters.

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Factors to Consider When Preparing for E-Learning

Article | March 25, 2020

When faced with unexpected school closures, Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools has a backup plan in place: digital learning days. Since 2017, the district has been using digital tools to continue instruction and communication when inclement weather days, natural disasters and other emergencies force them to close their buildings. Yet adopting e-learning — also called remote learning, distance learning or cyber days — wasn’t an easy feat. From network and connectivity issues to teacher training, the district had a lot to work through to deliver instruction online and provide alternative assignments for students who lacked devices or internet access at home.

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Improve Remote Learning With Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Article | March 25, 2020

The fall 2020 semester won’t be business as usual for many higher education students. While some schools — including the University of Notre Dame and Purdue University — recently announced plans to resume in-person classes, others are planning for continued online instruction. According to recent COVID-19 guidelines from Harvard University Medical School, for example, “fall 2020 courses will commence remotely for our entering classes of medical, dental and graduate students.” Meanwhile, the California State University System announced that its planned approach “will result in CSU courses primarily being delivered virtually for the Fall 2020 term, with limited exceptions for in-person teaching.”

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The Importance of Communication Models in Education

Article | March 25, 2020

Communication has always been an integral part of the education sector which has made it be a better place for our students and teachers. Besides, the education sector, every industry highly depends on the model of communication to facilitate their processes and execute them accordingly. Well, communication models can be simply be referred to as the diagrammatic presentation of the communication process. In other words, it is the visual representation of the entire process of communication. The goal of the communication model has always been to develop communication skills and boost its efficiency between the students and teachers. The message flows from the communicator or the sender to the receiver who gives the feedback.

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How to send money online to Switzerland

Article | March 25, 2020

Although Switzerland is a small nation, it’s influenced by many of the countries that surround it - French, German and Italian are all spoken as official languages, and Switzerland is home to many people from around Europe. On the other hand, certain aspects of Swiss culture have spread in the other direction and become famous around the globe - just think of Swiss watches, Swiss banking and, of course, Toblerone! There are hundreds of thousands of Swiss expats who have moved abroad to live, work and study in other countries, and who regularly send money home to friends and family in Switzerland.

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