Online Resources for Students

Students today have a vast array of resources available at their fingertips. Apps for smartphones and tablets, the Internet – these all provide learning assistance that were not available years ago. No matter what topic the student is studying or what information they want to find, it can easily be done through computers. The following are five of the best online resources for students. 1. Edublogs Edublogs is a blogging...

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How to carry out effective research

Research (by definition) means to go find information that stands alone and give it meaning by comparing it/them with knowledge in the light of a conceptual framework (theory, paradigm, analysis or otherwise). Some research is mainly empirical, i.e. it focuses on the collection and analysis of observable or measurable data. Other research papers are more theoretical in that they focus on ways to give meaning to our society’s...

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Gifts for students going to university

What do you buy for someone going off to university? You can buy something for their flat or resident, something that will aid their studies, something ‘fun’ to help them relax when they are not studying and much more. Here are 5 smart gift ideas for students going to university Kindle Instead of having to lug all those books around a student can rather carry with him the a lighter, smaller and faster kindle! On Amazon the...

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Watch free documentaries online

Got some free time, or just interested in being more knowledgeable in topics like economics, drugs, science, politics, sexuality or technology? Documentaries are a great alternative educational resource and here are some free places to watch them online: TopDocumentaryFilms TopDocumentaryFilms was created by Vlatko who “fell in love” with documentaries in a quest for more knowledge, something most of us strive for. He also...

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What to take to university

Going away to university can be an exciting yet frightening experience. “What’s my room mate going to be like?” “How big is my room?” “What items do I need?” These are all common questions. However, perhaps the most common question is “What should I bring to university?” I have compiled a list of things that you need for university, from school supplies all the way miscellaneous...

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