4 Ways of Enhancing Your Students’ Learning Experience

4 Ways of Enhancing Your Students’ Learning Experience

MaryS February 9, 2017 0

Last Update, March 2017

A common strategy used by marketers to make sales is the word of mouth. The education sector also relies strongly on this strategy to cement their establishments. Students are very vocal and will always communicate their thoughts, feelings and general experiences about an institution. What they communicate can either lead to an increase or drop in enrollment rates of educational institutions.

We have used the case of Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) to highlight tips on gaining positive student experience.  MMU won the Student Experience Award at the Guardian Higher Education Awards. This is a big deal as it says a lot about their services. EQAL (Enhancing the Quality of Assessment for Learning), a curriculum transformation project funded by Jisc is what made them get the trophy. We analyzed this work and came up with the following top pointers that any educational institution should follow to help …

Read more

Choosing Car Insurance for College Students

MaryS January 10, 2017 0

Car insurance for college students tends to walk hand in hand with high insurance premiums. The reason for this is because insurance companies charge the highest premiums for the drivers that they believe are most likely to put in claims. The more claims any one driver places, the more money the insurance company must pay out. This is not something that the company enjoys doing so they charge higher premiums to anyone who falls into the anticipated group.

Statistically speaking, young drivers comprise the largest group of those making claims. The reasons for this are because they are less experienced on the road and tend to have more motor vehicle accidents. Another reason for this is because college students do not have a no claims bonus and therefore are not eligible for a discount of any kind.

While students actually comprise a small percentage of drivers, they are most often …

Read more

Top Skills Employers Look for in Mobile App Developers

MaryS December 12, 2016 0

app developer

As smartphones become a part and parcel of our everyday life, the demand for mobile app developers has been increasing. This is part of the reason many students are choosing careers in the mobile app development space.

From iOS to Android, and a host of other smaller mobile operating systems, there are many opportunities for mobile web app developers. This means many businesses need and will continue to mobile app developers for years to come.

If you would like to pursue a career in mobile app development, what can you do to stand out from the crowd?

At NPMHU Local, we get tons of adverts every day. This gives us a vantage point in knowing what employers are looking for. We have dived deep into our data to put together the top skills employers look for in mobile app developers. When you have these skills, you will improve the …

Read more

Qualifications Required to Become a Plumber

MaryS November 9, 2016 0

The popularity of plumbing trades has taken an upward trend even in an economy like ours that dormant. It is therefore not surprising to see so many people looking out for resources that can teach them plumbing skills. Adequate preparation can help you get in a good plumbing training program.

The 4 Successful Tips That Will Help You Become a Plumber

Becoming an apprentice is the first and the most critical step you need to take to become a plumber. To determine if you qualify for apprenticeship, (based on the state you reside) you must meet most, or all of the following requirements…

#1. High School Graduation and Proficiency

Plumber employers and plumber unions always look out for skilled workers with good mathematic abilities. To be good in basic math, metric system and geometry it is crucial that you go through high school.

Since this industry is so competitive, most …

Read more

Columbia Southern University Review (Updated 2016)

MaryS October 19, 2016 0

columbia southern university review

Overview

Columbia Southern University (CSU), located in Orange Beach, Alabama was established in 1993 to provide quality distance academic courses. The school was one of the first universities that operated online and was established to provide flexible academic classes to working students who were unable to attend normal classes. The first academic courses introduced by the University were Safety and Environmental Management degrees.

Since its establishment, the university has continued on its growth path and now offers various types of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Furthermore, the institution has partnered with a number of organizations, who in turn provide alumni connections, training and tuition discounts to the university students.

Academic Programs Offered

The academic programs availed by Columbia Southern University cater for students from various professional and education backgrounds. The university provides Associate degrees in the following fields: Business, General Education, Fire Science and Criminal Justice. Other academic programs provided by …

Read more