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USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

The research of more than 70 University of South Florida (USF) researchers and graduate students will be presented to the educational research community at the 2022 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting from April 21-26 in San Diego, CA. The AERA Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research and is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative [...]

July 22, 2022 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Why Your Students Should Blog: 6 Powerful Benefits

Why Your Students Should Blog: 6 Powerful Benefits

Blogging comes in many forms, it addresses countless topics, and it can, without a doubt, be divided by its quality. But when it comes to education, blogging can be an excellent tool for improving a student’s involvement, excitement, and most importantly, writing skills. The benefits of blogging are tremendous, especially for young people. They can [...]

December 20, 2021 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Why Your Students Should Blog: 6 Powerful Benefits

This solar-powered motorhome was designed by students

This solar-powered motorhome was designed by students

Dutch students from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands have created a solar-powered motorhome, shaped like a huge teardrop. Expansive solar panels on the roof and on lateral wings allow the vehicle to travel up to 740 km (460 miles) on a sunny day. The team of inventors hope that their vehicle will [...]

October 25, 2021 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on This solar-powered motorhome was designed by students

How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

Chinese exam officials have taken to monitoring examination rooms as part of their efforts to crack down on cheating in tests in China. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images) VISUAL CHINA GROUP VIA GETTY IMAGES Technology is defined by two primary characteristics: its ability to enhance particular human [...]

September 13, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict

How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict

Indiranagar resident R Swathi’s 13-year-old son would spend hours playing PubG and FIFA games during summer vacations. It began affecting his concentration. Now, he is allowed only 20 minutes on the tablet or PlayStation. Swathi, however, found it a challenge to control the screen time of her 19-year old daughter. College assignments and projects required her to [...]

August 19, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on How ‘smart’ education is making students tech addict

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The goal was to reform teacher evaluations. More effective teachers, the foundation predicted, would improve student achievement, raise graduation rates, and help low-income and minority students get into college. [...]

October 9, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

Engineering students from the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and the Scheduled Castes (SC) learn at a faster rate than those from the general category, according to a study carried out by Stanford University, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the World Bank. The study on learning assessment outcomes, which was carried out between [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

Delhi University (DU) is a different world altogether! A complete shift from school life, you can equate your life in DU to that of a sitcom. You get to taste awesome food, find new hangouts, learn the new tricks of being a college-goer, but what really makes it all interesting are the fun characters that you meet [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Amid allegations of “faulty evaluation process” adopted for class XII exams, the CBSE on Monday clarified that it has received requests for verification of marks from only 2.47 per cent of the students. A total of 10,98,891 students appeared for the CBSE Class 12 exams this year. According to the Central Board of Secondary Education [...]

June 21, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

India’s coaching centres sell dreams to millions of young students, often claiming sureshot formulas to crack the country’s tough medical or engineering exams. Many of them also deliver on their promise. But the cut-throat nature of the business played out in a bizarre manner on Thursday with two institutes laying claim to the top ten [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

JEE Advanced 2017: Around 40 students in top 100 coached in Kota, claim institutes

JEE Advanced 2017: Around 40 students in top 100 coached in Kota, claim institutes

Coaching institutes in Kota, India’s coaching hub, claimed on Sunday that at least 40 of their students have found a place in the list of top 100 in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017, which is conducted for admission to various engineering colleges, including the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Institutes in the [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on JEE Advanced 2017: Around 40 students in top 100 coached in Kota, claim institutes

Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

Patna: The poor show in the Bihar School Examination Board’s (BSEB) Class 12 or intermediate examination, 2017, had a fallout today in the form of violent student protests outside BSEB offices early on Wednesday. Soon, it spread to other districts as well. Out of the 12.40 lakh students, just 4.37 lakh or 35.25% managed to [...]

May 31, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books