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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

DU admissions: Entrance tests to 70 post-graduate courses likely from July 1

DU admissions: Entrance tests to 70 post-graduate courses likely from July 1

New Delhi Delhi University is likely to conduct entrance exams for postgraduate and research courses from July 1. The exams for over 70 courses will be conducted till July 6 at six locations across the country. The online registration for admissions to postgraduate, MPhil and PhD courses will begin next Monday, after a delay of [...]

June 10, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on DU admissions: Entrance tests to 70 post-graduate courses likely from July 1

Experiment With New Education Providers Also Tests New Ways to Measure Quality

Experiment With New Education Providers Also Tests New Ways to Measure Quality

Four coding boot camps, three companies offering other alternative-education offerings, and the global conglomerate General Electric were chosen on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in a new experiment that will allow eight colleges to offer Pell Grants and federal student loans to as many as 1,500 students in programs where unaccredited [...]

August 18, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Experiment With New Education Providers Also Tests New Ways to Measure Quality

Tasmanian students close the gap on nation in latest NAPLAN tests

Tasmanian students close the gap on nation in latest NAPLAN tests

TASMANIAN students are closing the education gap as shown in the latest NAPLAN results, the Australian Education Union says. Preliminary results from the 2016 National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy showed the writing scores of Year 7 and Year 9 students showed a “significant” decline nationally since 2011 and literacy and numeracy results plateaued [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Tasmanian students close the gap on nation in latest NAPLAN tests

Obamacare tests new payment system for primary care

Obamacare tests new payment system for primary care

WASHINGTON, April 12– The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Monday announced Comprehensive Primary Care Plus, an attempt to encourage higher quality “cognitive” care, rather than the quantity of procedures and visits billed. The CPC+ program is the most recent move CMS has taken to transition from the fee-for-service system to one that rewards [...]

April 13, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Obamacare tests new payment system for primary care