Studies: Cancer Can Spread Undetected, Before Tumor Develops

FILE – A radiologist uses a magnifying glass to check mammograms for breast cancer. Share Print Research has found that cancer cells can spread unseen, before a tumor develops, and leave a ticking time bomb in the body. But the scientists who made the discovery say it soon may be possible for doctors to target […]

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What to Teach When You are Teaching Entrepreneurship

A couple of weeks ago, I started teaching my fall semester entrepreneurship classes. Even though this is my 26th year teaching the topic, I was confronted once again with the question of what to teach. For me, this isn’t the oft mentioned debate of whether entrepreneurship can be taught at all. As someone who has […]

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IESE Business School Adds New Executive Education Director

New York, NY (Press Release – January 5, 2012) – IESE Business School (University of Navarra) is proud to announce that Luis F. Casas has joined IESE U.S. team as Director of Executive Education. Mr. Casas is responsible for developing and promoting open enrollment and customized executive education programs for IESE as the Global business […]

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Vision 2020: Education Will Change Beyond Recognition

0For years, I have patiently waited for innovation in educational technologies. For a variety of reasons, the field simply didn’t take off in the last two decades. But this decade, I think, it is showing signs of a real, exciting, renaissance. Whether it is in the massively open online courses like Khan Academy and MIT’s […]

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Startup Knewton Creates Individualized Education Tools

Today’s teachers face a number of huge challenges. One of the most prevalent is that of personalized education. For overworked educators with overcrowded classrooms, creating assignments that work for each individual student’s skill level and learning style is next to impossible. But one-size-fits-all curriculum rarely works out for the majority of students in a classroom […]

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Amazon Launches Kindle Digital Books in 5 Indian Languages

HIGHLIGHTS Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, and Malayalam languages supported The company hopes to tap the niche but growing market in India The books can be accessed on Kindle eReaders or the Kindle app Amazon’s ebook reader, Kindle will now support content in five Indian languages, including Hindi, Gujarati and Malayalam, a move that will help […]

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IITs to offer free JEE coaching classes

IITs’ decision to offer free coaching classes for JEE will potentially hurt India’s multi-billion-dollar coaching industry. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will offer free tuitions to students across India to help them crack the joint entrance examination (JEE) for admission to the elite engineering schools—a test billed as one that […]

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Govt may frame a new new education policy

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said over 40 parliamentarians expressed their views while several gave their suggestions in writing also. Photo: PTI New Delhi: Making education up to class 12th free and compulsory, emphasis on skill-based learning and focusing on the needs of rural India were some of the suggestions made at a human resource […]

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