Traveling Science #his #travel


Traveling Science

Perfect for schools, scout gatherings, corporate fun days, and mall or community events.

Reduced summer rates for camps, libraries, swim clubs, and recreation center programs.

Have The Franklin Institute come visit you!

We bring our signature brand of science to you with hands on science activities for kids, bringing you engaging activities designed specifically with elementary and middle school kids in mind. These Traveling Science assemblies provide fun science experiments for kids, complete with interactive learning that creates infectious enthusiasm that spills over into the classroom!

Many exciting topics are covered in the Franklin Institute’s traveling science programs. Explore how vibrations produce waves in air, and how those waves are related to our sense of hearing in our brand new show, Sound, Music, and Math. Our Astronomy show—which was developed with support from NASA—teaches you all about the behavior of light and how we learn about objects that are too far away to visit. Choose from 15 show topics—from astronomy and molecules to wild weather and chemistry. Each show is tailored to your grade level and generates infectious enthusiasm that spills over into the classroom!

The Franklin Institute also provides traveling science shows for kids age 3 to 5. These special preschool shows provide fun science education activities about lights and colors, water, motion, and gravity.

Traveling Science events, presented by Sunoco, Inc. , are ideal for schools, scout events, parties, community events, and any other occasion that calls for some interactive and fun science for kids. The Traveling Science shows also serve as a perfect supplement for in-class science education.

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Palaeobiologists Dr Delphine Angst and Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, from the Department of Biological Sciences at UCT, in collaboration with scientists from the National History Museum (NHM) in London, UK, have for the first time uncovered information on when the dodo laid their eggs and when they renewed their feathers.

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Three new shrimp species with interesting habitat preferences have been discovered along a tiny stretch of coastline along Miller s Point in False Bay. The finding also uncovered the first known symbiotic relationship between a shrimp and a cephalopod. The finds were made by Craig Foster, a free-diving wildlife documentary film-make and photographer and marine biologist Emeritus Professor Charles Griffiths, from the Marine Research Institute in the Department of Biological Sciences.

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The UCT Sports Centre was abuzz with junior scientists taking part in the annual Cape Town Expo for Young Scientists. Science Faculty staff and postgraduate students were judges at the event and gave students feedback on their projects.

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UCT marine scientists professors Peter Ryan and John Bolton and Dr Sarah Fawcett were recently honoured at the South African Network for Coastal and Oceanic Research s (SANCOR) triennial awards at the Southern Afrcain Marine Science Symposium (SAMSS) in Port Elizabeth.


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Master of Science in Genetic Counseling #genetic, #counseling, #quinn, #stein, #master,



Master of Science in Genetic Counseling

Pictured from left to right (Rob Oliver, Augustana University President), Katie Burns, Kayleigh Avello, Maija Rannikko, Allison Hutchinson, Quinn Stein (Program Director), Arielle Flynn, Liana Dayhoff, Austin Huber, Jerica Lenberg, and Dr. Gene Hoyme (Program Medical Director-Sioux Falls).

Genetic Counseling is not only an enjoyable and fascinating career, it is also one with national job growth potential !

The Augustana-Sanford Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (ASGCGP) welcomed its pioneer class — the Class of 2018 — on September 1, 2016, at the Sanford Center. The ASGCGP is a collaborative program among Augustana University, Sanford Health, and numerous other partners. It is one of less than 40 ACGC-accredited programs in the U.S. and the only one in South Dakota.

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year will open in the Fall of 2017. All applications will be reviewed by the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Admission Committee. Upon review, the committee will determine the most-qualified applicants, and they will be invited for on-site interviews. Offers of admission will be extended in April 2018.

In this two-year program. the student learning experience equally involves classroom learning, hands-on participation, and clinical rotations. While the first year is more heavily weighted toward classroom learning, students begin to have clinical patient interactions in their first semester. During the second year, the balance shifts away from classroom learning and toward a richer clinical experience.

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All students enrolled in the program spend their first academic year in Sioux Falls, whereas second-year students train in either Sioux Falls or San Diego, California. Students in both locations are connected with each other through technology and frequent communication.

Augustana University’s Master’s in Genetic Counseling program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). located at 4400 College Blvd. Ste. 220, Overland Park, KS 66211, web address ACGC can be reached by phone at 913.222.8668.

The Augustana-Sanford Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) .

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

AACSB–accredited Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Earn a credentialed degree that sets you apart from the competition. Penn State’s online Bachelor of Science in Accounting, offered through World Campus in partnership with Penn State Harrisburg, is one of only a few AACSB–accredited programs available online, an honor reserved for the top 5% of business schools worldwide. Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam or to pursue another certification, including:

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

This program can start you on the path to graduate school or help you pursue an accounting career in public accounting, industry, government, or the not-for-profit sector.

The Penn State Difference

U.S. News World Report recently ranked Penn State No. 1 in the United States for its online bachelor’s degree programs. As an expert in adult learning online, the World Campus provides you with exceptional flexibility and support to study when and where it suits you. From online tutoring to career advising, you will receive the tools and skills you need to secure a better job for yourself. You will also acquire the relevant work-related skills to become an accounting generalist while pursing electives that support your specific career goals.

The B.S. in Accounting from Penn State World Campus, renowned for excellence and its vast alumni network, can help open doors for you in the highly competitive business world.

Your Online Accounting Courses

The B.S. in Accounting curriculum is both comprehensive and diverse, giving you an appreciation of how the discipline of accounting intersects with other areas of business. You will complete business-focused course work on topics like finance, business strategy, business law, marketing, and supply chain management. In later semesters, you will refine your studies by taking accounting courses specific to your career aspirations.

Upon graduation, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate competence across a variety of accounting disciplines, including the preparation of financial accounting information, cost accounting, tax accounting, and auditing
  • effectively evaluate the impact and implications of relevant business functions and develop an integrative, interdisciplinary appreciation of business situations, problems, and solutions
  • think critically, communicate effectively, and conduct business in an ethically and socially responsible manner

Preparing for the CPA Exam

There are multiple paths to achieving the requirements to sit for the CPA exam and become certified. These requirements vary somewhat from state to state. Please consult your state’s licensing requirements and consult a World Campus adviser to select a path that is right for you. Learn more about CPA regulations by state .

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Virginia’s Leader in SOL Science and Social Studies Practice and Review for Elementary and Middle School

If you are looking for help preparing yourself, your students, or your children for the Virginia Standards of Learning tests in elementary or middle school Social Studies and Science, you have come to the right place. Request a trial password here if you are visiting this site for the first time.

Solpass activities are intended to supplement, not replace, solid classroom instruction by providing review of the specific concepts and information that the students are likely to encounter in the classroom and on the SOL end-of-year tests. By making test preparation easy and convenient, we hope to encourage excellent classroom instruction, which need not be sacrificed for narrowly focused “teaching to the test”.

New History and Social Science Standards to be implemented in the 2017-18 school year.

In 2015, the Virginia Department of Education adopted new standards in history and social science. Teachers will begin to teach the new content in the 2017-2018 school year. Students will be tested on the content in the spring 2018 testing season. Guides and activities on SOLpass will be updated to reflect the new standards before classroom implementation begins in the fall of 2017.

Science Standards are scheduled for revision in 2017

The Virginia Department of Education is scheduled to review and update science and english standards in 2017. The standards currently in use are those adopted in 2010.

VDOE reduces the number of SOL tests

In 2014, Virginia eliminated the following five elementary and middle school SOL tests: Grade-3 Science, Grade-3 Social Studies, U.S. History to 1865, U.S. History 1865-Present and Grade-5 Writing. In grades were the SOL year-end test has been eliminated, teachers are expected, as before, to teach the curriculum and assess student learning in a variety of ways throughout the school year.

Here you will find actual SOL tests (and answer keys) from prior years for all grades in English, Science, and Math, and Social Studies.


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A two-year program offering day and evening classes, it’s designed to prepare a student for employment as a legal assistant or paralegal.

Approved by the American Bar Association since 1976, Paralegal Studies at Rose State is a two-year program offering day and evening classes.

A paralegal is an individual who is educated and trained to assist a practicing attorney. Paralegals, also called legal assistants, perform a wide variety of duties and tasks which are professional in nature, distinct from routine clerical tasks. A primary responsibility of a paralegal is to relieve the supervising attorney of routine duties so that the attorney is able to use his/her time in more complex areas of the case. Proper use of a paralegal/legal assistant enables an attorney to handle a heavier case load and increase productivity, thereby resulting in the delivery of legal services to a client more efficiently and economically.

The Paralegal Studies Program is designed to prepare the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to gain employment as a paralegal/legal assistant and/or to allow the student to advance to positions of increasing responsibility in the legal field. The program is not offered to train attorneys or legal administrators. Objectives of the program are:

  • To provide practical training in legal skills supported by substantive legal theory;
  • To instruct students in legal specialty courses to enable students to perform tasks specific to particular areas of law;
  • To inform students of ethical responsibilities of the legal profession; and
  • To educate students to the role of the paralegal in the delivery of quality services within ethical limitations applicable to a paralegal’s function in the legal profession.

The Paralegal Studies Program is a member of the American Association for Paralegal Education; it is dedicated to providing quality education and current technological skills so that graduates can find employment in the legal community or in a law-related field.

A person in the Paralegal Studies profession CAN :

  • Interview clients and witnesses
  • Draft pleadings and documents
  • Perform legal research
  • Write legal memoranda and briefs
  • Research public records
  • Prepare discovery requests and responses
  • Prepare exhibit lists
  • Assist the attorney at trial
  • Provide case management
  • Perform law office management tasks

A person in the Paralegal Studies profession CANNOT :

  • Give legal advice
  • Accept cases or set legal fees
  • Represent a party in court

ALL legal services performed by a paralegal must be supervised by an attorney.Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

Program Admission Requirements

Option I:
• High School transcript or GED certificate and transcript
• ACT Reading score of 19 or COMPASS Reading Test score of 83
• Eligibility for English Composition I

Previous or concurrent enrollment in Engl 1113 is a prerequisite for LS 2813, Legal Research and Writing I

Option II:
• College transcript(s) reflecting 15 credit hours or more with a 2.5 grade point average or better or an ACT Reading score of 19 or COMPASS Reading Test score of 83
• Eligibility for English Composition I

Previous or concurrent enrollment in Engl 1113 is a prerequisite for LS 2813, Legal Research and Writing I.

Work Setting

Paralegals work in offices for:

  • Private law firms
  • Banks and corporations
  • Public service corporations
  • Federal, state, and local government

Tools Materials

Paralegals work with:

  • Public records, court documents, and other research materials
  • Legal and business documents such as titles, contracts, and mortgages
  • Court cases
  • Computers and software applicable to their area of specialty
  • Clients on a daily basis

Career Skills

Paralegals should be able to:

  • Reason clearly and logically
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in speech and writing
  • Be responsible, ethical, and motivated
  • Perform detailed work
  • Analyze information
  • Plan and organize work

Pros and Cons

Positive aspects of the career:

  • Working with people as well as data
  • The variety of the work
  • The ability to work on a temporary or freelance basis

Negative aspects of the career:

  • Performing detailed work tasks
  • Keeping up with changes in laws
  • Working long hours when under pressure to meet deadlines

Career Information

For more information regarding the Paralegal Studies profession, contact:

National Association of Paralegal Studies
1516 S. Boston, Suite 200
Tulsa, OK 74119-4013
(918) 587-6828 FAX (918) 582-6772

Central Oklahoma Association of Paralegal Studies s (COALA)
Membership Chairperson or Recruitment Chairperson
P. O. Box 2146
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-2146

The Career Services Office in the Professional Training Center can provide you with more detailed information on the paralegal profession, job markets, salaries, etc. For additional information, contact the Career Services office at (405) 733-7488.

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Gulf Oil Spill – Not Over: Dolphins, Turtles Dying in Record


Gulf Oil Spill “Not Over”: Dolphins, Turtles Dying in Record Numbers

The report, a compilation of published science since the spill, reveals that the Gulf oil spill is far from over, Inkley said.

The oil is not gone: There is oil on the bottom of the Gulf, oil is washing up on the beaches, and oil is still on the marshes, he said.

I am not surprised by this. In Prince William Sound, 25 years after the wreck of Exxon Valdez. there are still some species that have not fully recovered. (Related: Oil From the Exxon Valdez Spill Lingers on Alaska Beaches . )

However, BP, which operated the now-defunct oil well, claims that the report is a piece of political advocacy—not science.

For example, the report misrepresents the U.S. government’s investigation into dolphin deaths; as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s own Web site states, that inquiry is ongoing, BP said in a statement provided to National Geographic.

The report also conveniently overlooks information available from other independent scientific reports showing that the Gulf is undergoing a strong recovery. Just this week, a study published by Auburn University researchers found no evidence that the spill impacted young red snapper populations on reefs off the Alabama coast.

The report examined 14 species that live in the Gulf. Those include:

—More than 900 bottlenose dolphins have been found dead or stranded in the oil spill area since April 2010. If you stretched the corpses lengthwise, that’s 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) of dead dolphins, Inkley said. Scientists know that is more than in previous years because they’ve been recording deaths and strandings in the Gulf for a decade.

Ongoing research also shows that dolphins swimming in oiled areas are underweight, anemic, and showing signs of liver and lung diseases. (Related: U.S. Dolphin Deaths Rise to 300; Cause Still a Mystery . )

A top predator like the dolphin falling ill is a sign that species further down the food chain are also having trouble, Inkley said.

When you have sick dolphins, it tells you there’s a problem here and it needs to be investigated.

—There are five species of sea turtle that live in the Gulf, and all of them are listed as threatened or endangered by the Endangered Species Act. About 500 dead sea turtles have been found in the spill region every year since 2011— a dramatic increase over normal rates, according to the NWF. What’s unknown is how many turtles died at sea and were never recovered by scientists.

—An oil chemical from the spill has been shown to cause irregular heartbeats in the embryos of bluefin and yellowfin tuna. That’s a critical stage of development for the fish, so there’s a lot of concern that the damage could cause heart attacks or deaths, Inkley said. (Related: Odd Animal Deaths, Deformities Linked to Gulf Oil Spill? )

—Loons, birds that winter on the Louisiana coast, are carrying increasing concentrations of toxic oil compounds in their blood.

—Sperm whales that swam near the BP well have higher levels of DNA-damaging metals in their bodies than in the past. The metals in their bodies, such as chromium and nickel, are the same ones that were present in the well.

Overall, we have a long way to go in understanding the full impact, Inkley said.

To that end, NWF and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will continue monitoring wildlife in the oiled region—the latter is required to do so by the Oil Pollution Act.

Restoring the oiled ecosystems is a goal, Inkley said, but he added oil is tough to remove, especially in marshes and in the deep ocean. That’s why NWF is emphasizing prevention—in particular, adopting alternative energy resources that are not carbon-based and won’t cause oil spills.

I’m still haunted by the ‘walking dead’ brown pelicans covered head to toe in the oil, added Inkley.

We must not let this happen again.


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Master of science in leadership #master #of #science #in #leadership


Master of Science Health Administration & Leadership

The Master of Science Health Administration Leadership (MSHAL) addresses the national call for health and human services leaders who understand and appreciate the complex nature of health care. This multi-disciplinary program creates a learning environment that promotes synergy among health leaders.

The MSHAL program includes theoretical and experiential learning opportunities, equipping regional health care leaders with the knowledge required to fill more advanced positions within their respective agencies. Core courses provide a sound foundation in health and organizational leadership with electives providing an opportunity to meet individual learning needs based upon career goals. Individuals in the MSHAL program will acquire knowledge and skills in:

  • Implementing and transforming improvements within health and human service systems at the macro and micro-systems levels
  • The art and science of management and leadership of health or human service organizations
  • Capacity building of communities and organizations
  • Processes and project planning
  • Ethical, legal, and regulatory aspects of leadership practice in health and human services
  • Research utilization in health and human services
  • Managerial finance and health care reimbursement methodologies

This is an exciting time for healthcare management. Leadership roles in healthcare administration provide opportunities to make significant contributions to improving the health of the communities their organizations serve. Leadership roles often lend themselves as instrumental in shaping healthcare policy. As a result of the transformation taking place in the healthcare system, career opportunities for healthcare administrators are becoming more diverse. Healthcare is the largest industry in the United States, and the second largest employer. An education in healthcare administration and leadership can take you in many different and exciting directions. Typical work settings include:

  • Hospitals
  • Government facilities
  • Ambulatory facilities
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Social services agencies
  • Insurance carriers
  • In-home healthcare providers
  • Group medical practices
  • Managed care facilities


Saginaw Valley State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


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Visible Embryo Home Page #pregnancy, #fetal #development, #childbirth, #baby, #birth, #childbirth,


The Visible Embryo is a visual guide through fetal development from fertilization through pregnancy to birth. As the most profound physiologic changes occur in the first trimester of pregnancy, these Carnegie stages are given prominence on the birth spiral.

The shape and location of embryonic
internal structures and how they
relate and are connected to each
other is essential to understanding
human development. Medical
professionals create a mental picture
of this process in order to determine
how well the fetus is progressing. It is
also the basis of knowing how and when
errors in development occur and if a
possibility exists for a corrective

It is equally important for expectant
parents to understand the relationship
of these internal structures and how
their infant develops through pregnancy.

Creating the images for The Visible Embryo, included capturing data from slides and three dimensional structures on fetal anatomy in The National Institutes of Health, Carnegie Collection of embryos. as well as from 3D and 4D ultra sound images.

Disclaimer: The Visible Embryo web site is provided for your general information only. The information contained on this site should not be treated as asubstitute for medical,legal or other professional advice. Neither is The Visible Embryo responsible or liable for the contents of any websites of third parties which are listed on this site.


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  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Deakin, sport exercise science.#Sport #exercise


    Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science



    The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science is nationally recognised and the field-leading degree of its type in Victoria. The major focus of the course and your learning is to improve performance, health and participation of individuals, athletes and teams through training, coaching and advice.

    You will develop the expertise to become a professional leader in exercise and sport science, and have the opportunity to study the biology, technology, behaviour and best practices that underpin exercise and sport science.

    Depending on your career aspirations and areas of interest, you could choose to focus your study in specialised streams such as coaching, exercise physiology, health promotion, sports nutrition, psychology, or physical activity and health.

    This is the first and longest standing undergraduate course in Victoria with an accredited pathway to directly facilitate your capacity to register and practice as an Accredited Exercise Scientist with the peak national accrediting body, Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

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    Clearly-in ATAR 2017

    Waurn Ponds: 60.70



    Trimester 1

    • Start date: March
    • Available at:
      • Burwood (Melbourne)
      • Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

    Trimester 2

    • Start date: July
    • Available at:
      • Burwood (Melbourne)
      • Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

    Trimester 2 offering subject to availability of places

    Deakin splits the academic year into three terms, known as trimesters. Most students usually undertake two trimesters each year (March-June, July-November).

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    Estimated tuition fee – full-fee paying place

    Estimated tuition fee – (CSP)

    VTAC code

    1400310381 – Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)

    1400314411 – Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)

    1400514411 – Burwood (Melbourne), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)

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    Approval status

    Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition

    Course Structure

    Course structure applies for students who commenced in 2018 onwards. Students who commenced prior to 2018 should refer to previous online Handbooks or consult your course enrolment officer

    To complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science students must attain 24 credit points. Most units (think of units as ‘subjects’) are equal to 1 credit point. in order to gain 24 credit points you will need to study 24 units (AKA ‘subjects’). Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester and usually undertaken two trimesters each year.

    The course comprises 24 credit points which includes 16 core units (these are compulsory and 8 elective units (you can choose which ones to study).

    Also, you can select elective units to form a major sequence. Majors can be selected from within the Faculty of Health or any other Faculty, subject to availability and pre-requisites. Majors may include applied sport science, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, sport coaching, nutrition, physical activity and health, health promotion, management, sports nutrition, marketing, languages or media.

    Campus mode Burwood (Melbourne) units only available to Burwood (Melbourne) based students.

    Core units

    Level 1 – Trimester 1

    plus one elective unit (recommended from level 1)

    Level 1 – Trimester 2

    plus one elective unit (recommended from level 1)

    Level 2 – Trimester 1

    plus two elective units (recommended from level 1 or level 2)

    Level 2 – Trimester 2

    Level 3 – Trimester 1

    plus two elective units (recommended from level 1 or level 2)

    Level 3 – Trimester 2

    plus two elective units (recommended from level 1 or level 2)

    * Unit also available in Trimester 3 2017

    Elective units

    Exercise and Sport Science elective units

    Electives are offered subject to availability of resources and quotas where applicable.

    Level 1 – Trimester 1

    Level 1 – Trimester 2

    Level 2 – Trimester 1

    Level 2 – Trimester 2

    Level 3 – Trimester 1

    Level 3 – Trimester 2

    Major Sequences

    Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.

    • Exercise Physiology – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
    • Applied Sport Science – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
    • Physical Activity and Health – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool
    • Sports Nutrition – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
    • Sport Coaching – Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Strength and Conditioning – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
    • Psychology – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online). Individual units may not be available on every campus
    • Nutrition – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
    • Health Promotion – Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)
    • Family, Society and Health – Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
    • Disability and Inclusion – Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

    Entry requirements

    Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

    In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant’s previous academic record.

    For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

    Applicants should have successfully completed VCE, or equivalent, including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

    Professional Recognition

    Exercise and Sport Science Australia

    The Burwood (Melbourne) campus was the first to achieve ESSA accreditation status in Victoria and recognises our long standing commitment to quality standards in education and curriculum delivery, while this accreditation was additionally awarded for the Waurn Ponds campus in 2015.

    H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science students who have been awarded Credit for Prior Learning for non-university studies (such as credit for prior learning obtained via TAFE study or Deakin College) please note that you may not be eligible for immediate registration with ESSA. This does not mean that ESSA registration is not available to you. What it means is that registration is not automatically granted as a Deakin graduate from the H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science course.

    You can still apply to ESSA for membership but you will need to apply on your own directly to ESSA when you have completed your course. Application details can be found on the ESSA website, and you will be required to complete the non-NUCAP form. In the application you will need to demonstrate that you have met the exercise science knowledge and skills requirements.

    Physical Activity Australia

    Students can register with Physical Activity Australia (PAA) to be able to work as an Exercise Instructor by successfully completing the required specialisation unit sequence as part of the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science course. This permits registration with PAA to a level equivalent to a Certificate III in Fitness and/or Certificate IV in Fitness. Specific requirements for registration are currently under review and the information will be available by the end of October 2017.

    Career outcomes

    As well as traditional roles in the sport, exercise, coaching and fitness industry, you may pursue employment in sports administration, facility management, community health and wellness, rehabilitation or sport science. Other employment opportunities include local and state government agencies, professional sporting bodies, hospital and rehabilitation clinics, fitness and aquatic centres, private health and recreation centres, or large business organisations. The degree is also a common pathway to postgraduate study in areas such as clinical exercise physiology, physiotherapy and research. Please refer to our School s Careers website for more information.


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    Online Exercise Science Bachelors Degree Program Info #online #exercise #science #bachelors


    Online Exercise Science Bachelors Degree Program Info

    Essential Information

    Online learning options in exercise science are very rare, since there tends to be required hands-on research in athletic training, strength, and conditioning. However, individuals can find a select few institutions that offer exercise science majors and concentrations delivered remotely. Courses can be completed online, but an internship is typically required near the end of the program. In some hybrid programs, students may also be required to complete in-class lab work.

    In addition to kinesiology, there are several other majors that include exercise science courses, such as physical education, nutrition and sports management. Bachelor’s degree programs in sports management can be completed totally online, with no on-campus course or lab requirements.

    In bachelor’s degree programs in kinesiology, students can expect to take courses in biomechanics, physiology, sports psychology, and motor learning. These programs may prepare graduates for certification with the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Individuals can go on to work as fitness trainers, coaches or sports managers.

    Find schools that offer these popular programs

    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
    • Physical Education and Health
    • Sport and Fitness Management
    • Sports Medicine

    Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science

    Most bachelor’s degree programs in kinesiology offer the option to concentrate in exercise science. Students enrolled in kinesiology programs will learn the basics of body movements and functions, and incorporate these ideas with principles of fitness and rehabilitation.

    Program Information and Requirements

    A bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, with a focus on exercise science, is typically meant to provide students with a science-based approach to understanding fitness. Students will complete hands-on work and research, oftentimes in a laboratory or training facility, in order to gain experience in rehabilitation techniques, performance analysis, and fitness testing. Kinesiology programs generally take a multi-faceted approach in teaching aspects of fitness and exercise science. Bachelor’s degree programs in exercise science usually take 3-4 years to complete.

    Common Kinesiology and Exercise Science Courses

    Students will complete coursework dealing with aspects of physical therapy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport psychology and fitness testing. Hands-on training and first-aid certification courses are typically required for completion of the program.

    Anatomy and Physiology

    This course studies the structure and function of the human organ systems. Students are typically required to complete in-class laboratory work.

    Exercise Physiology

    This course looks at the physiology of exercising. Students will study how the human endocrine, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems respond and adapt to exercise.

    Fitness Assessment and Prescription

    Students study the methods and techniques used in evaluating physical fitness. This course covers topics in blood pressure, liability concerns, ECG recording and interpretation, strength assessment, body composition analysis, and pulmonary function tests.

    Career Information

    A popular career option for someone holding a degree in kinesiology and exercise science is to become a fitness worker. As of May 2015, the median annual income for someone working in the field was $36,160, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS reported that, between 2014 and 2024, job opportunities in the field are expected to increase by 8% ( ).

    Continuing Education

    Students who complete a bachelor’s degree program in kinesiology often go on to pursue a master’s degree in the field. A master’s degree program typically takes 2-3 years to complete. Students will delve into more intensive research and study of kinesiology, including extensive hands-on laboratory research and training. The option to choose exercise science as a focus is typically available at the master’s level, just as it is at the bachelor’s level. A master’s degree may lead to a significant bump in responsibility and pay in the field of fitness-related jobs. Jobs in physical therapy are popular career options for people who have earned a master’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science.

    The most relevant online degree option for undergraduate students who are interested in exercise science is a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, which includes courses in the basics of human anatomy and how these principles affect sports performance. While these programs typically include a certain amount of on-site hands-on training, there are other athletics-related bachelor’s degree programs that can be completed entirely online.

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    MnSCU Farm Business Management – Welcome to Farm Business Management #minnesota,


    Welcome to Farm Business Management

    In today s world, farming is a complex business with many facets. From the traditional family owned farm to the corporate farm, bookkeeping, profitability, tax planning and many other skills are required to complement traditional farming duties.

    Agriculture is the number two industry in Minnesota, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities offers many programs for farm owners and employees.

    This site will help you explore the many possibilities that await.

    Farm Business Management Education Programs

    Minnesota State Colleges and Universities farm business management education programs are administered through eight college campuses at 46 different sites across the state. There are a total of 62 farm business management instructors.

    Farm business management programs are designed to provide education to farm owners and operators or persons interested in farming. The purpose of the program is to assist students in meeting their business and personal goals. This is best accomplished through the use of quality records and sound business decisions. Effective financial management in the business is the best way for the business to maintain that competitive edge.

    Instructors in Minnesota s farm business management education programs deliver the program using a variety of methods. The primary delivery method is through individualized instruction at the student s farming business. Instructors meet with the students on a regular basis to evaluate the business and develop individual educational plans. Instruction is also delivered in the traditional classroom, small group meetings, field trips and tours.

    Farm business management education is managed at the state level by the senior system director for workforce development and customized training. The state of Minnesota is divided into six regions which are managed by five regional deans of management education.


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    Sheppard Software: Fun free online learning games and activities for kids


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    Grace Hopper and the computer bug #science, #anomalous #science, #forbidden #science,


    The moth you see under the tape is the reason the word debug came to be, coined by a remarkable lady named Grace Hopper. Bug had been in use to describe computer problems, but when Grace removed this critter from a relay, it made a great joke. A real bug! HAHA! Haven’t heard of her? She pioneered computer languages. She’s so cool the Navy named their first stealth ship after her. The bug is so famous, you can actually see him/her in the Smithsonian Musem.

    The Amazing Grace Murray Hopper was born December 9, 1906 in New York, New York, USA. Grace enjoyed playing with machines when she was a young girl. She took apart several alarm clocks owned by her family to see how they were put together inside and she spent lots of time building strange vehicles with her Structiron kit . Her grandfather, John Van Horne, was a surveyor for New York City and Grace sometimes helped him hold his surveyor’s pole when he was planning new streets. She learned about angles, curves and intersections. She was a very good student in school and was accustomed to be at the head of her class. When asked about influences in her life, she said, My mother’s very great interest in mathematics and my father’s, a house full of books, a constant interest in reading, and insatiable curiosity. these were a primary influence all the way along.

    In 1924, Grace enrolled in Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York where she majored in math and physics. In her senior year in college, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, an honorary society for students with top grades. She won Vassar College Fellowship which provided money for further education. After graduating in 1928, she enrolled in Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut to earn a master’s degree in mathematics. After receiving her degree in 1930, she married Vincent Hopper, an English instructor at New York University.

    After returning from her honeymoon in Europe, Hopper accepted a position at Vassar as a math instructor. Her teaching methods were rather unusual. She tried to show the role mathematics played in real life by showing concrete examples. In her probability course, she required her students to play bridge and to play dice games. She then had them predict the results. In another course, she had them plan a city, figure out the expense of running it and where to get the money to cover those expenses. She sometimes gave out final test exams at the beginning of the course, so that her students would know what they were expected to learn. Hopper continued her own education as well and, in 1934, she earned a Ph.D degree in mathematics from Yale.

    Hopper’s great-grandfather, Alexander Russell, had been a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy. So when the United States became involved in World War II, she hoped to join the Navy as well. However, at that time the Navy did not accept women candidates. By 1943, when there was a shortage of men who could serve, the Navy started accepting women into WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service). The recruiting posters said, Enlist in the WAVES- Release a Man to Fight at Sea. Hopper was eager to join, but she was turned down. They said that at 36, she was too old, she didn’t weigh enough and being a teacher, she was needed elsewhere to teach future soldiers and sailors. Hopper, therefore, took a leave of absence from Vassar and returned to the recruitment office. She convinced them to accept her. She was sworn in in 1943 and started officer training. She graduated at the top of her class from Midshipman’s School in 1944 as Leutenant JG (Junior Grade) Grace Murray Hopper. She was immediately assigned to work at the Bureau of Ordnance Computation Project. She was going to work with computers at Harvard University under the direction of Howard Aiken.

    Her first computer was the Mark I. Hopper was to use it to compute firing tables for weapons. She obtained the mathematical formulas then wrote them as a series of instructions for the computer to follow. Those instructions were then translated into binary code. These were delivered as punched holes in reels of paper. Punched holes were 1’s and were read as switch ON, allowing the current to flow through. Zeros were covered and were read as switch OFF and the current would not flow. Although this was laborious work, once the computer was programmed, it could perform the same computations quickly and many times over, saving time in the long run. In 1946 Grace Hopper published a book, A Manual of Operations for the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator.

    In 1945 Grace and Vincent divorced with no children. Grace continued her work with the Mark II and Mark III. She hoped to write computer programs that would allow other scientists and eventually non-scientists to use computers directly, instead of having to depend on computer specialists to do this for them. Her colleagues told her it wouldn’t happen, because only scientists had the necessary knowledge to use computers. Hopper was determined to make computers accessible to many other people in the future. In 1949 she left Harvard and started working at Eckert-Mauchley Computer Corporation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She joined the team working on construction of the Universal Automatic Computer, Univac I. It used vacuum tubes instead of electromechanical relay switches and was to be twenty times faster than the Mark III. It also had internal memory.

    Her original staff comprised four men and four women. Hopper liked hiring women. She said, Women turn out to be very good programmers for one very good reason. They tend to finish up things, and men don’t very often finish. Her next goal was to get the computer to translate its own codes and call on preprogrammed subroutines when needed. She finished the program in 1952 and called it the A-0 compiler. That same year the Navy promoted her to lieutenant commander. She then started working on a program that would be used for business-oriented tasks. By 1955 she finished the code with twenty business commands, such as count and display . Her program named FLOW-MATIC became a model for a new program COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language), which was developed by a team of programmers while Grace Hopper was one of the advisors for the team. She was later referred to as Grandmother of COBOL.

    In 1966 Hopper was promoted by the Navy to commander, but she had reached the legal limit of twenty years for serving as a reservist and on December 31, 1966, she retired. Within six months the Navy officials decided they needed her back to work with COBOL, so they asked her to come back on temporary duty, which was later changed to indefinite . Her new job was to combine various versions of COBOL into USA Standard COBOL. She was known among her coworkers as Amazing Grace , or a little old lady who talks to computers. Her office had a skull-and-crossbones flag and a wall clock that ran backwards. This was to remind people to be flexible in their thinking.

    She was one of two women named fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and in 1979 she won IEEE’s McDowell Award. In 1985, Grace Hopper was appointed Rear Admiral by President Ronald Reagan. In 1986, she retired again from the Navy, this time for good. She was the nation’s oldest military officer on active duty. After her retirement from the Navy she accepted a position with Digital Equipment Corporation as senior consultant, where she remained until her death. In 1991 President George Bush awarded her the National Medal of Technology. She was the first individual to receive it.

    Grace Hopper died in her sleep on January 1, 1992, at the age of eighty-five. She was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia with a full Navy funeral. She kept on receiving honors even after her death. In 1994 she was inducted into National Women’s Hall of Fame and the Navy announced that they would name a guided missile destroyer after her in the USS Hopper. (DDG 70). It was christened in 1996.


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    IT vs #computer #science #usf, #it #vs #computer #science


    IT vs. Computer Science: Which Degree is Right for You? [Infographic]

    There s no doubt in your mind you want to work in the exciting world of technology! And with the optimistic job growth and exciting earning potential, who could blame you?

    The average median salary for professionals in this industry is upwards of $80,000 annually, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).* These positions are also projected to grow by an average of nearly 12 percent through 2024, which is faster than the national average rate of seven percent. Considering all these factors, it s easy to see why you re interested in pursuing a degree in technology .

    The hard part is deciding which degree is right for you and your career aspirations. If you re looking for a program that will prime you for success in a variety of technology careers, you re probably considering IT versus computer science.

    The two may seem similar on the surface, but there are different skills and career opportunities associated with each. We created this infographic to provide you with a visual, side-by-side comparison of these fields of study so you can decide which suits you best.

    * Salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries and employment conditions in your area may vary.

    EDITOR S NOTE: This infographic was originally published in October 2014. It has since been updated to include information relevant to 2017.

    External links provided on are for reference only. Rasmussen College does not guarantee, approve, control, or specifically endorse the information or products available on websites linked to, and is not endorsed by website owners, authors and/or organizations referenced.

    Callie is the Associate Content Marketing Manager at Collegis Education. She oversees all blog content on behalf of Rasmussen College. She is passionate about providing quality content to empower others to improve their lives.

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    Master of Science: Physician Assistant Program – Southern California University Health


    Master of Science: Physician Assistant Program

    Master of Science: Physician Assistant Program

    Become a highly trained clinical provider by enrolling in the Master of Science: Physician Assistant (MSPA) program at Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU). This pioneering new program emphasizes a holistic approach, teaching students to use science and evidence-based research to provide patient-centered, integrative health care.

    Program Length: 28 months

    MSPA Program Mission

    SCU s Master of Science: Physician Assistant program will educate students to become skilled clinical providers for quality integrative healthcare teams. In today s ever-changing healthcare system, our graduates will strive to provide premium healthcare to a diverse population and establish their place as innovative leaders in the delivery of healthcare.

    Academic Requirements

    Most Physician Assistant programs require a certain number of basic science prerequisites to be admitted. We offer over 15 accelerated science courses that may satisfy prerequisite requirements for any prospective student regardless of institution they choose to attend. These have been accepted as transfer credit by many PA programs for years. Click here to view all academic requirements.

    General Goals of the MSPA

    • Ensure a learning community where academic excellence in our program results in caring, competent MSPA practitioners.
    • Educate graduates that will be recognized as unique, highly-trained, evidence-based, patient-focused, and successful integrative healthcare providers.
    • Develop leaders to be thoughtful and compassionate individuals who promote healthy lifestyles and preventative medicine and influence their profession and the communities they serve.
    • Provide a learning environment conducive and supportive of quality instruction, innovation, critical thinking and effective communication that encourages life-long professional development.

    MSPA Program Vision

    The graduates of SCU’s MSPA program will be recognized as unique, highly-trained, competent, caring, and successful integrative healthcare providers.

    MSPA Program Guiding Principles

    • Excellence: We strive to be the best in everything we do.
    • Leadership: We develop leaders to be thoughtful and compassionate individuals who influence their professions and the communities they serve.
    • Integrity: We value treating each other with respect, dignity and integrity and being truthful, fair and accountable at all times.
    • Learning Effectiveness: We value providing a learning environment conducive and supportive of quality instruction, innovation, critical thinking, and effective communication that encourages life-long professional development.
    • Evidence-based/Outcomes-focused: We value a culture of inquiry, assessment, research, and scholarship.
    • Diversity: We embrace a diversity of ideas, beliefs, and cultures by providing a campus that is supportive, safe, and welcoming.

    Innovative, Integrative Health Care for a Better World

    First-of-Its-Kind Program

    SCU is the first university to offer a physician assistant program that fully immerses students in a multidisciplinary setting. MSPA students take core classes with other students pursuing a variety of healthcare careers — including future chiropractors and acupuncturists. This unique inter-professional environment empowers students to excel within integrative healthcare teams.

    A Passion for Healing

    SCU develops leaders to be thoughtful and compassionate practitioners who are qualified to provide high-quality care to a diverse population. By blending Eastern and Western medicine, the PA program helps students gain the essential skills and knowledge to treat the whole person.

    A Fulfilling Career Path

    In today’s ever-changing healthcare system, physician assistants are in high demand. With a strong educational foundation, you will be ready to launch a lifelong career with opportunities to practice in a variety of dynamic settings.

    Rigorous Coursework, Exceptional Faculty

    Academic Excellence

    The physician assistant program consists of a 28-month course of study, featuring high-quality instruction and an environment conducive to innovation and critical thinking. At SCU, you will join a community of leaders and healers that are dedicated to advancing the future of health care.


    SCU is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and the new MSPA program has also received WSCUC approval. The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation – Provisional status to the Master in Science: Physician Assistant program sponsored by Southern California University of Health Sciences. Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students. Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.

    Learn More About Physician Assistants

    Definition of a PA

    • Physician Assistants (PAs) are healthcare providers who are nationally certified and state-licensed to practice medicine and prescribe medication in every medical and surgical specialty and setting. PAs practice and prescribe in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and all U.S. territories with the exception of Puerto Rico. PAs are educated at the graduate level, with most PAs receiving a Master’s degree or higher.

    Description of the PA Profession

    • Physician assistants are academically and clinically prepared to practice medicine with the supervision of a doctor of medicine or osteopathy. The physician-PA team relationship is fundamental to the PA profession and enhances the delivery of high-quality health care. Within the physician-PA relationship, PAs make clinical decisions and provide a broad range of diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive and health maintenance services.
    • The clinical role of PAs includes primary and specialty care in medical and surgical practice settings. PA practice is focused on patient care and may include educational, research and administrative activities. The role of the PA demands intelligence, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, appropriate interpersonal skills and the capacity to respond to emergencies in a calm and reasoned manner. Essential attributes of the graduate PA include an attitude of respect for self and others, adherence to the concepts of privilege and confidentiality in communicating with patients and a commitment to the patient’s welfare.
    • PAs are employed in virtually all types of health care settings hospitals, clinics, private physician offices, schools, and other health care facilities. PAs can be found in communities of all sizes and in virtually every medical and surgical specialty. Although the majority of PAs work in primary care medicine family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics many work in specialties such as cardiothoracic surgery and orthopedics. PAs may also work in the areas of medical education, health administration and research. *Portions of the above text are taken from Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education, Fourth Edition, ARC-PA, page 1, 2012.

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    School counseling degrees online #master’s, #degree, #ms, #applied #psychology, #school #counseling,


    Master of Science in Counselor Education – School Counseling (MS)

    More information:

    The Master of Science in Counselor Education: School Counseling emphasis is designed for students wishing preparation as counselors in school settings, primarily public schools. The SOC code for this particular occupation is 21-1012.

    Counseling Education Program Mission Statement

    The Counselor Education Program at Eastern Washington University is committed to the selection, training, supervision, and professional success of counseling students, in keeping with the high standards established by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). As a regional teaching university, EWU has a proud history of providing education to a high percentage of first generation college students, often from under-represented and lower socioeconomic communities, a tradition which the Counselor Education program maintains. Thus, counselor training occurs in a learning community that is intentionally focused on both skills development and personal growth of the counselor-in-training. In this way, Counselor Education fulfills its purpose of preparing competent and caring professional counselors to meet the needs of diverse urban and rural communities.

    Classes and experiences are organized to provide thorough instruction in the skills and knowledge generally recognized by the counseling profession to be effective with a K-12 population. Candidates not only focus on the following in the graduate classroom, but also for the K-12 population he or she will serve: academic, career, and personal/social development. The program is not only accredited by CACREP, but is approved by the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB). Graduates of the program meet the requirements to become an Educational Staff Associate (ESA), the credential held by School Counselors.

    Candidates of the program will have education and experiences shaped by the ASCA (American School Counseling Association) National Model. They also have opportunity to be mentored by professionals in the community while they complete an internship. This relationship helps guide the candidate in construction of a professional portfolio, which is a product of the knowledge and skills gained through the graduate experience. Themes include leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and systemic change, which are incorporated into the components of the ASCA model. The components are foundation, management, accountability, and delivery. Instruction includes all of these aspects, along with the CACREP core competencies, providing graduates with a solid entry point for a rewarding career.

    A student enrolled in this program can expect to graduate in 21 months or 6 academic quarters over 2 academic years. We have a 100% on-time completion rate once a student begins. Resident tuition for the school couneling program is $21,906.96 for two years (2016-2017) and non-resident tuition is $50,876.76 for two years. Fees for two academic year average around $1200.00 and estimated book costs for the program for 2 years is $1000.00. Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #42 – 2011-2012 Disclosures for Gainful Employment Programs

    Number of Graduates

    Approximately 40 students were enrolled in the program with an estimated 75% graduation rate during the 2013-2014. Average completion rate is typically higher and ranges between 85% and 100%. The Program accepts a variable number of students each year, but is typically 24-30 with 50% in each emphasis – meaning 12 school counseling candidates. Eighty percent of accepted students graduate in the expected time period, two years for full-time students. Courses accommodate only full-time students. When a student graduates from this program, he or she is able to enter the workforce at the MA + 45 level at any school district in Washington.

    *Percent of students who graduated within the expected timeframe
    **National Counselor Exam or the WA state licensure exam
    ***for students seeking job placement

    The Counselor Education Core faculty members are:
    Keely Hope
    Rebecca Rudd
    Karrie Swan

    What will I study?

    Classes and experiences are organized to provide thorough grounding in the skills and knowledge generally recognized by the counseling profession. The program is accredited by CACREP and exceeds the Washington state requirement for ESA-School Counselor Certification.

    Practical application is stressed and students are provided early and continuous skill practice with personalized feedback and coaching. Continuous opportunities for expanding awareness of the self of the counselor will be provided.

    School Counseling Course Requirements and Credit Hours
    PSYC 506 Counseling Development and Transition Across the Lifespan (4)
    PSYC 509 Classroom Management for the School Counselor (3)
    PSYC 520 Tactics of Psychological Research (4)
    PSYC 540 Professional School Counseling (4)
    PSYC 542 Career Counseling (4)
    PSYC 544 Counseling Theory and Techniques (4)
    PSYC 547 Assessment in School Counseling (4)
    PSYC 548 Counseling Children and Adolescents (4)
    PSYC 569 Family Systems and Parent Education (4)
    PSYC 575 DSM Treatment Issues for Counselors (4)
    PSYC 580 Consultation in the Counseling Profession (2)
    PSYC 582 The Law for School Counselors (3)
    PSYC 583 Group Experience (1)
    PSYC 584 Group Theory (2)
    PSYC 585 Group Process in Counseling (2)
    PSYC 587 Addictive Behavior Counseling (4)
    PSYC 588 Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counseling (4)
    PSYC 590 Diversity Counseling (3)
    PSYC 594 Advanced School Counseling (3)
    PSYC 602 Professional Portfolio (3)
    PSYC 694 Practicum (12) – PrePracticum (4) Praticum (8)
    PSYC 697 Internship (15)

    Successful completion of both a written comprehensive examination of conceptual attainments and an oral interview of practical applications is required for graduation.

    Minimum total credits for above master’s degree 95 credits

    Contact Information

    Nick Jackson, PhD
    Department Chair
    135 Martin Hall, Cheney, WA 99004


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    International Health – Social Management #studieren #in #innsbruck, #gesundheit, #health, #gesundheitssysteme,


    International Health Social Management

    International Health Social Management

    The master s program International Health Social Management links international health and social care, business and politics, international law and international management. Students acquire knowledge of the specifics of social welfare and health systems in the context of an increasing demand for skilled workers in the health and social sector. Soft skills and competences in research methods are part of the study program. Students benefit from a future-oriented, practical study program with an international focus. Graduates are in leading positions in the fields of health care, social insurance, international coop- eration, lobbying, consulting, education, science, and research.

    Please notice also our double degree option in cooperation with the University of Economics in Prague.

    1st semester: Core curriculum
    2nd semester: Core curriculum, Electives
    3rd semester: Core curriculum, International semester (optionally abroad)
    4th semester: Master thesis and final exams

    Winter semester: from September – January
    Summer semester: from March – June

    Module Management (12.5%)
    Module Economics (12.5%)
    Module Governance (12.5%)
    Module Law (12.5%)
    Module Multidisciplinary (21%)
    Module Methods (including master thesis) (29%)

    Bachelor or equivalent degree in business administration, social/political and natural sciences, medicine, economics or health sciences including public health and nursing

    Career background (30 %)
    Written entrance exam (30 %)
    Interview (40 %)

    Online. Please consider the indicated deadlines .
    IMPORTANT: All transcripts must be attested. Early applications are recommended.

    The Entrepreneurial School
    International Health Social Management
    Universitaetsstrasse 15
    A-6020 Innsbruck/Austria
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    Fire Science, University of Cincinnati #fire #science #degree #online #colleges


    Fire Science

    Earn a Bachelor of Science in Fire And Safety Engineering Technology, or an Associate of Applied Science in Fire Service Technology, by taking accelerated 7-week online courses, and optional 1-week residencies. The Open Learning Fire Service Program adds a high degree of flexibility and convenience to your professional development while maintaining the level of quality and effectiveness consistent with a traditional approach.

    The Open Learning Fire Service Program is offered in conjunction with the National Fire Academy ‘s FESHE Program (Fire Emergency Services Higher Education). Students may receive Advanced Standing credit for Paramedic, Fire Inspector and other state certifications. UC is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges Secondary Schools.

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    School of Environmental Sciences #best #schools #for #environmental #science, #environmental #science


    School of Environmental Sciences

    Holistic, multidisciplinary approach to teaching and research Holistic, multidisciplinary approach to teaching and research

    For 50 years, UEA’s School of Environmental Sciences has been at the forefront of crucial environmental research that will shape the future of our world.

    Some of the most important climate research takes place at UEA, as well as life-changing work on natural hazards, sustainable communities, oceans, rivers, meteorology, geophysics and more.

    We have one of the largest interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences departments in Europe, offering a huge range of degree courses – both general and specialist – informed by pioneering research that makes a real difference. In fact, we’re ranked 1 st in the UK for the impact of our research (REF 2014) and have received numerous accolades for the quality of our teaching.

    We’re looking ahead to another 50 years of important work to address the major sustainability and environmental challenges of the 21 st century – a task that relies on equipping the next generation of environmental scientists with the skills to tackle existential challenges like energy security, climate change and biodiversity conservation.

    Study with us to join an exciting, innovative, dynamic department and be a part of our ambitious project.

    Read our Research Highlights Report


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    Brian Barry Prize in Political Science #academy #of #political #science


    Brian Barry Prize in Political Science

    The Brian Barry Prize, worth £2500, is awarded annually for excellence in political science, as displayed in an unpublished essay.

    The award is made in partnership with Cambridge University Press and the British Journal of Political Science in honour of Brian Barry, a distinguished Fellow of the Academy and founding editor of the Journal. The winning entry will be published in the British Journal of Political Science . The prize was first awarded in 2014.

    Professor Brian Barry FBA (1936-2009) was a distinguished moral and political philosopher, widely credited with having fruitfully brought together analytic philosophy and political science, political theory and social choice theory. In 1988 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy, to which he gave valuable service.

    Eligible submissions must be an essay that has not been previously published and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The essay can address any topic in political science, as covered by the British Journal of Political Science . but essays in fields related to the work of Brian Barry will be especially welcome. Essays may be submitted by anyone in possession of a first degree. Entries should be 8,000 to 10,000 words, with an abstract of no more than 100 words. Submissions must be in accordance with the Journal’s style sheet. The prize is not open to current employees of the British Academy or Cambridge University Press, or members of the editorial team of the British Journal of Political Science .

    Nominating body: S5

    Previous Winners

    2016 Professor William Roberts Clark, Texas A M University, Professor Matt Golder, Pennsylvania State University, and Professor Sona N. Golder, Pennsylvania State University for ‘An Exit, Voice, and Loyalty Model of Politics’

    2015 Dr Parashar Kulkarni. New York University, for ‘Are There Cultural Prerequisites to Effective Property Rights. Evidence from Inheritance Rights of Widows in Colonial India’

    2014 Dr Helder De Schutter. KU Leuven, and Dr Lea Ypi. LSE, for ‘Mandatory Citizenship for Immigrants’


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    What is Fire Science? #fire #science #online #degree, #what #is #fire


    What Is Fire Science?

    Fire science is the study of all aspects of fire, from fire behavior to fire investigation. Many of those seeking to become a firefighter or obtain a career in fire prevention, protection, or safety might pursue a degree in fire science. Read on to find more information about fire science. Schools offering Fire & Emergency Services degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

    Field Overview

    Fire science uses principles of science and engineering to study the causes, effects, and prevention of fire. Firefighting, fire safety, fire protection, and prevention are main areas of study in fire science. In addition, fire science encompasses fire management, fire behavior, fire investigation, and hazardous materials.

    Important Facts About Fire Science Programs

    Fire codes and law, EMT basics, rescue procedures

    Undergraduate certificate, associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree

    Programs are offered fully online and in hybrid format

    Firefighter, Fire Inspector and Investigator


    From firefighting tactics to the use of firefighting equipment, fire science addresses nearly all aspects of firefighting. How to use firefighting apparatus and the principles of hydraulics, pumps, and water supply are covered in addition to safety and victim recovery. Advanced degree programs in fire science typically offer courses in emergency management and fire administration.

    Fire Protection and Prevention

    Fire science is also the study of fire protection and prevention. Fire science involves studying principles of building construction for the development of fire protection systems. Introductory and advanced studies in fire prevention are included in a fire science degree program. Fire science also explores the principles of hazardous materials management.

    Fire Investigation

    Fire analysis and fire or arson investigations are other areas of study in fire science. The study of fire damage and the investigation of specific types of fires, such as vehicle or electrical fires, are key parts of the fire science field. Fire investigation methods, how to handle evidence, and investigating fatal fires are among the other topics that fall within the realm of fire science.

    Career Outlook and Salary Information

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), firefighters are expected to see a slower-than-average employment growth of 7% between 2012 and 2022. The BLS predicts that fire inspectors and investigators will see similar employment growth of 6% during that time.

    In May 2014 the BLS released salary information for these professions. Firefighters earned a median income of $45,970 per year, while fire inspectors and investigators made an annual median wage of $56, 130.

    To continue researching, browse degree options below for course curriculum, prerequisites and financial aid information. Or, learn more about the subject by reading the related articles below:


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    Online forensic science schools #online #forensic #science #schools


    NFSTC News

    Celebrating 40 years of ASCLD Success

    Posted on May 4, 2017

    Hard to believe an idea between 30 crime lab directors in December 1973 would flourish into the international network of professional and academic colleagues the American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD) is known as today. At this year’s annual ASCLD symposium in Dallas a very special booth in the expo hall celebrated the history Continue reading Celebrating 40 years of ASCLD Success

    Online CSI Skills proficiency assessments now available

    Posted on March 20, 2017

    Competency assessment is vital to ensure that a crime scene investigator has the skills and understanding to process a crime scene properly. For the first time, online crime scene skills assessments using virtual scenes and tools are available outside Australia, where they have been a testing standard for almost a decade. NFSTC hosts and manages Continue reading Online CSI Skills proficiency assessments now available

    NFSTC awarded contract to support U.S. Marines

    Posted on February 13, 2017

    We are excited to announce a new contract to continue our work with U.S. Marine Corps Law Enforcement teams, supporting them with logistics and exploitation training. The contract is for one base year and four option years, with a total value of $12.7 million. NFSTC is proud to support our armed forces and is committed Continue reading NFSTC awarded contract to support U.S. Marines

    NFSTC hosts Opioids and Officer Safety Webinar

    Posted on May 17, 2017

    Between 2014 and 2015, death rates resulting from synthetic opioids other than methadone increased more than 72 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The opioid epidemic is causing a unique safety concern for first responders in the field who may come contact with the drug unknowingly. Even a small amount of fentanyl in Continue reading NFSTC hosts Opioids and Officer Safety Webinar

    First and only DNA analyst online training now updated

    Posted on January 9, 2017

    NFSTC has released the only DNA analyst online training with updates to conform to and include the latest FBI Quality Assurance Standards (QAS), new techniques and technologies. The program is used as the knowledge base for new analysts in the laboratory, and can also be offered as supplement to university course work. While the fundamentals Continue reading First and only DNA analyst online training now updated

    Science Serving Justice

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  • MSc International Finance – Key Features #master #finance, #one #year #master


    MSc International

    Key Features

    The HEC Paris MSc in International Finance (MIF) program caters for highly-motivated top achieving graduates looking to succeed in a career in finance and consulting. The program has a strong analytical focus yet is accessible from either business and finance (business track) or economics, math, physics, engineering (accelerated track) backgrounds.

    Flexible Curriculum

    A ‘tailored-designed’ approach towards education is at the core when designing programs at HEC Paris. This is shown in at least two aspects of the HEC Paris MSc International Finance curriculum.

    • The courses taken during the first semester depend on your experience before joining HEC Paris. If you have already covered basic financial accounting, investment theory and corporate finance, you will start finance classes at advanced level (business track). If you have not done so, you will start at a more basic level with significantly more class hours at an accelerated pace to enable you to cover the same material by the end (accelerated track)
    • The second semester is comprised of more than 40 Concentration as well as free electives. Students must choose a concentration between Corporate Investment Financing Policy, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Strategy, Financial Engineering, and Capital Markets. Then, they have access to more than 15 free electives.

    Balance between theory and practice

    The number of hours spent in the classroom by HEC MIF graduates significantly exceeds international standards. Around half of that time will be spent in front of world class researchers. imparting you state-of-the-art knowledge. The other half will be spent in front of top-level practitioners. The latter is one of the many ways in which the learning experience at HEC Paris differs to most and adds another dimension to teaching. We feel it is important to complement theoretical teaching by using top researchers and practitioners lectures to give our graduates that extra edge over graduates from other institutions. The more competitive the environment, the more important having that extra edge is.

    Strong and cohesive peer group

    Who your peers are matters: with regards to the quality of your learning experience, the perception of potential employers and for the value of your network after you graduate. This is why academic performance is at the top of our admissions criteria. However at HEC we look for more than just academic excellence: smart, ambitious individuals will underperform without adequate interaction. We put a strong emphasis on group interaction and encourage it in any way we can. For instance:

    • Honours are granted on the basis of absolute GPA and not class percentile to make sure that no HEC MIF student can benefit from the underperformance of one of his or her classmates
    • A study trip is organized in the 3rd week of the program with all HEC finance students participating and interacting in both professional and non-professional activities

    Life Long Ties

    At HEC Paris, we pride ourselves on the fact that ties built on campus between both professors and students continue after students graduate and become alumni. Our alumni get directly involved in guiding the new generation of HEC MIF students and to make sure they achieve the same success as past students. A few examples:

    • Career and job training workshops the first week of the program
    • More than 250 students take part in the formal networking event on the London study trip… and many more at the less formal Friday night HEC Finance pub crawl: a unique opportunity to gain privileged access to young professionals from bulge bracket banks!
    • Finance event organized the 4th week of September

    International Diversity

    With 29 different nationalities making up the class of 2016. the International Finance program is equally as enriching on a cultural level. Working alongside a diverse group of nationalities can be highly educational and rewarding and is a true highlight of the program for many. London is the main hub for HEC MIF graduates in terms of placements although we also have alumni working in Continental Europe, Asia, Americas, and the Middle East.

    A World-renowned Program

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    Bachelor s Degree – Degree in Political Science #masters #degree #political


    Bachelor of Science in Political Science

    Please Note: Undergraduate classes moved to a semester calendar beginning Fall 2016. Learn more here .

    Pursue Your Passion for Politics

    If you are interested in politics, history, law, government, or journalism, then a degree in political science might be right for you. The Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree program examines political institutions, the social and economic forces that shape them, the cultural context within which they operate, and human behavior in political matters. As a political science major, you will hone your analytical and problem-solving abilities and improve your communication skills.

    Featuring courses in American government, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and foreign policy, this dynamic program allows you the freedom to tailor your degree by choosing from several open electives. In addition to providing a solid foundation for continuing on to graduate school, a bachelor’s degree in political science can lead to an exciting career in government, law, business, education, or politics.

    Put Your Degree to Work

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a majority of those with bachelor’s degrees in political science find employment in niche areas with specialized titles, such as market analyst, research assistant, writer, or policy analyst. Generally speaking, the job outlook for political scientists is very promising, as the field is projected to continue growing over the next several years.

    Interested in learning more about our bachelor’s degrees and the pace yourself format? View our recently filmed webinar .


    Please note: The College of Professional Studies undergraduate programs will operate on a semester academic calendar in fall 2016. Read more.

    Students who started this program prior to Fall 2015 should follow the curriculum reflected on their manual degree audit, which can be obtained by contacting their academic advisor .

    General Foundation Courses (18 s.h.)

    Admissions Requirements

    Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

    • Online application
    • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
      • Official high school degree
      • Official GED
      • Official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
    • Transfer credit documentation : should be submitted with your application material
      • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
        • Official U.S. transcripts: if you applied previously earned credit toward your earned associate degree, you must request transcripts from each institution you attended.
        • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
      • College-level examinations: official examination score(s)
      • Military evaluation
    • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines

    For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Undergraduate Admissions.

    All requirements must be received prior to review.


    Estimated total tuition for this program is $62,280.00 .

    Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of semester hours. Most courses are 3-4 semester hours. See Undergraduate Tuition Rates for details.

    Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

    Tuition Calculator

    Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017-18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

    *A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.

    Student Profile

    Who Will Your Classmates Be?

    This Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree program is well suited for students who wish to continue on to graduate school or pursue a career in law, public administration, or politics.

    Careers to consider include:

    • Political scientist
    • Lobbyist
    • Market or survey researcher
    • Judicial worker
    • Legal assistant
    • Intelligence officer
    • High school government teacher
    • Policy or legislative analyst
    • Journalist

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Student Learning Outcomes

    1. Specialized Knowledge
      Interpret political events, theories, perspectives, scholarly works, and public policies over time and in the context of various political systems.
    2. Broad and Integrative Knowledge
      Describe and evaluate an issue related to contemporary political phenomena in a wider social context by employing interdisciplinary perspectives from political science, philosophy, and sociology.
    3. Applied and Collaborative Learning
      Complete a substantial project that evaluates a significant question in political science, including an analytic narrative of the effects of learning outside the classroom on the research or practical skills employed in executing the project.
    4. Civic and Global Learning
      Explain diverse positions, including those representing different cultural, economic, and geographic interests, on a contested public issue, and evaluate the issue in light of both those interests and evidence drawn from journalism and scholarship.
    5. Experiential Learning
      Integrate acquired political science skills, principles, best practices, techniques, and tools to respond to a challenge in the community or workplace.

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    Home – College of Social and Behavioral Science – The University


    One of the benefits to spending time outdoors is reduced stress levels, according to research done by psychology professor David Strayer.

    Utah Nonprofit Helps Refugees Go To College

    Health, society and policy student and refugee Kai Sin just graduated thanks to the help of the Refugee Education Initiative, a privately funded program that provides help to refugee students from across the world.

    Local Reaction After U.S. Pulls Out of Paris Climate Accord

    Economics assistant professor Steve Bannister is one of many who worries that the move to pull out of the agreement could end up hurting US jobs in the future.

    Kem C. Gardner

    Kem C. Gardner earned a bachelor’s in political science from the University of Utah in 1967 and a juris doctor from the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1970. Kem currently serves as chairman of The Gardner Company, a private commercial real estate company. He has worked for 38 years in real estate development, including many years as president of The Boyer Company. Kem has developed over 2500 residential lots and more than 28 million square feet of corporate office, medical buildings, retail shopping centers, life-style centers, hotels and industrial/manufacturing facilities.
    Read more.

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    Swordworlder s Traveller Downport – Science Fiction RPG #travel #costa #rica


    Lots to see, lots to do; here’s how to get around. At the top of the page is an image that is also a link back to this page. Below the image are direct links to every department:

    [-NEWS -] Traveller News – is where I post site and game news that I find, like new product releases. It is a popular entry page for the site. The News area also has and Op Ed Page – that’s where the latest guest or internal editorial articles are posted. Do you have something to say about Traveller? Feel free to offer it in the form of an editorial.

    Then come the version specific areas:

    [-CT -] Classic Traveller – is my favorite version so has the most content.

    [-MT -] MegaTraveller – has more good stuff these days

    [-TNE -] The New Era

    [-T4 -] Fourth Edition

    [-GT -] GURPS Traveller

    [-T5 -] Traveller 5th Edition – has its own website now!

    [-T20 -] d20 Traveller – has nothing, but is looking for articles (hint, hint)

    [-TECH -] Technology – is playthings for the rich and infamous. Several people have contributed to this effort, which is a good thing, since I’m not a major gearhead.

    [-ART -] Traveller Artwork – has a collection of original artwork from Traveller, some previously published, some not. Also has a nice selection of Imperial Credit Notes!

    [-HELP -] Let’s Role! – when you’re ready to play and want to know more click [-HELP -] at the top of any page. That is where you’ll find background info on the game, how-to for Traveller chat, where-to for mailing lists, an active Traveller campaigns listing for around the world and a few more goodies for the newbie and those ready to get more involved in Traveller on the web.

    So, now that you know about the basics of getting around my little Class C starport, I’ll repeat my welcome and invite you to not only enjoy, but to get lost for awhile in the far future.

    Swordworlder’s Traveller Downport copyright 1998 – 2014 Colin Michael .

    Gaming is a fun part of life, but life is not a game:

    ® Traveller is a registered trademark of Far Future Enterprises. Portions of this material are 1977-20014 Far Future Enterprises. In addition, any program/article/file on this site cannot be republished or distributed without the consent of the author who contributed it.


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    Equine Degrees Online; Associate of Art in Equine Business and Bachelor


    Bachelor of Science Degree in Equine Studies

    These online programs are unique in their ability to prepare students for careers in many equine related fields such as manageing a stable, giving riding lessons, training horses, working at an equine retail store, preparing and showing horses and working at a breeding facility.

    Students work one-on-one with 17 award winning instructors. who are experts in their fields. Breyer State Univeristy (BSU) equine instructors are not just teaching out of a book – they have experience and hands-on ability. Students have their instructor’s direct email address and can contact them at anytime.

    All courses are accessible through the internet – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Take one course or several.

    In today’s knowledge based economy, you are only as valuable as the credentials you possess. Earn a degree that can assure your career, provide financial security and make an immediate impact for an employer or create your own business success.

    � Getting started is as easy as 1, 2, 3

    1. Decide if you would like to earn an Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree (Please feel free to contact us for advice.)
    2. Select the one time enrollment fee and the course or courses you want.
    3. Complete the secure enrollment form and click “submit”

    Within hours you’ll receive a welcome note and links to your first course. You’re on your way to creating your future and insuring your financial success.

    For frequently asked questions, please click here.


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    Columbia College Online Campus – Course Schedule #columbia #college #online #campus,


    Course schedules – Online

    The following schedules are available for courses at the Online campus. New session schedules will be posted as they become available. For graduate schedules, please see the graduate course schedules. For previous schedules, please see the course schedules archive.

    Early Summer Session: (term 16/55)

    Session dates: Monday, May 01, 2017 – Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Late Summer Session: (term 16/56)

    Session dates: Monday, June 26, 2017 – Saturday, August 19, 2017
    Registration dates: Monday, April 03, 2017 – Sunday, June 25, 2017
    Late registration dates: Monday, June 26, 2017 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Early Fall Session: (term 17FALL1)

    Session dates: Monday, August 28, 2017 – Saturday, October 21, 2017
    Registration dates: Monday, July 31, 2017 – Sunday, August 27, 2017
    Late registration dates: Monday, August 28, 2017 – Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Late Fall Session: (term 17FALL2)

    Session dates: Monday, October 23, 2017 – Saturday, December 16, 2017
    Registration dates: Monday, July 31, 2017 – Sunday, October 22, 2017
    Late registration dates: Monday, October 23, 2017 – Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Early Spring Session: (term 17SPRG1)

    Session dates: Monday, January 08, 2018 – Saturday, March 03, 2018
    Registration dates: Monday, November 27, 2017 – Sunday, January 07, 2018
    Late registration dates: Monday, January 08, 2018 – Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Late Spring Session: (term 17SPRG2)

    Session dates: Monday, March 05, 2018 – Saturday, April 28, 2018
    Registration dates: Monday, November 27, 2017 – Sunday, March 04, 2018
    Late registration dates: Monday, March 05, 2018 – Wednesday, March 07, 2018

    Early Summer Session (term 17SUMR1)

    This schedule is not yet available online.
    Session dates: Monday, April 30, 2018 – Saturday, June 23, 2018
    Registration dates: Monday, April 09, 2018 – Saturday, April 28, 2018
    Late registration dates: Monday, April 30, 2018 – Wednesday, May 02, 2018

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    Southern Cross University, Australia #scu, #midyear, #mid-year, #mid #year, #study #online,


    Southern Cross


    Graduation ceremony marks the start of new opportunities

    Joshua Hills will receive a Doctor of Philosophy, his fourth award from Southern Cross University

  • The first of our kind: scientists discover the oldest Homo sapiens fossils at Jebel Irhoud, Morocco

    State-of-the art techniques at Southern Cross University played a role in direct-dating the human remains

  • Ocean acidification may bolster destructive crown-of-thorns starfish

    Crown-of-thorns starfish may grow faster as ocean acidification levels increase, according to new research from Southern Cross University.

  • $1m Australian Research Council Future Fellowship to investigate chemical pollution in coastal waters

    The only Future Fellowship in the field of Oceanography in Aust this round, showing University’s leadership in this field

  • Rising sea temperatures put seafood quality at risk

    Researchers find deterioration in nutritional quality of marine snails in climate change study

  • Species under threat due to taxonomy �chaos�

    Calls for International Union of Biological Sciences to create taxonomic commission that applies standards

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    Educational Technology #engaging #activities,high #school #(grades: #9-12),language #arts,middle #school #(grades: #6-8),professional


    CATEGORY: Educational Technology

    Posted May 2, 2017

    Sure, adolescents spend too much time “glued to their screens,” but why not turn that to your advantage — and theirs? Students love of technology can be a powerful force in language arts classrooms thanks to the possibilities of digital storytelling. Students’ beloved smartphones can be essential tools for sharing their unique thoughts and experiences

    Posted November 14, 2016

    Long gone are the days when high school seniors filled out individual applications online to each of their choice schools — and further gone are handwritten applications mailed out individually with enough time before the deadlines. For the past several years, prospective college students have been able to apply to their choice schools in a

    Posted October 31, 2016

    While PowerPoint remains an industry standard for creating effective and engaging presentations, several new and innovative options enable students and teachers alike to create presentations for in-person and virtual audiences. Presentation options used to be much more limited. Either we needed certain software or a specific computer type, or the cost was prohibitive. That’s all

    Posted September 13, 2016

    Today’s education models tend to focus on a child’s achievement deficits — if students aren’t reading at grade level, for instance, then teachers try to get them caught up. Mindprint Learning flips this model, using cognitive tests to identify children’s strengths and engage them in ways that compensate for their weaknesses. The goal: Let kids

    Posted April 6, 2016

    Stackup is a Chrome browser extension that measures students’ time learning on the Internet. “Teachers use Stackup to make free reading fun and accountable,“ said Nick Garvin, the company’s CEO. Browser extension measures the time students spend learning online by subject or website Students can use the browser extension to research subjects that interest them,

    Posted August 27, 2015

    Early childhood arts-based learning is suffering at many schools. Despite recognizing the benefits of art instruction, teachers have less time for creativity and fun during class time. School budgets for visiting artists are tight as well. Cutbacks appear to be nationwide and beyond. Canadian schools, for instance, are dealing with the same budgetary realities,” said

    Posted September 10, 2014

    Knowing how to calculate volume, area and perimeters isn’t just reserved for mathematicians, physicists and engineers. It’s an important skill that workers use every day in dozens of professions including carpenters, surveyors, landscapers, painters and architects. And it all starts with simple geometry. Geometry has been a part of most middle and high school math

    Posted September 2, 2014

    For generations of chemistry students, the Periodic Table of the Elements has been a must-have tool for solving science homework problems and completing classroom tests. Scientists developed the periodic table in the late 19th century to organize elements, the basic building blocks of ordinary matter, into a cohesive document that can be studied and shared. The

    Posted August 27, 2014

    Now is a great time to be a social studies or government teacher, thanks in part to a multitude of technology resources that can help educators engage students, promote classroom deliberation and develop rich K-12 lesson plans. An excellent example of those resources is the website C-SPAN Classroom, which provides high-quality, up-to-date teaching materials for

    Posted August 18, 2014

    Studying historical facts and figures has been a mainstay in elementary and secondary schools for generations. That’s especially true in government and civics classes, where students learn about the U.S. presidents and their places in history. But memorizing this information can be a monotonous task for some students. Fortunately, technology can help make that job

    Posted August 11, 2014

    One of the best ways to engage students in learning is to include multimedia in lesson plans. Audio, video and interactivity in lessons tend to keep students interested and help them retain the material better. That’s the idea behind the popular BrainPOP collection of educational websites, programs and animated movies. Since 1999, BrainPOP curriculum-based content

    Posted August 6, 2014

    For generations of K-12 students, a paper notebook or three-ring binder was a necessity for classroom organization. But thanks to technology, today’s students can cast aside paper organizers in favor of mobile apps that take classroom organization to a whole new level. Mobile organization apps let students combine lecture notes, study materials and classroom resources

    Posted March 21, 2014

    When Rod Powell’s school went one-to-one, giving a computer to every student, he was thrilled with the opportunity for professional development offered by the North Carolina school district where he teaches history. But he knew he wanted to learn about more than the machine. Powell wanted to know how to bring technology into his students’

    Posted March 6, 2014

    Melissa Techman is a librarian who knows her tech. And she’s willing to share. The Broadus Wood Elementary School’s librarian expands her reach beyond her home district in Virginia. She is on Twitter, Diigo, Symbaloo and Pinterest as mtechman, sharing tech tips and tools for educators. Techman first used technology in her library when she

    Posted December 19, 2013

    With the days of dusty card catalogs long gone, school librarians are taking a leading role in bringing technology into K-12 education. Promoting the importance of technology in education is just one of librarians’ many roles in schools. By serving as role models for technology use and demonstrating how technological resources serve students’ learning aims,

    Posted December 14, 2013

    Some exciting education technology trends appear poised to influence the classroom in new ways. They could give teachers access to a broader range of education options while helping students better prepare for the world they will face. Mobile apps Veteran teachers, new teachers and those training to become teachers are probably all familiar with mobile apps .

    Posted November 1, 2013

    With the costs of education skyrocketing, students can t pass up a chance for a free online textbook. Whatever the subject matter, these textbooks allow teachers to pass the cost savings on to their students and parents. Textbooks can be found for elementary students just beginning their education as well as for college students in specialized

    Posted July 29, 2013

    If you really want to integrate technology into the classroom, asking which apps are best for math or science is the wrong question. “There’s tons of great math apps if you are trying to skill and drill , but there’s more to technology than that,” said Jon Samuelson, best known as iPadSammy from his blog of

    Posted June 5, 2013

    Education is continuously changing, and so are the techniques. The visual literacy classroom is becoming a priority to keep up with digital technology trends in learning. The capacity, comprehension and communication of current students differ considerably from the student of 10 and even five years ago. The classroom environment must adapt to the students learning

    Posted April 29, 2013

    Education technology is at the forefront of discussions about how education will look in the future. Gaming technology and digital badges may play a significant part of that process. While there seems to be a growing reluctance to keep score in youth sports, a new way of tracking wins and losses may just be what’s

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    Difference between Social Studies and Social Science #difference #between #bachelor #of


    Difference between Social Studies and Social Science

    Although Social Studies and Social Science sounds similar, both are entirely different streams of study. Social Studies deal with the study of the society as a whole, which encompass current and past events. In contrast, Social Science is branch of Science that is concerned with the study of the communal life, the evolution of human groups and folks, as well as economics, topography, ancient times, political science, psychology, social studies, sociology and so on.

    Social Studies courses and career opportunities

    Social studies courses reveal the varying nature of knowledge, fostering exclusively innovative and highly incorporated approaches to resolve issues of significance to humanity. There are various subdivisions in Social Studies. Geography, History, Anthropology and Humanities all come under Social Science. Besides the graduate and postgraduate programs in Social Studies, aspirants can pursue the PhD programs in the same in their interesting topics. Aspirants should complete the post graduation in the concerned disciplines to get good employments in the sector. Their career prospects vary according to the area in which they are specialized. On completion of their course, they can expect employments in public or private sector as an Urban Planner, Sociologist, Anthropologist, Social Worker, Historian, and so on.

    Social Science courses and career opportunities

    Many Universities and institutes in India offer diverse Social Science courses. Both Bachelors’ and Masters’ programs are available in Social Science. Those who want to become research analysts in Social Science have to pursue the M Phil or PhD courses in the respective fields. Aspirants can specialize in Criminology, Political Science, Linguistics, International relations and so on. After completing the course, they can search out for career in the respective fields in which they are specialized. They can seek out for employments in private or Government agencies.

    Key differentiators between Social Studies and Social Science

    • Social Studies is the study of all phases of societies whereas Social Science is the inference of those studies with the intention of solving problems within a society, which may lead to the ultimate development of the society as a whole.
    • Social Studies is the incorporated study of Social Science and humanities to endorse efficient citizenry.

    Even if Social Studies and Social Science are poles apart, both these subject collectively help to make improvements and advancements in the society.


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    10 Myths About Space Travel That Make Science Fiction Better #travel

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    10 Myths About Space Travel That Make Science Fiction Better

    We all love to point out the ridiculous bad physics in science fiction — it’s like an awesome sport that everybody wins. (Except physics.) But the truth is, sometimes you have to violate the laws of physics to create science fiction stories that people want to watch. We asked six great physicists to name their favorite occasions when breaking the laws of physics makes science fiction better, and here’s what they told us.

    FTL is a big plot shortcut, of course, since even light takes years to get from star to star. But even when Our Heroes go from planet to planet in the same system, it doesn’t take long. Hours maybe. or whatever the script demands it to be for dramatic purposes. But in reality, planets are far apart. Our fastest probes take years to get from one place to another. Heck, the Moon is our closest neighbor in the entire Universe and it’s still three days flight away. Of course, in the future we’ll have faster rockets and all that, but still. Unless your whole plot revolve around some slower-than-light ship taking decades or centuries to get to the next star over, you have to use FTL. Without it, you’d have a vvvverrrrrryyyyy looooooooong movie with nothing happening. After all, space is big. That’s why we call it that.

    Notice how artificial gravity always works as if you were on a movie set? says James Kakalios. a professor of Physics and Astronomy at University of Minnesota. Pretty much only 2001: A Space Odyssey has gotten this right — you can’t have artificial gravity in space without creating spin, to use centripetal force to keep people stuck to the floor. And you’ll notice that on shows like Star Trek. when life support and power are turned off, artificial gravity somehow always keeps working. (With the exception of Star Trek VI. of course.) Image by Hanho Lee via ConceptShips.


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    10 Myths About Space Travel That Make Science Fiction Better #disney

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    10 Myths About Space Travel That Make Science Fiction Better

    We all love to point out the ridiculous bad physics in science fiction — it’s like an awesome sport that everybody wins. (Except physics.) But the truth is, sometimes you have to violate the laws of physics to create science fiction stories that people want to watch. We asked six great physicists to name their favorite occasions when breaking the laws of physics makes science fiction better, and here’s what they told us.

    FTL is a big plot shortcut, of course, since even light takes years to get from star to star. But even when Our Heroes go from planet to planet in the same system, it doesn’t take long. Hours maybe. or whatever the script demands it to be for dramatic purposes. But in reality, planets are far apart. Our fastest probes take years to get from one place to another. Heck, the Moon is our closest neighbor in the entire Universe and it’s still three days flight away. Of course, in the future we’ll have faster rockets and all that, but still. Unless your whole plot revolve around some slower-than-light ship taking decades or centuries to get to the next star over, you have to use FTL. Without it, you’d have a vvvverrrrrryyyyy looooooooong movie with nothing happening. After all, space is big. That’s why we call it that.

    Notice how artificial gravity always works as if you were on a movie set? says James Kakalios. a professor of Physics and Astronomy at University of Minnesota. Pretty much only 2001: A Space Odyssey has gotten this right — you can’t have artificial gravity in space without creating spin, to use centripetal force to keep people stuck to the floor. And you’ll notice that on shows like Star Trek. when life support and power are turned off, artificial gravity somehow always keeps working. (With the exception of Star Trek VI. of course.) Image by Hanho Lee via ConceptShips.


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    Kids Travel Games: Free Educational Games for Kids: Geography, Travel, Science

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    Kids Travel Games

    Are you looking for great kids travel games to keep children entertained and prepared for your next travels?

    Or are your children geography buffins like my kids?

    Do you like to play map match games and IQ Travel games and are tired of always playing the same games? Have a look here, we have browsed the internet and found lots of interesting (and safe) pages for you!

    Free and safe Online Games for Kids

    In this section you will find interesting and challenging games for kids which are not only fun to play but also educational.

    All the mentioned games have been tested by children and only the travel games for kids which were approved and recommended by them are listed in this section.

    So have fun playing!

    Just click on your preferred games section below, then you will find a listing of interesting free and safe kids games.

    Geography Games

    Here you will find various Map Match Games, Travel IQ Games, Test your World Travel Knowledge and Global Travel Games.

    Click for our Geography Games listing here.

    Car Travel Games

    Don’t get bored during long trips! Just have a look at out great car travel games section. There are great links to useful games and free prinable car games for your travels.

    Click for Fun Car Games for Kids here.

    Fun Science Games

    The World in your pocket. There is so much to learn about explorers and scientific discoveries, so be prepared for some real fun educational games to help you for your social sciences and natural science projects.

    Click for great Science Games for Kids here.


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