A complete guide to distance learning for students with disabilities. Learn how to work with disability services, employ assistive technology, evaluate online programs, and succeed in the virtual classroom.INTRODUCTION
Online programs today benefit from advances in technology and offer rigorous curricula that rival those of in-classroom programs. The freedom to learn from anywhere at any time, and often at a student’s own pace, is attractive to many. But for students with disabilities, online learning can offer additional advantages. The College Database gathered input from more than 20 college and university disability services and online [...]
No matter where you go to school, you can find student discounts from computer manufacturers and stores. All you have to do is prove that you are a student and you can get discounts on computers, laptops, tablets, software and accessories. Listed below are the manufacturers that offer student discounts on laptops.
Lenovo Academic Purchase Program
college discount laptop ThinkPad X131e LenovoLenovo’s student deals offers students and faculty members discounts on laptops, tablets and desktop computers. Through this site, you can search a database of colleges that participate in the Lenovo Academic Purchase Program. Lenovo recommends that student laptops have more than [...]
Whether you are a devout Catholic or interested in learning more about Catholicism, we have compiled the best 50 uplifing Catholic blogs to help you in your religious journey. The blogs are written by a wide range of writers, from former atheists to Catholic parents and current clerics. You will gain newfound information relating to ideas about yourself, your faith, your family, and your religious community. This blog list is invaluable to those interested in religion as well as current Catholics who wish to broaden their understanding of the Catholic faith.TOP FIVE Conversion Diary: The blog is written from Jennifer’s experiences as a former atheist who converted to [...]
Ancient civilizations were interested and invested in recording and measuring the passage of time. Seasons, months and years were dictated by the motion of the celestial bodies and would lead to the development of the modern day calendar.
Dating back 20,000 years, humans began to understand the importance of recording the passage of time. Ice Age hunters in Europe used sticks and bones to record the days between the phases of the Moon by marking them with scratches and holes. This early civilization took part in extensive traveling and trade, which required the knowledge of astronomy — something that was instrumental in their survival.
The Egyptians in 3100 BCE [...]
If you have ever studied alone, you will most likely have had the urge to procrastinate, suffered from a short attention span, and experienced spells of complete boredom. The result of such an experience was perhaps a low grade on the assignment or class project. If these are the habits that present themselves when you are working alone and away from classmates and teachers, then you might want to think twice about online schooling, or at the very least develop/learn to avoid these personality traits: 1) Self-motivation: We sometimes forget why we start or do things. Perhaps it was a higher wage, a better job, a different career, better grades, taking advantage of a scholarship… [...]
For most people, time is not something whose “nature” you think about all that often. It’s more of an abstract concept that we use to plan our lives, like that old interview question “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Or at worst, time is a burden, something we’re constantly racing against or running out of. Unless you’re already a physicist, spending a few minutes considering what time really is will most likely be a frustrating and pointless exercise. Lucky for you and me, however, some much smarter and perseverant thinkers have already put a lot of energy into dissecting the nature of time.SPECIAL RELATIVITY
To get a grip on what time really is, lets discuss one of [...]