The days are getting shorter and the air colder. With winter around the corner, it is not uncommon to want to block out the world, stay in bed all day, eat comfort food and watch series. The thing is: winter is exam season so hibernation is not an option for students!
The average student starts studying about two weeks before the final exams. Regardless of your study style, the following steps will ensure that you are prepared for exams and get the desired results.
More often than not students are glued to social media sites for entertainment and social purposes rather than for study-related reasons. Unfortunately, scrolling through 9 GAG photos can easily take up as much time as covering a whole chapter.
The term, ‘study smarter, not harder’, has become a new age motto. It aims to motivate students to achieve greater results with simple rules that help to eliminate large amounts of unnecessary study time. The term originates from Kevin Paul’s, Study Smarter, Not Harder handbook. Additional tips, believed to make study time even more constructive, are now freely shared by both students and professionals.
In his theory of multiple intelligences, Harvard University’s Dr Howard Gardner proposed eight types of human intelligences. Identifying and understanding which intelligence type you are will allow you to use your personal skills strategically when studying for tests and exams.
Entering tertiary education may feel overwhelming at first, leaving you with less time to focus on yourself as you grapple to get into the hang of things.
Since higher education can be stressful it requires a dedicated student who wants to succeed. However, it is important to achieve a balance between studies and life, as neglecting either one can lead to heightened stress levels, exhaustion and eventually a burnt-out student!
People from all backgrounds recognise the need for proper planning in order to provide an opportunity to study for their children.
Milpark Business School is launching two new qualifications aimed at school-leavers in 2013.
These rules and tools will help you to stay productive, meaningful, and efficient through bulk processing email at scheduled times.
We all accept hurry as a normal part of modern life, but is it, and should we?
Stop feeling guilty everyone - it turns out that students are hard-wired to procrastinate.
Many students think they can simply rely on their stamina and few energy drinks to get them through a couple of rough all-nighters and they’ll be okay. This attitude is not a very effective way to learn or retain information though.
The real experts - distance learning students - share their tips and techniques on how to stay motivated.
Dr Cobus Oosthuizen, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Leadership, continues to examine the MBA’s contribution in our world and advocates informed debate instead of one-sided criticism.
Dr Cobus Oosthuizen, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Leadership, reflects on the apparent fixation in the popular press on the MBA’s real contribution to business, society and the world at large.
Distance learning is often seen as equivalent to independent study, where a lot of drive and motivation are required from students who need to work on their own.
Tips from the the Online MBA blog page on how to search for informative hashtags on Twitter.
The education sector – public and private – has a critical role to play in working with government as part of a single system of education.
On the surface it seems that corporate training does lead to an increase in productivity - how true is that?
SARS has been concerned that some key-man insurance plans, ostensibly designed to cover the employer against losses, have in reality been taken out for the benefit of employees.
Traditionally, the focus has only been on the impact the degree has on one's career and financial remuneration. However, this is just one part of the overall impact the MBA degree has on the individual. There are other important areas which have a real impact, but which have not been properly explored before.
Choice of study venue and how you approach your studies can assist you on the exciting and challenging journey of distance learning.
Distance learning does not have the rhythm and the pace associated with contact learning. In contact learning, class timetables, lecture outlines and planned interactions guide the unfolding of the learning experience. Distance learning, on the other hand, requires an independent learner and it can be a lonely journey.
Simply described, distance learning is when the student is separated from the teacher by either time or physical distance. There is limited contact with an instructor or other students primarily because learning occurs in a different place from the teaching.