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Is cursive writing obsolete?

When's the last time you wrote a cursive capital Q? Instruction in penmanship has dropped as digital communication eclipses pen and paper. But could cursive skills mean more than pretty loops on a page?

How Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Work

Free college courses from top universities sounds fantastic. That's the premise of MOOCs – hundreds of thousands of people from around the world can sign up. Is this the future of college education or an interesting fad?

How the NAEP Works

It's touted as a barometer of academic success, but some critics say the NAEP is prone to false readings. Here's a look at the "the nation's report card" and what it tells us about the state of American scholastics.

College Pictures

This college image gallery offers a visual perspective of some of the important aspects of attending a university. Check out these college pictures.

How Classroom Video Conferencing Works

The teacher's voice fades, your pencil drops and your eyes close. Sound familiar? Classroom video conferencing is one teaching tool that could keep you awake. It might even get you excited about learning.

Can I become an expert in my field using MIT OpenCourseWare?

One of the top ten U.S. universities wants to give you an education -- for free. The only catch? You won't get a diploma.

How Campus Communication Technology Works

E-mail, instant messaging and the Internet have transformed college students' expectations. Learn how colleges are using new technology on campus.

How Continuing Education Classes Work

Doctors, lawyers and other professionals take continuing education courses to stay current professionally. Learn how they find these courses.

How Net Generation Students Work

Net Generation students are a new breed of learner. Find out how these students work and how colleges and workplaces are evolving to meet their needs.

How Online Training Works

Driver safety, employee training and college courses are now being offered in a virtual environment. Learn how these virtual classrooms work.

How Becoming a Lawyer Works

Becoming a lawyer is a difficult but rewarding process. Learn how to prepare for the LSAT and to choose the right school.

How Geniuses Work

Spotting a genius is pretty easy -- without a doubt, Einstein, Newton and Mozart all qualify. But exactly what makes a person a genius is harder to puzzle out.

What Is the Unschooling Method of Homeschooling?

"Unschooling" is a term that is associated with homeschool. What is unschooling and how does it related to homeschooling? Find out the answer in this article.

How E-learning Works

E-learning has the ability to turn any computer into a classroom. Explore the dynamic world of e-learning!

What Exactly Is Mensa? How Smart Do You Have to Be to Join?

Mensa is an organization for people with very high IQs. What does it take to get accepted into this organization? Learn about Mensa in this article.

How Becoming a Doctor Works

Becoming a doctor isn't easy. Many teens dream of this profession early on, but high school grades, MCATs and medical school all play into the equation. Find out about the realities, struggles and rewards of becoming, and then being, a doctor.


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