University introduced online doctoral degree for teachers

University introduced online doctoral degree for teachers Many educators of elementary-age children are noticing a challenge in teaching reading and literacy to young learners. The growing teacher shortage may make these lessons more difficult, as student-to-teacher ratios are rapidly increasing.In order to prepare more adults for a career in education, many American colleges are increasing their online ...

New hybrid announced by Porsche

New car technology may open new doors for engineering students During the recent Frankfurt Auto Show, the president and CEO of Porsche Michael Macht announced that his company would release a gas-electric hybrid sports car to compete with other such vehicles already on the market.Macht made the announcement shortly after discussing four new offerings from the company's ...

TEFL certification can benefit English teachers

TEFL certification can benefit English teachers The 2010 Sloan Survey of Online Learning reveals that enrollment rose by almost 1 million students from last year. Professionals in a range of fields - particularly teaching - can benefit from online education. Educators who wish to study abroad can benefit from earning online Teaching English as a ...

Online masters degree graduate named to educational foundation’s council

Online masters degree graduate named to educational foundation's council Full Sail University, an entertainment media institution, has profiled online education graduate Anthony Armstrong who was recently named as a member of the George Lucas Educational Foundation's National Advisory Council. A graduate of the university's education media design and technology master of science online degree program, Armstrong ...

University seeks teachers for online courses

University seeks teachers for online courses The U.S. Department of Labor recently projected that in the coming decade, 90 percent of new high-growth, high-wage jobs will require some postsecondary education. As a result, a growing number of universities are recruiting faculty members to prepare and teach web-based programs.For example, the University of California (UC) has issued ...

Culinary school promotes Hispanic career advancement

Culinary school promotes Hispanic career advancement The foodservice industry employed approximately 941,600 chefs, head cooks and food preparation supervisors in 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While a growing number of foodservice workers are Hispanic, most of these individuals do not hold these high-ranking jobs.In order to encourage more Hispanic adults to pursue better-paying ...

Jill Biden visits community colleges in order to promote education

Jill Biden visits community colleges in order to promote education Community colleges often offer students a more affordable education than their traditional four-year counterparts, as well as small class sizes. These institutions typically accommodate those who cannot attend larger universities due to transportation or financial challenges.In order to demonstrate the positive effects that junior colleges have on ...

Survey offers insight into today’s labor market

Survey offers insight into today's labor market New research from the consultancy Wanted Technologies suggests much of America's unemployment problem may stem from a mismatch between where the jobs are and where the workers are, and it lists top places to find dream employment. The company says U.S. employers advertise more than 3 million jobs each week, ...

Online teaching degrees support students of all ages

Online teaching degrees support students of all ages As elementary and secondary schools around the country seek qualified teachers, new programs and online courses seek to support mid-career professions who are looking to shift careers for a job in the education field. Many of these programs are designed to accommodate individuals who are reassessing their career ...

College launches online doctoral degree in higher education administration

College launches online doctoral degree in higher education administration Professionals who work in the education industry may have a number of opportunities for career growth. Furthermore, these individuals may have better chances of receiving promotions and salary increases upon earning an advanced degree.Schools such as Texas Tech University's College of Education offer online doctoral degrees for ...