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The Metamorphosis of MOOCs At a recent meeting of educational technology policy advisors, a well-informed university CIO casually declared that MOOCs were history. It’s true they stopped making headlines a while ago, but they have hardly abated. They may, however, need a change of name, just as we rename mature caterpillars “butterflies” or “moths.” Increasingly, MOOCs are being packaged into series of courses with a non-degree credential being offered to those who successfully complete the series. GRE Computer-delivered General Test Content and Structure (For Test Takers) The overall testing time for the computer-delivered GRE® General Test is about three hours and 45 minutes. There are six sections with a 10-minute break following the third section. Structure of the Computer-delivered Test The Analytical Writing section will always be first. The Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and unidentified/unscored sections may appear in any order; therefore, you should treat each section as if it counts toward your score. Test Design Features
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VBA is dead? What's the future of VBA? - The Analyst Cave As with most technologies Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), the scripting language available with most MS Office applications, is deemed by some to be already Walking Dead and soon to be deceased. VBA is a versatile and easy to use programming language allowing you to automate tasks and create simple MS Office applications. Visual Basic for Applications is especially widely used in Excel and Access aiding financial modelers, accountants and regular office dwellers. Your voice!
Higher Education Strategy Associates So, recently, a colleague sent me some data produced by CMEC on the subject of labour market outcomes by educational attainment, among 16-65 year-olds. Here’s the first one, showing outcomes for Canada. Labour Market Status by Educational Attainment, 16-65 Year-Olds, Canada, 2012 (Source: The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, 2012) And here’s a similar one, showing the same thing for the OECD as a whole. Labour Market Status by Educational Attainment, 16-65 Year-Olds, OECD, 2012 (Source: The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, 2012)
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