Asia Education

Using gaming to teach science, technology, engineering and math

By Fri, Dec 17, 2010 6:21AM UTC

Video games are essentially simulations of real-world phenomena with interactive elements. For example, in a tennis game, when a player hits a tennis ball with his racket, numerous physics and mathematical concepts such as geometry, velocity, mass, force, acceleration, and motion come together to simulate the outcome of the contact.

From graduate to employee in one day

By Wed, Dec 15, 2010 8:38AM UTC

This testimonial is about my experiences with the internship program whilst studying at James Cook University, Brisbane. I was pretty tense regarding my job prospects after graduation. Though I had a fairly good GPA (Grade Point Average) of 6.80, employers in Australia stressed having relevant work experience. Being a recent

SKorea high school hit by TB, superbacteria spreading

By Wed, Dec 15, 2010 5:25AM UTC SKorea high school hit by TB, superbacteria spreading

At a high school in Gwangju it was recently discovered that three students are infected with tuberculosis. Eight other students were found to be infected back in August for a total of 11 students, nine of whom are in the same homeroom. In what I hope is an unrelated story,

How to buy a university degree

By Tue, Dec 14, 2010 6:31PM UTC

Most universities these days are aware of the problems of plagiarism, and some even use software to combat it. However, surfing the interwebs recently, I came across this site – a customised essay writing service. Let’s hope there are not too many medical or engineering students using these kinds of services,

Teachers in the crosshairs in southwest Pakistan

By Tue, Dec 14, 2010 10:05AM UTC

Separatists and Islamic militants in southwest Pakistan are increasingly targeting teachers, college professors and other school officials, stunting development in the poorest corner of the country, an international rights group said Monday. The Human Rights Watch report on Baluchistan province shows that education in Pakistan is under threat not just

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