Asia Education

Great value adds up at JCU Brisbane

By Tue, Nov 23, 2010 12:34PM UTC

  By Gavin Atkins If you want to study for an affordable, internationally recognised qualification, it would be hard to beat James Cook University Brisbane. Of course, it is impossible to get good value out of a qualification unless it comes from a credible organisation. As the second oldest university

English question on university entrance exam was duplicate of private school exam

By Tue, Nov 23, 2010 8:07AM UTC

Original article in Korean is here. The 24th odd-numbered question on the English language portion of the 2011 university entrance exam (대학수학능력시험) is nearly identical to a question used on a practice exam for second-year high school students at Daesung Institute (대성학원). The question involves the biology and habits of

CMU representatives visit India

By Tue, Nov 23, 2010 3:38AM UTC

Representatives from Central Michigan University (CMU) are traveling to India in December to meet with Indian university officials, education advising centers, and CMU alumni living in India. Dr. Debasish Chakraborty, Director of MBA Programs at Central Michigan University, is heading up a group of CMU faculty and students who will

‘Adam Smith in Korea’

By Mon, Nov 22, 2010 10:14PM UTC

Oooh, a theory on late Joseon era economic development. If you find yourself free in Seoul on November 23, you might want to check out this lecture at the Royal Asiatic Society: Economic historians still cannot explain the transition commonly called the Industrial Revolution: how did Britain go from an agricultural to

Recession’s pinprick effect on carbon emissions

By Mon, Nov 22, 2010 7:02PM UTC

We’re back on track for the next international Olympic hot-air competition as the UN talks on climate change start in Cancun next week. One base-topic will be the latest piece of research on carbon emissions from the Global Carbon Project, a network of researchers around the world. Their figures for last