Grad School Jungle

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Current Rank: 41 (Education)
Site Description: A blog about everything related to graduate school, education, research, development, and environment. The blog aims to provide tips and other helpful posts in order to be successful in grad school.
Date Joined: Jan 28, 2011

Tags: graduate school, environment, development, research, academic

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The Truths of Reading
on Jan 10, 2013 in education graduate school Martha Maxwell of Dartmouth College Academic Skills Center exposes some myths of reading. Here’s what I’ve learned from it. You don’t have to read every wordWriters sometimes compromise sentence length in order to make grammatically and ar...

A list of lists
on Dec 30, 2012 in links past post

Three Vital Points in Choosing Your Thesis/Dissertation Topic
on Oct 26, 2012 in education research graduate school So, you are now in your final year in grad school. But before you finish your degree, comes the final rite of passage: your thesis or dissertation. Have you come up with your desired topic then? Are you having trouble conceptualizing what direction y...

Changing shape, shaping change: how schools can help society?
on Dec 8, 2011Photo by: jhoover24The academic community is a social entity. By that we mean a body which has an obligation to society in which its existence is dependent upon.The old school concept of colleges and universities however, is that it is an independent...

RAFI Awards: Recognizing Exemplary Service
on Dec 8, 2011The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation was founded in November 16, 1966. The foundation wishes to recognize individuals and institutions that go the extra mile in bringing about change and in enhancing the quality of life of various groups and communities. Thi...

Climate Change Adaptation through Education
on Nov 24, 2011 in education environment It’s another great time for educators and administrators as they got together and talk about climate change adaptation during the 16th National Senior Educators Assembly in Environmental Protection and Management. The event was held on November 24...

Document Management for Students (and Non-Students): a crash course
on Nov 14, 2011 in education graduate school Messy desks, overflowing drawers, loaded cabinets…These are prerequisites to a disaster.…a disaster that might take up most of your time and in fact a risk to your job.Lost files, untraceable documents, unorganized references…You need to create...

On blogging and teaching at the same time
on Nov 3, 2011 in education blogging When I stopped teaching a year ago, I started to blog frequently. Let’s face it, at that time, I’ve got more time to write posts, learn more html stuff, and do research on several topics for my posts. I couldn’t have the same amount of free tim...

Sustainability in Higher Education
on Jul 13, 2011Distinguished professor Dahe Jiang, Ph.D. from Tongji University in Shanghai, China visited Central Mindanao University last July 13, 2011. Dr. Jiang was here on a UNEP and UNESCO project to implement the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) i...

Opening up a business in Mati: an experience that discredits (or is credited to) Peter Wallace’s kiss
on May 4, 2011 in development consultancy business Rewind July, 2004. Peter Wallace, an Australian business consultant residing in the Philippines and Managing Director of the Wallace Forum, several years ago released a report entitled KISS (Keep it Simple Stupid). This is a critique of the process o...

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