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The Changing Landscape of Education: Tools You Didn’t Know You Should Be Using

What does a typical day for a student look like? Breakfast, pack your books and notebooks, go to school, take notes in classes, maybe get scolded for bad handwriting, turn in a paper at the end of class, wash the chalk or marker off your hands, read a book or chat with friends during the break, perhaps talk to someone on the bus on the way home, or take a shortcut through the park, or be angry at parents because they’re late to pick you up; come home, do the homework, mess up a notebook with a leaking pen, watch some TV or read a book. Sounds about right?

No, most likely, not.

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Neuroscience in Education. A New Turn in Learning Experience

Today’s sciences merging trend continues to grow. And we at Unicheck can’t help digging into the issue too. From now on neuroscience, education, and psychology are brought together.

In fact, neuroeducation takes roots from Neuro-Educational Summit in 2009 initiated by the John Hopkins University and Dana Foundation. The key goal to be achieved at the Summit was to find any intersection between neuroscience, arts and learning to understand how students learn and acquire new knowledge. Knowing the peculiarities of perception and information processing, students will manage learning process more effectively and achieve better results!Read More

Booming Plagiarism Scandals in 2016

Heutagogy as a New Stage in Education You Should Be Ready For

A teacher does not decide anymore what a student should learn, instead a student has now more freedom to say what to learn and when. Self-learning aims to enable everyone to analyze information, ask questions and find answers independently. A teacher becomes a student’s partner, and it is called heutagogy. While making decisions and taking control over learning, a student should know how to find and produce valid and unique information. As for the latter,  Unicheck may come handy.

Heutagogy is inextricably bound with such student qualities as learning determination, capability, self-reflection, double-loop learning, and non-linear learning. Here is a brief outline of all qualities that you should have or develop. Read More

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Trends in Higher Education 2017 That Will Wow You

Have you ever gone to a fortune teller? We, at Unicheck, bet you thought about it at least once. Predicting is something that we are still new to, but willing to try our hand at.

Throughout 2016 our team went to a series of educational conferences held across Europe and US. Being fond of workshops and exchanging ideas with true fans of education helped us much figure out what changes may await you in 2017. By outlining the key transformations for both online and offline learning, we hope you can grasp at the chance to quickly update your learning or teaching strategy for this year.

Intrigued? Then, proceed reading and learn what new opportunities MOOC can offer and how microlearning will let you upgrade on the go.Read More

Google Classroom Improves Learning Process

Google Classroom: Perfect Way to Improve Learning Process

Education has long gone digital. Educators successfully use online platforms to exchange feedback with their students, share assignments, plan their lessons or check for plagiarism. Nevertheless, there are countless free software options available online, using them still entails some hidden costs. Actually, average expenses can reach up to 3,000 dollars per teacher. The hidden fees are usually associated with some additional features or expanding the number of users.

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