Effectiveness of cramming

Its the night before your economics final and you are counting the hours of study before your exam. While trying to work out the best way to attack your textbook, you think to yourself how did I get here?

Tips on how to study

Whether in high school, college or university, we all have our preferred way to study. What weve aimed to do in this blog post is to collate as many methods for studying for you to have a look at when you are needing study inspiration. The best practice would be to read over the different study methods and see if you cant incorporate one or two into your specific study regime.

Choosing the right subjects for matric

As young kids, our choice of a profession to follow one day must have changed on a weekly basis. Do you remember when you were ten years old? Dreams of becoming an astronaut, a farmer, a dolphin trainer, or even a cowboy, pirate, or ballerina, all seemed like plausible ideas.

Ten steps to help you ace an interview

While a sound education can help open doors for graduates, this is only half the battle in obtaining employment. The South African College of Business (SACOB) recognises the importance of interview skills in landing a job…

SACOB enjoys positive response at Career Indaba

Aimed at bridging the gap between studying and entering the business world, Career Indaba offers grade 9-12 learners, college and university students the opportunity to meet with educational institutions and members of the corporate sector to gain career guidance as well as to learn about available study options, bursaries and graduate employment opportunities…

Reflections on eLearning Africa

Overall, our experience at eLearning Africa was an exceptionally positive one. An air of hope infused the entire conference, with eLearning extolled as Africa’s liberator. In his keynote address, Ghanaian, Mac-Jordan Degadjor best highlighted this message when he said, It is time for Africa’s story to be written by Africans, its history and its future.

eLearning Africa Conference: Day 2

This raised an interesting question around the role of the teacher in the 21st Century classroom. Is the teacher the tour guide or the tourist attraction itself? …

10 ways to ruin a course

Here are highlights from the seminar.

  • 1. Wrong participants

    No matter how good a course might be, if the students are not interested it is essentially worthless to them.
  • 2. Wrong course choice
    If the students do not recognise the relevance of the course or how it can benefit them, it will reflect in poor attendance, a lack of interest and possibly even below average grades…

eLearning Africa: Day 1

We are also creating these fantastic tools that undoubtedly have the potential to enhance the learning experience, but do our potential technology-hungry learners actually have the digital competency to consume all this learning media that we are creating?…