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The Tech Game; Is the Microsoft Hub winning in the classroom ?

 

The Tech Game; Is the Microsoft Hub winning in the classroom ?

Microsoft Surface Hub as a Teaching and Learning Tool – First Impressions

Classroom technology isn’t good. In spite of the fact that you have a room full of students to educate, you’re probably fighting the technology as much as you are using it. Projectors refusing to detect inputs, PCs deciding it’s time for an update right in the middle of a class or just frustration at poorly configured digital whiteboards and visualizers that make you miss the days of chalk and dust allergies.

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The Moocs Revolution

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For the first time ever, UK students will be able to take part in massive open online courses (Moocs) as part of their degree accreditation. These open access, free online learning programmes have been around since 2008, but they have never counted towards achieving a traditional degree in the UK before. The University of the People, an American online university, has been awarding degrees based purely on online study, free of tuition fees, since 2009, and has helped thousands of students achieve their degrees without the high price tag of traditional learning. Now, the UK is following suit with the University of Leeds and the Open University leading the way with the Moocs revolution.

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You are not alone beat exam stress with synap.ac

You are not alone!

For those still feeling the exam blues, chained to their desk, awaiting the next time they can reasonably justify an unnecessary coffee break – we’ve got news! You are not alone in your times of stress.

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Stacey Mcwee's first interview as a synap ambassador representing the university of west scotland

Meet the Synap Ambassadors: Stacey Mcwee

This week we have nursing student Stacey McWee in the spotlight representing the University of West Scotland. Continuing reading to see why she wanted to become a Synap ambassador, how she intends to use her role to help the community and the bizarre circumstances that lead to her making the headlines in Scottish paper ‘the daily record’.

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Meet the Ambassadors–Indrajeet Mandal

This week we have Indrajeet in the spotlight. After spending last summer as an intern at Synap he has come back to re-join us as one of our ambassadors. Keep reading to to see why Indrajeet choose to get involved and what he wants to brings to the Synap community.

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Indrajeet Mandal – Indra or Indy

Synap Ambassador

Medical Student at UCL

Startup Advisor for UCL Entrepreneurs

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Meet The Synap Ambassadors – Savva Pronin

We have been recruiting new medical student ambassadors to lead the Synap revolution! This week we have the spotlight on Savva Pronin from the University of Edinburgh. Read on to learn more about Savva, his excitement about joining the Synap crew, and defending your home with a crowbar.

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Savva Pronin

Medical Student at the University of Edinburgh

Synap Ambassador

Societies and clubs; Royal Medical Society, MedTech Edinburgh, Anatomy Study Group, Kendo Club, Medic Mentoring and Doctorpreneurs.

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Monday Motivation For Entrepreneurs

Monday Motivation For Entrepreneurs – Survey

Monday’s back again…if only there was a day in-between Saturday and Sunday! If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration, or maybe some motivation to get through your day, you’ve come to the right place. With some help from our friends, we’ve found out what keeps momentum up when the going gets tough. We’ve searched for key figures within a range of industries to find the best motivational quotes for your Motivational Monday.

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What Makes an Entrepreneur? – Survey

What do you think really makes an Entrepreneur? What is the real defination and why does it really matter? We carried out a survey to see what other business owners really thought. Everyone we asked seemed to have different ideas on what it should or shouldn’t mean, what it requires and what sacrifices they were willing to make in order to make it work . Is being an Entrepreneur an Ideology characterized by innovation and risk-taking or is it a set off skills and values you are born with?

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Getting Things Done (my way)

9 Awesome Apps to Organise Your Life

I used to regularly get to a point in my day when a thought flashes across my mind “what on earth am i meant to be doing today?” That thought would paralyse my mental functioning for a good half an hour while it descends into panic mode. A fog of indecision lingers over every thought. Until I think “where is that list I made the other day?” It was no way to live and by god it was no way to organise myself. Well it wasn’t organising myself. At all. That’s the problem. It was a sure-fire way for missing deadlines, ending the day in haze of anxiety and constantly feeling like I had something on my mind.

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Freshers Welcome Party

10 Essential Apps for 1st Year Students

Beginning your new life as a student can be daunting, exciting, nervous or thrilling. One thing that is certain is that it will be a very new experience for most of you. You will be responsible for your money, your food, your bills, your work, your washing and many other ‘adult’ type activities. It really is a step into the world of a grown up. Responsibilities, deadlines and financial commitments. On the plus side though it is freedom. You are free to make your own choices about your life and how you will live. Now this could seem all very overwhelming, so we have put together a list of apps that will help you with the little things in your first year to help you get used to your new life.

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