When Amazon released its Kindle in 2007, there was plenty of buzz over the death of print and the rise of electronic books. Since then, many imitators have dropped their own e-readers while companies such as Apple have made the case for using a tablet in place of an e-reader. Even Amazon responded with its own Kindle Fire, a tablet for reading, watching movies, playing games, and shopping.
Given the speed of online classes, it can be tempting to take several all at once. While a full-time student may find this load acceptable, anyone with a full-time job will quickly become overwhelmed.
Looking at a syllabus can tell a prospective student just about anything they will need to know about a course in terms of the workload and expectations.
By Leischen Stelter
It feels like every day I read about another public safety consolidation effort. A story that made its way into my inbox today is about Bay City, Mich. city commission getting ready to discuss a plan to consolidate and cross-train police and firefighters.
Every municipality and public agency around the nation has had to deal with slashed budgets and a “do more with less” mentality in the past five years. Some have been hurt more than others. There was a great article today in The Washington Post about Vallejo, California and their impressive recovery from severe financial downfall.
Public safety agencies and its employees in California are breathing a little easier after Governor Jerry Brown announced that he had revised the state budget last week to protect funding for public safety (and education), according to this article.
In my position, I have the honor of meeting many military and law enforcement men and women whose service to this country always humbles me. Last week, I had the distinct honor of meeting two Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients, an experience I shall never forget.
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Regardless if you have attended an academic conference before, it is unlikely someone sat you down and explained the…