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Sleeping in on Saturday may be a common indulgence, but it’s bad for your sleep schedule. If you want to get in some extra snooze time on Saturday but don’t want to ruin your Monday morning, nap in the afternoon instead.
One of the characteristic features of Massive Open Online Courses is the observation that no matter how many students enrol in a course, only between 5 to 10% of them will ever complete it. Setting aside the argument of whether this actually means that MOOCs are considerably less “massive” than the name suggests, the interesting question is what is behind this high level of drop-outs and why does it seem so consistent?
If you’ve ever applied for a job, you know how hard it is to write the perfect cover letter that will make you stand out above all the other applicants. It’s a competitive job market, and more often than not, career seekers find themselves face-to-face with blank computer screens in an attempt to pen that one short masterpiece.