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What are the Advantages for Earning a Doctorate Degree?

Continuing your education to earn this advanced degree opens many doors which lead to a career as a researcher, innovator, and leader in your field.

Are you considering earning a doctorate degree? Do you ask yourself what are the advantages for spending the time and money to earn this advanced degree? Fortunately there is more than one answer to this question, because the advantages are numerous. Two of these benefits include recipients of doctorate degrees receive median annual earnings of $80,860, along with enjoying only a two percent unemployment rate in 2008 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 2008).

Beyond these two benefits, you may still be asking yourself – What are other advantages for earning a doctorate degree? Some of these include the opportunity to advance in your career field, carry out intellectual activities and challenges, and opening doors to leading or participating in cutting edge research. In addition to these, holders of doctoral degrees are routinely in the forefront of finding and developing solutions to some of the world’s significant problems. […]

80s Forgotten & Underrated Science Fiction Films

Aside from the blockbusters, most science fiction movies of the 1980s seem primitive by today’s standards. But these forgotten films served up some quality movie magic.

Certain 80s science fiction movies evoke nostalgia for the decade. Others transcend time, establishing themselves as classic cinema. Then there are those 80s sci-fi films that brought joy to some but were missed by others despite their decade-defining quality. This article pays homage to five of those films.

The Last Starfighter: Director- Nick Castle; Cast – Lance Guest, Dan O’Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart

1984’s The Last Starfighter, directed by Nick Castle and starring Lance Guest, was actually a financial success… by early 1980s standards. According to IMDb.com, the film grossed nearly double its budget of $15 million. Of course, by today’s standards, the lead actor in most action blockbusters makes as much money as The Last Starfighter brought in. […]

A Digital Camera in Science Class

Wondering how to put that new digital camera to use in the classroom? This article will provide ideas for science lesson plans and some basic information to consider.

With digital cameras becoming more and more user friendly, teachers are constantly searching for creative ways to use this handy device to enhance their lessons and motivate their students. The science classroom is the ideal place to start because it offers a natural hands-on environment and activities for primary learners. This article will present some basic information and science project ideas that will help to get you started with the exciting teaching tool of digital imaging.

Why Use a Digital Camera?

Digital cameras are easy to use, require no extra cost for film or processing, are conveniently sized, and provide immediate pictures for children to see. They can be connected to a computer and the pictures then can be published, imported into other programs, or made into a slide show for class viewing. The possibilities are endless! […]