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CBL involves identifying a question or idea or problem, then finding ways to solve a problem or answer a question, based on a real-world situation. Our CBL assignments are designed to stretch students to encourage them to learn more and expand their skills and understanding.  This is essential to improve knowledge, and therefore job and career prospects in the future. Learning is an ongoing process, where people continue to grow and develop understanding and knowledge throughout their lives.  ACS prepare students to develop capacity to work in industry. We have been doing this for years.

‘Data collection’ and ‘data generation’ are sometimes used interchangeably.

Both terms refer to the methods that are used to gather data for analysis. However, ‘data collection’ hints that the researcher remains outside the creation of that data – potentially the data might have evolved without the researcher’s presence or involvement. ‘Data generation’ hints that the researcher is either an active participant in the creation of data or they may have arranged a situation in which rich data became available.


The Future of Education

By ACS Distance Education on October 13, 2023 in How to Learn Better | comments

Good education should be more than just passing exams and achieving a qualification. There is a growing recognition that effective learning comes from the journey, not the graduation.

three critical ways:

  • transitioning from traditional to progressive education
  • designing educational experiences using technology for self-paced, customised learning solutions like an LMS platform.
  • creating more fluid award design, allowing for microlearning and badging for learning and showcasing specialised skills

How to Raise Chickens from Eggs

By ACS Distance Education on February 7, 2023 in Animals & Self Sufficiency | comments
Raising chickens from eggs doesn't need to be difficult, if you know what you are doing. - read on.

Information technology is a field concerned with using computers in a variety of ways to work with data. It’s a broad field that includes:

  • communications technology
  • web design and development
  • programming
  • software development
  • data analysis and modelling.

Although there is overlap between these disciplines, they are distinct disciplines, requiring different knowledge and skills.