MOOCs: Are you eager to learn?

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Nowadays nobody can say that new technologies have not changed our lives, sometimes for good, sometimes for worse, but definitely our way of living has been deeply changed by new technologies. Education is a field where new technologies are currently being more innovative and useful; a lot of different ways to learn have shown up. One of them is called MOOCs, and that is what I am going to talk about.

Putting your foot in it

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Embarrassing moments, eh? Well, I reckon we've all had a few! But the one that springs to my mind was the time I visited my sister at my birthplace ten years ago. We hadn't seen each other for ages and I'd managed to spend a long weekend with her.

Bad manners and aggressiveness

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The Spanish Society has lately  been involved in a huge economic and financial crisis. There is absolutely no doubt about that and their consequences. We every day get up and have breakfast accompanied by the last citizen protest. Along with the crisis, the recent political wrong-doings take up all the news and they are the only subject of conversation in families and friends. Nevertheless nobody seems to be worried about the growth of aggressiveness in people`s behaviour.

Diferent generations living together

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Over the past few years, it looks as if the size of families has been increasing, which means different generations from the same family living under the same roof. The question is whether it is convenient or not.

 

The Iceland 2008 Financial Crisis

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Protests in IcelandThe Iceland financial crisis of 2008-2009 was an important economic crisis which involved the collapse of the three largest commercial banks in the country following their difficulties in refinancing their short-term debt and a bank run in the UK. Compared to the size of its economy, Iceland's banking collapse is by far the largest one ever suffered by a country in the History of Economics worldwide.

   
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