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Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 4W ago

“Fake news” versus “Fake statistics” | The Online Citizen

This entry was posted in Opinion.  A friend asked me – with all the hoohah on “fake news” – got “fake statistics” or not?Photo: The Online CitizenWell, from my experience analysing statistic...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 4W ago

From rural to actuarial | Independent Online

"When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. This was the idiom young Sfundo Manyathi, a star achiever in the 2017 matric exams, said most accurately summed up is life and, more particu...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

'Active Learning' Math Initiative Expands to 12 Universities | Inside Higher Ed

Photo: Doug Lederman"A National Science Foundation-funded initiative aimed at expanding the use of "active learning" techniques in introductory mathematics courses is expanding from three...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

Machine Learning Engineers and Data Scientists Report Highest Job Satisfaction Among Data Professionals | Customer Think - Technology

Results from the Kaggle State of Data Science and Machine Learning survey of data professionals revealed that job satisfaction varies widely across job titles. Data professionals who repor...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

The Reality behind an Actuarial ‘Science’ Course… | Moneylife - Personal finance - Career

"Giri (my better half) always chides me for attempting to show things in poor light. But I cannot help it, can I? Even as I plan my annual trip to the US in February, I thought I must shar...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

Making a good career match | New Straits Times Online - Education

"AS Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) school-leavers close one chapter in their life and start another, they now face the daunting task of taking the next step — choose the right course of st...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

From undisciplined to interdisciplinary | MIT News

"Math professor Philippe Rigollet, once a “not very disciplined” student, moves between computer science and statistics" notes Larry Hardesty, computer science and technology writer at the M...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

Millikin math majors discuss plans for future careers | Millikin University

A mathematics degree prepares graduates for a number of rapidly growing positions, such as a mathematician, teacher, scientist, technology professional, engineer, statistician and more. Ph...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

Career Spotlight: Inside Actuarial Science | Knowledge Wharton Highschool

"How’s this for an unexpected new-year trend: actuarial science" inform Knowledge@Wharton High School.Take, for instance, a January 2018 headline from News24, South Africa’s largest digital...
Helge Scherlund's eLearning News · 1M ago

Two exciting books to help build strong girls | Science Book a Day

It’s a scientific fact: Women rock! Photo: Storyblocks.comGirls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh and Illustrated by Melissa Sweet.