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Top Online Nutrition Schools – 5 Reasons to Attend One

Traditional schools and colleges are gradually losing the charisma and quality they once possessed. It is no wonder why many people of this technological age simply hate spending long hours in schools and colleges.

Nutrition students are suffering the same fate as well, though being a study which requires hands on experience; many people prefer acquiring their certifications and degrees from online nutrition schools. The question which arises here is why?

Reason # 1: You Will Find it Affordable

Believe it or not but all traditional schools need to pay up for the energy they consume, services they offer, faculty, food, resources, buildings and the list can go on. As a result you need to pay some heavy tuition which becomes difficult to manage.

Accredited online nutrition schools offer most of the studies through distance based means many of the expenses are cut down hence giving you an affordable studying option in the nutritional field.

Reason # 2: No More Fixed Timings

Most nutrition online schools allow students to set up their own class timings and plan their schedule. Therefore you can never be late for class and also fix it at a time most convenient to you.

This is something which most campus based schools lack in comparison with online ones.

Reason # 3: Books and Studies are Online

Majority of the students today prefer using digital notebooks and laptops to study and access most of the material through this means as well. If you decide to acquire an online nutrition degree than most of the course work is carried out through similar means, also the use of textbooks is least.

Hence online nutrition schools turn out to be quite effective for the modern day learners.

Reason # 4: Availability of Tutors & Faculty Members

Tutors and faculty members play a vital role in your upbringing in the study of nutrition. As a student you will have a strong relationship with them while studying online. Also you can review different lessons and lectures again if you have missed out something.

You can also personally visit faculty members on occasions depending on the policy of the school you are enrolled in.

Reason # 5: Lets you Plan out your Career

Many schools and colleges make you believe that once you start your higher education in nutrition from them you will be able to direct your career goals easily. This is not true because most students are often puzzled and confused where to step after completing their education.

Online nutrition schools help you not to suffer the same fate how? The educations you acquire are flexible and convenient because of which you have ample of time to plan your career and see which courses may lead you towards your goals the most.

The Benefits of Preschool Art Programs

Pre-schools do not only have the responsibility of imparting early education on children, but also to develop their skills, talents as well as personality. This is the reason why it is quite important for all pre-schools to focus on extra-curricular activities, especially art. It has been seen that all kids love art and are able to be creative in its various shades. Where some can draw beautifully with a pencil, others can come up with fantastic clay work or colorful paintings. While participating in art activities enhances the child’s creative talents, it also provides him/her with a chance to develop their personality and self confidence. Here are some visible benefits of indulging kids in art programs.1. Mental StimulationArt education helps stimulate a child’s mental capabilities and poses challenges for him/her in a positive manner. It helps refine cognitive senses and encourages creativity skills. It also keeps them interested and they do not succumb to boredom. This is why young kids are always encouraged with colors and art tools.2. Develops a Child’s LearningWhen children involve themselves in artistic pursuits, they become more aware of the environment and also get to learn more about it. They also tend to respect nature more than adults do and with proper guidance, can gradually learn to be a responsible person. When children are asked to draw their family, friends or any other natural object, they tend to become more observant and attentive. They also acquire a better and deeper understanding as they play with shapes and colors.3. Creates Problem Solving SkillsArt helps a child to think clearly and promotes their analysis power. This later helps the children tremendously in problem solving skills. The more analytical their minds become, the better it is for them to perform academically.4. A Source of MotivationChildren often find art to be their recluse and a form of expression. When preschools encourage art activities, it creates a source of motivation for such children and they learn to deal with their problems effectively. It is also one force that prevents the child from going on to disruptive behavior.Pre-school art programs are excellent for the developmental power of kids. Art can help children find expression to thoughts which they are otherwise too shy to say out loud. A school that focuses on extracurricular art activities is actually helping in bringing out the best in every child.

Life in a “Surveillance Society”

Governments throughout history have maximized their power by pointing to threats, internal and external, as justifications for “increased security measures” – also known to some as “diminishing freedoms.” The issue is not whether the threats are real or not – there are plenty of real threats in the world, from malignant bacteria to nuclear weapons – but the way in which we respond to them. Does battening down society’s hatches by limiting mobility and surveilling the populace even work? Does it make us “safer”?One of the consequences of the 9/11 attack was to bring issues of freedom vs. security to the fore once again. The international boogeyman of communism having been half-slain with the demise of the USSR (China, once the junior partner, is holding on by a thread), the Islamofascist threat ratcheted up the terror to provide yet another common enemy. Let’s take a look at how two Western nations, Britain and the U.S., responded to the threat.You’re on TV! The British can now exclaim with egalitarian glee that all of its subjects (they aren’t “citizens,” you know) are TV stars. Perhaps it’s more accurate to say that they are all on TV. London, by various accounts, has some four to six million close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras keeping tabs on its 7.5 million inhabitants. They are getting close to having one camera for each person. Now there’s equality!But has the constant surveillance helped keep crime and terrorism in check? Apparently, in a few “terrorism cases and several high-profile murders, London’s ubiquitous CCTV cameras have played a key role” – but only in “reconstructing what happened,” and only “after the fact.”"CCTV was originally seen as a preventative measure,” according to Detective Chief Inspector Mike Neville, head of the Visual Images, Identifications and Detections Office of Scotland Yard. According to his speech at a London conference last May, Neville considers the entire CCTV project to have been “an utter fiasco: Only 3% of crimes were solved by CCTV.” Not very good results for a system that was sold as video security for “law-abiding citizens.”People not “fearful” enough In an unintended bit of Orwellian candor, the Inspector admitted that Londoners have “no fear of CCTV.” Instead of being on their best behavior for the eagle-eyed constables working in the numerous “monitoring stations” in the city, people appear to be going about their usual business, whether felonious or innocent. Neville says they do so because they know that “the cameras are not working.”Actual camera failures are soon corrected, so in that sense they are “working.” What the good Inspector meant was that, in court, the quality of the images is often less than what is required for a positive identification. In addition, investigators are not willing to slog through hours of video to prosecute petty crimes.The verdict? London’s CCTV experiment has failed in its stated goal, but has mitigated the particular failure by having a general effect with which the government is quite pleased. There is little discussion of the principle at stake – that is, liberty – and the tension between it and security that has been at the root of Americans’ distrust of government surveillance efforts.North American inroads That innate distrust may be a North American trait, as our neighbors to the north, the Canadians, are still individualistic enough (or enough of them are) to at least stoke a national debate on the topic. The Toronto police are experimenting with CCTV right now, and the city’s Transit Commission is completing work on an $18 million camera system it claims will “capture every one” of its “2.5 million daily users on video.” And the op-ed columns and letters to the editor are fairly blazing with controversy. Well, a small, polite blaze, at any rate.Unfortunately, judging from the column inches devoted to each side of the issue, it appears that Canadians in general, and the “privileged press” in particular, are solidly behind the notion of surveillance. Apparently they believe that they will find a “nice Canadian way” of doing it that respects rights, uses renewable resources and takes flattering portraits.Americans, of course, are another breed entirely, a breed of a thousand contrarian bloodlines. As the asylum and haven of the world, our national character has a wide streak of individualism, and an instinctive distrust of power and people who like wielding it. Still, surveillance cameras, traffic cams and other CCTV installations are proliferating here, too, and are sold as examples of “Yankee ingenuity” and the natural evolution of “good government.”Refining the terms of debate The important thing for supporters of privacy rights to recognize is that video security technology has not reached the power-to-price ratio that would allow widespread installation in any Western country. Higher-resolution cameras and better lenses raise the cost substantially, while the low-end optics used in police surveillance cameras, at least in London, capture images that usually don’t help capture the crooks.Opponents of government snooping can use utilitarian arguments now, as well as philosophical ones. The fact is, the cameras don’t do what they’re advertised to do, notwithstanding that, in America, what they are asked to do seems quite Constitutionally questionable. And the utilitarian argument that the cameras don’t work anyway does not counter the pro-surveillance argument that newer, better, more powerful and even cheaper technology is becoming available.Therefore, opposing surveillance on merely utilitarian grounds is a losing proposition, especially with the pace of technological progress today. Principled opposition is required. Benjamin Franklin’s great insight on freedom vs. security, having been mauled and misquoted by so many writers and politicos in the last few years, is here in its original form for your consideration:The man who trades freedom for security does not deserve nor will he ever receive either.Compromise is not always possible. That is the challenging subtext here, a message that speaks to the sense of personal responsibility that is fast vanishing in the world. Of course, video surveillance itself is neither good nor evil. It is the application that counts. In the hands of government, surveillance cameras will end up doing damage, great and small. In the hands of individuals, however, they can be a true boon and have various uses.A thousand or a million or even 20 million CCTV cameras installed in the U.S., hither and yon and under the control of a vast range of different people, shouldn’t raise a single hair on the back of a dedicated civil libertarian’s neck. It’s when all of the cameras are centralized and controlled by one entity that people, and not just civil rights activists, should get concerned.From concern, one should move to education. Read all you can about the subject and stay informed on what local, regional and state governments are doing in this regard, in addition to the ongoing shenanigans in Washington, D.C. Whatever you ultimately decide in this matter – and you may or may not agree with everything in this article – you will at least be an informed participant in an important national discussion. We have to be able to hash out all these issues without reaching for our opponents’ throats.As long as we can still “agree to disagree” there is hope. But if it takes the courts disagreeing with the executive branch – here with a lower case “e” as it deserves – to stop police-state BS in its tracks, well, hey! That would give me a little bit of hope. Indeed it would.