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Aug
31

What exactly is Rich Media?

Do you know how fast the media world has changed? When was the last time that you read a text ad with words; viewed a display ad with pictures; or enjoyed a multimedia ad with animation? And did you realised that the consumers’ needs have changed? They want ad that contains plenty of pictures and […]

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Aug
31

Why we need to study business statistics?

Statistics … the most important science in the whole world: for upon it depends the practical application of every other science and of every art; the one science essential to all political and social administration, all education, all organisation based upon experience, for it only gives the results of our experience. -Florence Nightingale. Learning Statistics […]

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Aug
26

The introduction of the complexity behind 3D modelling & Design

In the field of computer aided design and computer graphics, it is often required to describe the surface information of a complex 3D shape. The surface of such an object could have an arbitrary shape (other than planes or quadrics) and is thus called a freeform surface. Freeform surfaces are used to describe car bodies, […]

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Aug
26

Hospitality management education: Perception towards hospitality management courses in Asia

Hospitality / tourism management is one of the fastest growing industries. One among 8 workers are employed in this industry worldwide (UNWTO). Many nations are considering this industry as the primary industry in terms of economic benefits as well as overall development as of the country. Asia has considerable amount of examples like Thailand, a […]

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Aug
26

User Interfaces of Information Systems

In any system that is developed there exist three tiers or layers that have to be completed. These are the presentation layer (which houses the system’s interfaces), the application layer (which houses the business logic) and the persistence layer (which houses the data services or data repositories). This is depicted in a visual manner in […]

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Aug
26

Organizations advocating Mark Orientation

At marketplace, there are several orientations which organizations could adopt ranging from Production orientation, sales orientation to marketing orientation (Kotler, Burton, Dean, Brown and Armstrong, 2013). Marketing Orientation is widely advocated by organizations as the starting point is seeking to understand customers’ needs and wants, an “outside-in” perspective in contrast to the “inside-in” perspective for […]

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Aug
25

Information Technology (IT) courses in Singapore

When one gets down to choosing an IT course here in Singapore one is faced with numerous choices that befits an all-you-can-eat-buffet! There are many to choose from. One would notice from the information gathered that one’s final choice very much depends on one’s interest and its marketability in today’s employment market. Topics like object-oriented […]

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Aug
25

Learning Perspective

There are varieties of learning approaches students could adopt in their learning progress. According to Trigwell, Prosser & Waterhouse (1999), there are two main approaches learners usually adopt. One such learning approach is that of surface approach in which learners relies very much on memorising and reproducing of knowledge. Another is that of deep learning […]

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Aug
25

Psychology, maps and sleep – Part 3

We have seen that humans have a built-in compass and an ‘inner’ map that is orientated North/South.  Did you know that you can improve your compass and map ?  When I was younger I did a lot of orienteering (walking in the countryside) using a map and compass.  I had read a book about Psychology […]

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Aug
25

Psychology of Sleep (Part 2) – How mental maps affect sleeping in Singapore

So, we know that we each have a map in our heads and that it’s set North/South, but throughout history maps were generally orientated East/West: the Chinese put the Middle Kingdom in the middle, Europeans put Jerusalem at the centre. The orientation was based on the circuit of the Sun, the most obvious and fixed […]

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Aug
25

Psychology, maps and sleep – Part 1

Have you ever thought about the psychology of your sleeping habits?  You probably go to bed at roughly the same time and wake up at the same time every day, even at weekends when you don’t set the alarm.  Do you always sleep on the same side of the bed in the same position?  When […]

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Aug
17

The Importance of Media Literacy among Young People

There’s no telling of what people might be exposed to in the media nowadays, from graphic violence to sexually explicit contents. Having the ability to consciously be aware, and critical to the credibility of information provided or presented by the mainstream media has been an increasingly important subject in media education. Media literacy is generally […]

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Aug
17

Information Technology (IT) prepares one for future career challenges

The study of information technology (or IT) which covers computing science and networking etc., will normally include software development which emphasizes structuredness and the importance of phases. It highlights sequential development and the criticalness of planning and management of tasks and processes to be carried out. One must have a sequence or shape to fall […]

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Industry Attachment Programme

Singapore is regarded as one of the best places to study Hotel and Event Management course. At TMC Academy, we feel that industrial attachments are an integral part of our students’ learning process in the Hospitality Management course. Some of its great advantages to the students include the following: to familiarise themselves with the industry, […]

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The Study of International Business

The influence of international business on governments, economies and societies has been profound and countries have become more integrated and dependent on one other on trade. For instance, in ASEAN, 6 out of 10 countries has the ratio of total trade to GDP exceeded 100% in 2012 (ASEAN, 2013). In the case of small country [...]
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May
21

Cloud Computing – The Next Generation Computing Landmark

Cloud – An Introduction Cloud has been a buzzword these days and most people are still not aware of what is it all about? Before we go deeper into the various aspects of the Cloud, we first need to understand what a Cloud is. Cloud in an actual sense is a virtual computer remotely placed […]

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Jan
02

New Year’s Resolution

  There are only three more days away; we will be celebrating another new year.  Besides celebrating it, each of us should also think about how to spend your precious time meaningfully during the year of goat. Hence, we would like to set new year’s resolution before it comes knocking at our door. Do you […]

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Jan
01

The Exposure of Feral Cases in Psychology

It is fascinating to observe the way in which children grow. Physical, biological, social and psychological changes define the growth of each child. There are unfortunate ones however, who do not develop normally, who do not grow up within the social structures we have created. They grow in the wild, in the company of wild […]

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Dec
21

Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting

Very often individuals often, ask this question, why study this subject, they are very difficult. Firstly we as individuals (if we think logically) are learning nothing new, except that we are re-enforcing our inborn skills, which we acquired naturally. We know that if we receive or inherent something, we must learn to use it and […]

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