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What is Academic Education

By ACS Distance Education on November 23, 2022 in Animals & Education | comments

Academic learning focuses on the content, contrasting with vocational learning that focuses on the outcome - improving one's ability to do a jon (ie. vocational improvement).

 Is it the difference between a VET course and a University? Are the differences really that distinct?

 

How to Identify Fish

By ACS Distance Education on December 9, 2019 in Animals | comments

There are three major groups of fishes: Cartilaginous (Superclass Chondrichthyes), Primitive Bony Fish (Sarcopterygii) and Bony Fish (Actinopterygii).

Take a look at the video we made that explains this in a lot more depth.

 

Animal Feed & Nutrition

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
Animals can suffer from nutritional disorders, just like humans. Pet food suppliers, animal welfare services and charities, animal owners and even animal health experts need to understand general animal nutrition and regularly update their knowledge to include new research. Many choose to do this via professional development courses and consultations.
 

Holistic Health Care for Animals

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
There are many therapies other than the obvious mainstream ones. Sometimes called natural or complimentary therapies, they include hydrotherapy, acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, naturopathic, nutritional, psychological and preventative medicine. 
 

Animal Health Research and Management

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
Research informs us about animal health, enabling us to better manage both individual animals as well as groups or entire species. The context in which this work happens is varied, for example:
Public sector work by quarantine inspectors, biosecurity officers, policy advisers, universities, zoos.
Community, health, and welfare: by community educators, health specialists and veterinarians, and more.