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MOOCs Breathing New Life Into Academics

MOOCs: Breathing New Life Into Academics

The zombies of AMC's epic series, The Walking Dead, are reviving interest in learning in massive open online courses often called MOOCs.
Shaquille O Neal From Slam Dunks To Doctorate Degree

Shaquille O'Neal: From Slam Dunks To Doctorate Degree

The NBA superstar opens up about the role higher education has played in his vast success.
Members of Military Community Are Earning Degrees Online

Members of Military Community Are Earning Degrees Online

With a hectic military schedule, these two students have found online education to be a viable option for getting a degree.
Exploiting the Power of Technology to Reap the Benefits of Effective Learning

Exploiting the Power of Technology to Reap the Benefits of Effective Learning

At a time when the half-life of knowledge is six to 18 months, continuous learning is the cornerstone of career success.
Using Lifelong Learning To Get and Stay Smart

Using Lifelong Learning To Get and Stay Smart

Technology is helping people learn on their own schedules using the Internet, smartphones and tablets.
Sir John Daniel Access to Higher Education Is Potentially Universal

Sir John Daniel: 'Access to Higher Education Is Potentially Universal.'

Sir John Daniel, Senior Advisor, Academic Partnerships, one of the world's premier practitioners and thinkers in technology mediated and distance learning, addresses the state of online education today.
Integrating Learning Into The Busy Lives of Society

Integrating Learning Into The Busy Lives of Society

Mediaplanet sat down with Tom Mackey and Tai Arnold of SUNY Empire State College to talk about the changing face of higher education.
4 Ways to Maximize the ROI on Your College Degree

4 Ways to Maximize the ROI on Your College Degree

College can provide a great return on investment, which can even be increased with a little financial diligence.
Distance Learning The Future of Education

Distance Learning: The Future of Education

Online learning not only diminishes geographical boundaries, but also offers students flexibility.
Leveling the Playing Field in K 12 Classrooms

Leveling the Playing Field in K-12 Classrooms

Although typically associated with college or adult courses, online education is getting high grades in K-12 classrooms across the country.
Lifelong Learning Access Quality Experience

Lifelong Learning: Access, Quality, Experience

How we can tap into the power of distance learning to improve higher education and workforce performance.
Online Education From Campus to Computer

Online Education: From Campus to Computer

Formerly on the fringes, distance learning has gained wide acceptance among students, institutions of higher education and even employers.
Flexibility Makes the Grade for Online Courses

Flexibility Makes the Grade for Online Courses

Students from all walks of life are opting for online education, which offers something for everyone.
Online K 12 Offers Classes Any Time Any Place

Online K-12 Offers Classes Any Time, Any Place

Online education allows K-12 students to personalize their learning experience, setting them up for success later in life.
Lifelong Learning Goes the Distance

Lifelong Learning Goes the Distance

For every student, technology has transcended the classroom and changed the landscape of education.
Leading Change Advancing Health The Changing Face of Nursing

Leading Change, Advancing Health: The Changing Face of Nursing

Students can advance their careers in one of the most in-demand professions, thanks to the growth of online
 nursing programs.
Max Espinoza Weighs In on the New Path to Earning A Degree

Max Espinoza Weighs In on the New Path to Earning A Degree

Max Espinoza of Scholarship America shares his knowledge and advice for the next era of digital learners.
Technology Assessment Systems Support High Quality Learning

Technology Assessment Systems Support High Quality Learning

The innovations of technology continue to further the capabilities of learning for the next generation.  
Going the Distance Student Insights Into the Digital Classroom

Going the Distance: Student Insights Into the Digital Classroom

A panel of students share the advantages, setbacks and hurdles they faced while pursuing a degree on their own terms. 

Behind the Helmet: Leland Melvin on Setbacks, Purpose and Inspiration

STEMThe astronaut opens up about the personal inspiration and setbacks that brought him to such heights, and how STEM needs the ‘Arts’ to power America’s next generation on STEAM.

Behind the Helmet: Leland Melvin on Setbacks, Purpose and Inspiration

Bringing STEM to Every Student in America

STEMComputing jobs are growing faster than almost any other job out there, but fewer women are learning computer science than decades ago. Now we have a chance to turn the trend around.

Bringing STEM to Every Student in America

How STEM Is Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy

STEMWhat will it take to close the STEM skills gap and lead a STEM workforce revolution?

How STEM Is Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy

Make Art, Transform Lives: The Importance of Art Education

Higher EducationMany schools are cutting back or eliminating their art programs due to budget constraints. However, countless studies have demonstrated the immeasurable benefits of art education.

Make Art, Transform Lives: The Importance of Art Education

Learning Without Limits: John Legend’s Sound Investment

Higher EducationThe Grammy-winning singer-songwriter celebrates teachers who inspire students to be tomorrow’s innovators.

Learning Without Limits: John Legend’s Sound Investment

Giving Back: How Students Are Using Technology to Help the Community

STEMStudents are combining their STEM education and community projects with impressive and meaningful results.

Giving Back: How Students Are Using Technology to Help the Community