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3 Myths About Online Education
There’s a lot of misinformation circulating about the nature of online degrees. These three myths have been debunked by successful online students.
Online Education Provides Opportunities for All
We must invest in high quality, publicly available and cost-effective online education to meet the needs of all Americans.
Lifelong Learning in the Digital Age
Breakthroughs and discoveries create dramatic change. Nowhere is this change more apparent than in education.
What Potential Students Should Look For In an Online Program
It is a challenge to find the right online education program, but there is plenty of advice available that will help you advance in the search.
7 Things You May Not Know About Taking Online Courses
In today's world, online schools are becoming more common. Here are seven reasons why enrolling in an online school could be right for you.
Demand for Choice and Diversity in Online Learning Creates Innovation
Although online education has been around for many years, the demand for a collaborative and engaging learning environment has led to diversity in online programs.
More Students Are Choosing to Attend High School Online, Here’s Why
Why students are saying goodbye to lecture halls and hello to coffee shops with free WiFi.
3 Answers to Your Burning Questions About Telehealth
Telemedicine has been around, but advancements in technology have made it even more widely available. We sat down with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Shruti Chandra and asked what’s next.
5 Top Degrees for Adults Pursuing Online Education
From hospitality to health care, these degrees are the most popular with adult learners.
The Door Is Open For Women in Manufacturing
Over the next decade, 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed and 2 million of these jobs will go unfilled due to the skills gap. So, how do we fix this critical labor and economic issue?
Think Twice Before You Write off Online Courses
While it is not possible to assess every online course out there today, taking a look inside a typical online course can be illuminating.
Looking Past the Degree for the True Value of Online Education
When we think of distance learning in higher education, we think in terms of earning degrees. But it’s enhanced employment opportunities and career development that are the real goals.
Nursing Schools Answer Demand by Bolstering Online Educational Programs
The time may be right for you to consider advancing your nursing education and expanding your career horizons by completing an online degree program.
Why Vintage Education Doesn't Work for the Digital Generation
To prepare today’s learners for the future, we must ensure that they are equipped to take advantage of the vast number of learning opportunities that will be at their fingertips.
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.
Engineering Goes Digital: 3 Benefits of the Virtual Classroom
The number of colleges and universities offering online courses has grown exponentially in recent years, and the investment in making traditional graduate programs accessible online is only expected to rise.
How to Embrace a Digital Classroom
With technology, educators now have the opportunity to individualize student learning environments, allowing students to achieve at the rate and in the modality that works best for them.
What’s an Online Degree Worth in 2015?
Today, online programs are making it possible for more people to earn a degree and make a difference in the world around them.
4 Ways to Thrive in an Online Graduate Nursing Program
To thrive as a student, you must identify and utilize your resources, make time for school and expand your thinking.
E-Learning: Where Nurses Turn for Success
While hands-on practice will always have a place in the field, more and more nurses are placing an initial emphasis on building an educational foundation—putting down their stethoscopes and picking up their laptops instead.
The Digital Age Demands Diversity: A Roundtable Discussion
Industry experts and leading voices sound off on how we can encourage more women to train for digitally based jobs, and why it’s vital.
Revolutionizing Education: Bringing the University to You
Higher education has emerged in the 21
century as far more accessible, flexible and responsive than ever before.
What Lies Ahead for the Digital Learning Revolution?
The value our society places on obtaining a degree has never been greater. Yet, far too many students fail to graduate from college.
Distance Learning: Soon to Become a Standard in Education
In the future, a college degree will not only be a path to a job, but a means of job security in which colleges, employers, and students form a compact of sorts.
Actress Shannon Doherty Reveals Her Online Education Experience
She's been a spokesperson for online education, now she expresses her candid sentiments.
Amid Falling College Enrollments, Online Programs Present New Financial Stability
Since 2008, institutions of higher education have been hit hard with financial challenges, having to be more creative with resources or shut down altogether.
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.
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.
Online Learning Can Boost a Career Transition
Considering a career transition, or having one thrust upon you by a pink slip heading your way? Now may be the perfect time to freshen up your career skills and credentials with an online course, certificate or even degree.
Flexibility Makes the Grade for Online Courses
Students from all walks of life are opting for online education, which offers something for everyone.
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.
The Truth About MOOCs
The MOOC movement and online learning have fundamentally changed the expectations of students about what learning should be.
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.
How I Budgeted Online Learning Into My Schedule
A panel of current and former students reflects on the way remote learning fit into the schedule, and equipped them to climb higher in their respective fields.
Leading the Charge to Raise Awareness About the Many Faces of Adult Education
The U.S.’s widening education gap has resulted in social stratification and economic isolation. These lapses can transform into a significant threat to the U.S. economy and general social stability.
Serious Play Expo Panel of Teachers
Teachers from all over the country discuss the benefits and future of technology in classrooms and beyond.
Why a 99 Year Old Headed Back to Class (and You Can Too)
For most centenarians, just reaching their 100th birthday is an achievement, but for some it takes much more to truly satisfy that need.
Culinary Education Gets a Digital Reboot
For busybodies with a desire to master the kitchen, online culinary classes can save you time and money.
When Selecting an Online College, Consider Student Services
Mississippi State University’s Distance Education faculty members communicate the importance of student services when considering online colleges.
How Students Are Making the Most of Their Online Degrees
These adult learners sought out the programs that best suited their needs, actively pursued education and gained a competitive edge that opened new opportunities.
Student-Centered Customer Service Improves Online Registration Rates in Higher Ed
Just as a bad customer service experience can turn shoppers off of a purchase in the retail world, so too can it affect the act of shopping for online courses, and ultimately registering for a degree program.
Digital Platform Bluprint is Helping Makers Get Creative
Tackling creative projects is easier than ever thanks to the maker movement, a blend of DIY sensibility and technology.
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