Why More People Who Are Changing Careers Are Studying Online Too

 05/24/2010

“Students who took all or part of their class online performed better, on average, than those taking the same course through traditional face-to-face instruction. Learning outcomes for students who engaged in online learning exceeded those of students receiving face-to-face instr
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8 Big Mistakes Online Students Make

05/20/2010

Teachers of online courses say students often fall victim to these common mistakes, which can cost them lots of money and hurt their academic records:

1. Not checking out the school. Since most employers and others colleges won't accept the credits,
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The Summer and Online Study . . . Perfect Together!

04/28/2010

In the coming weeks, we’ll be serving up a stream of posts about why the summer is such a great time to take college courses – both online and in the classroom. Today, let’s take a look at some reasons why summer is such a good time to sign up, log in, and start learning.

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Maximize an Online Education Program

04/18/2010

Interested in learning about how to select an online program, how to successfully complete an online degree or certificate program, and how to effectively sell the online degree to a future employer? With a slowly recovering economy and high unemployment, more people are using onli
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How to Maximize an Online Education Program

04/15/2010

With a slowly recovering economy and high unemployment, more people are using online educational programs to learn new skills in order to transfer into new careers or advance in their current fields. Approximately one fourth of the 19 million students enrolled in higher educati
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7 Reasons Why Distance Learning Rocks

03/30/2010

Distance learning continues to grow and is now an option at more than two-thirds of all institutions of higher education offering at least a two-year degree. Indeed, 88 percent of public universities offer credit-granting distance education courses according to a 2006-07 survey
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3 Classic Study Strategies that Speed Online Learning

03/17/2010

If you want to get some perspective about the power of computers as teaching machines, think about Socrates. That's right - Socrates, the dude who did himself in by drinking hemlock juice. History tells us that every day, Athenian students would gather in a circle around Socrates while
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How Distance Learners Can Make College Rock

03/14/2010

There's more to higher education than sitting in a classroom. After hitting the books, college students play ultimate, date, party, flirt, order pizza, and grab late-night lattes to keep their eyes open.

Sound good? Yes, it is. But what if you are a distance learner? Does that
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Why Online Study Takes the Risk Out Of Learning

03/10/2010

If you've been visiting this blog, you already know the benefits of taking college courses online. You can save money - a lot of it - and even cut the cost of your first college year down to a few thousand dollars. You can pursue your studies at the pace that's right for you. You
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Why distance-learning MBAs matter

02/24/2010

DISTANCE-learning business education is a resounding success story. In America, specialist universities, such as the University of Phoenix, have hundreds of thousands of postgraduate business students enrolled. In India the total is probably in the millions. If, perhaps, the very top ti
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