Want to learn more about the world of online learning and online degrees? Here are some top articles that will help you discover everything you need to know about online education.
Mistakes Distance Learners Make
Want to avoid some common mistakes distance learners make in their online education? This article covers seven of them including choosing the wrong school, procrastination, failing to connect, paying too much, scaring potential employers, not getting credit, and not using online resources. The 7 Mistakes Distance Learners Make
Social Media Helps Students Engage
Online education does not have to be a solo adventure. Learn how social media can help students connect with each other on Facebook and how Facebook usage affects statistics such as the likelihood students engaging on Facebook will stay in college. It also lists Facebook apps that have educational benefits. Social Media helps Students Engage
Online Education's Importance Confirmed by Release of Growth Data
Is online education becoming more popular? Yes, according to these statistics released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This includes growth in online college enrollment and interest in online programs from traditional universities such as Rutgers and Washington State University. Online Education's Importance Confirmed by Release of Growth Data
Who is an Online Degree For?
Have you had no college, some college, or even earned an Associates or Bachelor's degree? No matter what your current educational status, an online degree can be the perfect fit for you. This article highlights the results a poll of currently enrolled students in an online university about their previous education. Who is an Online Degree For?
Assistive Technologies for Online Learning
Regardless of whether you have special needs, these assistive technologies can help aid you in your pursuit of an online degree. These tools will aid in vision, hearing, speech recognition, assistive writing, dexterity, mobility, learning, and language & communication. Assistive Technologies for Online Learning
Traditional University vs. Online for a Degree: Pros and Cons
Earning a Ph.D. With a Plan
Advice from a current student earning their Ph.D. through distance courses on commitment, putting yourself out there, and not letting the stigma get to you in your decision to pursue distance education. Earning a Ph.D. With a Plan
How to Succeed in Your Online Program
Six great tips on how to succeed in getting your online degree, from remembering why you are participating in online education to keeping in contact with your classes and your professors. This article also includes two great resources for collaborating with outside services to get help with your studies. How to Succeed in Your Online Program
Online Learning Isn’t Lonely
Probably one of the biggest fears about online education (especially for naturally extroverted people) is that it will be a lonely experience. This article debunks that this myth by discussing how the professors are always tuned in to their students’ needs in addition to additional university services that will help students stay connected. Online Learning Isn’t Lonely
Your College Degree: How to Stand Out
How can you stand out from other online degree graduates in the marketplace? Here are some good pointers, including how to use social media to your advantage. Your College Degree: How to Stand Out