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What You Need To Know About The Digital Skills Gap
September 7, 2018
The technological revolution is not working in the UK and some say that not enough children are getting the digital education they need to make it in college or a career. Girls, especially, are less likely to go into computer science and other STEM-related fields. Let's take a closer look at the digital skills gap and how you can prepare yourself for the digital world.

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Everything You Need to Know About Virtual Advisers
August 24, 2018
By now, there's a good chance you know that having an adviser to help guide you through your program, degree, or certificate is a big step on the road to success. Let's take a closer look at everything you need to know about virtual advisers.

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Can You Really Study Online Using a Mobile Device?
August 3, 2018
As mobile technology reaches the far corners of the world, it allows more people more access to the internet--and to online learning. Let's take a closer look at how mobile devices make an impact on online learning--and what you should consider before you start an online program.

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Starting An Online Degree? Avoid These Five Common Pitfalls
July 9, 2018
Deciding to pursue online studies and picking a program are terrific first steps on the path to getting your degree. However, just because you’re enrolled doesn’t mean you’re ready to start. Avoid these five pitfalls in order to hit the ground running and get the most out of your online studie...

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How Can Online Students Get Mental Health Help
June 25, 2018
As we know, mental health services for college students are critical to student success. So, how does an online student use campus mental health services without a campus? Let's take a look at four strategies.

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What is Transactional Distance and Why Does it Matter to Online Students
May 30, 2018
Think about it: in a traditional classroom, students and instructors have the opportunity to interact face-to-face. What does this mean? It means that when a student asks a question, the instructor can address it immediately. It means that when an instructor asks the class for feedback, the students...

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4 Skills that Prepare You for Digital Leadership
May 11, 2018
Think of the explorers in the Wild West, who faced a new frontier. They had no idea what to expect, faced unknown obstacles, and had limited supplies. What did they have? They had gumption. They had drive. They had ambition and grit. They pushed forward, making mistakes, asking questions, and doing ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Learning Styles
April 27, 2018
Are you a visual learner, an aural learner, a read/write learner, or a kinesthetic learner? Or are there no such things as “learning styles,” after all? While the proposition that we all learn differently has been around for a while, scientists are still trying to understand the degree to which ...

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From Tron to Ready Player One: The Evolution of the Internet Through Film
April 13, 2018
Ready Player One may have had its fair share of skeptics heading into its release, but plenty of fangeeks -- and critics, too -- quickly came around to its “CGI razzle dazzle.” In fact, VR, AR, and New Media contributor for Forbes went so far as to declare it to be, “an instance sci-fi masterp...

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Pick The Best Moment To Study Online
March 31, 2018
With the rapid rise in popularity of online programs, it seems like you can just start one anytime. You can. But should you? When’s the best moment for you to study online? It depends on your situation. Let’s take a closer look.

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January 15, 2019

No university can offer every class at every time, but smaller colleges and universities face even more challenges when it comes to maximizing their c...


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January 3, 2019

Some prisoners in Kenya and Uganda are studying their way out of prison and helping others in the process. Let's take a closer look.


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December 14, 2018

This past August, over 80 girls from 34 African countries attended the first Coding Camp in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, for 10 days. The camp launched the ...