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Five Reasons to Study Cybersecurity
August 21, 2017

Rapid technological advancements represent positive progress for society in near-endless ways. However, this growth is not without its challenges. Topping the list of obstacles threatening millions of people and organizations? Cyber threats. Certainly, cyber criminals are savvy -- which is why even savvier cybersecurity experts are needed to stay one step ahead. Thinking of becoming a (cyber) crime fighter yourself? Read on for five reasons to consider a career in this red-hot field. 


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What is the Difference Between For-Profit and Nonprofit Online Degrees?
August 4, 2017
A staggering array of higher education options is available to today’s college students. And while choice is always a good thing, it can also be confusing. For online students, understanding the difference between for-profit and nonprofit degrees can be particularly tricky. Here’s an ove...

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How to Become a Good Online Teacher
July 21, 2017
So, you want to teach online?  Welcome!  If you’re already a certified educator, you’re ahead of the curve.   If not, don’t fret.  There are opportunities for you.  Let’s take a closer look at some of the qualities of great online teachers.

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How To Build A Professional Network Online
June 9, 2017
The network.  Critical to your professional success.  In online learning, building your professional network doesn’t look a whole lot different from traditional learning—the ideas are the same, the vehicle is different.  Take a look at four ways to build that professional ...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Online Studies
May 26, 2017
You know a lot about online studies—but in the multi-billion dollar industry, it’s important to recognize what you don’t know.  Let’s take a look at things you didn’t know about online studies.  You might be surprised. 

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How Africa is Using Edtech and Online Education
May 12, 2017
From MOOCs to smartphones, the continent of Africa is at the forefront of online learning technology.  The fastest growing e-learning market in the world, Africa breathes a fresh breath of innovation.  Let’s take a look at five ways Africa is using Edtech and online education.

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Discover the New World of Alternative Credentials
April 28, 2017
The profile of a “typical” college student today looks very different than it did 20 years ago. In fact, given the rise in non-traditional students and resulting diversity found on college campuses and in online programs, the word “typical” may not even apply when it comes to...

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Think Online Studies Are Only for Degrees? Think Again.
April 14, 2017
Have a hobby?  Want a hobby?  Don’t know how to get started?  Consider taking an online course.  They’re not just for students in degree programs—they’re for everybody.  Let’s take a closer look at how you can learn or enhance a new hobby and ma...

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How To Create Your First Online Course
March 31, 2017
Creating an online course isn’t as easy as it sounds, but it’s well worth it.  Inspired design and thoughtful communication will allow you to manage step one of teaching any course: establish a positive relationship with your students.  Let’s take a closer look.

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How to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day Online
March 17, 2017
Virtual Guinness?  Not so fast.  Although Saint Patrick’s Day is often associated with the copious consumption of alcohol, it’s rooted in the love of family and friends.  Not with them?  Don’t worry.  You can celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day online this ...

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August 11, 2017

While the word “flexibility” may be the first to come to mind when conversations about the wants and needs of online college students aris...


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July 28, 2017

With online learning on the rise, and fierce competition for success, online schools and programs must consider the needs of their potential students....


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July 14, 2017

One oft-underestimated, “hidden” expense encountered by college students while in school?  Textbooks. Now comes news that Ontario is ...