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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 make it part of your life.  Ready?  Let’s go.


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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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Five Tips for Choosing an Online Course that Fits Your Needs
February 17, 2017
According to a 2015 survey, a staggering 5,828,826 U.S. college students took at least one online course. Multiply that figure across the global population of online course-taking students, and it grows exponentially. Obviously, there is demand, and schools have responded with supply in the form of ...

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Online v. On-Campus Degrees: How do they compare in the job market?
February 10, 2017
Location, location, location.  Where you earn your degree matters more than the type of degree—online or traditional.  Are you studying in a well-regarded online program?  Does it have regional accreditation?  These questions matter more than any others for your employer.&n...

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The Benefits of an Online MBA
January 27, 2017
What MBA program offers you quality courses, flexibility with work and home life, low cost, invaluable tech experience, and global networking opportunities?  You guessed it.  The online MBA.  Let’s take a closer look at five benefits of earning your MBA online. 

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New Year’s Resolution: Take an Online Course
January 18, 2017
The broad strokes beauty of 21st-century learning lies in the breadth and depth of information out there, just waiting to be consumed—and our access to it.  If you’ve resolved to become a better person this year and learn something new, try taking an online course.  You won&rsq...

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Five Tips for Connecting with Others as an Online Student
December 30, 2016
Think online students live in a sad and lonely world populated entirely by themselves and their computers? Think again. The truth is that many online students lead rich, full, engaged lives in college -- without ever stepping foot inside a classroom. These five tips can help you start connecting wit...

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There’s More to Online Learning Than Classes
December 16, 2016
Our digital world has a lot to offer if you know where to look.  Online is where education is going.  Smart boards.  Smart classrooms.  Flipped classrooms.  Smart phones.  Apps. Swipes.  Taps.  Clicks.  Are you ready for the ride?  Fasten your &ldquo...

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5 Tips for Avoiding Online Student Struggles
December 9, 2016
Today’s vast online learning options open many doors for students for whom the conventional “bricks and mortar” college experience may not be feasible or preferable. However, online studies also come with their own unique set of challenges. Wondering how to overcome some common obs...

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April 21, 2017

Online learning is making its mark in the digital revolution.  Pricey masters programs are slashing prices—and offering more options—...


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April 4, 2017

Malawi joins Africa’s push for online learning by offering online distance learning programs through a partnership among two public universities...


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March 24, 2017

Online learning offers many advantages to today’s flexibility-craving 21st century students. However, it also has its challenges. Topping the li...