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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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Why You Should Earn Your International Policy and Practice Degree Online
June 19, 2018
Whether you want to further your career prospects in business, social policy, politics, public health, diplomacy, development, research or journalism, navigating the obstacles and leveraging the opportunities that arise from globalization depend on one thing: the ability to understand and unravel th...

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Why You Should Look For A Success Coach
June 8, 2018
Online students have a lot to juggle. Full-time jobs and the demands of family and home life combined with online courses can take its toll. That's where success coaches come in. Let's take a closer look at why you should consider a success coach.

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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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Why (and How) International Students Should Attend US High School Online
May 25, 2018
While online studies have serious traction in the higher education market, this mode of study may not automatically come to mind when people think of high school. Online high school degrees exist...and they’re also a smart pathway to reaching your goals -- particularly if your goals include attend...

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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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August 10, 2018

New results from a recent study show that despite the "anywhere" appeal of online learning, most students stick close to home. Let's take a closer loo...


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July 27, 2018

Online education is taking off across the globe. One place it's taking off and investors are biting? China. Let's take a closer look.


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July 13, 2018

India's top universities can now offer full online degree programs, but some are worried. On May 24, the University Grants Commission, India’s highe...