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Six Reasons To Study Online
October 5, 2018
Why should you study online? So many reasons. Here are six.

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How To Pick The Online Program That Suits You Best
September 21, 2018
Good for you! You have decided to study online. Now for the tricky part -- how do you find a place that's going to meet your needs? Not all online programs are the same. They differ in structure, delivery, expectations, and cost.

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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 di...

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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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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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October 19, 2018

WeWork, an industry leader in coworking spaces, recently teamed up with Flatiron, a coding bootcamp, and MissionU, a one-year college alternative, to ...


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October 12, 2018

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), a collaborative community of higher education innovators, recently released the OLC Quality Scorecard for Online...


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September 28, 2018

It's not just online programs that have changed the landscape of higher education. In the near future, mixed reality glasses with 5G capability will t...