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These Are Bill Gates’ Life-Long Learning Tools
January 12, 2018
Think you’re a lifelong learner? Take a page from Bill Gates’s playbook and check out these exciting resources. Let’s take a closer look.

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Will Your Next Degree Be on a Smartphone?
December 29, 2017
Mobile compatibility has been a priority for education delivery. However, as elearning continues to evolve, innovators are moving in a different direction: “ Instead of designing their material for any device, they’re choosing just one,” says ElearningInside News. Here’s a closer look at wha...

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Can WiFi-Equipped School Buses Close the Homework Gap?
November 24, 2017
Lack of #internetaccess in American homes has been linked with the inability of students to do their homework. Now, in an effort to counteract this phenomenon, which has been dubbed “the homework gap,” some school districts are taking creative measures. One particularly innovative initia...

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How Microcredentials Are Shaking Up Online Education
November 10, 2017
Want to earn credits without earning an entirely new degree? Take a look at the ways microcredentials are shaking up online education.

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Mobile Operator Gives Free Internet to University Students in South Africa
October 27, 2017
As online education becomes more prevalent and the need for students to have online access, a major company in South Africa has given 19 of South Africa’s 23 universities free internet access. Let’s take a closer look.

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Graduates Use Apps to Transition to Post-College Life
October 13, 2017
Recent grad? Feeling overwhelmed with adulthood? Try one of these apps to help you find a place to live, people to hang out with, stuff to do, and manage your money. Let’s take a closer look.

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What Seemingly Small Thing is Hindering Higher Education Attainment in Rural America?
September 29, 2017
Many factors come into play when it comes to the subject of widening access to higher education. Now comes new research from the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida indicating that one lesser-known issue may be hindering degree attainment and economic development in the US state of Flor...

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Incarcerated Students Find Hope in Technology
September 15, 2017
Given research indicating the link between education and reduced recidivism in prison, the case for educating inmates is a strong one. Now, a new tablet-based education platform is making it easier than ever to help inmates gain access to education, according to a recent Huffington Post article. Her...

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Parents Show More Openness to Online Programs
August 25, 2017
A recent survey by HSBC reveals that parents around the world are more aware of and more open to having their children participate in online learning.  Let’s take a closer look at other results from the survey and what they mean for online learning.

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The One Thing Online College Students Crave Above All Else
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 arise, a recent survey of 1,500 prospective, current and newly graduated online-only college students reveals that something else tops the list. Online st...

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January 5, 2018

The online education sector is booming—students have more flexibility and options than ever before when it comes to earning a degree. What does this...


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December 18, 2017

The countdown to Christmas is on, and single digits are just a weekend away. Whether you’re already in the holiday spirit and aiming to keep the mom...


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December 1, 2017

Considering an online course but have some misconceptions? Separate fact from fiction with us as we debunk six common myths about online learning. Let...