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Five Reasons You Should Learn To Code (And How To Do It)
November 9, 2018
Coding has been declared to be the "most important job skill of the future", as well as being heralded as "the next mass profession". But whether or not you plan on a career as a coder -- and you should at least think about it if you are looking for an in-demand profession -- learning to code can be a worthwhile pursuit. Read on for a roundup of five reasons why you should learn to code.

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Report Shows Online Programs In Continuing Higher Ed Can Do Better At Retaining Students
November 2, 2018
There's a disconnect between the overall growth of online education and a drop in online higher education opportunities. What's going on? Let's take a closer look.

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Coworking Spaces to Become Study Halls
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 offer 2U, an online learning program management company which offers the best of both worlds: a collaborative coworking space that students can also u...

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Online Learning Consortium Will Score The Quality Of Student Support
October 12, 2018
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), a collaborative community of higher education innovators, recently released the OLC Quality Scorecard for Online Student Support, a self-evaluation tool for higher education institutions. Let's take a closer look.

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Million Dollar Funding Pool for 5G Education Tech Ideas
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 transform the way experience all education. Two groups are setting out to use technology to improve middle school education. Let's take a closer look.

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Is This the Solution to Virtual Charter School Failure in the US?
September 14, 2018
With virtual charter schools in Indiana continuing to struggle, national charter school organizations have come together to suggest an innovative solution: letting them choose their students. The catch? This violates the basic principle of charter schools, which are required by law to admit all stud...

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Will E-Learning Eliminate Snow Days?
August 20, 2018
Hold your breath. Snow days may be a thing of the past...

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Why Geography is Important to Online Students
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 look.

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Major Investors Target China's Online Education Platforms
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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India Allows Full Online Degrees For Top Universities
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 higher education regulator, approved the new regulations for online education. Let's take a closer look.

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October 26, 2018

The Guardian recently proclaimed blockchain to be “this year’s buzzword.” While you have undoubtedly heard of it, you may not know what it is an...


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October 5, 2018

Why should you study online? So many reasons. Here are six.


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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 pro...