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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 students are looking for a sense of community above all else. Here’s a closer look at the community imperative, along with other key takeaways from a report.


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What Online Learning Looks Like in 2017
July 28, 2017
With online learning on the rise, and fierce competition for success, online schools and programs must consider the needs of their potential students.  A new report that surveyed 1,500 current and potential online students offers some insight into the shape of online learning in 2017.  Let...

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Ontario Invests in Free Online Textbook Initiative
July 14, 2017
One oft-underestimated, “hidden” expense encountered by college students while in school?  Textbooks. Now comes news that Ontario is aiming to make college more affordable by investing $1 million in free online textbooks and educational resources. Here’s a closer look at the O...

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How to Finish That Online Class
July 7, 2017
Here you are—you’ve signed up for an online class and you’re ready to go.  Ready?  Set?  Not so fast?  Need some help starting and finishing?  Check out these six strategies for finishing that online class.

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More Competitors in Online Education Market
June 30, 2017
A new survey reveals a fierce market for online education. Learn more about this trend and the response of two-year and four-year schools.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Online Studies Shows Continued Growth
June 16, 2017
Online studies are taking up more of the online sector at public institutions than anywhere else.  Let’s take a closer look at some data from Digital Learning Compass that shows online learning trends for the past few years. 

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Online Education Skyrockets in India
June 2, 2017
Online education in India will grow by a staggering eight times to reach nearly $2 billion by the year 2021, as recently reported by The Hindu based on a study from Google and KPMG. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with reasons for the meteoric growth of the industry.

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Rwanda Set to Digitize Education by June
May 19, 2017
Learn more about an exciting partnership between Microsoft and the government of Rwanda that will revolutionize—and digitize—education in Rwanda.  Let’s take a closer look.

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West African Universities to Get Internet Connectivity Boost
May 5, 2017
African online learning platform eLearn Africa and the Association of African Universities announced a partnership earlier this spring which would expand the platform’s reach to at least 10 million African students. Now comes news that telecommunications juggernaut Globacom has pledged to depl...

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Digital Disruption? Masters Programs Slash Prices to Compete with Online Degrees
April 21, 2017
Online learning is making its mark in the digital revolution.  Pricey masters programs are slashing prices—and offering more options—for students to apply online MicroMasters degrees to full-time brick-and-mortar programs.  Let’s take a closer look.

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August 21, 2017

Rapid technological advancements represent positive progress for society in near-endless ways. However, this growth is not without its challenges. Top...


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August 4, 2017

A staggering array of higher education options is available to today’s college students. And while choice is always a good thing, it can also be...


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July 21, 2017

So, you want to teach online?  Welcome!  If you’re already a certified educator, you’re ahead of the curve.   If not, ...