Both online education and its traditional counterpart have pros and cons, so it’s important for students to understand what to expect before they step foot—or log into—the classroom. We focused this side-by-side comparison on three key areas that make an impact on a student’s experience.
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Online learning definitely has its perks, but it’s not for everyone. There are some common complications that many online students face and it’s helpful to know what to expect. If you’re considering becoming an online student and want to know if you have what it takes to overcome the obstacles, this article is for you.
Proper etiquette is nothing new for most people. You grew up with your parents constantly telling you to mind your manners. But for those who grew up without some sort of computer screen inches from their face at all times, proper "netiquette" may seem a bit mystifying. We're here to help with nine simple guidelines for how to be on your best behavior in an online classroom.
Want to be more than just a semi-interesting conversationalist? Want to be able to fill that awkward silence? Want to be even smarter than your friends? We've compiled a list of 10 online learning sites that will help you dominate any conversation.
Growing up in the '90s means you witness the transformation of technology becoming fun. It's no wonder you're considering pursuing an online degree. We compiled a list of 10 ways your '90s childhood has primed you for success as an online student.
Taking online classes allows you to work towards your goals at your own pace. But not everyone has what it takes to succeed in the nontraditional setting of online classes. Learn from those who have been there to prepare yourself and avoid their mistakes!
Competency-based learning is a new way to earn your degree online that takes a different, more flexible approach than the traditional online course format. Learn more about what the differences are between the traditional and competency-based models.
Online education could be the perfect solution to solidify your career in the midst of your busy schedule. It takes ambitious people-trailblazers like you-to pave the way for future students to reach their personal goals. But don't feel like you're alone in the fight.
There are a lot of opinions bandied about on the subject of MOOCs, or, massive online open courses. Here's a quick rundown of the pros and cons so you can decide if this type of coursework is right for you.
The best way to achieve the things you want in life might be an option you haven't even considered: online education.
This article will address some of the challenges of online learning as well as provide you with five tips to help improve your chances of success in online classes.
The concept of online classes can raise a lot of questions for someone who has never been enrolled in one. This article will serve as a guide to the uninitiated, and will help clarify some of the common questions beginners have about online courses.