(U.S. Department of Education, September 22, 2014) U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the awarding of $82 million for 41 grants under the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP).
The typical online student may be different than you think.
(Los Angeles Times – September 09, 2014) Burning Glass Technologies, a Boston labor analytics firm, reported that more employers demand applicants with bachelor’s degrees today. This requirement makes it harder for the two-thirds of American workers without a college education, to obtain a job that could lead to middle class living. But requiring a college […]
A 2014 study reveals the main reasons why students chose to enroll in online education. By Tricia Edgar Online education is growing, causing many to ask why. In 2014, the Learning House and Aslanian Market Research set out to find out why college students seek a degree online. To complete their report "Online College Students […]
As you prepare to embark on your online education adventure, keep these 5 tips in mind. By Tricia Edgar Are you ready to go back to school and thinking about doing it online? It’s one thing to walk onto a campus where you have the support of a community around you. It’s another to click […]
Online, hybrid, and broadcast learning online are few of the types of online programs available today. By Tricia Edgar If you’re considering online learning, it’s important to understand that distance education has expanded a lot from the days of pen, paper, and textbooks. Online learning can take place using a diversity of digital media and […]