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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Cyberbullying: How Bullies Have Moved From the Playground to the Web

Over the past decade, the world of learning and education has become steadily more immersed in the technology available to our modern society. From elementary school students using laptops in class, to collegiate learning taking place online, such as through online bachelor’s degree programs, students are plugging in, signing on, and becoming ever more engaged […]

How Are Online Programs Serving Adult Learners?

Our lives are increasingly busy as we try to juggle multiple roles and responsibilities, and adding school to the schedule only extends the list of things we need to accomplish each week. A

12 Reasons Community Service Should Be Required in Schools

Read on for 12 reasons why community service is so vital to student success, and why volunteering should be required in schools.

Student Debt and the Dream Job

I spent most of last week at the National Career Development Association's (NCDA) Global Conference participating in a wide range of conversations about the roles of the modern career advisor and realities of today's job market. One of the questions that emerged after a session focused on online students was, "How can they balance all […]

The 10 Greatest Social Entrepreneurs of All Time

These social entrepreneurs use their know-how and business savvy to make the world a better place.

Developing Digital Writing Skills

As an online student you are likely already immersed in digital writing requirements. Emerging as a component of the new digital literacies, digital writing can be described as written communication that goes beyond just text, is created through the use of technology, and is connected with and made available by a wide network of web-based resources. Michigan […]

The Best Leadership Bloggers

These 25 bloggers earn our endorsement as the best of the best when it comes to both leadership and blogging skills.

Book Review: Say This, NOT That to Your Professor

Have you ever had trouble figuring out why you received a particular grade on a project? Or maybe you missed a critical assignment and didn't know how you could get back on track? A new book titled Say This, NOT That to Your Professor, from Ellen Bremen (aka The Chatty Professor) aims to help students communicate these and […]

49 College Coaches You Should Follow on Twitter

Some college coaches have embraced Twitter as a way to connect with fans and give them info that can’t be had anywhere else.

Why You Should Consider Earning an Online Certificate

Certificate programs are gaining attention from educators, students, and employers as a way to get college experience and academic credit without having to complete a full degree program. These higher education alternatives, shorter in duration than most degrees, are offered by both for-profit and not-for-profit institutions, and often include online learning options. The wide variety […]