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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Is a Bachelor’s Degree Enough?

If you are currently involved in the job search process you may be asking yourself this question. It was also addressed at PayScale.com‘s Google+ Hangout presentation last week. The speakers, a panel including employment recruiters, educators, and research analysts, shared a range of responses relevant to today’s college students and job seekers. There was a […]


Top 25 Education Blogs for Proactive Parents

We’ve discovered 25 of the best education blogs for proactive parents, and we encourage you to check them out.


The Complete Parent’s List of Education Hashtags on Twitter

Check out our list for more than 30 of the most relevant and useful hashtags for parents interested in education today.


#IOLchat Report: Challenges of “Any Time, Any Place” Learning

Each week we meet via Twitter for #IOLchat to discuss current issues related to online learning. Participants include students, instructors, eLearning companies, schools, publishers, and instructional designers. One of the major motivators for enrollment in online education is the convenience factor often described as “any time, any place” learning. Instructors, too, are drawn to the […]


6 Content Curation Suggestions for Online Students

Last week I threw out several boxes of research materials – all articles that I had printed out or made photocopies of at some point during my time in graduate school. I relied on these articles, some of them more frequently than others, as references in a variety of academic projects over the years, but […]


Online Teaching and Learning: The 2012 Effective Practice Awards

Looking for new ideas for your online course? This annual awards program from The Sloan Consortium highlights innovative online teaching and learning strategies with demonstrated evidence of success. A seven-member panel reviews the practices that have been added to the system throughout the year – each practice goes through and initial submission and peer review […]


25 Famously Successful People Who Started Off Freelancing

For all the freelancers out there, take heart in knowing these 25 sensations started out right where you are.


Do Online Students Cheat More Often?

Cheating is nothing new, but as colleges offer more online courses, some are wondering if online students will give in to the temptation to cheat.


Why Your Morning Routine Can Make or Break Your Career

We’re here to tell you why your work life will prosper when you treat your morning with the respect it deserves.


Student Debt and the Dream Job – Part 2

The debate about the value of higher education continues as more Americans struggle to decide whether or not a college education is worth the cost. As tuition rates rise while the job market declines, it’s critical that you weigh the costs with the benefits, as they apply to you and your goals. You may find […]