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Monthly Archives: August 2012

#IOLchat Report: Summer Brag Bag!

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. Summer can be a great time to get a special project completed. Whether it was reading a good book or planning a Fall term initiative, this week we […]


10 TEDTalks for Online Instructors

TED has been “bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, and Design” since 1984. The organization’s online presence has grown over the years and now features a collection of resources ranging from an educational online community to recorded local conferences, but the most popular component may be the TEDTalks. TEDTalks are brief presentations (usually […]


50 Famous Leaders and Career Advice That Shaped Them

Here is the advice that shaped some of the country’s best-known leaders in many different walks of life.


There’s No Place Like Your Home Office

Be it ever so humble … creating a dedicated study space in your home is just one step you can take to support your own success with online learning. As an online student you may be juggling many work and family responsibilities, which means you are studying late at night or early in the morning. […]


17 School Writing Rules You Need to Unlearn in the Real World

These 17 school writing rules really don’t have a place in modern writing.


Music Makes You Smarter

When you’re working toward a degree, chances are you’ll take all the help you can get to make your studies just a little bit easier. If you’ve searched high and low for some assistance in completing your homework assignments, you’re not alone. But sometimes, the things that lend a helping hand are more surprising than […]


What Do Employers Think of Online Degrees?

The value of a college degree is highly debated these days, with online programs receiving additional scrutiny related to return on investment (ROI) and quality of student learning. But when your completed degree appears on your resume or job application, it can all come down to the reader’s perception – what will they think? A […]


12 Eye-Opening Self-Assessment Tests to Enhance Your Career

These self-assessment tests can help you understand yourself better, which in turn will help you boost your career.


4 Awesome Aggregators for Education News

Whether you are a student, instructor, or administrator, staying up-to-date with research and trends in higher education is essential. But, keeping up with the constant flow of information isn’t getting any easier. Neither is the process for evaluating each website for relevance to your work, credibility, and currency. Fortunately, there are several groups out there […]


#IOLchat Report: Attracting Online Learners

Each week we meet via Twitter for #IOLchat to discuss current issues related to online learning. Participants include students, instructors, advisors, eLearning companies, schools, publishers, and instructional designers. Online learning has had an impact on higher education by offereing access to students that might not have been able to attend traditional campus-based programs. For-profit universities […]