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Monthly Archives: August 2012

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. […]

Who is Studying Online?

It’s not news that online learning is on the rise. The Sloan Consortium reported a 10% increase in enrollments in their 2011 report, Going the Distance, which also found that almost one-third of college students “now take at least one course online.” But what do we know about the students who choose online courses and […]

Calling All Online Instructors: It’s Connected Educator Month!

How are you connecting with your colleagues? As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Connected Online Communities of Practice (COCP) project, the first ever “Connected Educator Month” reminds us of the benefits of learning from our teaching peers at all levels of education. A primary goal of the event is to encourage us to […]

Making the Most of a MOOC

Would you like to take an online course from Duke, Stanford, The University of Edinburgh, or the University of Toronto? You can, via their partnerships with Coursera. The list of schools that have recently announced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) development is impressive and continues to grow. There are those who embrace the MOOC as […]