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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Culture of the Online College

With an increasing number of online learning options to choose from, how do you decide which program is right for you? There are essential components you should research to ensure academic quality and a fit with your goals and resources. Accreditation and affordability, for example, should be at the top of your checklist for comparing […]


The Future of Culinary Arts Education

With rising tuition, low salary potential, and what students see as falling standards, what’s the future like for culinary arts education?


Flipping Your Online Course with Synchronous Sessions

The flipped classroom concept is a popular one. It usually involves shifting more passive learning activities, such as listening to lectures, out of the face-to-face classroom to an online format. The second half of the flip moves more active learning tasks, such as collaborative exercises, to a face-to-face setting. When I attended Jackie Gerstein’s featured […]


Making the Most of Your Virtual Career Center

Online students are not always aware of all of the resources available to them, including career centers. Just like their traditional, on-campus counterparts, professional career practitioners at online institutions provide valuable services for students. If you are currently an online student, or are considering enrolling in an online program, career goals may be a significant […]


Job Hopping: How It Could be Hurting Your Career

If you’re a job hopper, learn what it says to potential employers, how you can play it in your favor, and when you should just stick it out in a job.


Vocation Nation: Why Today’s Students Are Choosing Technical Training

Many students are turning to the technical training of vocational school, an option that allows them to learn hands-on, in-demand skills.


Essential Recordkeeping for Job Seekers

The idea of recordkeeping may sound unnecessary, mundane, or just plain tedious, but it’s a helpful part of the job search process. It’s no secret that the current economy is tough and some job seekers find themselves sending out a large number of resumes before being invited to interview. How are you documenting your efforts? […]