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A study conducted by Columbia University’s Community College Resource Center revealed that some students may have more trouble adapting to online courses than others.
How do you build websites that are easy to use? How do you take data and turn it into useful information? When and how does technology best converge with our daily lives? If you’re asking these questions, you’re interested in information science. Information science is highly relevant in our age of big data. The Bureau [...]
If you’ve ever been confused by a request to borrow a jumper and a torch to look for something outside in the dark, then you have experienced first hand the subtle differences in British and American English. An estimated 375 million people speak English as a first language in the world today, according to the [...]
Women have made huge progress in the professional ranks of fields ranging from medicine to law to business. Yet in the areas of science, tech, engineering and math (STEM), women remain stubbornly stuck behind their male counterparts. Women are vastly underrepresented when it comes to STEM jobs and degrees, despite making up nearly half of [...]
As the internet plays more of a role in people’s personal and professional lives, it becomes important to understand the various aspects that make up the web. Several programming languages and techniques exist for creating content online, but knowing which one is best to start with can be a daunting task. While having a familiarity [...]
Recently, there has been a dramatic increase in the number and variety of online college courses offered, and many colleges have opened enrollment for their web courses to high school and prospective college students. Online courses offer a unique opportunity for high school students to get a taste for college level work, which can prove [...]
When it comes to grades, most people will do just about whatever it takes to stay ahead of the curve. From pulling all-nighters to lugging around thick textbooks and stacks of notecards, many students will put their health and happiness on the line to make the grade. But while hard work and dedication can go [...]
If you’re currently pursuing an online education, you’re probably quickly becoming more and more familiar with the pressures of student life. From late night study sessions to early morning test cramming, pursuing an education is stressful. College-aged individuals today do have one major advantage over college students of the past, however: Forget the influence of [...]
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 [...]
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.
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#IOLchat Report: Mobile Apps and Online EducationEach week we meet via Twitter for #IOLchat to discuss current issues related to online learning. Participants include students, instructors, advisors, counselors, eLearning companies, schools, publishers, and instructional designers. My favorite app for …