• Posted at 10:59 am

    What do Online Students really want

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    Josepf Haslam
    What do online students really want from their degree? The third annual "Online College Students" survey can answer this question. The 2014 study is a joint project of The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research. Perhaps surprisingly, with many online college choices available, convenience is now a given. Online College students have a wide variety of other reasons to take online courses. Look over our Infographic and download the study to see. Here are some key findings of the study. Online college student preferences and demands from Aslanian Market Research Online students are studying further away from home Three-year trends show students are increasingly willing to attend an institution farther from home. (In 2012, 80% reported attending an institution within 100 miles of where they lived. This declined to 69% in 2013 and 54% in 2014.) College costs are important but not a deciding factor Although cost remained a top selection factor and the most-often-asked question of
  • Posted at 05:19 pm

    Florida - Careers

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    adam gallagher
      */ florida careersToday’s tough economic climate can discourage those planning to change careers or go back to school. The good news is that Florida has many fast-growing industry sectors. Over 20% of Florida residents work in educational services, health care, and social assistance, while 12% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative and waste management services. Finally, over 11% are employed in arts, entertainment, recreation, and hospitality, due to Florida’s thriving tourism industry!I   What Are Some Potentially High-Paying Careers in Florida?   Internists, General Internists are doctors who provide healthcare for mostly adults. They offer non-surgical treatment options for diseases and diagnose patients. Annual Median Wage: $187,199+Ii B.A. in Alternative Medicine   Physicians and Surgeons Physicians and Surgeons are medical practitioners who treat illness and injury by prescribing medication, performing diagnostic tests, performing surgery and providing other medical services. They are trained and authorized by law to practice medicine. Annual Median Wage: $187,199+Iii A.S. in
  • Posted at 05:15 pm

    Florida - Facts About Florida

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    adam gallagher
    Florida the sunshine stateflorida gatorsFlorida beachesFlorida demographic information   6 Fun Facts About The Sunshine State 1. In 1987, Florida named the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) the official state reptile. This alligator calls Florida’s extensive wetlands home. 2. Did you know that Orlando, Florida is the most popular vacation spot in the United States? The city attracts more annual visitors than any other amusement park destination in the nation. 3. Notable authors such as such
  • Posted at 05:02 pm

    Criminal Justice Careers and Internships

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    Anonymous (not verified)
    Careers & Internships in Criminal Justice Government Employment in the Criminal Justice SystemMaintaining security, upholding the law, and investigating criminal acts require specialized expertise. Earning an online criminal justice degree may help you land a job in one of these areas of the criminal justice field. Because there are many branches of the justice and law enforcement sectors, the salary and growth projection in this list of criminal justice jobs broadly range from a prisoner-guarding corrections officer to a bar-passing lawyer. Police Officers and Detectives[i] You probably have a certain level of familiarity with the role police officers play in society they’re responsible for protecting the public and enforcing the law. Detectives investigate crimes with the help of others in the criminal justice field. While some police departments may require recruits to have an associate’s degree as a minimum educational requirement, the ability to become a police officer or detective is contingent on many regulations that are best
  • Posted at 04:50 pm

    Lesser-Known Aspects of Video Game Design

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    adam gallagher
    Lesser-Known Facts About Video Games Most Americans are familiar with the video game industry as a user playing the finished product. But a video game goes through several stages and is worked on by several video game industry professionals before consumers are able to enjoy it. Read on to gain an understanding of video game design fundamentals, the history of the video game design industry, and how users are incorporating gaming into their lives. The History of Video Games a brief history of video gamesIn 1958, the first video game was invented by a physicist named William Higinbotham. He created a table-tennis type game called Tennis for Two that was played on an oscilloscope, an instrument that uses waveforms to illustrate electrical and non-electrical signals—a far cry from what video game consoles would one day be. Nine years later, the “Brown Box,” the first video-game console designed for a TV set, was developed by German-born television engineer Ralph Baer and his colleagues. Since then, the evolution of video game design has
  • Posted at 04:46 pm

    Video Game Design Careers & Job Outlook

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    adam gallagher
    Video Game Design Potential Careers & Job Outlook Now that you’ve become interested in earning an online video game design degree, you may be wondering what kind of job titles appear in the industry. The salaries for video game designer graduates vary because there are several different aspects of the industry which you may consider entering. You might be drawn to a technical job or you may lean more toward a creatively conceptual position—your path depends on your passion. Below, you’ll find some job titles associated with the skills that may be in demand in the video game industry. Keep in mind that job titles, opportunities, and salary may be contingent on region, industry, experience, and demand at the time. Multimedia Artist and Animator Several of the job titles that are in the video game industry may fall under the heading of a multimedia artist and/or animator. Though the Bureau of Labor Statistics does not collect data for individual titles that are found in the video game design world—such as storyboard artist, 3D animator, character animator, user interface artist—below is the median information for jobs that may be listed under multimedia artist and animator descriptions. Median annual salary: $61,370[1]Job projection: 6% through 2022[1] Related in-