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College Accreditation - Regional vs National Accreditation
When choosing which school to attend, it's important to find a college or university that is accredited. Accreditation means that a school has been evaluated by education authorities, to ensure it's offering high quality learning opportunities.
Time Management for Online Learners
Use Time Management Techniques to Enhance How Efficiently and Effectively You Learn Online. Feature Points of the article include: Prioritization, planning and organization.
How to Request Your Transcripts
Are you thinking about transferring schools? What about applying for a degree, scholarship or new job? Then you’ll need to know how to request an official transcript from your school. Here are some tips to help you navigate the process.
FAQs for Students Studying Healthcare Administration
When it comes to the health administration field, there are numerous points of entry. If you have background experience as a nurse, a physician or a medical assistant, you’re already acquainted with the work environment, the terminology and many of the day-to-day challenges.
FAQs for Students Seeking Human Services or Social Work Degrees
Social work is a profession that helps people overcome obstacles to living a healthy, happy, independent lifestyle, such as inadequate housing, substance abuse problems, domestic violence, physical or mental disabilities, or unfit parenting.
How to Write an A+ Discussion Posting
Whether you are a seasoned distance learner or are taking your very first online class, the online class discussion (also known as online bulletin board or message forum) is central to your online learning experience.
Have You Considered a Masters Degree?
With the state of today’s job market, it’s not surprising that recent college graduates and professionals would consider going back to school to enhance their qualifications by pursuing a Masters Degree.
How to Survive Virtual Group Work
Most e-learners have mixed feelings about group work and the activities they've had to do with their classmates. Perhaps you've had the same experience: you loved going to the discussion board and sharing ideas and discussing the course readings. But, when you had to work with the same individuals on an online group project, it was another issue altogether.
Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Classes
Whatever your preference, you can find an online college that offers your ideal course design. Most online courses operate asynchronously. But if you like the synchronous format, you can look for a program that offers more traditional class meeting times. You’ll also find that many courses incorporate elements from both formats.
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What is Asynchronous Learning?
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What are MOOCs?
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Use Time Management Techniques to Enhance How Efficiently and Effectively You Learn Online