Category: Online Learning

Bloomberg Releases List Of Top Earners In The United States

6 March, 2014 (05:06) | Online Learning | By:

In the current tough economic climate, it is often difficult to find a job. However, research shows that individuals with better qualifications are more likely to find well-paying jobs. Bloomberg recently came up with their own list of highly paid jobs.

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Internet Shakes Up The World Of Higher Education

30 December, 2013 (10:43) | Online Learning | By:

Access to online higher education – that has increased quickly over recent years – has shaken up the world of higher education, leading to Stanford University pouring money into researching ways of providing online learning, and colleges coming together to discuss ways to drive the provision of education in the future. 2013 saw the phrase […]

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Why The Idea of a Career Path is Flawed

7 March, 2013 (07:52) | Online Learning | By:

According to Melissa Venable at the Online College website, career path is one of the most overused phrases in education. College counselors use it when discussing the future with their students, and those enrolled in college degree programs use it to guide their future decisions. Unfortunately, there is no simple path that students can follow […]

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7 Specialty Sites that Support Online Learning

1 March, 2013 (11:04) | Online Learning | By:

Melissa Venable recently wrote an informative article about the various websites that can help supplement an online education. Although online learning has many benefits, not having personal contact with teaching staff means that students might need to be use these kinds of resources when earning their online degrees. Of the seven websites listed in the […]

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Lynda Weinman Discusses Online Education

28 February, 2013 (10:00) | Online Learning | By:

When most people think of online education, they immediately think of college courses offered through online institutes and universities. However, it is important to realize that online education is a much broader industry. Even if you have never heard of Lynda Weinman until now, you have probably heard of her 20-year old company, Lynda.com. This […]

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Online Course Enrollment Climbs for 10th Straight Year

5 February, 2013 (09:40) | Online Learning | By:

Kelsey Sheehy, education expert and writer for U.S. News, recently covered a report from the Babson Survey Research Group regarding the increasing number of students enrolled in online educaton courses. The study reports that roughly one-third of college students took an online course over the past year, which is a big increase from the year prior. However, it falls in line with the steady rise of online education that has been evident for the past decade. The author explains the causes for this increase as well as why the decreasing number of online faculty could be a problem for the future of online education.

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