Tag: online

Online & Traditional Education Support Each Other: Why There’s No Need to Fear the False Dichotomy of Online vs. Traditional

As online tools become more common, teachers worry about their future job security, and universities wonder whether four-year degrees will continue to be valuable.

What Is Hybrid Learning and What Are the Advantages?

What Does a Hybrid Class Look Like?   Hybrid classes can take many forms: The instructor delivers a lecture in class. Students perform assignments online, post the results on message boards and discuss them remotely. The instructor posts a presentation online.

A List of Schools Offering a Certificate in Online Teaching

Increasing Your Options Teaching online is different from teaching in a traditional classroom. Without face-to-face interactions, the demands to teach well are higher. If you are interested in joining the ranks of online teachers, but want to be better qualified before you apply, then earning a graduate certificate will help you to get started in …

Self-Paced Learning: Advantages & Disadvantages of Learning at Your Own Pace

  Self-paced learning offers adults a range of options to further their education. They can advance their careers by sharpening a job skill, work toward a degree or certification or simply learn something new without stepping foot on a college campus. However, Internet learning is more than that.

Overview of St. Petersburg College’s Online Vet Tech Programs

College Overview St. Petersburg College (SPC) was originally established in 1927 as a junior college and was part of St. Petersburg High School at one point. Since June 2001, when it became a four-year college, SPC has been ranked 3rd among the nation’s “Top 10 Tech-Savvy Community Colleges.” Today, this institution has a total enrollment …

Which Ivy League Schools Offer Online Learning Options?

A New Way to Breach the Ivy League   Students are turning to online schools in droves due to the ease of use, and lower cost to achieving a degree. Although a good many institutions of higher learning have begun offering distance education to prospective students, Ivy League colleges are still suspiciously absent for the …

Are MOOCs Failing Low-Income Users? The Problems MOOCs Fail to Solve

  This generation which is coming of age in an era of connectivity produced massive open online courses: free online college-level courses aimed at remote and underserved populations. MOOCs are intended to educate enrollees and provide them with the information and skills necessary to improve their lives and their communities. However, MOOCs have hit a …

What to Look for in an Online College? Making Sure your Online Program is Legitimate

  Online learning is a popular option for many adults who are not only looking to receive a college degree, but also for those wanting to update their job skills or even change careers altogether.