Tag: Students

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.

Get a Master of Counseling Degree by Distance Education

Demand Growing for Counselors According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for counselors is good, with 11% growth by 2016. These individuals work in a variety of settings including treating individuals with substance abuse issues, mental health disorders and other challenges. But before becoming a licensed counselor, most states require that you …

Comparing Dropout Rates: Online For-Profit Schools vs. Traditional Non-Profit Colleges

  The explosive growth of for-profit colleges has opened doors for students, but it has also set traps. In 2009, 9% of all US undergraduate students were enrolled at a for-profit institution.

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 …

Online Space Degrees: The Most Popular Programs

The dream for many students who have been brought up on a diet of futuristic science is to make a career in this exciting life   adventure. However, where do you begin and what are your options regarding online space degrees? The areas of study are so diverse and can range from space stations, satellites …

How to Prevent Cheating in Online Classes: Tools Educators Use

  Cheating on class assignments and tests has always been around, but the advent of online learning makes the problem even more extreme. After all, whats stopping someone from searching online for an answer to a test question or seeking outside help for other answers? This issue is becoming more of a concern especially since …