What’s at stake?: $400 billion: amount of money spent annually in U.S. on universities. The $400 billion represents: more than the annual revenues of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter combined. Every educational institution wants a piece of that pie. MOOCs could jeopardize that. 10 million is the estimated number of students who have taken at least […]
Eduventures, a marketing research firm, predicts that hundreds of nonprofits will seek to move online more aggressively, as a way to compete with for-profit schools.
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While taking online courses from the comfort of your own home may be ideal for many, there are concerns that you have to consider. Unlike a traditional brick-and-mortar school, you are essentially your own motivator. It can be easy to sit back and put off the school work for another day, but then you could […]
Online education offers students a flexible way to enhance their academic learning outside of the regular classroom. While the popularity of online classes initially began in the college setting, more public and private school systems are beginning to utilize online education in their programs from kindergarten through high school as research has begun to show […]
Although taking online classes does have its perks, it’s certainly not easier than traditional college. In fact, it can sometimes be more difficult. This belief that online schooling is easier has set many a student up for failure. Thinking that you can pass a course without putting in any effort will always end in disaster, […]
Gone are the days when our virtual worlds and physical worlds remained separate entities. Social networks, online media, and even jobs have made the Internet an increasingly prominent part of our every day lives. It’s no surprise that this fusion carries over into education. The authoritative information shared on university, government and hospital websites makes […]
While most people believe that getting a college degree is essential when it comes to getting a good job, many people can’t afford to pay for it out of pocket. This leads many people to borrow thousands of dollars in the form of student loans. If you are interested in getting a college education, but […]
Imagine a world where kids go to school by plugging in and powering up their laptops, interacting with a digital teacher instead of an instructor in the classroom. Does this sound too futuristic? Actually, this scenario is becoming increasingly common, as recently reported in the “New York Times.” Today’s students are so ingrained in technology […]
Education is never easy but it is always rewarding, especially in online courses. With online courses there come new challenges and the biggest one seems to be the art of staying focused. Online courses don’t have a professor you can see face to face to keep your attention, so it’s up to the student to […]
Scout members for a success team Your success team is a support network of people who encourage and motivate you. These people care about your success, but they will also hold you accountable if you should fall short of your potential. Professors can be valuable allies and mentors both during and after college. One of […]
There are so much going on in the area of e-Learning and schooX is always in the front line trying not only to provide a great experience for its members but also to inform everyone about the latest trends in Online Education.