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Distance Learning on the Rise
Are you considering a change from being a classroom student to a distance learning student? Here are some insights to be aware of prior to your transition into the distance learning virtual world.
Distance Learning Student Motivation
Staying focused on your degree is a great way to maintain motivation, but with all the stresses and distractions surrounding you on a daily basis, keeping focused on what needs to be done is not always an easy task.
DL Colloquiums and Residencies
The majority of distance learning programs require the attendance of a residency or colloquia prior to completing the program. Learn more about why it benefits both the student and faculty to participate in these learning sessions.
Does Social Media Enhance Learning?
Today, learning is dependent on the use of portable technology, mobile devices, and social media. The idea of student-centered pedagogy is to provide an environment students are familiar with and thrive in.
For those who find themselves in front of the computer for long periods of time, you may want to consider investing in some type of computer break software. There are different kinds of computer break applications available as free downloads or for purchase, and the applications meet various needs.
Etiquette on the Net - Netiquette
Netiquette, commonly known as online etiquette, is a social code for network communication, which outlines behavioral expectations when communicating or collaborating with others online, via e-mail, in chat rooms, or on discussion boards.
Exercise and Learning
We have all heard how regular exercise can contribute to better health and fitness, but did you know the benefits of a good workout can also improve your mood, memory, concentration, and intellect?
Financial Aid Resources
There are several ways for individuals to obtain money for college. These include college/university financial aid, corporately funded tuition, scholarships, and federal student aid. The U.S. Department of Education is the largest provider of grants, loans, and work-study funds for students.
Free Courses at Open Yale
There are a variety of free university courses available online from distinguished universities such as Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, and Yale. These top universities offer free courses for a variety of reasons.
Free Distance Learning Courses at OpenUW
Today, students of all ages are seeking alternative educational methods that allow them to broaden their higher-learning experiences at a lower cost. Due to the increased interest in learning in a virtual environment, top universities are offering free professional and continuing education classes.
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