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The Decision to Go to College
The decision to go back to school can seem a bit daunting, particularly if you belong to Generation X-Y or are a baby boomer. But many people choose to go back to school for a variety of reasons.
The Generation Z Student
It is safe to say that gen Z members will have more than one “life” identity. This includes their normal, human identities; their social media identities; their virtual gaming identities; and in some instances, their avatar identities.
The Purpose of an Associate Degrees
Today, there are many two-year degrees that provide students with the education needed to obtain a relatively high-paying job: registered nurse, respiratory therapist, computer programmer, police officer, paralegal, industrial engineer, technician, dental hygienist—the list goes on.
The Self-Directed Distance Learner
Have you ever heard of Self-Directed Learning? If you have ever participated in a distance learning program, then you might be familiar with self-directed learning.
Tools for Distance Learning
So you have made the decision to pursue your degree online. Before you get started, there are a number of tools you should become familiar with to help you in your journey through distance learning.
Top Universities offering Free Courses
Today, students are seeking a good educational experience at a much lower cost, and are willing to sacrifice college credits to gain higher learning. This article will review free open courses available today by top universities.
Tuition Reimbursement Programs
Many corporations are offering tuition reimbursement for distance learning degree programs. If you are interesting in pursuing an online degree from an accredited university at the expense of the company you work for, learn how corporate tuition reimbursement programs work.
Understanding Learning Styles
As an online instructor, you are faced with the challenge of providing education to students who may come from a variety of age groups and cultures. Selecting the best teaching techniques to employ in such an environment demands an understanding of how individuals learn.
Understanding the Baby Boomer Student
Baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964 and adopted their name because more babies were born in the year 1946 than ever before. This was a result of couples postponing marriage and childbirth during the Great Depression and World War II.
Understanding the Generation X Student
Generation X, commonly referred to as Gen-X, the Pacman Generation, Millennials, or the post-baby boomer generation, were born between 1961 and 1981. Generation X is smaller in population than the baby boomer generation but is considered to be better educated and more ethnically diverse.
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