Education and Online Learning
Why Waiting to Go to College May Be the Best Choice You Ever Made
Dropping out of college and not finishing a degree the first time around might be a source of shame for some people. But recent research indicates that those people probably just weren’t ready for college when they enrolled. Each year,
Should I pursue a more “practical” degree?
This post was written by Syl DeLeon When making a decision about what degree to go after in college, sometimes you just know what it’s going to be, and sometimes… we agonize. I say “we” because I’d like to believe
What Instructional Designers Can Do for Your Online Courses
Diving into a learning management system (like Canvas at Colorado State University) may feel intimidating to many instructors. That’s why instructional designers are here to relieve tech anxieties and help you make the most of the many tools and features
4 Ways to Save Money on Textbooks
If you’re returning to college or taking your first set of classes, you may get sticker shock when it comes time to purchase your textbooks. According to College Board, students attending a four-year university spend an average of $1,298 on
Does School Ranking Equal Quality?
One would assume that universities with the highest rankings are the best, right? Not necessarily, says Alexander McCormick, director of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). He argues there’s no guarantee that going to one of the top-ranked universities means that you will get a
5 Ways to Master Time Management
Over the years, I have been a student in different circumstances — full or part-time, online or on-campus, undergraduate and graduate. Along the way, professors, advisors, and mentors have always shared a common piece of advice with me as a