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Online Classes and Gas Prices


Are you feeling the pain at the gas pump? With fuel costs spiraling higher every week, every extra trip out the door can leave you reeling at the cost of a drive down the block. After shelling out for your commute to work, paying more money to drive to school is even less appealing. However, … Continue reading “Online Classes and Gas Prices” »

Born to Learn [video]

Born to learn - how humans learn

Babies are wired for rapid learning. Teenagers are wired for challenging their parents. What are adults wired for? Tap into your inner child and rediscover your curiosity for learning. Get your hands dirty, take a class, try something new… you might surprise yourself. This video is from a site called Continue reading “Born to Learn ” »

Walden University Introduces Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree


Walden University, the No. 2 largest online graduate nursing program by enrollment, according to U.S. News & World Report, is introducing a new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program designed to meet the country’s critical demand for doctoral-level nurses who can prepare and mentor the next generation of nurses. … Continue reading “Walden University Introduces Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree” »

Western Governor’s University Expands to Washington State


Washington is now one of two dozen states partnering with Western Governors University. In a proposal to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee, bill sponsor Sen. Jim Kastama, D-Puyallup, said the university would increase bachelor degrees in Washington. Because Washington universities are among the most efficient in the nation, Western Governors University can function … Continue reading “Western Governor’s University Expands to Washington State” »

Online Journalism Class the First of its Kind


Missouri State University and the Poynter Institute of Florida will work together to offer an online journalism course at the university in Springfield next fall, though some professors are concerned about the precedent the experiment might set. Instructors based at the St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Poynter Institute, a nonprofit journalism training group, will teach one section … Continue reading “Online Journalism Class the First of its Kind” »

Expectations for Online Information Technology Programs


Businesses that rely on their IT infrastructure need to know that the people they hire to manage and maintain their computer and network systems have the training and skills to keep everything running. Even a little downtime can be extremely detrimental to a company’s bottom line. They need dependable people who understand how these computer … Continue reading “Expectations for Online Information Technology Programs” »

Things to Consider When Choosing Online Classes

Taken by Michael Brandy of the Deseret News

After choosing to get an accredited online education degree, some people can become intimidated when it comes time to actually register for specific classes to take. Even though there are certain required classes, deciding which instructor to take from can be difficult. U.S. News and World Report offers some useful … Continue reading “Things to Consider When Choosing Online Classes” »

How to take online classes


If you aren’t sure what an online class might entail this YouTube video is here to help. They make some really great points and answer some very common questions a person might have that is considering online classes. Leave it to Howcast to put it all together in one simple video. Let’s review … Continue reading “How to take online classes” »