Online education providers join forces to one platform

The new online education platform with courses from top-ranked universities will be available to students for college credit starting in autumn 2013. Semester Online, the partnership between a consortium of schools and the online education provider 2U Inc. will deliver university-accredited courses through a virtual classroom environment. Universities involved in this project are: Brandeis University, Duke Read More …

Libraries still “rule the world”

The mission of libraries has to be appreciated for many reasons. For one, the libraries are changing at the pace of technology, needing i-pad and computer syncing, charging products, disposable or bulk headphones, and other new products – it is all there. The infographic below shows some surprising, but reassuring statistics about the fact that libraries Read More …

5 Ways to get a higher return on your investment in college

When it comes time to go to college many students are put under a lot of pressure to have a good experience. For those college students who are looking at higher education as an investment though, there are some definite ways to get a higher return on one’s investment. For instance, students can: