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…… Continue reading Online education providers join forces to one platform

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… Continue reading Libraries still “rule the world”

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: 1. Lower…… Continue reading 5 Ways to get a higher return on your investment in college