Online learning has become a popular choice for students. More people are “going to class” online, and the trend is growing. In fact, more schools are giving their students the opportunity to learn remotely from home. But, what has brought on that change? As you will see, students are using the online option for […]
The development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has led to questions about control of intellectual property. Instructional materials have become freely available on the web and are easily accessible by the general public, ownership rights have become more disputable than even before.
MOOCs are large-scale, free and publicly available courses, increasingly popular in higher education are used at Coursera, Udacity, edX and Class2Go launched in the past 18 months have generated a great deal of interest in the press and have set out a possible path for providing education at a low cost for millions around the world.
Most of the time professors do not worry about what price point a course will sell at, or what amenities might attract a student to pick one course over another.
However, the recently created new online platform, Professor Direct, lets instructors determine: how much they will charge for a courses, how much time they want to devote to services like office hours, online tutorials, and responding to students’ e-mails.
An interview with Prof. Petar Atanasov, PhD Coordinator at the Postgraduate studies-New Media and social networks, member of the Centers for inter-ethnic relations, culture, media and communications, ISPPI, UKIM, Skopje, Macedonia, Professor of Sociology and Communication 1. What is your opinion on the development of the online education globally? It is a fantastic process. Not quite […]
It takes a combination of time management, organization, prioritization, concentration and skill to achieve academic success in college. Most college students say they want to do well, yet there are those who fail to complete the level of work necessary to achieve and maintain a solid GPA easily and smoothly. It is not advisable to become a recluse who is cut off from society and not enjoy a complete and memorable college life adventure. Nevertheless, it is essential to pay extra attention to your academics as it is your ticket to a successful career and comfortable life. If you are struggling with your academics in college, then these tips will surely help you along the way.
Online higher education means a lot of things. It’s flexible, convenient, students can study on their own time, schedules, without compromising their work and professional lives. In addition to these it is effective, accommodates virtually any learning style (Skype, video, podcasts and other multi-media materials to supplement more traditional, text-based learning.) e-learning is also more […]
A report from the 2013 College Explorer found that online learning has jumped 96 percent over the last five years. Currently, about 45 percent of college students are taking at least one online course.
Online courses can be just as challenging, if not more challenging, than traditional brick-and-mortar classes.
With online, the professors are encouraged to give students the same experience they would get by attending an actual class. One way to help with this is by having online class discussions in each course.
I took a few courses online a few years back. Class discussions were required – in fact, they were where you received the majority of your “points” for the class.
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Most of us took high school biology at some point. Some of us probably received A’s in the course, so it might seem as though college biology shouldn’t be that different. This is particularly true since most biology students are freshmen. But college biology, like any college course, is structurally and academically different from high school courses. With that in mind, here are seven ways to optimize your potential in college biology and even earn that A.
Although there are a plethora of subjects that can be extremely challenging for students during their college years, science can be particularly difficult. Despite this fact, however, there are a number of strategies you can implement to increase the likelihood that you earn the type of grades that you want. If you’re interested in getting better grades this semester in science-related courses, consider using some or all of the following four tips: