Distance Learning Tips

  • Time Management Tips for Online Students

    As an online college student, you are likely juggling a job and a family while building a better future through education. Your schedule is packed beyond capacity. Proper time management is the difference between reaching your dreams and crazy, stressful...
    By Eighty Six June 5, 2015 

  • Identifying Good and Bad Online Schools and Teachers

    You know quality when you see it. You know intelligence when you hear it. But can you tell a good online education program from a bad one through an internet connection? Can you select a quality teacher from a poor one without meeting in person?
    By Eighty Six May 26, 2015 

  • Common Mistakes by Online College Students

    Enter your online education with eyes wide open. It's a new world, but some students have already made mistakes you can learn from. What errors should you be careful not to repeat?
    By Eighty Six May 21, 2015 

  • Get an Ivy League Education Online

    Have you always dreamed of an Ivy League education, but didn't know how you could fit it into your schedule? You may be surprised to hear that many Ivy League schools offer online degrees or classes. Learn more about them here.
    By Sylvia Cochran June 3, 2014 

  • Common Sense Tips on Avoiding Online Drop-Out

    Before committing to an online degree program, make sure you have what it takes to succeed. There are three common factors that can lead to drop out: personal commitments, financial problems, and poor choice of program. All of these can be avoided...
    By Sylvia Cochran November 15, 2013 

  • A Guide to Team Building in Distance Learning with ClassSpot

    ClassSpot is a distance learning tool that online teaching professionals have come to rely on for team building purposes. Find out more about this software application that connects the distance learner with the peer group and the instructor.
    By Sylvia Cochran May 11, 2012 

  • Succeeding in Online Courses and Programs

    Taking online programs gives people, often, a false sense of freedom. Online students tend to struggle more when it comes to completing assignments. With no, or few, face to face interactions with professors and peers, it can be too easy for an online...
    By Ronda Bowen September 27, 2011 

  • What is Web-Based Learning?

    Every day we learn new lingo for the technological age. Many of us are familiar with online learning and distance education, but what is web-based learning? This article will explain web-based learning, a fantastic resource for the modern student...
    By Laura Wise September 26, 2011 

  • Questions to Ask About Long Distance Education Providers

    Many schools offer distance learning programs. Accredited long distance schools occasionally carry a hefty price tag, but if online learning is the most convenient way of getting your degree, it is best to find out what it takes to enroll in a bona fide...
    By Sylvia Cochran September 1, 2011 

  • A Checklist for Online Learner Success

    If you are thinking about online learning and aren't sure you have the skills to succeed, use this checklist to learn what's involved and areas where you need to improve before getting started.
    By Laurie Patsalides August 3, 2011 
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