Social Learning Online
The format of distance learning is evolving; from computer-based learning to internet-based learning, social learning seems to be the next phase of the learning evolution.
Virtual versus Classroom Communication
Distance learning has been around for a long time, and even though course work requirements tend to be similar for both distance learning and classroom instruction, communication methods have changed.
Carnegie Mellon University – Free Online Courses
Carnegie Mellon University is one of a number of top universities offering free online courses through a program called Open Learning Initiative (OLI).
Choosing the Right Online Degree Program
Selecting a degree program can be a daunting task, particularly if your area of study covers a variety of disciplines. One way to help narrow down your choices is to visit a career counselor who can help you better understand your interests and long-term goals.
Staying Motivated as a Distance Learning Student
Staying focused on your degree is a great way to maintain motivation, but with all the stresses and distractions surrounding you on a daily basis, keeping focused on what needs to be done is not always an easy task.
Developing a Critical-Thinking Mindset
No matter what level of education people achieve, chances are they have, or will eventually come across, the term “critical thinking.” Critical thinking is a process in which an individual questions the reasoning behind a particular claim or decision.
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