Making the Earth Greener with Virtual Choices
Today is Earth Day! Did you know that virtual choices can make the earth greener? Choosing a virtual class or working from a home office allows you to make contributions to the greater good and is more economical as well. Below is a list of the top 10 reasons why virtual choices are better. Save gas […]
Debt Free College and Debt Free Students – College of the Ozarks
Did you say there was a college that is actually discouraging student loan debt? YES! According to the Huffington Post, College of the Ozarks in Kansas City, Missouri, is not taking student who insist on taking our student loans. A private, four-year college is actually taking a stand to help students make good choices about incurring unnecessary […]
U.S. Department of Education Promotes Grit
Tenacity, Grit, and Perseverance are the “new black” when it comes to students completing college courses, degree programs, and overall achieving high levels of success in their endeavors. Recently the U.S. Department of Education published a study referring to grit, tenacity, and perservance as “critical factors for success in the 21st century”. The executive summary of the brief states “the […]
Small College Takes Data Seriously
Hilbert College has an enrollment of just over 1,000 students. Although they are considered a small school, they are serious about student data and have implemented a plan to use it to their advantage. A recent article in CampusTechnology, describes how Hilbert got busy learning how to effectively disseminate student data to help improve success, working with their academic […]
Learn Something New in 2013!
Welcoming a new is an exciting time! Considering past accomplishments can bring us great joy and hope for the future. Reflecting on missed opportunities can make us more aware of our surroundings and help us renew our commitment to make a difference in our corner of the world. In preparation for this blog post, I […]
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National Distance Learning Week
This week is National Distance Learning Week. The purpose of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) is to generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, Higher Education, Corporate and Military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field. For a list of FREE webinars this week, click here or the image below.
National Distance Learning Week – Next Week
In an effort to generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, USDLA is promoting National Distance Learning Week from November 5-9. To learn more about how to be a part of this national effort click here. Also beginning next Monday, November 5th, USDLA is opening the call for 2013 Nominations for Presigious Distance Learning Awards. For details […]