November 20, 2015
Are You Using These Job Search Resources?
As a college student, online or on campus, you have access to a wide range of support services designed to help you find your next job. A recent study from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) asked students …
November 13, 2015
Are Your Online Students Lost? Try a Course Map
It’s that time of year again. The end of the Fall semester is in sight and we’re looking ahead to the Spring. Once Thanksgiving is behind us the days get busy with final exams, holiday celebrations and (hopefully) vacations, but …
November 6, 2015
What Makes College Worth the Cost?
We hear a lot about what employers, parents and higher education institutions think about the value of a college education. But do recent graduates think college is “worth it?” A new study from Gallup and Purdue University shares feedback from …
October 30, 2015
What Will You Earn After Graduation?
What’s the return on investment (ROI) of a college education? This is continuously under debate. At the heart of the issue is how much students will earn after graduation, as compared to how much they spent to complete the degree. …
October 23, 2015
Shaping the Future of Online Learning
I attended the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) annual conference last week, and the event’s theme was relevant to everyone involved in online education right now – Shaping the Future of Online Learning. There was a lot to explore through keynote …
October 2, 2015
A Week of Education Twitter Chats
“What other Twitter chats should I attend?” This question comes up fairly frequently during our weekly Inside Online Learning chat sessions (#IOLchat) here at Online Colleges. There are literally hundreds of Twitter chats out there, covering topics that range from …
September 18, 2015
5 Video Tools for Your Online Class
One of the courses I teach is completely asynchronous, and for a long time I’ve wanted to add a video component to at least break up the monotony of otherwise text-heavy materials. I’ve been experimenting with a few things, but …
September 11, 2015
Create a Career Profile For Your Online Students
College students, especially those studying online, are often motivated to enroll as a way to enter a new field or advance in their current jobs. The Learning House’s latest report shows that career goals are a top priority for these …