Time Commitments With Online Education

Going to school online may be one of the most convenient ways to do so but it still requires a hefty time commitment that some people cannot meet.  Before signing up for an online class you should find out all the information you can about the amount of time it will...

Criticisms of Online Education

While there are a lot of benefits to online education it is not without criticism.  Each year more and more students, from kindergarten to post grads, are learning online.  Approximately 1/3 of college students take at least one class online each year.  As it grows in...

Free vs Paid Online Courses

Nowadays one could complete their entire education online, from kindergarten through a Ph.D.  Along with that there are thousands of courses available about many different subjects.  Some of these courses are offered through colleges as a part of a degree or...

Three TED Talks to Check Out

TED Talks are a great resource for learning about new things or thinking about things differently than you have in the past.  One of the great things about these lectures is their relevance to issues facing the world today and the changing future. Here are three TED...

Ted Talks

Online learning is not limited to traditional subjects and formats found in schools and universities.  TED talks are one way you can explore your interests by listening to lectures, often given by speakers who are leaders in their fields.  You may even find a new...

Hybrid Learning

Online education is great for those who are unable to obtain a traditional college education.  There are many things that may prevent someone from attending a brick-and-mortar university, but thanks to online learning getting a college degree is more convenient than...

Coursera

Coursera is a great website that will give you access to hundreds of massive open online courses that are completely free.  This site covers a wide range of material so if you are looking to expand your education you will like find something that sparks you interest...

Massive Open Online Courses

Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) are a relatively new form of online education but is one that has been growing rapidly.  Many people across the globe are now able to take classes together, sometimes offered by great professors from the top institutions in the...