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U.S. News Twitter Chat: How to Develop Good Online Learning Habits
On Thursday, July 31, U.S. News Education will host a Twitter chat to help students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree online develop good habits for success. Topics will include advice on how to best use online discussion forums and tips on ways to effectively balance school and work.

How to Transfer Academic Credits to Online Programs
When Kim Blackham, a licensed marriage and family therapist, began searching for online universities to earn her doctorate, she knew she wanted to transfer in credits for several classes she had previously taken at Atlanta's Richmont Graduate University. "Not being able to transfer in credits was a deal breaker," says Blackham, who spoke with people from several schools before she chose ...

Explore the future of higher education with Hari Sreenivasan
PBS NewsHour?s Hari Sreenivasan traveled the country this year to explore the state of higher education. He will share five of stories he found as part of a week-long look at how America is rethinking the college experience. The series comes at a time when many believe higher education is at a crossroads. During the week of Aug. 25, PBS NewsHour will explore that crossroads with Sreenivasan?s ...

DepEd easily tracks Filipino students through online information system
THE Department of Education (DepEd) has been able to easily monitor the total public school enrolment with the use of online information system or the Learners' Information System (LIS). Education Secretary Armin Luistro said the LIS, which was launched in 2011, enabled them to better track the Filipino students in formal and...

Land a Spot in a Top Online Master's in Education Program
"Anybody who is working in education in the 21st century really needs to have an online experience, not just from an instructor side but from a student side," says Kaleb Patrick, director of graduate programs for Central Michigan University's Global Campus, tied for the No. 3 spot among online graduate education programs. Getting into the top online graduate education program isn't impossible ...