Online learning education news

Masters program now available in town at ICC
As Grand Rapids hopes to grow as a town that?s attractive to young professionals, one thing that has always been missing is the inclusion of a four-year college. Continuing education has been an obstacle, but with the invention of online-learning, that obstacle has been slowly going away. But of course, there?s something to be said for physical classrooms, with an active learning community right ...

Brown Mackie College and Smart Horizons Career Online Education to Help Adults Complete High School Diplomas
PENSACOLA, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world's first private, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and ...

Minority Students Should Weigh Pros, Cons of Online Education
As an African-American undergraduate at Tennessee State University, a historically black school, she felt like other students were judging her for her dark skin. There, Jordan was comfortable with her virtual classmates -- and her skin color -- in ways she never was in an on-campus setting. "With an online course, nobody knows who you really are," says Jordan, who works for the Tennessee Board ...

Online Learning Glossary
Massive Open Online Courses are giving students all over the world access to courses taught by some of the best professors -- for free. At some online schools, students can cobble together degrees using credit by exam, testing out of courses at their own pace. To help online students keep up with the latest trends, U.S. News has compiled a glossary of important terms specifically about online ...

Accelerated Degree Provides Innovative Resource for Online Degree Programs
WAYNESBORO, Va., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Accelerated-Degree.com allows potential students to explore new career paths while keeping up with their busy home and work lives. This website allows students to achieve their dream careers by finding the best quick degree program for their needs. Accelerated degree programs are gaining popularity since they allow students to complete their ...