Online Learning Can Be Successful

Well, the stats haven’t changed. Online classes still are seen as a wonderful option, but the persistence rate isn’t great.  Prior to COVID, students drop out of online classes at alarming rates, but now that COVID is our new normal, the stats aren’t looking any better. In 2011, Columbia released a study showing that well …

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If There Was Ever a Time for Open Education to Thrive . . .

*Header image from Bet_Noire, Getty Images/iStockphoto Calling all educators, administrators, policy makers, and lovers of education! Below is a guest post about online education by Dr. James T. Cook, Dean of the Center for Transformative Learning at Forsyth Technical Community College. Now's the time to think about open education for the future. Books spelling OPEN …

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Online Study Groups

We’re in the thick of it now! Some of you may be starting online school this week, yet you’ve probably already been telecommuting and/or helping your children navigate online learning from home. But, let’s talk about you and your needs. As a non-traditional student, you may have been forced into online learning, knowing full well …

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