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The University of Alberta – One Class Act

MaryS July 21, 2017 0

university of albertaNestled quietly on the banks of Edmonton, Alberta’s North Saskatchewan River, The University of Alberta has been anything but quiet for the past 100 years. Students at the campus live full lives and some even document their journeys online. For example, Shelly, a first year nursing student just started a blog on stethoscope reviews. Check her latest article about the best stethoscope for nurses.

Since opening its doors in 1908, the campus has committed to and delivered excellence in education and grown to become one of the world’s finest educational institutions.Programs are far too extensive to list here but include degree programs in the arts and sciences (including modern technology such as 3D printing pens, virtual reality, etc.), research-oriented and professional programs, native studies as well as a large variety of extension courses.

Since day one, such distinguished faculty has taught an ever-growing number of post-secondary students – …

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4 Ways of Enhancing Your Students’ Learning Experience

MaryS February 9, 2017 0

Last Update, March 2017

A common strategy used by marketers to make sales is the word of mouth. The education sector also relies strongly on this strategy to cement their establishments. Students are very vocal and will always communicate their thoughts, feelings and general experiences about an institution. What they communicate can either lead to an increase or drop in enrollment rates of educational institutions.

We have used the case of Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) to highlight tips on gaining positive student experience.  MMU won the Student Experience Award at the Guardian Higher Education Awards. This is a big deal as it says a lot about their services. EQAL (Enhancing the Quality of Assessment for Learning), a curriculum transformation project funded by Jisc is what made them get the trophy. We analyzed this work and came up with the following top pointers that any educational institution should follow to help …

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Columbia Southern University Review (Updated 2016)

MaryS October 19, 2016 0

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Overview

Columbia Southern University (CSU), located in Orange Beach, Alabama was established in 1993 to provide quality distance academic courses. The school was one of the first universities that operated online and was established to provide flexible academic classes to working students who were unable to attend normal classes. The first academic courses introduced by the University were Safety and Environmental Management degrees.

Since its establishment, the university has continued on its growth path and now offers various types of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Furthermore, the institution has partnered with a number of organizations, who in turn provide alumni connections, training and tuition discounts to the university students.

Academic Programs Offered

The academic programs availed by Columbia Southern University cater for students from various professional and education backgrounds. The university provides Associate degrees in the following fields: Business, General Education, Fire Science and Criminal Justice. Other academic programs provided by …

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Eastern Kentucky University Review (2016 Updated)

MaryS October 10, 2016 0

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Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) was established in 1874 and was at that time referred to as Central University. At its inception, the university mainly offered training courses to elementary and secondary school teachers. In 1966, the school changed its name to Eastern Southern Kentucky and added several degree programs in addition to its teaching courses. The university, which is located in Richmond, Kentucky, has several regional schools in Manchester, Danville, Corbin and Lancaster. These regional schools offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Besides the above schools, Eastern Kentucky University also provides online degrees through its distance learning program. Through its online program, students are provided with a variety of programs, which they can interact with through the interactive TV and though the web. The online degree programs reflect the university’s philosophy of individualized programming where students can study at their own pace in the comfort of their homes or offices. …

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Best Online Universities 2016

MaryS May 21, 2016 0

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Updated June 2016

Online education are touching new benchmarks and unprecedented heights. Right now, in respect to some professional degree programs, online education has outwitted traditional campus based education.

The global economic slowdown has largely changed the mindset of career aspirants of various professional. Today, students think of obtaining more than one degrees related to their academic discipline to be competitive in the job market. Moreover, professionals of different fields are improving their careers potential by obtaining additional degrees.

Online universities are a viable alternative for many students as well as professionals with more than one academic or professional engagement. Most accredited online universities offer degree or diplomas in many professional disciplines. Below is a  brief introduction to the top 10 online universities in the country.

1) University of Phoenix
This university has the largest online educational network in north America. Apart from the online network, the university has a …

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