StraighterLine is now making eTextbooks available to you when you sign up for many of our courses.* eTextbooks are easy to order, affordable and as innovative as the course that you are about to take.
We’re excited about eTextbooks, and we think you will be too when you consider the benefits of ordering your eTextbook when [...]
Posted on August 8, 2013 by Barry Lenson
StraighterLine is now making eTextbooks available to you when you sign up for many of our courses.* eTextbooks are easy to order, affordable and as innovative as the course that you are about to take.Read More...
Posted on July 8, 2013 by Guest Blogger
By Danielle KoonsRead More...
Yes, StraighterLine can totally get you to Paris this summer. Unless you don’t want to go to Paris… in which case StraighterLine can get you to London. Or Berlin. Or Candy Mountain. You know what? StraighterLine can get you wherever you want to go. (Awesome metaphor here.)
StraighterLine online college courses are a great [...]
Posted on July 7, 2013 by Barry Lenson
The White House has just announced a new initiative called ConnectEd that plans to bring high-speed Internet access to 99% of America’s pre-college students within the next five years.Read More...
Hey, we don’t need that, right? I mean, America leads the world when it comes to putting computers in classrooms, right?
No, wrong. The fact is, America needs [...]
Posted on June 27, 2013 by Guest Blogger
By Brittany HegeRead More...
Math. Not everyone likes it, but one thing’s for sure, everyone has to endure at least one college semester of it. Avoid twiddling your thumbs in front of your professor and take your required college courses with StraighterLine. In fact, you’ll avoid the professor all together with StraighterLine online. No old man rambling [...]
Posted on June 18, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Nobody Says It Better . . . than Your Fellow StraighterLine Students
Here on the StraighterLine Blog, we spend a lot of time writing about how terrific StraighterLine courses are. But today, let’s let StraighterLine students say what they think about us.
Ready for some honest feedback from students? Okay, here you go . . .
“At StraighterLine [...]Read More...
Posted on June 5, 2013 by Guest Blogger
By Christopher LaneRead More...
Close your eyes (but keep reading) and imagine that you are a new intern—crazy I know—and you have just been given the opportunity to work for the greatest online education company. You do not have to run and get coffee. You do not wear a shirt that says “I am an intern, nice [...]
Posted on June 1, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Whether you’re studying chemistry online or in the classroom, things can get pretty confusing pretty fast. A “mole” is no longer a little animal that burrows through your lawn, for example. A “significant figure” is more than how much money you have left in your checking account. And having a low “boiling point” doesn’t mean [...]Read More...
Posted on May 16, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Here’s just a quick tip for you today – if you’re stuck on a precalculus problem or concept, chances are you will find the help you’re seeking in one of the StraighterLine precalculus videos that you’ll find on YouTube. Each video delivers a powerful dose of learning in nine minutes or fewer.Read More...
Be sure to check [...]
Posted on April 13, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re studying chemistry in high school or college, here’s some good news for you. Chemistry just got easier to learn than ever before, thanks to 50 instructional chemistry videos that have recently been added to StraighterLine’s YouTube channel.Read More...
Be sure to check them all out – chances are that there is one that will help [...]
Posted on April 10, 2013 by Guest Blogger
by Brittany HegeRead More...
I've been out of school (Savannah College of Art and Design) for seven months now, but I still remember that first day. My mom saying goodbye, crying, and me crying as soon as she closed the door. But, then I realized, “Screw this, I'm own my own now! Heck yea!” Now, freshman year [...]
Posted on April 3, 2013 by Barry Lenson
I’ve got a quick tip for you today – if you’re stuck on an algebra problem, chances are you will find the help you need in one of StraighterLine’s algebra videos. There are more than 70 instructive videos in all. Each of them offers step-by-step instructions that will help you solve some of algebra’s thorniest [...]Read More...
Posted on April 2, 2013 by Barry Lenson
When the recession made Margaret Robertson shut her business down, she didn’t slow down a bit. She turned to education and StraighterLine to explore new career options and achieve new success.Read More...
Let’s hear Margaret’s story in this recent conversation with the StraighterLine blog.
StraighterLine: Can you tell me a little about yourself - where you live, what [...]
Posted on March 28, 2013 by Barry Lenson
I’ve got a quick tip for you today – if you’re stuck on a calculus problem or concept, you should be able to find the answer to your problem in one of StraighterLine’s YouTube calculus videos. They each deliver a powerful dose of learning in nine minutes or less.Read More...
Here are some of the calculus videos [...]
Posted on March 27, 2013 by Jeffrey Simons
By Jeffrey SimonsRead More...
The Seattle Times just published an article about a study showing more students drop out, and fewer get a passing grade, when they take a class online than when they take it in a classroom.
According to the Times, “many previous studies comparing online and in-class course success have been limited in scope, usually [...]
Posted on March 23, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Do you have what it takes to be a strong online learner?Read More...
That’s a good question. There’s no doubt that certain skills, attitudes and resources are needed to be an effective online learner. The same could be said of classroom learners too, but here’s a short list of traits you do and don’t need to be [...]