When will you be able to sign up for a MOOC, earn college credits in it, and then transfer those credits immediately to your college?
Well, wouldn’t we all like to know? It’s a question that never seems to get answered. For people who are eager to take MOOCs and earn college credits for their online [...]
Posted on May 16, 2013 by Barry Lenson
When will you be able to sign up for a MOOC, earn college credits in it, and then transfer those credits immediately to your college?Read More...
Posted on May 12, 2013 by Barry Lenson
You know the old song about mothers? The one that starts with the words, “M is for the Million things she gave me?”
In case you don’t know this old song that moistens every eye, here’s a video of it that you can watch . . .
What a classic. But since even classics are in need of [...]Read More...
Posted on May 7, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Up until now, there haven’t been many community colleges that pride themselves for excellence in online education. That has now changed, thanks to Cecil College, a two-year public community college that offers transfer, career-credit and non-credit continuing education courses on an open-enrollment basis to all students who are eager to start their college studies.Read More...
If you’re [...]
Posted on April 30, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Are you about to graduate from high school? Do you still have a year or two to go? In either case, here’s a suggestion for the months ahead . . .Read More...
Take a few college courses online this summer.
Maybe you’re thinking that other priorities that come first, like taking an SAT prep class or attending a [...]
Posted on April 21, 2013 by Barry Lenson
People consider many factors when picking colleges or deciding to become online students. What is a college’s reputation, for example? Does it offer a range of interesting and appropriate majors? Is it affordable?Read More...
Those are important factors to consider. However according to Dr. Robert J. Massa, you should also think about your learning style when picking [...]
Posted on April 16, 2013 by Barry Lenson
StraighterLine is proud to announce that Herzing University is now one of our Partner CollegesRead More...
When you first hear about Herzing University and investigate what it’s all about, the first thing you’ll probably think is, “Herzing is America’s only university that is owned by a woman, Renée Herzing. That’s unique.”
Then you read about a Herzing student [...]
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 8, 2013 by Guest Blogger
by Danielle KoonsRead More...
I will admit there was a bit of a learning curve when I left for my first year of college. And much like a wizened old Monk, I am here to share what I learned about “The Wonderful World of Secondary Education.” You’re welcome.
1) College is not harder than high school. No, really [...]
Posted on April 7, 2013 by Barry Lenson
As the old saying goes, “In spring a young man or woman’s fancy turns to love.”Read More...
Of course, that’s true. So why has the traditional school year been set up so that just when students start thinking about love, they have to study for finals and write term papers? It borders on the sadistic. Why not [...]
Posted on April 6, 2013 by Barry Lenson
You’re an online student. So when summer hits, chances are you will take your laptop along on your summer vacations and adventures.Read More...
If you like the great and rugged outdoors, here’s some great gear that you’ll enjoy taking along to the beach, to a yurt in the Himalayas – wherever.
Industrial-Strength Laptops for Rugged Terrain
If your summer [...]
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 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 Guest Blogger
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 25, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“The Trident experience has taught me that whatever I want to do, I can achieve it regardless of how old or late in career, it's never too late to meet your dreams.” - Dr. Dolores Gordon, Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Trident University InternationalRead More...
StraighterLine is proud to announce that our newest Partner College is Trident University [...]
Posted on March 21, 2013 by Barry Lenson
I have to admit that the title of today’s post is a little misleading. You can’t actually earn a college degree in 20 minutes. But you can earn a college degree if you can find one 20-minute chunk of time in a typical day and devote it to taking online courses.Read More...
Here’s how. Start out by [...]