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Here are the top ten articles for the Distance Learning Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. DL Colloquiums and Residencies
The majority of distance learning programs require the attendance of a residency or colloquia prior to completing the program. Learn more about why it benefits both the student and faculty to participate in these learning sessions.
2. Quality Courses at Coursera
Coursera is an academic company that offers free education to individuals who are interested in learning. There are over 300 courses available that include computer science, mathematics, business, medicine, biology, social sciences, and humanities.
3. Teaching Adult Students Online
Throughout my career in information technology I have witnessed a transformation in how conglomerates hire, train, and share information. Gone are the days of on-site interviews, face-to-face staff meetings, and in-house corporate training.
4. Distance Learning Essentials
Learn all the basic knowledge needed to begin your online learning experience with Distance Learning - Is It Right for You?
5. How Exercise Increases Intellect
We have all heard how regular exercise can contribute to better health and fitness, but did you know a good workout can also improve your mood, memory, concentration, and intellect?
6. Pursuing an Online PhD
While studies show an average 50 percent completion rate for students pursuing a PhD, those who are successful tend to have strengths in perseverance and both oral and written communication.
7. Understanding the Generation Z Student
It is safe to say that Generation Z Students will have more than one “life” identity. This includes their normal, human identities; their social media identities; their virtual gaming identities; and in some instances, their avatar identity used in virtual worlds.
8. Podcasting for Auditory Learners
The component driving the popularity of Podcasts can be summed up in one word: convenience. Podcasts are increasingly popular due to ease of access to them via mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
9. Free Online Courses at Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University is one of a number of top universities offering free online courses through a program called Open Learning Initiative (OLI).
10. Online Degree Programs
Selecting a degree program can be a daunting task, particularly if your area of study covers a variety of disciplines. One way to help narrow down your choices is to visit a career counselor who can help you better understand your interests and long-term goals.
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