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How to Determine the Perfect Course Load Team Assignments in an Online Class Juan Williams Reminds Us to Avoid Plagiarism Examine the Syllabi of Online Courses Before Starting
 
How to Determine the Perfect Course Load

How to Determine the Perfect Course Load

By Ryan Laspina Compliance and Default Prevent Specialist at American Public University System Before you proceed in choosing your course load you may want to spend some time deciding how many classes you should take for the upcoming semester. This is a very important decision, as you should strive to efficiently manage your financials and your time. Let us discuss some tips for determining a perfect course load.

Team Assignments in an Online Class

Team Assignments in an Online Class

Online courses allow students to work on their own time and at their own pace, but what if your course requires you to complete team assignments?

Juan Williams Reminds Us to Avoid Plagiarism

Juan Williams Reminds Us to Avoid Plagiarism

Plagiarism is plagiarism even if you change a few words.

Examine the Syllabi of Online Courses Before Starting

Examine the Syllabi of Online Courses Before Starting

Looking at a syllabus can tell a prospective student just about anything they will need to know about a course in terms of the workload and expectations.

The Continued Socioeconomic Impact of Apollo 11

The Continued Socioeconomic Impact of Apollo 11

25 July 2014

By Rachel A. Adler
Online Learning Tips Contributor

The Apollo 11 mission motivated a generation of innovators, technologist, mathematician, dreamers, scientist and engineers. The Moon Landing confirmed that, if you could dream it, arouse it, campaign it, and finance it, almost anything could be accomplished. The Apollo 11 Mission had three major factors...

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Financial Benefits of Online Education

Financial Benefits of Online Education

22 July 2014

By Ryan Laspina
Compliance and Default Prevention Specialist at American Public University System

Online education can be a convenient and affordable alternative to traditional campus-based education. If you are a working adult, a member of the United States Armed Forces, or just not in the financial position to attend a campus-based university but wish to pursue a degree, online schools are a great option.

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Overcoming the Shock of Being a New College Student

Overcoming the Shock of Being a New College Student

21 July 2014

By Dr. Robert Lee Gordon
Associate Professor, Reverse Logistics Management at American Public University

New students often arrive with the idea that earning a bachelor’s degree will be relatively easy because they have already earned a high school diploma. However, once in a college program, the student realizes the commitment needed for an online course and the student goes through a series of shocks about undergraduate education. The first shock is about how much work must be done; the second shock is about the quality required of the work.

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How to Confront Your (Online) Education Fears

How to Confront Your (Online) Education Fears

18 July 2014

By J. Mason
Online Learning Tips Editor

Whatever your fears may be, it’s worth talking to a peer about them. If you have concerns about the school it never hurts to talk to current students or an admissions representative. Education isn’t something to be afraid of, instead it should be looked at as a challenge to be overcome.

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Tips for Lowering Your College Expenses

Tips for Lowering Your College Expenses

16 July 2014

By Ryan Laspina
Compliance and Default Preventtion Specialist at American Public University System

When it comes to college expenses, there is no shame in being thrifty. In fact, it is a very smart strategy. Following some of these tips (and other ways to reduce expenses) will help you keep your total college expenses somewhat lower. Remember, every penny saved counts!

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Making Connections in an Online Classroom

Making Connections in an Online Classroom

15 July 2014

By Michelle Watts
Faculty Director at American Military University

The more you interact with your classmates and instructors, the more you will get more out of each class and—ultimately—your program. Connecting with others socially and intellectually makes learning a much richer and more stimulating experience.

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Become Your Own Project Manager for School

Become Your Own Project Manager for School

11 July 2014

By J. Mason
Online Learning Tips Editor

Whether you’re in the working world right now, or you’re a college student transitioning to the next phase of your life, you need to learn good project management techniques. It’s not just good to know information, and they are skills that will translate into your career as well.

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School Recognition and Your Career: How the Alma Mater Factors In

School Recognition and Your Career: How the Alma Mater Factors In

09 July 2014

By Cathy Francois
Career Coach at American Public University

Regardless of your school size, staying connected with your fellow alums is important, whether in-person or virtually. This gives you a sense of connectedness and builds your personal school spirit.

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