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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.

Building Skills for E-Learning Success

Building Skills for E-Learning Success

04 March 2015

By Ryan Watkins
Distance Learning

E-learning typically challenges the perception of what learning is to many students. While the transition from the traditional classroom to the online classroom can be difficult for many learners, it can become an easier process by fine tuning some current practices.

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Earning Income While Attending College

Earning Income While Attending College

03 March 2015

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

While earning a college degree takes an immense amount of time and effort, there are still ways that you can earn income while earning your degree.

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10 Things to Do Before Starting Your Next Class

10 Things to Do Before Starting Your Next Class

27 February 2015

By J. Mason
Online Learning Tips Editor

Are you about to start a new class, or continue on through your program? Every class start is a big step toward an end goal and it should be celebrated. In the layover between now and when classes begin what do you have going on? If you don’t have some part of school factored into that time frame then it’s time to get a plan.

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Budget Wars Threaten Basic Science and Future Innovation

Budget Wars Threaten Basic Science and Future Innovation

25 February 2015

By Mark P. Mills
Contributor, Forbes

A lot of trust is needed to fund open-ended exploration. That kind of curiosity-driven, basic research has been the American hallmark for all of modern history. And ironically, even if unpredictable in advance, it has in hindsight been both revolutionary and productive.

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Tips for Choosing Your Major

Tips for Choosing Your Major

23 February 2015

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

Since deciding on a major is a very important decision that requires a lot of introspection, the following tips can help you if you are unsure of what would be the best fit for you.

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Add the Perspective of an Expert to Your Next Writing Project

Add the Perspective of an Expert to Your Next Writing Project

19 February 2015

By Jill Kurtz
Online Learning Tips Contributor

Working on a class assignment, thesis paper, article, or blog post? Interviewing a subject matter expert can help provide in-depth and unique perspectives on an issue. Securing an interview takes time and preparation, but the results are worthwhile.

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Below the Border, Under the Radar

Below the Border, Under the Radar

18 February 2015

By Dr. Stephen Schwalbe
Faculty Member, Political Science at American Public University

Puerto Rico could soon gain statehood and become the 51st state – and, few Americans are aware of this. The last time this happened was in 1959 with the accession of both Alaska and Hawaii.

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An Ode to Online Learning

An Ode to Online Learning

12 February 2015

By Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we asked students and alumni from American Military University and American Public University to share what they love about online learning. There are common themes with their answers, proving to us that flexibility and convenience are top priorities for those looking to earn a degree.

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