In an online classroom, the purpose of a forum is to simulate a real-world classroom discussion and further explore concepts youâ€™re studying in the class.
By Anna Sommer
Academic Advising Project Coordinator, American Public University
Maintaining the motivation to finish your degree program isnâ€™t easy. In addition to writing papers, researching, reading, taking tests and participating in class discussions, you may face additional challenges such as working, raising children and coping with financial challenges.
By Dr. Jennifer Cramer
Program Director, Sociology, Anthropology, and Women's Studies at American Public University
Faculty members work to foster engagement in courses by cultivating discussion and motivating students to be curious and thoughtful about applying what they learned in class. What many students might not know is that faculty can use their discipline expertise to help provide students with ideas for finding internships, conference workshops, field schools, or other hands-on, experience-based opportunities that will help them take what they are learning in classes to the next level.
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
There is absolutely no way that you can regain lost time, and that is why it is extremely important to have excellent time management skills. You can even create a time budget just as you would create a financial budget. Below are some tips to help you manage your time efficiently.
By Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth
Program Director, GovernmentÂ Contracts and Acquisition at American Public University
We could say that online education allows us to eliminate borders and connect students, faculty, and staff from around the world in one place for one common purpose. We could say our professors are experts in their field that bring the real-world to the classroom.