Blog Category online education

Student working on laptop on steps to university building
October 10th, 2018
Kris Powers
At Ed4Credit, we believe that everyone deserves a chance to have an education and we are doing our part to make it more affordable and attainable for students everywhere.
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October 3rd, 2018
Kris Powers

At Ed4Career, we believe that everything you learn changes you in ways that you would never expect. Lifelong learning is an absolute must in this era of constant change and disruption. It’s from this love for learning that we are partnering with Ed4Training in giving away 1 MILLION FREE professional development course programs!

Young attractive woman working on laptop
September 19th, 2018
Kris Powers
Individuals of all ages should seek out opportunities for learning to enable them to stay current and informed. Whether for personal or professional development, learning something new offers many benefits, including better mental health. And who doesn’t want that? But finding the time for learning? Sometimes, that’s not easy. For working professionals, after-work hours are at a premium. And for most of us, the idea of fitting one more item into an already jam-packed schedule threatens to put us over the edge.
Decision making
August 23rd, 2018
Kris Powers
Most of the decisions we make each day don’t require much thought. In fact, many decisions are made either unconsciously or very quickly out of habit. But are the quick decisions made from habit what’s best for us? Have we become so complacent in some areas of our lives that we don’t even realize we have a choice anymore?
Female student smiling in front of laptop
August 12th, 2018
Kris Powers

Online education, when done right, is no easier than education provided in a brick and mortar building. However, to be a successful online learner requires a certain skill set. For some, these skills are innate. For others, they may need to be learned and practiced.


Exhausted female student at laptop
July 25th, 2018
Kris Powers

We all experience moments of feeling utterly unmotivated. For students, especially those juggling family, work and school obligations, staying motivated to complete schoolwork can be one of the toughest challenges when faced with so many demands for your attention. But don’t get discouraged! Here are a few simple ways to keep motivated, even on your toughest days.



Pick your most productive time

Adult student at computer
July 11th, 2018
Anonymous

It’s very common nowadays to hear about adults returning to school. With the rise of online learning institutions and adult learning scholarship programs, there are more viable options to study for a degree later in life. We previously noted here on Ed4Career how adult learners are a unique demographic that colleges need to better understand. For instance, they prefer working to their own schedule, come from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds, and are heavily motivated to progress.

Sign spelling producitivity hacks
June 6th, 2018
Kris Powers

I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve my time-management skills and increase my productivity. In the past I’ve written about how to work smarter, not harder and explored the difference between busyness and productivity. In more than a few blog posts, I have stressed the importance of taking frequent breaks to allow your mind to recharge and improve motivation.

Online Courses
May 23rd, 2018
Kris Powers

It’s never a bad idea to add onto your resume’s skill section. Whether you are currently looking for a new job opportunity or exploring professional development, online courses make it affordable and convenient to upskill on your own time. Below, we’ve highlighted six courses that will allow you to add marketable skills to your resume!



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Drawing of knowledge and learning concepts
May 16th, 2018
Kris Powers

Remaining teachable should be at the top of your personal and professional development goals. What does it mean to remain “teachable”? It means fostering, maintaining and pursuing the desire to listen and learn. By listening and learning, you will grow. Being teachable is not something that you’re born with, it’s not a matter of competence, it is more a matter of attitude. It’s being open to learning, and relearning, throughout your life.

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