Blog Category online education

Man studying at laptop
July 12th, 2017
Kris Powers

Many schools, businesses, and organizations are turning to online education because of the wealth of advantages it provides; including cost-effectiveness, convenience, flexibility, and the ability to offer a wide variety of courses to the student. For the learner, online education provides all of the above benefits, including the freedom to build a personalized schedule and plan around other commitments, including family, work and home-life.

Adult student with laptop
June 21st, 2017
Kris Powers

Many of the learners in today’s online courses are adults.

Laptop and Cell phone
June 7th, 2017
Kris Powers

Let's face it, we can all use a little help sometimes!  Many students benefit from the use of study tools to help them get through their courses. Study apps and tools can help with everything from staying organized to studying more efficiently. Whether you are a student at a traditional or online college, these apps and tools will help you maximize your time in and out of the classroom!

1. Evernote

Woman with laptop outside
May 31st, 2017
Kris Powers

One of the main benefits of taking online courses is the flexibility to do your work whenever you wish, wherever you are. With beautiful weather finally here, it’s a perfect time to take your learning outside!

Laptop on student's lap
May 9th, 2017
Kris Powers

According to the 2015 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group, the number of students enrolled in online courses has grown to 5.8 million nationally, reflective of a consistent 13 year upward growth trend. The survey also found that more than a quarter of higher education students (28 percent) are enrolled in at least one online course.

Soldier with a laptop
April 25th, 2017
Kris Powers

A nontraditional student is defined as having one or more of the following characteristics:

Woman cheering at laptop
March 14th, 2017
Kris Powers

“Make the most of yourself...for that is all there is of you.”  ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Female student
February 21st, 2017
Kris Powers

Ed4Career believes that support is critical to the success of online learning. That’s why we’ve developed our Online Student Center (OSC) – available to our Career course and For-College Credit students.

Our Student Center is stocked with useful tips, resources and tools for students, all designed to support the online learning experience. The following is a sampling of what the OSC offers:

Lightbulb and productivity
January 17th, 2017
Kris Powers

Have you heard the phrase “Work Smarter, Not Harder”? Are you looking for new ways to increase productivity without putting in more hours? Here are ten tips to help you work more efficiently and more productively without expending any additional effort:

Woman holding coffee at laptop with snow falling
December 6th, 2016
Kris Powers

Many of us are getting ready for the holiday and a nice winter break. The holidays are a great time to catch up with friends and family (as well as catch up on sleep!). But after the first few days of relaxation and overeating, you might find yourself a bit bored and looking for something to do. Instead of sitting around and letting the weeks go by, here are some tips to make your winter break more productive: