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6 Strategies for Staying Productive During the COVID-19 Crisis Online Learning

6 Strategies for Staying Productive During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is forcing us all to stay in and go online. But staying productive and on task while studying at home can...

4/01/2020 | 10 minute read

Going the Distance: Why Online Learning Works Online Learning

Going the Distance: Why Online Learning Works

There's no debate that online learning has become a staple of higher education. And today's online courses encompass a wide r...

3/17/2020 | 9 minute read

Active Learning Challenges Old Education Models Going Back to School

Active Learning Challenges Old Education Models

What you can expect from an active learning classroom, why the method benefits students, and how people can prepare for a vir...

10/01/2019 | 9 minute read

Tips for How to Succeed as an Online Student Online Learning

Tips for How to Succeed as an Online Student

Taking a single course, starting a degree program, or completing a graduate certificate? These helpful tips can help you succ...

8/23/2018 | 11 minute read

Tools and Strategies for Succeeding as a Distance Student Online Learning

Tools and Strategies for Succeeding as a Distance Student

Degree program admissions director Kimberly Parke and several Extension School alumni explain the benefits and challenges of ...

7/29/2015 | 13 minute read

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