Have you ever felt the need for superpowers to help you do well as an online student? Wouldn’t it be great to be strong enough to leap through your degree program in a single bound or intelligent enough to figure out how to overcome any obstacles? You are not alone in this feeling, and even [...]
When it comes to writing academic papers, many students and faculty focus their attention largely upon a documentation style, such as the Modern Language Association (MLA) or American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines. In doing so, however, a key place students often get off track with the writing process is missed: the retrieval and integration of [...]
Some colleges are thinking outside of the box and pursuing unique alternative university funding sources.
What can be done to increase student engagement in higher education?
Have you ever watched a TV show in which a character has a personal assistant and wished you could have one, too? As an online student who is planning for a great career, for example, you may be suffering from electronic document overload. It may be that you’ve downloaded a ton of resources for a [...]
Last month, I introduced our new blog title, Edventure Calling, and reminded readers that: “Academics is about starting a life altering, life enhancing edventure that will take you to places you may have only dreamt of seeing and to accomplishments you may have only fantasized about achieving. The desire to pursue postsecondary education should involve [...]
Many students struggle with documentation styles, such as those of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA). It’s not easy to remember whether to use full names or abbreviations; whether or not to place a title in quotation marks or italics; or where to insert a comma versus a period. This [...]
Deciding on a degree major within the context of thinking about a lifelong career can be overwhelming. Perhaps that’s why college students switch majors an average of 3-5 times. Then there are additional concerns, such as gainful employment to contend with. This can easily become overwhelming, and many students simply choose traditional options (e.g., accounting [...]
Are you considering online classes or working toward a degree virtually? If so, chances are good that you have some questions, and getting answers before you begin will help ensure that you make the right decision. In order to support you as you begin your edventure, here are answers to the four most frequently asked [...]
Winner of Best Colleges Online’s 2012 Online College Professor of the Year contest LeAnne Prenovost will be blogging for Edventure Calling throughout the school year on issues that new online students face. In today’s technology driven society, written communication is king. In fact, written communication is often more important and frequent than face-to-face communication. One [...]