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What We’ve Learned about Online Learning

When online learning first arrived, it was billed as being a more accessible and flexible way for students to learn the same material that was offered on college campuses, even if they could not actually attend classes on those campuses. Students who simply were not able to attend a typical university could, instead, go online. [...]

Study Finds 7 Courses People Regret Taking Most

When you attend a traditional university, there are a slew of classes that you are required to take, often before taking a single class that has anything to do with your major. When you get to the end of your education, you might look back on your transcript and realize that you took more than [...]

Occupational Licenses Bad for the Economy but Good for the People Who Get Them?

Both policy makers and economists have detailed the problems with occupational licensing in the American labor market. Right now, there are hundreds of industries that require anyone in that industry to have a certain kind of license. For example, if you go get a haircut or even just a manicure, the person who is giving [...]

Dept. of Education Report Provides Insights on Best Universities for Low Income Students

As many students are trying to decide which colleges to attend in the fall, tuition and overall costs are becoming a major concern. We’ve all heard about or were those students who chose one university over another, simply because they were offering a better scholarship or had lower tuition than another university. In order to [...]

New Report Finds Standards for “Passing” Classes Vary from State to State

Anyone who has been to college knows that there are widely different standards when it comes to what quantifies “passing” in different school systems. If your roommate can barely write a coherent sentence, but claims to have passed every English class in high school, you know that his English classes were probably much easier to [...]

Why is it important for professors to foster different learning styles?

For me, it was shyness. For one of my best friends, it was dyslexia. Another was skilled his hands, great a building things, taking things apart, putting them back together, but couldn’t understand math to save his life. My brother, who is red and green colorblind, was habitually ridiculed by an art teacher who didn’t [...]

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