Yale University is now offering students an opportunity to earn degree credits online during its summer session. The three courses being offered are HUMS S-212E: Brains of Genius: Mozart and Friends; ECON S-253E: Computational Finance; and PLSC S-394E: Introduction to Middle East Politics. The courses are intended for students who can’t travel to New Haven… Read More

The majority of Americans believe college is too expensive and fails to provide good value to students, but the overwhelming majority of students still say college is a good investment for them personally, according to a recent study. Is college worth it? The Pew Research Center released the study “Is College Worth It?” on May… Read More

With countless remote islands sprinkled about the Pacific and Indian oceans, many Asian countries are far removed from commercial stores, medical help, and quality education. Yet even in countries unheard of in America, there are people eager to earn a degree in higher education, for job improvement and for the sake of expanding knowledge. These… Read More

As the tuition prices skyrocket, government funding is cut to a minimum and the nation’s economy struggles to get back on it’s feet, the future of higher education appears to be bleak. Still, studies have shown that higher education enrollment increases in times of economic recession, and post-secondary education is increasingly more valuable in the… Read More

There is always a demand for college-educated and well-trained social workers. And Humboldt State University (HSU) is doing its part to increase the number of social workers with college degrees in its region. The university is now offering students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work online. The online degree… Read More

Economic and workforce conditions are just right for the expansion of online education in the Middle East, said University of Phoenix – Dubai center director Raj Kapoor. At the 1st QS-Maple conference, held on May 1 and 2 in Dubai, Kapoor gave a presentation persuading educators to increase online education to meet the future needs… Read More

The new Shearman Fine Arts building and the entrance plaza by Gkarg

To increase course availability for students taking classes during the summer, McNeese State University will be offering a wide selection of electronic learning courses for academic credit during its 2011 summer sessions. The offerings include videocassette lessons and Internet or web-based courses. Videocassette Courses The university’s College by Cassette classes are offered through videocassette lessons… Read More

Most prison inmates have restricted Internet access, which is seemingly an understandable and worthy limitation. Restricted Internet access prevents inmates from communicating with the outside world at an improper and dangerous level and also prevents scams and further crime. However, these restrictions are also preventing inmates from taking online courses, earning higher education and degrees… Read More