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


Think you don’t have time to go to college? It is a hard undertaking when you have a job and family to consider. See how these eight celebrities used distance learning and online classes to fit a college education into their busy lives.… Read More


Ann Rohr

Weston Distance Learning president Ann Rohr has something new to add to her already impressive resume. The Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) has voted her as an Institution Executive Member on their nine-member Accrediting Commission, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. It is quite… Read More


In an effort to increase enrollment numbers in online education courses, officials at Purdue University recently announced plans to expand the university’s distance-learning program. Purdue student enrollments in online-learning classes totaled about 8,200 in 2009-2010, with 35 percent in courses originating on the Purdue campus. The university is working hard to augment those numbers. “Our… Read More


The old saying, “the more things change, the more they stay the same” doesn’t exactly hold true for careers. In the ever-changing universe of professions, new careers (and thus new jobs) have popped up that didn’t exist as recently as 10 years ago. This spring, before you make your plans for next year’s college, check out these four professions that are considered part of the new career frontier.… Read More


We’re all searching for what we want to be when we grow up. Whether you’re 18 and looking forward to college, or you’re a middle-aged professional considering a career change, it’s hard to know what you want to do (in terms of work) with the rest of your life. To help you figure it out, we offer these four simple steps to put you on a path that winds to the career of your dreams!… Read More


The ripple effect ever-changing technology has on just about every industry makes it hard for anyone to have the same job for 40 years. And if that’s the case, why not consider jobs that are not only lucrative, but also fun? Check out these four fun careers that you can actually make a living doing.… Read More