Online courses are moving in. But that doesn’t mean traditional courses aren’t in your future. If you look at the news, online courses are well on their way to world domination. According to the 2012 study by the Sloan Consortium, which has been following trends in online courses since 2003, 32 percent of all higher… Read More

If you have thought of earning a college degree, chances are you have considered taking online classes. And why not? Online classes promise flexibility and education from the comfort of your home office or library-anywhere you can get an internet signal on your computer. But where online classes used to be considered inferior to traditional,… Read More

Online education enrollment in American community colleges increased by 9 percent from Fall 2009 – Fall 2010, according to a recently released survey. An ITC study Released on Tuesday by the Instructional Technology Council, the 2010 survey called  “Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at Community Colleges” measured the impact of several developments… Read More

According to the the Pew Research Center, community colleges enroll nearly 6 million students per year, which accounts for 44 percent of all U.S. undergraduates. These institutions offer a cost-effective way of earning an associates degree and transferring general education credits into a specialized four-year program.… Read More

Members of the Board of Trustees of Illinois Eastern Community Colleges recently approved the 2011 Online Education Plan, the Carmi Times reports.

As part of the new program, the transcript fee will increase from $3 to $5 and the application fee will be eliminated. Officials told the news source that students who are new to online learning are required to complete an introductory course, which will prepare them for web-based delivery of classes.… Read More