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Jamie Littlefield

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By Jamie Littlefield

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    • Synchronous Distance Learning vs. Asynchronous Distance Learning Created: Thursday, August 21, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      There are two primary types of virtual courses: synchronous distance learning and asynchronous distance learning. Knowing the difference between these two terms will help you choose a distance lear...
    • Make Money Teaching Online Created: Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Want to make money while teaching on the internet? You don't need to be an expert. This article will show you how." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, October 22, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Take a few of these free online Italian classes and you'll be prepared to watch foreign films or enjoy a trip abroad. The free online Italian classes listed in this directory can help any type of l...
    • Are For-Profit Online Colleges a Rip-Off? Created: Monday, September 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you're thinking about enrolling in a online college like Devry, Kaplan, or the University of Phoenix, make sure you understand the drawbacks first." itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...
    • State-by-State List of Free Online Public Schools, K-12 Created: Saturday, January 26, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This state-by-state list of online public school programs includes state-wide online schools, online charter schools, and online private schools that receive government funding for in-state student...
    • Regionally Accredited Online College Profiles Created: Sunday, March 30, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      These online college profiles can help you understand your options and choose a virtual program. All online colleges in this directory are regionally accredited, the most widely accepted form of ac...
    • Can I Earn a Teaching Credential Online? Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Due to the hands-on nature of teaching, such programs require more than just logging in from the couch and sending in assignments from your laptop." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Free Online French Classes Created: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Whether you're planning an overseas trip or want to brush up on your French skills from college, this list of classes can get you started.
    • How to Get a Job as an Online High School Teacher Created: Monday, June 21, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Teaching online high school courses can be a full-time profession or a rewarding way to enhance your income. Qualified online teachers are in high demand.
    • The 5 Biggest Mistakes Online MBA Students Make Created: Thursday, September 21, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      An online MBA degree can help you get a better job, a higher position, and a raise. However, a simple, avoidable mistake could harm your chances of success." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • List of Free Online Public Schools for Ohio Students, K-12 Created: Friday, January 25, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Ohio offers resident students the opportunity to take online public school courses free. Here's a list of Ohio's no-cost online public and charter schools." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Are Online College Classes Cheaper for Students? Created: Friday, May 13, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Many students consider online college courses because of the cost. But, while some online colleges are cheap, virtual learning isn’t always cost-effective.
    • How to Choose an Online Law School and Become a Practicing Lawyer Created: Friday, July 06, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Would you like to earn an online law degree from the comfort of your own home? It’s not easy, but it is possible. Check out our list of online law schools. Then, read out step-by-step directi...
    • The 25 Absolute Best Web Resources for Writers Created: Thursday, September 01, 2005 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Before you start that essay assignment, check out these 25 indispensable sites. The internet can guide you to discover how to write, what to write, where to find information, and how to format your paper. Goodbye hours of frustrating rough drafts, hello A's.
    • 10 Smart Ways Online Learners Spend Summer Break Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      What do successful online students do during the summer? Quit a bit.
    • Inspiring Quotes for Online College Students Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Be inspired to succeed in your online education by quotes from these great thinkers.
    • How the Common Core Will Change Online High Schools Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Common Core is coming to many states. Find out how online high schools will need to change to meet these new standards.
    • How to Get a Job Teaching Online Created: Friday, May 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Teaching online can be very different from teaching in a traditional classroom. An instructor who accepts employment teaching online must be prepared to help students learn without face-to-face int...
    • 10 Things Millennials Are Teaching Us About the Future of Online Learning Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014
      As a generation, the millennials have unique strengths and challenges. See how millenials are going to shake up the way teaching and learning work in the online environment.
    • Smart Options for Finishing Your College Degree Online After a Long Absence Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      By choosing the right kind of program, returning adult learners can finish their degrees online without the hassle.
    • Use Peace Corps Training Material to Learn Languages for Free Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Take a look at these no-cost language learning materials provided to Peace Corps volunteers - and now available to the general public.
    • 2014 e-Learning, Open Education, and Distance Education Conferences Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      What conferences do e-learning professionals need to attend in 2014? Find out in this list.
    • Are Coursera’s Online Specialization Certificates Worth the Cost? Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Coursera now offers online certificates in specializations such as Data Science, Music, and Fundamentals of Computing. Are these online certificates worth the cost?
    • Gamification Fail: 5 Reasons to Hate Gamification in the Online Classroom Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      Gamification may sound like a fun way to learn. But, so-called educational games are failing online students in a big way. Find out why.
    • Free Online High Schools 101 Created: Monday, June 06, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
      Free online high schools offer teenagers the chance to learn virtually without paying tuition. How do these no-cost programs work? And, how do you apply? Find out in this article on the basics of free online high schools.
    • How To Use an Online Class Syllabus Created: Monday, March 10, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
      Learning how to interpret a class syllabus is an essential skill for online learners. By taking an inventory of your syllabus at the beginning of the course and reviewing it regularly, you can stay on top of your work – even if your professor doesn’t provide regular reminders.
    • 20 Things Every Online Learner Needs to Know Created: Monday, December 23, 2013 Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013
      Direct, actionable things you need to know about online learning from students and professors that know what they're talking about.
    • What Your Online Professors Will Never Tell You (But I Will…) Created: Monday, December 23, 2013 Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013
      Come behind the scenes and see what drives online professors and why online classes are taught the way they are.
    • Harvard’s Online Certificate Programs: Quality Classes, Open Admission Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013
      Check out these certificate programs from Harvard.
    • Pros and Cons of Earning an Online General Studies Degree Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013
      Earning an online general studies degree might be the perfect way for you to finish your college education - or it might not.
    • Earning an Online Computer Science Degree Created: Friday, November 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013
      If you're interested in earning an online computer science degree, take a look at these programs.
    • Top 10 Tips for Quitting an Online College Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
      There's a right way and a wrong way to quit your online classes. Don't make a mistake that will come back to haunt your future.

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