Posts Tagged ‘online education’

You Should Be Using: Degreed to Monitor Your Educational Progress

You Should Be Using: Degreed to Monitor Your Educational Progress

Have you ever studied something interesting in school and didn’t want to forget about it or read an interesting article you didn’t want to have trouble bookmarking and finding again? Have you wanted to take additional classes but were not comfortable shelling out hundreds if not thousands of dollars? If you said yes to any ...

The Pros and Cons of Online Education

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for a great online college or want a mix of online and campus classes, use HackCollege’s School Finder to find the best one for you.   Online classes have made it possible for a lot of working adults or people who can’t fit certain classes into their schedule to get a degree. ...

The Financial Benefits of Online Education Models

Today, many prospective students are foregoing traditional, on-campus learning in favor of online college education. However, there are distinct financial benefits and disadvantages associated with both of these educational models. For the majority of students, tuition costs are the most important consideration. As U.S. News & World Report contributor Greg Scott Neuman recently wrote, the ...

Why You Don’t Need To Go To Class

While most schools and professors require you to attend lecture, there are many classes you can take without ever stepping foot in a classroom. Instead of wasting your time sitting in a lecture, you can opt for online-only classes, either through your university, or through the numerous colleges available online. We all learn differently, and ...

Google Course Builder Will Allow Anyone to Create an Educational Course

Google hopes to empower regular people with the ability to share their expertise with the world. After this week’s announcement of Class2Go, a fully online educational service offered by Stanford University, Google has unveiled their own educational platform: Google Course Builder. Unlike Class2Go or EdX, which is operated by Harvard, MIT, and the University of ...

Class2Go: A New Way of Learning

Stanford University’s new service, Class2Go, is one of the biggest steps in making online education credible to date. Tuition rates have been steadily rising over the past few years, and as a result, education has become a costly endeavor. Luckily, the autodidact has some salvation with the rise of online learning tools like iTunes U and KhanAcademy that enable ...