Study Spaces and Mobile Friendly Work Places

For over 40 years, generations of American school children learned to read with Dick and Jane. “See Dick. See Dick run. Run, Dick, run!” Then in the 1960s progressive education pushed the pendulum away from the whole-word Dick and Jane theory over to phonics and later balanced reading instruction. Similarly, higher education is breaking away from…
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Did You Know ? E-Learning Study Tips and Fun Facts

According to Wikipedia E-learning (or eLearning) is the use of electronic educational technology in learning and/or teaching. Sometimes referred to as online learning, distance education, internet-based training (IBT), flexible learning, web-based training (WBT) and digital education. These terms refer to the use of modern tools, such as computers, digital technology, electronic media, networked digital devices…
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Online Certificate Programs Help Close U.S. Skills Gap

The landscape of the U.S. workforce has significantly shifted, placing greater emphasis on the need for skilled, educated workers. According to the Georgetown University report Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education, by 2018 the United States will have 46.8 million job openings. Thirty million of these jobs will require some postsecondary education, and there…
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5 Secrets To Share With The New Military Spouse On Base

Whether it is your very first or your fifth PCS, transitioning to a new base can test even the most resilient military families. Checklists, reminders and moving boxes have a way of stealing the limelight from the excitement that comes with moving to a fresh location. Organization will always turn out to be your best…
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Building Your Support Network For Online Learning Success

Apollo Research Institute recently conducted a survey of more than 4,400 students in multiple generations that identified unique stress factors that influence educational progress. The report noted, “support from spouses, significant others, faculty members, and staff from an institution’s academic department had the best chance of positively influencing adult learners to continue classes”. The average…
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Military Spouses- Your Time Is Valuable, Invest It Wisely

Military spouses are remarkable individuals. As the husband or wife of a service member, your marriage vows act as a right of passage into the exciting challenge of military life. As you leave the familiarity of civilian life behind, enjoy the feeling of independence and adventure that emerges. Remain flexible, nurture yourself and give your…
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There Is No Home Like A Military Home

Military families serve a higher calling in their dedication to our country. That commitment allows us to live peacefully within the land of the free and home of the brave. But what does home mean to them and their families? Home can take many forms and many definitions. Some say it is a place; the…
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Weekend Reboot For Better Online Learning

Going back to school is such a unique experience. Even more so with online learning, when your couch is your classroom. Time management suddenly becomes a far more important skill, as you try to balance your life while pursuing your education. The biggest difference between online and on-campus programs is that your schedule becomes your…
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You Served – Now Make Linkedin SERVE You!

As someone who served my country and transitioned out after a ten year career, I know how difficult it can be to secure a civilian job. While I enjoyed a rewarding US Naval career, I was both excited and apprehensive about beginning a new chapter in my professional life. Although I attended the required transition…
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3 Tips To Fast Forward Military-Civilian Career Transition

Feel like your military-civilian career transition is moving in slow motion? To accelerate the process and help establish your competitive edge, it is important to not only demonstrate your unique value as a military veteran but also set your specific skills apart from the numerous well-qualified job-seekers that hiring managers are looking at. Although you know…
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