Online classes should give more options to students

A growing option for students needing to fit more classes into their schedule is online classes. Although some have been quick to ascribe a stigma to online classes, the numerous benefits to online classes clearly outweigh the downsides. To me, any cost-effective program that increases the amount of options presented to the student body is […]

Teachers Say Cheating Is More Common In Online Classes

Having just finished an article on the new survey from Inside Higher Ed (IHE), I left something out. The survey had some important findings about two of my favorite subjects – online education and academic fraud and cheating. I follow and write frequently about the billion dollar industry that is college cheating – how shockingly common it is […]


A short online course that changes students’ beliefs about learning can improve their grades in core subjects, new research finds. High school students who took a 50-minute online course to help them cultivate a growth mindset—the belief that intellectual abilities are not fixed but can be developed—earned significantly higher grades, according to new research by […]

Save 90% on thousands of online classes at Udemy – and more of today’s best deals from around the web

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