Archive for July, 2012

When deciding whether an online college is the right fit for you, there are lots of elements to take into consideration. A few important things to look at when choosing at online college are:

  • Your interests and which accredited colleges offer related programs
  • Teaching methods offered
  • Tuition and financial aid
  • Your long term goals

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Kindle Fire Coming to CW Classes

The College of Westchester is piloting the use of the Kindle Fire amongst this year’s high school Jumpstart class. According to a poll of students in the program, 93.5% of them found the Kindle Fire easy to use, and 89.1% of them found it better than a textbook.

This tablet from Amazon, similar to the iPad, has been taking off in classrooms across the country. You can read more about it here on CW’s Kelly Walsh’s blog, Emerging Ed Tech.

Cellular Jerks

Check out this infographic on minding your cellular manners.
Cellular Jerks: Where Are Your Mobile Manners
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Another celebrity recently went for his high school degree online—Justin Bieber! The 18-year-old Canadian superstar reportedly earned his degree online and is now a part of the 2012 graduating class of St. Michael Catholic Secondary School in Stratford, Ontario, where he’s from, MSNBC reports.

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