Archive for January, 2015

Rules for Working from Home

Online education, like telecommuting to work, can boost productivity and allow for a more flexible schedule. However, it can be easy to become side-tracked or to struggle with feeling isolated. These 5 Rules for Working from Home from Real Simple can help you strike a good balance.

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How to Choose a Computer

Students taking online courses may spend a lot of time on the computer. If you’re looking to buy a computer, evaluating your needs and taking the time to consider what features are most important to you can help you choose the best machine for you. This helpful guide is just one of many resources to help you along the way.

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PC Mag names 100 Best iPad Apps for 2015

With education going increasingly digital, more students are relying on apps on their tablets like iPads to help them stay organized and get their work done. PC Mag recently listed the 100 best iPad apps for 2015. Lots of them are great for helping you stay on top of deadlines and be productive from practically anywhere!

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Because so much of the interaction between instructors and students in online education is virtual, it’s possible they may never see what the other looks like. A recent study suggests that students’ perception of an instructor’s gender, however, may influence the evaluation they give at the end of the course. The original paper, “What’s in a Name: Exposing Gender Bias in Student Ratings of Teaching,” was published online Dec. 5 in the journal Innovative Higher Education. The researchers plan to do additional studies.