Tag Archive: education


CW in the News

Warren Rosenberg, provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the College of Westchester, spoke on a panel about “Surviving in a Regulatory Environment,” as part of the recent APC Innovation Summit 2015.  He spoke on the topic of distance learning, such as online courses. You can read more here.

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Helping Online Students Succeed

Pursuing an online education comes with a unique set of challenges. A recent survey by Eduventures, Inc. of 28,000 students highlighted several important factors that impact academic performance. As this article from ecampus explains, Eduventures came up with three specific guidelines to help online students succeed:

1. Align online courses with objective design standards to improve performance

2. Launch a pre- and post-design quality assurance process to ensure objectives and expectations inform every aspect of the student experience

3. Optimize the use of a learning management system to enhance the student experience

 

At the College of Westchester, we work to put students first. Check out our course offerings for online and on-site degree programs.

 

Happy Summer!

This weekend marks the beginning of the summer season. Longer days, beach weather, what’s not to love? Here’s a neat infographic on how to keep cool in the heat.

Summer is also a great time to get a head on your continuing education and start planning for your future. Visit the College of Westchester online to check out our online and on-site offerings.

Online Options for Students with Kids

Online courses and other technology has made a college education more accessible to more people. Students with children, who previously had few options, find these kinds of options especially helpful. This Huffington Post piece shares some of the ways parents can still pursue higher education.

Interested in online education? Check out the College of Westchester to learn more about our program offerings.

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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The Dangers of Multi-Tasking

Busy students often feel they have to multi-task to knock off all the items on their to-do list. Trying to do several things at one time may actually do more harm than good. This article explains how multi-tasking can even damage your brain and hurt your career. Yikes!

Tips to Help You Reach Your Goals

Recently, the folks at Monster.com shared this handy list of 6 Small Changes to Help You Reach More of Your Goals. Read more for tips on how to focus, break your goals down into manageable steps, and the change your self-talk to align you for success.

A solid education also gives you a big advantage in the job market. Explore the course offerings at the College of Westchester to get started.

Teachers Try Crowdfunding for Projects

For almost every subject, projects are a part of the learning experience. Sometimes, these projects can become expensive. To help offset the cost, some teachers have begun to try online crowdfunding to make ambitious projects affordable. You can read more here.

Whether you’re preparing to move to a campus or simply stocking up on basic supplies for your semester of online coursework, back-t0-school shopping can be overwhelming—not to mention expensive. As more and more people go online for their shopping needs, Target has introduced an online gift registry students can create for their needs, from bedding to 3-ring binders. It works similarly to a wedding or baby shower registry, allowing users to create, oversee and share their gift wish list on Target.com with friends and family.

Visit the College of Westcheter online to explore your continuing education options.