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What It Means to Be a Modern Online Educator

What It Means to Be a Modern Online Educator

Traditional college teaching is part of a well-established tradition that has remained fairly unchanged over time. Becoming an instructor in this environment meant adhering to teaching standards, which have also remained fairly unchanged. A college professor is associated with someone who is a subject matter expert, likely to advance to …

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Should Attending College Be Mandatory?

Should Attending College Be Mandatory?

When I asked my parents why I should go to college, they gave me vague reasons I still don’t understand: “You need to find yourself,” “To round out your knowledge,” and “Because that’s what you do should go to high school like everyone else.” Many years ago I attended a …

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Facing Your Fears as an Adult Returning to School

Facing Your Fears as an Adult Returning to School

In case you haven’t noticed, vocational colleges are no longer just there to learn a trade. Today, colleges can help you earn a bachelor’s, master’s, or even doctorate in just about any field of study, or they can even help you brush up on skills you may already have on …

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