Online colleges and universities are quickly emerging as a competitive choice for anyone seeking to further their education. Whether you are pursuing your first degree or are an experienced professional looking to build on your existing education, there is an online program for you. The same technology that makes it possible for employees to work from all over the globe allows students to pursue a quality, accredited college degree from their own homes. We’re driven to provide the best resources in online education to help you maximize your distance learning experience. Our site features:
- Advice articles designed for prospective and current online students that offer help in everything, from improving time management skills, to financial tips, to how to become a better student.
- A variety of articles aimed at helping traditional educators make the jump to online education, in addition to several for those already in the field who are looking to improve their delivery methods.
- A series of FAQ videos that address the most frequently ask questions from students considering an online degree.
Meet the Blogger: Justin W. Marquis, Ph.D.
Justin is a blogger for Education Unbound, Online Universities’ education news, technology, and lifestyle blog. He earned his doctorate in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University – Bloomington and currently teaches educational technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also has experience as a college administrator, student advisor, Web and multimedia producer, online course designer and instructor, and elementary school teacher. Justin is actively involved in research which examines the ways in which people become technologically literate and how to best support that development in education. His publications include work on the changing nature of learning, the use of video games in education, and the ways in which technological literacy affects the Digital Divide. Read more about Justin’s research and overview of the online learning world @drjwmarquis. Justin is also on Google+.
Meet the Writer: Katheryn Rivas
Katheryn Rivas is a freelance writer and blogger, who is passionate about all things education. Katheryn hopes to use her passion for education and writing to educate others on the possibilities of the mind. Finding her footing in the blogging world, Katheryn loves writing on a variety of topics, but is particularly passionate about sharing her knowledge on distance education and the benefits of the online classroom. When she’s not blogging, Katheryn enjoys playing softball and reading a good book.