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Coffee Shop Theme Perks Up an Undergraduate Microeconomics Course

February 16, 2018 by Miranda Lim |

ECO 201: Principles of Microeconomics is an undergraduate economics course in UNC Greensboro's Bryan School of Business and Economics. More than 500 students enroll in the course every semester, taking the fully online version or the hybrid version

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Taking the Fear Out of Online Learning

October 26, 2017 by Miranda Lim |
Cackling witches, shuffling zombies, eerie ghosts, online classes... Wait, what? Creepy ghouls aside, online learning is nothing to be afraid of! Here are a few reasons why.
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What's an Online College Class Really Like?

September 12, 2017 by Karen Grossman |

When you think of college, you may imagine a sea of students in rows of amphitheater seating. Just like college classes can vary in size and scope, online learning comes in different formats. UNCG offers this flexibility in its online degree-completion programs.

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HOW DESIGN THINKING APPLIES IN EVERYDAY LIFE

August 01, 2017 by Karen Grossman |

You may have heard a lot about Design Thinking lately, but what exactly is it? Phyllis L. Fagell describes in an article in The Washington Post how design thinking is “a method of problem-solving that relies on empathy, observation and careful listening.” It’s a concept she has used for tricky

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Fact or Fiction? Debunking Myths About Online Learning

July 06, 2017 by Miranda Lim |

If you’ve never taken an online class before, you might be skeptical of the experience. Here are a few misconceptions we’d like to clear up to set the record straight.

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Systems Thinking, Design Thinking - Two New Online Courses

December 22, 2016 by Kelly Paul |

UNCG Online has developed two new undergraduate online courses that teach students to think critically, interpret data, and solve problems—skills that students can use in the workplace right away. 

Both courses are taught entirely online and are shorter than the traditional semester—each course

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What Are GECs, And Why do You Have To Take Them?

August 16, 2016 by Coventry Kessler |

New students are sometimes shocked to discover that they have to take General Education Courses (GECs) before they can concentrate on their major. “I know what I want to do!” they protest. “Why do I have to take [sociology, literature, math, natural science, history, you name it]? I’m never

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