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Returning to College: Who Studies Online?

September 19, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Are you thinking about returning to college and enrolling in an online degree program? If so, are you curious who your classmates are likely to be if you do? We've outlined the answers for you in the infographic below.


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The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies - Specialized Areas of Focus

July 24, 2014 by Kelly Paul |
Most college  majors offer a pretty standard curriculum: the most important topics in the major organized chronologically or from most basic to most advanced.
UNCG's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, however, does things a little differently. It's like a huge buffet with wildly
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Etiquette for Online Course Discussion Board Posts

July 09, 2014 by Kelly Paul |
Writing for your course's discussion board is not like posting on Facebook, Twitter, or the comments section of news websites. Posting on the course discussion board isn't quite like writing a paper either, but it's close. It counts toward your grade and furthermore creates your most visible
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UNCG Develops Online History of Rock Course

June 17, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

UNCG Musicology Professor Kailan Rubinoff and UNCG's Division of Continual Learning (DCL) are developing MUS 329: History of Rock, an online course, for Fall 2014.

In MUS 329, students will consider rock music's connection to historical, political and social contexts. "Music will be the lens

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How Many Online Courses Should You Take Each Semester?

April 28, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Let’s face it. Going to – and finishing - college isn’t easy. It takes a lot of hard work, research, reading, writing, presenting, and learning, to complete a degree. College also isn’t for everyone.  But for those adults who know they want to pursue a college education and earn a degree –

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Success Tips for Taking Online Exams

March 14, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Taking an online exam is just like taking a face-to-face exam, only different.

Seriously, the same strategies for acing a regular exam also apply to online tests. But other rules apply as well. The following tips will help you score as high as possible on your online test, partly by making sure

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A 30-Year Dialogue That Inspired a New Online Course

November 27, 2013 by Kelly Paul |
UNCG Emeritus Professor Bob Miller and Dean Emeritus John Young, co-creators of UNCG's new MLS 630 online course Revolutions in Scientific Thought, aren't quite like longterm comedy duo Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, but they're close.
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