The key to success in online learning is staying motivated. This is equally true for veteran online students and those newly introduced to the online classroom. The absence of the traditional classroom constants can trigger motivation loss, which can make it difficult to complete your coursework.
You’re not afraid of multitasking. Your day is filled with morning carpools, client pitches, and evening ballet lessons. You know a graduate degree is the right next step, but you still wonder if you can add one more thing to work and family responsibilities.
You may wonder if a future employer will take your online degree seriously. The truth is, many employers know more about online degrees than they used to. In fact, for many employers, earning a degree online while working demonstrates many of the skills they are looking for.
Kristi Johnson doesn’t consider herself the traditional kinesiology student. She’s in her third year of the online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology (EdD) at UNC Greensboro, but as a director of dance, her background is in a field that typically aligns itself with theater and music.