Inside Online Learning

Giving college students and instructors a central spot for career tips, higher education news, and educational technology topics. Connect with our higher education expert Melissa Venable and keep on top of the latest trends and issues in online teaching and learning.

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Posts by Inside Online Learning

11 Mobile Hacks for Online Learners

Mobile access is increasing for all of the things we do online, including training and education. The convenience of online learning is amplified when you can […]

Can You Get Kicked Out of an Online Class?

A friend of mine was recently removed from an online course. He wasn’t asked to leave the degree program, but was blocked from continuing in […]

Your Next Job May Be Online. Are You Ready?

The changing world of work and careers includes a shift in location. I’ve been working as a remote (a.k.a. virtual, telecommuting, home-sourced, home-based) employee for six […]

4 Ways Snapchat is Going to College

Snapchat is a social media platform with a bad reputation, but it’s changing for the better. Known for users’ way-too-personal posts (i.e., sexting), this tool’s […]

Online Education News from Connect 2015

What’s in your playbook for online education success? This was the theme of The Learning House Connect 2015 conference in Kentucky last week. I was […]

Social Media Guidelines for Recent College Graduates

“What’s your favorite resource for better social media use by young professionals?” A couple of weeks ago a friend asked me this question via Twitter. I […]

Are You New to Online Teaching? Try a MOOC.

Whether you are new to college-level teaching or a seasoned professor, professional development is an essential part of the job. Staying current in our course […]

What Can You Learn from Your Online Professors?

One of the items frequently included on lists of “tips for being a successful online student” is: Get to know your professors. But making these […]

Defining an Online Course: What’s in a Name?

Are there differences between online learning, distance learning, web-based learning and eLearning? The only assumption you can really make is that at least a component […]

5 Steps for Finding a Summer Online Class

With the spring semester behind us, many students are either already enrolled in a class or looking for something to add to their schedules during […]

Try Facebook in Your Next Online Class

Facebook, once thought too informal or personal to use in a professional way, is gaining ground in education. Until very recently, when asked about using […]

Internet Speed: How much do you need for online education?

“All you need is an Internet connection!” We often hear this description of online learning and teaching. Work and learn on the go as long […]

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