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Outstanding Business Professors at WVU, Part 3

Students appreciate teachers that can show them how the material they teach can be applied to the real world.Dr. Richard Riley, an accounting professor at West Virginia University’s College of Business and Economics, goes beyond relating his materi...

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Building Interaction Into Your Online Course

You've already decided that you're ready to author online and you have your content organized. Now it's time to face the ultimate challenge in online learning - making it interactive! Interaction in online courses is a two-edged sword...

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Homework as a Form of Independent Practice of Students

Homework is a form of independent practice of students. It plays a significant role in the learning process because it solidifies new learning in the minds of students, increases students’ responsibility, extends time on task beyond the school day ...

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Getting Into College No Longer A Numbers Game!

Sending your kids to college has never been more difficult or more expensive, and outstanding grades no longer guarantee admission! Student competition is at an all-time high and families now face the toughest admissions committees in history, soarin...

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Blackboard Learning in the Twenty-First Century

Blackboard Learning in the Twenty-First Century by: Nick Smith My grandmother likes to remind me that to her it seems like yesterday that she attended college - something virtually unheard for women of her generation to do. In fact, she and I we...

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How to Dull the Sting of Increasing Tuition Costs

At a time when unemployment is high, personal income is flat, and college-level education is a requirement for most well-paying jobs, U.S. public colleges continue to become less affordable for students and families. According to a recent report on c...

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Federal Pell Grant Program for College Students

Many college students seek help when it comes to paying for college expenses. Grants are a type of college financial aid that does not have to be repaid. The federal Pell Grant program is largest government sponsored grant awarded to college students...

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Study Abroad - Why Choose to Study at a UK University?

Can a quarter-million of the world’s brightest students be wrong? That’s one estimate of the number of foreign students who forsake the comforts of home and brave the UK’s food and, for many, forbidding weather to get the postgraduate education...

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The College Admissions Myth: The Keys to Gaining Admission

I’ve worked in college admissions for a number of years and understand the politics of admission to college.Each year thousands of eager and ambitious college students send out their applications to colleges and universities across America.Unfortun...

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The Distance Learning Explosion!

A generation ago few would have given much thought to educating themselves apart from a 'brick and mortar' educational institution. Certainly, for several generations, correspondence courses allowed people to gain knowledge while studying i...

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