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Surprising Facts About Online Education

February 3, 2014

Online education is quickly becoming a prominent and important piece of the education pie in the United States. The explosive growth of this segment of education, even during a recession, is nothing short of spectacular. It is becoming clear that there is a fundamental shift in how Americans are being educated after high school. The […]

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History of Online Education

February 27, 2013

Your online education search starts here at Education Online with insight, articles, and advice about online education programs and schools. Strengthen your future goals, at your pace. Source

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Criminal Justice Degrees and the CSI Effect

February 7, 2013

Data depicts the steady increase of individuals seeking a criminal justice-related degree over the past 30 years. Recent interest in careers in crime scene investigation could be due to overall popularity of televised crime dramas or an assumption that criminal behavior will continue to rise. Speculators report that crime is one of the many ramifications […]

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Babson Survey Research Group

January 18, 2013

The 2011 Survey of Online Learning reveals that the number of students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 6 million. Now nearly one-third of all students in higher education are taking at least one online course. Source

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Live Work and Study

December 31, 2012

The downturn in the economy is translating into an increase demand for higher education. Recent statistics show that higher education institutions are reporting a 75 percent increase in demand for online education. In fact, one-third of all higher education students report they have taken at least one course online — reflecting the trend of people […]

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The Evolution of Online Education

December 15, 2012

“The history of online education” shows the ways in which distance learning has developed since the early 1700s to now. It looks at the ways that students and teachers are using education technology to learn from anywhere. The infographic projects that in the future online learning enrollments among post-secondary education will increase from 30 percent […]

Online Students vs. Traditional Students

Online Students vs. Traditional Students

November 21, 2012

Here’s an infographic showing the current trends of online education as opposed to the traditional education. Trends clearly show the rise of popularity of online education and the percentage sure would see an upward trend in the coming years. Source

Education Technology Through the Years

Education Technology Through the Years

October 25, 2012

When was the last time you used a tape recorder or a slide projector? That’s what we thought. In the age of technology, we can do just about everything online or with our smartphones. Whether its shopping or learning, students are using modern technology to make their experiences virtual. Source

History of Homeschooling

History of Homeschooling

September 16, 2012

For centuries, homeschooling was the only option for most people. Today, it’s viewed with mixed opinions as some question homeschooling’s legitimacy. However, statistics show that homeschooled students outperform students who go to structured schools in a number of areas. Learn more: Source

Accreditation of Online Degrees

Accreditation of Online Degrees

September 3, 2012

Prospective college students often gloss over the word ‘accredited’ when they’re looking for a college. But with the transfer rate at over 50 percent according to the U.S. Department of Education, it could be the word that means the most in all of the higher ed jargon students have to wade through. Accreditation indicates a […]

The Evolution of Online Education Technologies

The Evolution of Online Education Technologies

August 28, 2012

As online degree seekers are becoming more prevalent, questions arise on how educational technologies have evolved over the years. This infographic will explore how distance learning has changed from the 1700s through the Millennium. Source

Important Milestones in Online Education

Important Milestones in Online Education

August 15, 2012

Online education is obviously a pretty new concept. A lot of people didn’t even know about the online movement until about 6 years ago when it started gaining popularity in the United States; but there have been decades of advancements that have helped shape online education to what it is today. With over 44% of […]