Wake Tech works to improve success gap between seated, online classes

Wake Tech works to improve success gap between seated, online classes

Online college courses offer convenience and flexibility, but they also come with challenges. Wake Technical Community College looked at some of its most popular classes in 2015 and noticed students were not doing as well in the online classes as they were in the traditional “seated” classes. In 2015, 67 percent of students in traditional classes earned an “A”, “B” or “C” grade, while only 58 percent of students in online classes earned the same grades. One of the things we found out is students, even young students, who had…

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4 Reasons Online Learning Works Well for Working Adults

4 Reasons Online Learning Works Well for Working Adults

Online education is transforming the way students learn. One 2016 survey found that online undergraduate students are an average of 29 years old and online graduate students are an average of 33, reflecting both the popularity and effectiveness of online programs to help adults meet educational and career goals. Online education is well-suited to older students often balancing education with work, family and other obligations. [Discover a week in the life of a working online MBA student.] Here are four reasons online education works well for working adults. 1. Course…

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Online edu’nal scholarship scheme launched by ACC Cement works

Online edu’nal scholarship scheme launched by ACC Cement works

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ACC Cements Works here today launched Vidyasarathi Educational Scholarship Scheme for the benefit s students of various courses. The Rs 20 lakh worth scholarship will directly benefit 102 students–40 UG, 20-ITI, 30-Diploma and Engineering 12 and the scheme proposed to effectively bring the corporate and educational institutes in the education eco-system, K Vamshidhar Reddy, Director Plant, said at the launch. The technology-based education Scholarship scheme is being implemented as part of the Coimbatore Corporations’ Social Capital initiative, which will be implemented in…

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