Norwich University ranked top online education provider in U.S.

Norwich University ranked top online education provider in U.S. After reviewing over 2,000 online colleges and universities, OnlineReviews.org recently unveiled the top seven distance learning schools in the country for 2010. The highest ranking online education provider in the U.S. is Norwich University, a private, accredited institution located in Northfield, Vermont. Norwich University, America's oldest military college ...

Benedictine University to offer new online business administration program

Benedictine University to offer new online business administration program Benedictine University, an accredited provider of online degree programs, has announced the launch of an associate of arts in business administration (AABA) program. The new offering is designed for students who are looking for an entry level position in business, or for those who need a college-level degree ...

Online education a viable option for students suffering from ADHD

Online education a viable option for students suffering from ADHD According to a recent study conducted by Insight Schools, a national network of accredited public high schools, students suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may thrive in a personalized, flexible online learning environment. In his book, Taking Charge of ADHD, Dr Russell Barkley reports that 21 ...

Online universities offer travel and tourism programs

Online universities offer travel and tourism programs Adult degree seekers who love to travel may benefit from enrolling in a business, tourism or hospitality academic program. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), professionals in this industry often receive excellent perks, such as reduced rates for transportation and lodging. Those who wish to pursue a job ...

Arizona State college rolls out new summer courses

Arizona State college rolls out new summer courses Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences has announced that it will launch its first ever summer session in 2010, which will include classes in Spanish, ecology, persuasive writing, Arizona politics and mathematics. Elizabeth Langland, Dean of New College, said that the majority of the offerings ...

University of Memphis to double online course offerings

University of Memphis to double online course offerings The University of Memphis has recently announced that it will nearly double its number of available online courses by the fall, according to the Commercial Appeal.Officials with the university are planning on launching 18 new degree programs for the upcoming semester, including bachelors degrees in African American studies, business ...

University and community college join to increase online courses

University and community college join to increase online courses In an effort to provide higher education to more students, a growing number of community colleges are merging with larger universities. These initiatives often allow both schools to increase their online course offerings and reach more nontraditional learners.For example, Louisiana State University (LSU) and Baton Rouge Community College ...

Online university alumni well represented in Grammy nominations

Online university alumni well represented in Grammy nominations Full Sail University (FSU), an accredited online education provider, has recently announced that 100 graduates of its recording arts degree program were involved in the production of the albums of 76 nominated artists in 58 separate categories for this year's Grammy Awards, which will air on January 31. ...

Culinary school offers online degree program in hospitality management

Culinary school offers online degree program in hospitality management Individuals who are interested in a career in food service may be unaware of the educational opportunities that online universities have to offer. For example, Le Cordon Bleu (LCB), a culinary school, recently announced the launch of an online associates of occupational studies degree in hospitality and management. ...

University names online course instructor professor of the year

University names online course instructor professor of the year As online education continues to grow in popularity, a growing number of colleges and universities are aiming to offer academically challenging and useful web-based programs. Ellen Smyth, an online math teacher at Austin Peay State University (APSU), recently received recognition for her efforts in redesigning the online ...