When you take a course online, it’s important to contribute your thoughts and ideas in class discussions — and not just for the grade. When you actively engage in conversations, you learn more by reflecting on the subject matter, sharing ideas and perspectives with others, and questioning and thinking critically about responses.
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Students who study online with Colorado State University learn from many of the same faculty who teach on campus. In the video below, get to know some of our University’s innovative educators involved in making CSU programs available to people all over the world.
When you consider how the Internet has changed society in the last couple decades, you might first think of email, Facebook, or even Netflix. But what about education? New technology in classrooms and elsewhere is blurring the boundaries of digital and physical. Technology has become integral to the way people learn.
Colorado State University’s new online Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Design will teach designers, architects, facility managers, and other professionals to use research to create and evaluate these kinds of built environments—spaces and structures that influence human behavior, and cater to people’s needs, well-being, and safety.
Music can truly be a lifesaver when it comes to getting through the energy ebbs and flows that accompany educational pursuits.
Colorado State University students aren’t just in Fort Collins. In fact, thousands of current students live all over the nation and the world, and they’re accomplishing some amazing things.
Not everybody is able, or wants, to go to a college campus to get an education. Thankfully, we live in an age when students have options. In the past decade, online education has become an increasingly popular choice for people of all ages, backgrounds, and fields of interest. Despite its popularity, though, many people still have questions about how online classes work. To answer some of those questions, this video offers an overview of what it’s like to take online courses from Colorado State University.
Taking an online course should be more than sitting in front of a computer — real engagement involves becoming a part of the community of learners.
Grab a seat in any classroom from kindergarten to graduate school. When it’s time for students to interact, you’ll probably notice the same voices and the same hands in the air. Typically extroverts, these students enjoy public interaction with others, which awards them nice participation points, and more importantly allows them to analyze and clarify their ideas about the topic at hand.