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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As I moved to teaching online, my virtual classrooms have given me a different perspective on my role as instructor. In an online venue, I find that I lead, but in a different way. I am less a lecturer, and more a mentor. I am less a disseminator, and more a facilitator. Student learning is less about me, and more about them.
The use of smart phones, tablet computers, and other small, hand-held, portable devices has increased dramatically in recent years, and a recent survey found that an increasing number of students attribute smart phones and e-book readers to their academic success.
This week commemorates two important dates in U.S. history: Independence Day and the anniversary of the Morrill Act of 1862 — the statute that established land-grant universities in the U.S. and ensured that every American could have access to a college education.
The behavioral health field needs more practitioners who are equipped to meet the needs of individuals dealing with mental illness and substance abuse, and Colorado State University’s new graduate certificate program will offer training to help fill this need.
At the beginning of July, CSU’s Division of Continuing Education will shift it’s public marketing strategy by changing the brand name of its online operations from Colorado State University OnlinePlus to Colorado State University Online. Associate Provost for Instructional Innovation, Mike Palmquist, …
Colorado State University’s online bachelor’s, MBA, and graduate-level education programs were recently ranked among the best in the nation for veterans by U.S. News and World Report. “Like other students, veterans and active-duty service members gain most from distance education …