Ed4Online Blog | Category: Online Education

7 Steps for Adult Back-to-School Success

By Kris Powers | August 2nd 2017

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Whether it has been one year, ten years or even forty years since you were enrolled in college, there are a number of steps you can take to ensure you’ll be successful in your new endeavor.

Staying Focused in an Online Course

By Kris Powers | July 12th 2017

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With the right preparation and dedication, you will be able to complete your online course successfully and meet all your learning or training needs.

Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners

By Kris Powers | June 21st 2017

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Many of the learners in today’s online courses are adults and research has shown is that this growing demographic tends to be ambitious, capable, and eager to learn.

8 Study Apps and Tools for Students

By Kris Powers | June 7th 2017

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Whether you are a student at a traditional or online college, these apps and tools will help you maximize your time in and out of the classroom!

Take Your Learning Outside

By Kris Powers | May 31st 2017

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One of the main benefits of taking online courses is the flexibility to do your work whenever you wish, wherever you are. With beautiful weather finally here, it’s a perfect time to take your learning outside!

Online Students: What to Expect in 2017

By Kris Powers | May 9th 2017


The number of students enrolled in online courses has grown, representing a shift in higher education.

Meeting the Needs of Nontraditional Students

By Kris Powers | April 25th 2017

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It would appear that our “nontraditional” students have now become our “new traditional” students.

The Benefits of Lifelong Learning

By Kris Powers | March 14th 2017

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Lifelong learning involves seeking or creating learning opportunities for both personal and professional reasons. This type of learning applies to everything that we learn throughout our life, not just what is learned in a classroom.

Motivation, Self-Control and Productivity

By Kris Powers | February 28th 2017

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Motivation is a critical element in setting and attaining goals—and research shows you can influence your own levels of self-control and motivation.

Support is Critical to Online Learning Success

By Kris Powers | February 21st 2017

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Our Student Center is stocked with useful tips, resources and tools for students, all designed to support the online learning experience.