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Does Online Education Offer Diversity in College?

Abigail Fisher applied to the University of Texas for admission as an undergraduate student, but was not accepted due to her race. So she sued the University of Texas in Federal District court in Austin. What makes this case so interesting are two things: 1) This is not a historical case that took place in […]

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How Will the New Facebook Impact Online Education?

With all the changes that have been happening to Facebook in the last two days, it’s hard NOT to notice the complaints from users streaming across the newsfeed. Placards that proclaim, “I hate the new Facebook!” are propagating the Internet faster than bunnies in heat. But just like when the streaming newsfeed replaced the static […]

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One Woman’s (Post College) Plan B

“I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence:? Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—? I took the one less traveled by,? And that has made all the difference.” –Robert Frost (1916) When you graduate from college everyone tells you, “The world is your oyster.” Whatever the heck that […]

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Online College Students Participate in Graduation Ceremony

One of the happiest days of a college student’s life is graduation. But what’s graduation like for students who went to school online? For many distance learners their colleges are hundreds of miles away, which makes it that much more complicated to attend graduation. Does that mean students who’ve completed degrees online should not get […]

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