SPRINGFIELD - Springfield College will begin offering fully accredited online programs - one at the undergraduate level and one at the master's degree level - in January 2019. The college was approved to offer such distance education programming to students in all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Programs offered include a bachelor of science degree in human services, with concentrations in criminal justice, early childhood education, substance use disorder counseling (addictions), as well as community youth development and leadership, and master of business administration with a concentration in nonprofit management. Online classroom size will be a maximum 24 students and students will be mentored by an "academic success coach." "The new online programs usher in a new era of technological sophistication and instructional innovation at Springfield College," said John Eisler, dean of the School of … [Read more...] about Springfield College to offer 2 fully online degree programs
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SPONSORED CONTENT Although there’s nothing wrong with asking for help and support from others when it comes to completing university assignments, students are being warned against using ‘quick-fix’ essay writing sites. Not only does this put them at risk of being expelled from their degree whilst studying or losing it after graduation, many sites are also run by con artists out to scam students for hundreds of dollars. Too Good to Be True? According to the National Union of Students (NUS) in the UK, these essay mill websites will lure students in by preying on their anxieties and vulnerabilities. Statistics show that there are several hundred essay writing services operating globally. They offer essays that are written to order and charge anything from a few hundred to thousands of pounds depending on specific requirements. Why Do Students Outsource Work? Don’t Risk Losing Out: Comment policy: The Rocky Mountain Collegian … [Read more...] about University Students Warned Against Using Online Essay Writing Services
If you are wanting to further your career and your education as a police officer, it can be incredibly hard due to rotating shifts and the demands that the job can bring. This is a 24/7 career. Fitting in time to attend classes around shifts can be too stressful and, therefore, it may be beneficial to study for a degree online. If you are a police officer with at least one year of professional experience working in the field of law enforcement, you can further your education with a BA in policing, all while continuing to work – or even in retirement. Flexibility What any working police officer needs when carrying out an activity outside of work is flexibility, and no more so where their education is concerned. Studying online gives you complete flexibility on when you can complete work and hand it in; all you need is access to the internet and a computer or laptop. This means you could set aside some time on your day off, do half an hour before bed, or however else you want to … [Read more...] about Why an Online Degree is The Best Choice for A Police Officer
TAMPA, Fla. - For people with full-time jobs and growing families, it can be tough to think about advancing your education. But going to school online can offer flexibility for busy families. ABC Action News is committed to highlighting some of the best education for your money to get on a good career path. In Nicole Baker's house, the kids are playing while mom's going to school. "You can do it 24 hours a day, seven days a week," she said. It hasn't been easy for her to get her bachelor's and now master's degree online. "It's very difficult to run a family, run a career and try to go back to school at the same time," Baker said. But for Baker, who doesn't live close to a college and is already working, this is her best option. "It makes it to where every single person who wants to get a degree can," Baker said. "They can put their children to bed at night and start their course," said Cynthia DeLuca, USF Innovation Education. The University of South Florida already offers 99 … [Read more...] about Going back to school online can offer busy families flexibility
Over the past few years, consumers have become increasingly familiar with the powerful potential of digital tools to manage their finances. In 2017, Nielsen data showed that more than 73% of all U.S. households used internet banking services to access their accounts, transfer funds, and pay bills. But although bank customers have been enthusiastic in embracing new technologies, a significant number continue to view online-only banks as less credible than institutions that maintain brick-and-mortar branches in their area. Online banks usually market their deposit accounts as cheaper, higher-interest alternatives to traditional banking. However, their novelty and lack of physical branch locations make them a frequent target of skepticism. Nevertheless, online-only banks can play a reliable—if limited—role in boosting your savings rate. Online Banking is Less Risky Than You May Think Online banks are often seen as a risky, untested alternative to tried-and-true systems that … [Read more...] about Banking Grows in Popularity, But Are Online-Only Banks Worthwhile?