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5 Things You Can Make Out of Old Books
December 4th, 2012

If you’ve embraced online learning, chances are you’ve also warmed up to e-books and any digital reading material you can get your hands on. So rather than letting your old books gather dust on the shelf, lug ‘em out for some fun DIY projects. We’re pretty sure the authors never intended their works for these purposes, but why not up-cycle wherever you can?

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Colleges Using Social Media to Improve Education
September 26th, 2012

colleges using social media to enhance learningSocial media is changing the way we learn in college, and online students are at the forefront of these changes.

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5 Ways Colleges Are Making Online Learning Fun
August 2nd, 2012

colleges and universities making online learning fun One of the best things about online learning is that it is constantly evolving. Colleges and professors are using new ways — and new technology — to improve e-learning and to bring more excitement into online courses.

Here are five ways we’re seeing colleges making online learning more fun.

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Zombie Course Among New Online Classes
April 11th, 2012

Online students may feel like the walking dead, studying and completing coursework late in the evening or in the early morning hours.

So why not make zombies part of the coursework?

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How Zombies Can Teach You About College
November 9th, 2011

The living dead seem to be taking over some college campuses, with students participating in games like Humans Vs Zombies (HvZ) and even Zombie Walks that raise money for good causes.

Sure, you may not need to know how to survive a zombie attack, like the folks in “The Walking Dead,” but we found ways that zombies can actually teach you about college. It may even help your education come alive!

1. Have a one-track mind.
All zombies want are brains. They’ll do anything to get yours. If you have the same mentality, but focused on your degree, you’ll get through school without distractions and with your brain intact.

2. Pick up those feet.
If you find yourself shuffling, unmotivated to get to class, realize you may be falling into the zombie mode.

3. Take care of your body.
Even while in college, don’t ignore your health. One unsettling thing about zombies is the fact that they’re bloody, with scars and wounds that never heal. Their skin is rotting, and hair and nails are falling out. A shower every now and again, and some clean clothes can take away your inner zombie.

Even though your lack of sleep may have you feeling like a zombie, a little money may help you feel more alive. Enter to win $2,500 by sharing your story of how education can help you come alive!

~Lori Johnston

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