What is an Instructional Designer?

An instructional designer isn’t a teacher, but knows how students learn. An instructional designer isn’t a subject-matter specialist, but understands what materials the […]

Music for the perfect study session

If you prefer to study with music playing, there’s no surefire genre or song that’s going to revolutionize your study session. It’s all […]

A Graduate’s Advice for New Online Students

Online learning requires a special kind of commitment. As many students are adult learners, their first impressions vastly differ from those of younger […]

Stay Away From the Desk! Non-Office Jobs for Graduates

You want to earn an education and the increased paycheck that often accompanies a college degree. However, you can’t imagine the prospect of […]

Going Back to School at 40

“Managers want to see degrees.” Adele Williams wasn’t shy when explaining her reason for returning to school in her early 40s. The mother […]

Being an Online Student

I am afforded many opportunities to talk about Ashford University, its programs, its values, and its students. One of my favorite questions to […]

How to Avoid Distractions and Get in the Zone

We exist in a world of distractions. At work, it can be a struggle to finish a project with constant emails coming in […]

Popular Online Bachelor’s Degrees

In life, you make a lot of decisions — what to wear, what to eat, where to work — and sometimes your choices […]

Skills You Need to Advance In Early Childhood Education

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” — Albert Einstein With childcare ranked among […]

Top 7 Reasons to Go Back to School

For many people, college was long thought of as a privilege offered only to those who could afford the time and the tuition. […]

Why Adult Learners Need to “Refresh” Their Writing Skills

Just like your clothes, your phone, or your car, eventually you’re going to need to upgrade your writing skills. It’s nothing to be […]

Why It’s True That You’re Never Too Old For School

There are a lot of reasons why high school graduates have to put college on the backburner. Sometimes they can’t decide on a […]