November 27, 2014

CalSouthern’s Top-Ten Tips for Online Learning Success

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Online higher education is a lot of things. First and foremost, it’s flexible and convenient. Students can study on their own time and on their own schedules, without compromising their work and professional lives. It’s effective. Study after study confirms the efficacy of the online learning … [Read more...]

Keys to Online Learning Success

A conversation with Dr. Lewis Sanborne By almost every conceivable measure, online higher education continues to grow. According to the latest annual Sloan Survey of Online Learning—the leading barometer of online learning in the United States, conducted by the esteemed Sloan … [Read more...]

Top-Ten Tips for Online Learning Success

Faculty, deans and academic advisors from California Southern University offer strategies for prospering in online higher education Online higher education is a lot of things. First and foremost, it’s flexible and convenient. Students can study on their own time, on their own schedules, … [Read more...]

Issues in Military Mental Health

A Conversation with Dr. James Bender For as long as mankind has engaged in warfare, combat has exacted a mental toll from warriors. And in many respects, the stress of combat—and the mental health issues that can result—has changed very little throughout history. Whether it was called … [Read more...]

CalSouthern’s DBA Program: The Students’ Perspective

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You’ve probably heard the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) described as a well-rounded, practical degree, focused on applying current and emerging business strategies to real-world scenarios. While we believe that’s an accurate, 30,000-foot perspective of the degree, it really just … [Read more...]

Chaplain, Soldier, Student

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The remarkable story of psychology student Captain Kenneth Okeze Captain Kenneth Okeze is an extraordinary human being. A deeply religious man, he immigrated to the United States from his native Nigeria to do missionary work, reaching out and ministering to drug addicts on the streets of Los … [Read more...]

Is There Much Learning Happening On Campus?

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A Thought-Provoking Article Suggests a Re-Thinking of Traditional Learning and Assessment Methods I recently came across an extremely insightful and forward-looking article published in The Chronicle of Higher Education. In “Stop Telling Students to Study for Exams,” David Jaffee, a professor … [Read more...]

What the 1940 Census Tells Us About Today

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The National Archives recently released the complete results of the 1940 U.S. Census, along with some fascinating comparative statistics that indicate just how much American society has changed over the past 70 years. One of the most interesting comparisons focused on higher education. In 1940, … [Read more...]

California Community Colleges “Ration” Courses in Response to Budget Cuts and Overcrowding

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It’s no secret that cuts in state funding have had an enormous impact on California’s community colleges. Most notably, schools have had to dramatically pare back course offerings. As a result, more than 137,000 students couldn’t get into at least one class they needed last year, according to … [Read more...]