<![CDATA[WorldWideLearn.com]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/rss Mon, 07 Sep 2020 04:59:26 +0000 Mon, 07 Sep 2020 04:59:26 +0000 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[5 Green-Collar Careers]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/green-collar-careers.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/green-collar-careers.html Grow a sustainable career with these top green-collar career training programs. Online degrees are available with a greener future in mind. Find out more about the top green-collar careers and the education that can get you a spot in this growing niche.]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2020 21:57:00 +0000 <![CDATA[$100K Careers That Can Start with an English Major]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/100k-careers-that-can-start-with-an-english-major.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/100k-careers-that-can-start-with-an-english-major.html English majors graduate with more than a passing knowledge of Chaucer. They also walk away from school with the skills to land a six-figure job.]]> Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:48:00 +0000 <![CDATA[What Should I Major In? 10 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-questions-for-picking-a-major.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-questions-for-picking-a-major.html Many factors can come into play when you're choosing your college major. Read this post for 10 questions you should ask before choosing your major.]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:33:00 +0000 <![CDATA[6 High-Paying Health Care Careers with a Master's Degree]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/high-paying-health-care-careers-with-masters-degree.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/high-paying-health-care-careers-with-masters-degree.html Certain careers in the medical profession tend to require a master's degree for a reason. Check out these six high-paying health care careers where a master's degree or other graduate study can help you qualify.]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:54:00 +0000 <![CDATA[7 In-Demand Health Care Careers]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-in-demand-health-care-careers.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-in-demand-health-care-careers.html Certain health care careers are expected to see above average growth during the next decade. Read about these high demand careers, what job duties they entail, and what type of education you need to get started.]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:26:00 +0000 <![CDATA[5 In-Demand Healthcare Careers for STEM Majors]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-stem-careers-in-healthcare.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-stem-careers-in-healthcare.html There are certain STEM-related healthcare occupations that stand out for their potential future growth and associated compensation. Here are a few of the highly rated STEM healthcare careers along with their related education majors and requirements.]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 22:43:00 +0000 <![CDATA[7 Majors with Global Career Opportunities]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-majors-with-global-career-opportunities.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-majors-with-global-career-opportunities.html You don't necessarily have to be a language majors to take their skills abroad. Check out these seven majors that can lead to international careers.]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[$100K Careers That Can Start With a Communications Major]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/100k-careers-that-can-start-with-a-communications-degree.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/100k-careers-that-can-start-with-a-communications-degree.html While you might not think of a communications degree as the best way to begin a six-figure career, there are actually quite a few jobs in this field that pay $100,000 per year or more. Read about the top six-figure jobs for communications majors and what each of them entail.]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[The 5 Most Intimidating Majors with $100K Potential]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/the-5-most-intimidating-majors-with-100k-potential.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/the-5-most-intimidating-majors-with-100k-potential.html It should come as no surprise that many lucrative careers are also those that require some of the most daunting majors. Here's an overview of the most intimidating majors that can earn you 100K.]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:04:00 +0000 <![CDATA[The 5 Least Intimidating Majors with $100K Potential]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/the-5-least-intimidating-majors-with-100k-potential.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/the-5-least-intimidating-majors-with-100k-potential.html If you're interested in earning some serious dough without getting in over your head, here are some of the least intimidating majors to consider.]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[$100k Careers That Can Start With a History Major]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/100k-careers-that-can-start-with-a-history-major.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/100k-careers-that-can-start-with-a-history-major.html No, a history major doesn't mean you have to spend your life working for menial wages. You could get one of these high-paying jobs instead.]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 00:35:00 +0000 <![CDATA[STEM Jobs with the Most Men vs. the Most Women]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/stem-jobs-with-the-most-men-vs-the-most-women.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/stem-jobs-with-the-most-men-vs-the-most-women.html Find out about gender inequality in the STEM fields with this analysis of the five STEM jobs with the highest percentage of men and the five STEM jobs with the highest percentage of women.]]> Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:11:00 +0000 <![CDATA[5 Higher Ed Careers a Ph.D. Can Unlock]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-higher-ed-careers-a-phd-can-unlock.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-higher-ed-careers-a-phd-can-unlock.html Ready to cap off your school years with a Ph.D. in education? Here are five ways to put your degree to good use.]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:50:00 +0000 <![CDATA[7 Ways to Improve Your Resume if You Lack Work Experience]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-Ways-to-Improve-Your-Resume-if-You-Lack-Work-Experience.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-Ways-to-Improve-Your-Resume-if-You-Lack-Work-Experience.html Searching for your first job after college can be frustrating if you don't have work experience to build on. Unfortunately, getting enough experience may be difficult at first. Read this guide for suggestions on gaining work experience to add to your resume.]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 21:19:00 +0000 <![CDATA[7 Essential Questions to Consider Before Changing Majors]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-questions-before-changing-majors.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-questions-before-changing-majors.html Choosing the right major can be difficult, so you may not have got it right the first time. Here's a guide to help you decide if changing majors is the right move for you.]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[The 6 Most Important Factors to Consider When Choosing Your MBA]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/choosing-your-mba.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/choosing-your-mba.html There’s more to an MBA than brand recognition and prestige. We've put together this list of important factors to consider when deciding on your MBA program.]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 23:57:00 +0000 <![CDATA[How to Get Your Company to Sponsor Your MBA]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/how-to-get-your-company-to-sponsor-your-mba.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/how-to-get-your-company-to-sponsor-your-mba.html Want to earn an MBA without taking on the massive debt that grad students often do? Here's a common-sense guide to approaching your employer for help financing the next step in your education.]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:42:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Most Economical Cities for Artists on a Budget]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/most-economical-cities-for-artists-on-a-budget.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/most-economical-cities-for-artists-on-a-budget.html The freedom to create, explore and continue learning can be an important part of an artist's development, and finding a balance between wage work and personal creative work can help you carve out a slice of freedom for yourself. Here are some details about 15 U.S. cities where you have a good chance to keep a roof over your head and still have the time and energy to do what you love.]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[5 Creative Ways Art Students Can Turn Passion Into Profit]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-creative-ways-art-students-can-turn-passion-into-profit.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-creative-ways-art-students-can-turn-passion-into-profit.html Although there are a number of opportunities to earn money on and off campus, many enterprising art students are finding ways to make money through their creativity. Here are some ways art students can make money doing what they love.]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[15 Most Inspiring Cities for Young Artists]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-most-inspiring-cities-for-young-artists.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-most-inspiring-cities-for-young-artists.html The work necessary to earn an art degree can be all the more enjoyable and productive in a city that's an engine of inspiration. Check out these 15 inspiring cities where young artists can thrive.]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[7 Lessons From Doctors That Med Students Should Learn]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-lessons-from-doctors-that-med-students-should-learn.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-lessons-from-doctors-that-med-students-should-learn.html Earning the credentials to become a doctor and learning to think like a doctor are two entirely different things. Learn how medical students and doctors think differently, and what it takes for medical students to reach the highest levels of professional success.]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:28:00 +0000 <![CDATA[7 Skills Every College Student Had Better Learn Before Graduating]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-skills-every-college-student-had-better-learn-before-graduating.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/7-skills-every-college-student-had-better-learn-before-graduating.html In order to really get the most out of those academic college skills, students also need to support them with certain other practical skills.]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:13:00 +0000 <![CDATA[5 Benefits of Taking a Minor While in College]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-benefits-of-taking-a-minor-while-in-college.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-benefits-of-taking-a-minor-while-in-college.html With the help of Dr. Zachary Waggoner, Associate Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University, we put together a list of five reasons it could be more beneficial to minor, rather than major, in your area of interest.]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:05:00 +0000 <![CDATA[The 4 Vital Job Skills Today's Employers Want From New Hires]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/4-vital-jobs-skills-employers-want.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/4-vital-jobs-skills-employers-want.html Workplace expectations have changed in recent years as social media and new technologies continue to define companies' brand strategies. While it's still important for job seekers to have a college degree, good grades and mastery of written communications, job seekers today needs a whole new list of job skills to stand out during the interview and hiring process. Read more about the skills various workplace and educational experts see as the most important tools for new graduates to develop to help them land a job.]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:45:00 +0000 <![CDATA[6 Ways to Make Your Skills Come Alive in the Job Interview]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/interview-advice.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/interview-advice.html Looking for interview advice that can help separate you from the pack of other job seekers? Two experienced professionals offer the following advice: use personal stories to your advantage.]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 23:11:00 +0000 <![CDATA[6 Double Majors with Serious Career Growth Potential]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/6-double-majors-with-serious-career-growth-potential.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/6-double-majors-with-serious-career-growth-potential.html Deciding to take a double major is a big commitment, but one that can have professional benefits if planned correctly. Here are six potential combinations and the career fields they could translate to.]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:01:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Interview with Linda Burilovich of Eastern Michigan University]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-linda-burilovich-of-eastern-michigan-university.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-linda-burilovich-of-eastern-michigan-university.html Read our full interview with Dr. Linda Burilovich of Eastern Michigan University on the difference between accounting and finance and how to prepare for the CPA exam.]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:01:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Interview with Oliver Feltus of Eastern Kentucky University]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-oliver-feltus-of-eastern-kentucky-university.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-oliver-feltus-of-eastern-kentucky-university.html Read our full interview with Dr. Oliver Feltus of Eastern Kentucky University on the differences between accounting and finance and how to prepare for the CPA exam.]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:56:00 +0000 <![CDATA[What's the Difference Between Finance and Accounting?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/officehours/difference-between-finance-and-accounting.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/officehours/difference-between-finance-and-accounting.php The decision to specialize in either accounting or finance can impact the type of coursework a student may take as well as their potential professional path after graduation.]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:11:00 +0000 <![CDATA[5 Work-from-Home Careers & the Degree You'll Need to Get Them]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/work-from-home-careers.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/work-from-home-careers.html While the ads for work-at-home jobs that pop up online can make them seem too good to be true, there really are a handful of home-based positions that can earn you a respectable living.]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:23:00 +0000 <![CDATA[How Do Schools Deal with the Gender Gap in STEM?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/officehours/women-in-stem.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/officehours/women-in-stem.php Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:49:00 +0000 <![CDATA[10 Skills Entrepreneurs Should Master Before Starting a Business]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-skills-entrepreneurs-should-master-before-starting-a-business.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-skills-entrepreneurs-should-master-before-starting-a-business.html We talked to two established business owners to find out the ten essential skills to learn in school before starting a business and the college subjects that will equip prospective entrepreneurs with what they need.]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[15 Innovative Initiatives Bringing Women Into STEM]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-innovative-initiatives-bringing-women-into-stem.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-innovative-initiatives-bringing-women-into-stem.html To try and address the lack of women in the STEM job force, a number of organizations have created initiatives designed to get young female students excited about math and science, improve the education opportunities associated with these subjects, and open up job options for women who want to pursue STEM-related careers.]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:26:00 +0000 <![CDATA[STEM Initiative Spotlight: Interview with Association for Career and Technical Education]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-acte.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-acte.php Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[STEM Initiative Spotlight: Interview With Association for Women in Science]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-awis.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-awis.php Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[STEM Initiative Spotlight: Interview with Change the Equation]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-cte.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-cte.php Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[STEM Initiative Spotlight: Interview with National Center for Women & Information Technology]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-ncwit.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-ncwit.php Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[STEM Initiative Spotlight: Interview with National Girls Collaborative Project]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-ngcp.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-ngcp.php Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[STEM Initiative Spotlight: Interview with National Math and Science Initiative]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-nmsi.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/interview-with-nmsi.php Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[What Unique Challenges Do New Students Face in STEM Education?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/officehours/challenges-in-stem.php https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/officehours/challenges-in-stem.php We asked representatives from four universities what kind of challenges new STEM students are currently tackling.]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:24:00 +0000 <![CDATA[History of Distance Learning]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/history-of-distance-learning.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/history-of-distance-learning.html Explore the history of distance education, from the first correspondence courses to the latest advancements in online learning.]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:53:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Six months to $60,000: Isn't it time you got that promotion?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-certificates.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-certificates.html What a difference a degree can make. Certification programs are designed to move mid-career professionals forward with targeted, relevant training. In a matter of months, you could get a degree online and boost your earning power.]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 23:53:00 +0000 <![CDATA[8 Skills That Help Your Favorite Superheroes Defeat Villains]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/8-skills-that-help-your-favorite-superheroes-defeat-villains.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/8-skills-that-help-your-favorite-superheroes-defeat-villains.html Whether as CEOs, inventors, investors, journalists, engineers or scientists, superheroes -- in both super-powered form as well as their mundane alter-egos -- can shed light on some of the skills that make people successful in the world where superheroes are fictional creations.]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:31:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Industries and Careers Where a Second Language Can Be Valuable]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/industries-and-careers-where-a-second-language-can-be-valuable.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/industries-and-careers-where-a-second-language-can-be-valuable.html As the workplace becomes increasingly global, foreign language skills give workers an edge to stand out in the crowd.]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:24:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Simple Accounting Skills That Balance Your Budget]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/simple-accounting-skills-that-balance-your-budget.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/simple-accounting-skills-that-balance-your-budget.html You don't have to work in high finance, own your own business or have a job as a corporate controller to benefit from practical accounting skills.]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:53:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Relaunch Your Learning: How Continuing Education Brings New Skills to Retirees]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/how-continuing-education-brings-new-skills-to-retirees.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/how-continuing-education-brings-new-skills-to-retirees.html This article by Jonathan Haber explores how participating in lifelong learning can offer both intellectual and professional fulfillment, and even health and wellness benefits.]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Why 40 is the Right Time to Improve Your Career Skills]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/why-40-is-the-right-time-to-improve-your-career-skills.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/why-40-is-the-right-time-to-improve-your-career-skills.html The main market for the latest free and low-cost educational resources continues to be older learners who may already be well into their careers and interested in acquiring new skills applicable to their profession. Find out why 40 might be the best time to upgrade your career skills.]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:06:00 +0000 <![CDATA[15 Practical Business Skills You Can Apply in Any Career]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-practical-business-skills-you-can-apply-in-any-career.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-practical-business-skills-you-can-apply-in-any-career.html Jonathan Haber shares a guide to 15 business skills that can be broadly applied across virtually any career in the professional world.]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 02:19:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Unique Career Paths for 3 Stereotypical Students]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/unique-career-paths-for-3-stereotypical-students.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/unique-career-paths-for-3-stereotypical-students.html It's easy to believe that stereotypical college "types" don't take the academic side of college seriously. However, thinking outside the box can yield some interesting and applicable majors based on students' extracurricular interests.]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:48:00 +0000 <![CDATA[The Feminine Advantage: 4 Unique Qualities Women Bring to the Workplace]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/4-unique-qualities-women-bring-to-the-workplace.htm https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/4-unique-qualities-women-bring-to-the-workplace.htm While women have come a long way in the workplace over the years, there's still a perception among many female workers that the office is a man's world, and in order to succeed in that world, they need to emulate men. Luckily, times are changing.]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:24:00 +0000 <![CDATA[9 Skills College Students Can Learn to Prep for International Careers]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/9-skills-college-students-can-learn-to-prep-for-international-careers.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/9-skills-college-students-can-learn-to-prep-for-international-careers.html Working overseas may sound like a dream job, but do you have what it takes? Read this post to learn more about the skills you'll need during your international career experience- and why they matter.]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Online Degree Programs vs. One-Off Courses: Getting the Most Out of Online Education]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-degree-programs-vs-online-courses.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-degree-programs-vs-online-courses.html It's been close to two decades since colleges and universities began offering online education, in the form of online degrees, residential programs with online components and standalone online courses. How do these offerings measure up against each other and against traditional on-campus programs?]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Group Projects: Working With & Learning From Classmates]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/group-projects.htm https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/group-projects.htm A growing body of research shows that learning in a small group environment can be beneficial to students. However, following certain best practices can ensure the best possible outcome for students and teachers.]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:41:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Sports Skills: 5 Potential Paths into Professional Sports]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/sports-skills-5-potential-paths-into-professional-sports.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/sports-skills-5-potential-paths-into-professional-sports.html Athletes have the most high-profile careers in competitive sports, but the pro sports industry relies on thousands of support personnel to keep the big show running. Check out these 5 degree programs that can train you for a career just out of the professional sports spotlight.]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:19:00 +0000 <![CDATA[What You Need to Know Before Taking STEM Courses Online]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/what-you-need-to-know-before-taking-stem-courses-online.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/what-you-need-to-know-before-taking-stem-courses-online.html Complex STEM subjects like artificial intelligence and statistics continue to be popular on MOOCs and other online formats. In this article Jonathan Haber breaks down benefits and risks of going the digital route with these types of classes.]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:10:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Online Courses Revealed: The Technology Features You Should Know About]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-courses-revealed.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-courses-revealed.html What is like to actually take an online class and what kind of stuff do you need to participate in one successfully? We answered those questions.]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:14:00 +0000 <![CDATA[On-Campus vs. Online Degrees: Which One is Better?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-vs-campus.htm https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/online-vs-campus.htm Distance learning has grown tremendously over the past decade. According to research company Eduventures, one out of every ten college students will be enrolled in an online degree program by early 2008. But until recently, online degrees have suffered poor reputations, due to the proliferation of diploma mills and unaccredited schools.]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 <![CDATA[What is a Mechanical Engineer?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/what-is-a-mechanical-engineer.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/what-is-a-mechanical-engineer.html We've asked a trio of professional mechanical engineers to help us talk about interesting facts about mechanical engineering work so that you can have a clearer picture of what you might be expected to do and know in the field.]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:24:00 +0000 <![CDATA[How Online Courses Can Transform Education in the Developing World]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/how-online-courses-can-transform-education-in-the-developing-world.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/how-online-courses-can-transform-education-in-the-developing-world.html Many schools and companies are experimenting with massive open online courses (MOOCs) and other forms of online education technology. Offering free educational courses has the potential to bring topics and teachers to different parts of the world, expanding the reach of ideas and discussions.]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:06:00 +0000 <![CDATA[15 Environmental Degree Programs That Just Might Save the World]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-environmental-programs-that-just-might-save-the-world.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/15-environmental-programs-that-just-might-save-the-world.html Many now acknowledge that climate change is a real environmental phenomenon. This article lists 15 environmental programs involved in developing practical solutions to the problem.]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:54:00 +0000 <![CDATA[6 Habits of Highly Effective Online Students]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/6-habits-of-highly-effective-online-students.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/6-habits-of-highly-effective-online-students.html Statistics show that online students tend to burn out and drop out at higher rates than their counterparts on campus, but that doesn't have to happen to you. Check out these 6 simple habits that can go a long way toward elevating your chances of success.]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:38:00 +0000 <![CDATA[10 Beautiful Cities for Studying Abroad]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-beautiful-study-abroad-cities.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-beautiful-study-abroad-cities.html More and more college students are taking advantage of study abroad opportunities. For those still deciding where to go, here are 10 cities to consider (and why).]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:30:00 +0000 <![CDATA[4 Benefits of Study Abroad]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/4-benefits-of-study-abroad-programs.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/4-benefits-of-study-abroad-programs.html Studying abroad can come off like a college kid's flight of fancy at first, but there are many tangible benefits students can enjoy by going international.]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 23:01:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Communication Breakdown: Interpersonal Skills in the Digital Age]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/communication-breakdown.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/communication-breakdown.html While the exponential expansion of technology has made the globe smaller and communication over long distances easier, it has also stunted the growth of our personal communication skills.]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 23:28:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Career Advice From the World's Religions]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/career-advice-from-worlds-religions.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/career-advice-from-worlds-religions.html Learn how adopting the spiritual tenets of discipline, compassion and acceptance can help you be more productive and happy in the workplace.]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:28:00 +0000 <![CDATA[UNESCO Report Spotlights Critical Shortage of Teachers Worldwide]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/unesco-report-global-teacher-shortage.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/unesco-report-global-teacher-shortage.html A recent report from the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reveals the world needs 5.2 million additional teachers in order to reach the goal of universal primary education by 2015.]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:35:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Benefits and Considerations of Earning Your Degree Abroad]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/earning-your-degree-abroad.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/earning-your-degree-abroad.html Have you ever thought about getting your degree abroad? Plenty of international students attend U.S. universities every year, so why not turn that trend on its ear and attend college in another country? Learn more about earning your degree abroad.]]> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:41:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Why Major in Public Administration?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/why-major-in-public-administration.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/why-major-in-public-administration.html A degree in public administration is a valuable credential for anyone seeking a leadership position in the public or private sector. Learn about the many opportunities available to graduates of public administration degree programs.]]> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 19:24:00 +0000 <![CDATA[10 Colleges Offering Online Degrees in Communication]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-colleges-offering-online-degrees-in-communication.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-colleges-offering-online-degrees-in-communication.html The Digital Revolution has forever changed the way we communicate with one another, prompting universities around the globe to rethink their approach to communication studies. Check out 10 U.S. colleges that now offer online degree programs in the field.]]> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:59:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Avoiding Buzzwords: Writing a Resume Without Tired Clichés]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/avoiding-buzzwords-writing-resume-without-cliches.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/avoiding-buzzwords-writing-resume-without-cliches.html Whether you're writing a resume or filling out your LinkedIn profile, it's important to stand out from the crowd. Learn the buzzwords to avoid, and what language you should use instead.]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:05:00 +0000 <![CDATA[17 Degrees for Making Money]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/degrees-making-money.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/degrees-making-money.html Few people dream of spending their entire professional lives selling cheeseburgers. If you want a top-tier career, you have to invest in the right college degree. Take a look at our list of some of the top degrees that can prepare you to rake in the bucks. We also list the median salaries enjoyed by professionals in these fields, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.]]> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Do You Have What it Takes to Thrive in the 21st Century?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/grit.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/grit.html What is grit? Learn more about grit and how important it is help you thrive in the 21st century in this infographic.]]> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:50:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Can the school you attend impact earning potential?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/school-you-attend-impact-earning-potential.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/school-you-attend-impact-earning-potential.html In today's economy a college degree can't guarantee a high salary, or even full-time employment. The type of degree program and level of education a student attains can help to determine earning potential, but how much does the school itself impact either starting salaries or lifetime earnings?]]> Mon, 13 May 2013 18:15:00 +0000 <![CDATA[10 College Campuses With Architecture You Have to See to Believe]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-college-campuses-with-architecture-you-have-to-see-to-believe.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-college-campuses-with-architecture-you-have-to-see-to-believe.html College campuses come in many styles and designs, both modern and historical, but these 10 schools stand out for university architecture that makes students, faculty and visitors alike stand back and stare.]]> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:31:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Giving U: 10 Charity Projects by University Students]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-charity-projects-by-university-students.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-charity-projects-by-university-students.html Charitable giving may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about college, but student charity projects are numerous and wildly different, embracing music, housing, holiday gifts and thousands of pounds of potatoes. Read on for 10 charity projects where students use their time between classes to make a difference.]]> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:52:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Law School 2.0: Not Your Parents' Law School]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/law-school.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/law-school.html Law school has taken a beating in the press lately, with unemployed graduates mired in debt making plenty of headlines. But does that mean law school isn’t worth it? Check this infographic out to learn how law school and law careers are changing.]]> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:58:00 +0000 <![CDATA[10 Epic Projects Led by College Students]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-epic-projects-led-by-college-students.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/10-epic-projects-led-by-college-students.html College students are digging in to help others and protect the environment at home and abroad, restoring libraries and building cool stuff like sustainable houses and concrete canoes. These hands-on projects educate as they make the world a better place.]]> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:24:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Professors, Peers, & Pinterest]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/professors-peers-pinterest.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/professors-peers-pinterest.html With over 10 million users, Pinterest has rocketed to pop-culture fame since its launch in beta in March 2010. Check this infographic out to learn more about Pinterest and see how and why educators and educational institutions are using Pinterest inside and outside of the classroom.]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:28:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Athletic Training Blogs to Improve Your Performance]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/athletic-training-blogs-to-improve-your-performance.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/athletic-training-blogs-to-improve-your-performance.html The answers are not always obvious when you're trying to improve your performance. Discover what you could be missing in terms of nutrition, stretching, training and more by reading these 10 athletic training blogs online.]]> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 23:34:00 +0000 <![CDATA[What does Facebook know about your love life?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/facebook-love-life.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/facebook-love-life.html Does Facebook know when you're about to get dumped? How about when you're about to get engaged? Learn more about the state of love in Facebook-land.]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 16:54:00 +0000 <![CDATA[10 Alternative news sources on the web]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-10-alternative-news-sites.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-10-alternative-news-sites.html Find your way out of a news rut by exploring some of the top alternative news sites on the internet. These 10 sites cover politics, pop culture, the media landscape, celebrity hijinks and more, offering up-to-the-minute reporting and commentary.]]> Wed, 30 May 2012 16:59:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Follow for Inspiration: The Top 50 Creative Writing Professors on Twitter]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/follow-for-inspiration-the-top-50-creative-writing-professors-on-twitter.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/follow-for-inspiration-the-top-50-creative-writing-professors-on-twitter.html When it's time to sit down and write, there's nothing worse than staring at a blank page. Whether you're an on-campus college student, enrolled in an online degree program, or just a writer looking for tips, these writers and professors are great resources who know where you're coming from and can help you get past those first few lines. Follow their Twitter streams, and don't be afraid to ask questions. They were once in the same boat you are.]]> Thu, 10 May 2012 16:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[50 Foreign Language Professors on Twitter]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-foreign-language-professors-on-twitter.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-foreign-language-professors-on-twitter.html Take your language immersion a step further by tuning in to foreign language professors' Twitter feeds. From cultural links to language usage tips, there's a lot you can learn in 140 characters.

 

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<![CDATA[50 Healthcare Startups to Know]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-health-care-startups.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-health-care-startups.html Learn more about health care startup companies, which may be the best bet for those looking to work in the health care industry.]]> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:56:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Apple and Education: Can Apple revolutionize textbooks?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/apple-and-education.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/apple-and-education.html Apple has changed the way we listen to music, surf the web and talk to our phones. Can the innovative company also change the way we study? Learn more about the new iBooks 2 app and find out if it can revolutionize the textbook industry.]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 00:40:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Higher Education Accreditation Terms To Know]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/glossary-of-higher-education-accreditation-terms.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/glossary-of-higher-education-accreditation-terms.html Understanding accreditation is critical to securing the best value in your higher education investment. Learn the nuts and bolts of college accreditation through this guide to key terms in higher education.]]> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:41:00 +0000 <![CDATA[50 Apps for Time Management]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-apps-for-time-management.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-apps-for-time-management.html Falling behind on your to-do list? Missing your calendar while you're on the road? These top 50 time management apps make it easy to keep in touch and keep up with your busy schedule.]]> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 19:05:00 +0000 <![CDATA[50 Law Professors on Twitter]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-law-professor-twitter.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-50-law-professor-twitter.html Who knew legal inspiration and knowledge came in 140-character snippets? These top 50 law professors of Twitter are lighting up the digital universe with news and views on all things legal, from Supreme Court decisions to job openings.]]> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:34:00 +0000 <![CDATA[50 Sociology Professors You Can Follow on Twitter]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/the-top-50-sociology-professors-on-twitter.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/the-top-50-sociology-professors-on-twitter.html Whether you are taking online college courses or heading to campus, these 50 sociology professors can provide valuable insights and information into events relevant to the criminal justice major.]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:32:00 +0000 <![CDATA[World's best countries for women]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/best-countries-for-women.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-advisor/indepth/best-countries-for-women.html Mon, 05 Dec 2011 23:06:00 +0000 <![CDATA[What's So Great About UK Universities?]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/whats-so-great-about-uk-universities.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/whats-so-great-about-uk-universities.html A recent ranking of the world's best universities puts four U.K. schools among the top seven spots. So what is so special about the Brits? We'll tell you why their universities rise to the top.]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:49:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Big City or Small Town? The Best College Setting for You]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/best-college-setting-for-you.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/best-college-setting-for-you.html The right environment can make a big difference when it comes to educational success. Whether students seek an education in a thriving metropolis or a small town, college environment can be key.]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 15:52:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Study Abroad: Not Just for Richie Rich]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/study-abroad-not-just-for-richie-rich.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/study-abroad-not-just-for-richie-rich.html Studying abroad is no longer an elite club for the wealthy. Study abroad scholarships, loans, grants and other forms of financial aid can help anyone achieve the dream of heading overseas for the educational experience of a lifetime.]]> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 19:54:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Degree seeker, world traveler: Tips for earning a degree while traveling]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/college-while-traveling.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/college-while-traveling.html Would you rather travel the world or earn your degree? In today's world, you can do both. Learn how you can be a globetrotter and college student at the same time.]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 20:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Get jet-set and go! 10 international jobs]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-international-jobs.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/top-international-jobs.html Ready to take a global adventure? These international jobs are in-demand in France, China, the UK and beyond. Figure out which careers made the cut and how you can start your own international career.]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Average student, extracurricular ace: Get ahead with life experience]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/extracurricular-experience.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/extracurricular-experience.html When you're applying to colleges and jobs, it can feel like academic success is all that matters. But employers and admissions officers also value experience. With the right tools, you can get credit for life experience and turn your unique history into your biggest asset.]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2011 19:30:00 +0000 <![CDATA[How to survive and thrive in graduate school]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/survive-graduate-school.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/survive-graduate-school.html Pursuing a master's degree is a challenging task, but with these helpful tips, you can be better prepared for graduate school. Learn more about going back to school.]]> Mon, 09 May 2011 19:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Written in the stars: Best degrees for your old and new zodiac signs]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/degrees-new-zodiac.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/degrees-new-zodiac.html With the not-so-new news about two separate zodiacs, you can choose a new sign -- and a perfect career to go with it. Find out what could be written in the stars for you.]]> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 08:00:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Drop back in! Credit for life experience helps you finish your education in no time]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/college-credit-for-life-experience.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/college-credit-for-life-experience.html Make good on your resolutions for 2011. Drop back into school with accelerated degrees and credit for life experience programs that make the most of what you have learned both in and out of the classroom.]]> Tue, 18 Jan 2011 23:30:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Old school: The 20 colleges and universities over 100 years old]]> https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/colleges-over-100.html https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/colleges-over-100.html Find out which cities in the U.S. have been university towns for more than a hundred years. These centenarian colleges instill a rich sense of history in students who attend today.]]> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 19:30:00 +0000