Preparing for success in online classes follows a different roadmap than traditional classrooms. Thankfully, with classmates and a professor, you won’t be on your own – just going without a physical classroom and a long commute. Still, it can be easy to fall behind if you don’t plan ahead.
Is a graphic design degree worth the cost and time it takes to earn it?
A degree’s value depends on what you do with it. With so much emphasis on digital media these days — whether on computers, tablets, or mobile phones — the demand for employees who have a graphic design degree is higher than ever.
As long as people respond to trust and feeling comfortable with those around them, the ones with great communication skills will stand out. Jobs in human relations, training or any management position require the ability to pass on ideas and information clearly and affectively, while also motivating their employees .
For years, parents were told to offer feedback to their children in the form of positive praise. But a string of recent studies suggests that when praise is focused on ingrained traits, like being smart or pretty, rather than on a child’s work ethic, parents inadvertently teach their kids not to persist through difficult tasks.
We actively facilitate Facebook groups for our different degree programs. These communities are private so that only students can join. They’re a great place to ask questions about an assignment, find a buddy to collaborate on a project, or just talk about the big ideas your coursework is inspiring.
Critics argue that the digital age is driving us farther and farther apart. But is that true? How can it be when the internet connects us in so many ways? Here are just a few ways your online community can help you (and you can return the favor).