​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

There is no lack of evidence to suggest that online classes have deeply transformed the teaching and learning landscape in higher education. In 2015, for example, nearly 30 percent of college students took at least one online class. But as more faculty are being encouraged to teach online, how often are they aware of why creating the option to take online classes supports their students’ ability to graduate? In our experiences, institutions that have a history of serving local students through face-to-face classes may be more likely to miss why offering online…

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Do ‘longest flight’ records matter?

Do ‘longest flight’ records matter?

Qatar Airways has launched what it says is the longest current non-stop commercial route, after completing a journey from Doha to Auckland. Flight QR920 landed on Monday after 16 hours and 23 minutes, slightly quicker than expected. The Boeing 777-200LR jet was showered with water cannons on arrival – a tradition for airlines on new routes. Carriers like to talk up these records, but how are they measured and do they really matter? Measuring flights can be complicated Longest (time) or furthest (distance) are the two key distinctions to make,…

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Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Rookie forward Brandon Ingram is improving with every passing game during his first year with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although he’s had his fair share of struggles as he adjusts to the NBA level, Ingram has stayed the course and on Friday night was able to score a career-high 17 points in the loss to the Toronto Raptors. Despite having a career night in the scoring column, Ingram wasn’t pleased after the game. The rookie believes if the team didn’t come out with the win than any individual accomplishment doesn’t…

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THE LITTLE DETAILS THAT MATTER IN ANY INTERVIEW

THE LITTLE DETAILS THAT MATTER IN ANY INTERVIEW

Showing respect for an employer during a job interview takes different forms. It is also one factor that probably will make a difference in the eventual decision to hire you or not. From the moment you make the first contact until you land the job and beyond, it is important to show respect in words and deeds. That goes beyond just being polite and showing up on time. You must demonstrate appreciation for being in the interviewing process by paying close attention to the job-ad requirements as well as any…

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