Is Online Learning For Me?

Taking courses online can be challenging, especially at first! Most of us are accustomed to learning in a traditional classroom setting, and while there are numerous similarities, there are also many differences that you should keep in mind as you make your decision.   The advantages are great – increased flexibility allows us to work…

Did you know?

The online Master of Science in Engineering Technology Management is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). This program is only the fourth in the U.S. to have this designation.

Time Management Tips

I think we can all agree that one of the greatest challenges in balancing school, work and family is time management! We all struggle with our days being too short! Unexpected things arise and sometimes the issue is something much more simple – we just need time to breathe! Regardless of the reason, it can be challenging…

First Aid for the Test Anxious

Understanding Anxiety Anxiety is a learned reaction to cope with a perceived threat. The threat is usually nonspecific. (If the threat were specific, then we call it a “fear”). Anxiety involves a physical response, typically at least muscle tension, negative self-statements (such as “all or none” thinking; awfulizing), future-oriented thinking (e.g., my entire future will…

Work Smart, Not Hard!

We’re always looking for hidden treasures that we know you’ll find useful. As the “old saying” goes, the key is to “Work Smart, Not Hard!” It is in the spirit of this little piece of wisdom that we would like to share John Tedesco’s blog post. Tedesco highlights one of the conference speakers, Daniel Russell…

Email Etiquette for Online Students

In online courses nearly all communication is written. This requires that you pay special attention to how you “say” things, since other learners do not have the benefit of picking up on non-verbal queues. Written communication normally takes place asynchronously by taking the form of posts and responses to a discussion forum. In this type of discussion,…