Online Degree and EdTech Blog

December 14 2017, 7:03AM PST

The Best Careers of 2007

Every year, U.S. News and World Report ranks the top jobs in the country. In 2007, the following jobs came out on top:

Many things were considered to determine which professions to deem the best careers, including the rise of Internet use and the aging baby boomer generation. Each job was also ranked based on the median pay, the position's attainability, the quality of [Read More]

Best Places to Work with an Online Education Degree

If you're currently earning your education degree online or even just thinking about enrolling in an online education degree program, then you're probably interested in knowing what types of places hire employees that earned their education degree online. The real answer: they all do. However, there are some places that hire those with online degrees more frequently. According to eLearners.com, he following places are the best to work with an online education degree:

  • Alternative Schools
  • Camps (day camp, summer camp, etc.)
  • Churches [Read More]

Getting Hired with an Online Degree

Seven years ago, a study was released in which 70% of employers said that they felt online degrees were less worthwhile than those that come from traditional schools. However, in the seven years since then, online degrees have become more mainstream and widely-recognized, and now most employers agree that they are just as worthwhile as traditional degrees. Consider this information from Encarta:

When asked directly, well-known Fortune 500 companies such as Intel and Wal-Mart said they'd accept online degrees, provided they [Read More]

It May be the Best Time to Get Your MBA

Recent reports show that companies in the business world have increased their hiring by 18%. Not only that, but MBA-holding employees are getting paid more. With this hike in demand and pay, right now might be the best time to go back to school for your MBA. According to BusinessSchoolAdmission.com:

Over 94 percent of Harvard MBAs had received at least one job offer by graduation day, as did 93 percent of University of Virginia at Darden MBAs. Over 80 percent of [Read More]

When the Perfect Grad School Finds You

Choosing a grad school can be a long, tedious process. You have to sift through website after website and brochure after brochure looking for the schools that meet your needs. Then, you have to apply to a narrowed-down group of your preferred schools and hope that you're accepted to one of the schools. However, Peterson's has made this process much easier with their GradSchoolsWantYou program:

If grad school is in your future, take the first step in finding the perfect school [Read More]

The ET-List is Started - Education & Teacher Bloggers List.

Okay Education/Teacher bloggers, it's time to get known. I have to say that I hate this kind of game but since it could be helpful for everyone especially teachers, why not? The goal is simple, I want my favorite education/teacher blogs to be discovered by a maximum of people from the education space.
ET-List stands for Education/Teacher list. This concept have been used in the past with the Z-List. This time, it's up to education and teacher bloggers [Read More]

Interview: Dr. Joe Bocchi, D.A., Georgia WebMBA��

Dr. Joe Bocchi, D.A., is Director and Senior Lecturer at Georgia WebMBA based in Roanoke Virginia. Dr. Joe joins us to discuss the Georgia WebMBA program.

1. The Georgia WebMBA is unique in that it connects students with five different Georgia colleges that offer online MBA degrees. Could you elaborate further on the process in which administrators decide which program at which school will best meet a potential student's needs?

The Georgia WebMBA, as a group of five schools offering a single [Read More]

The Benefits of Online Education

The main benefit of earning a degree online is that you can earn your degree around your work and family schedule. This means that people who would otherwise be unable now have a way to attend college and earn a degree. However, there are many other benefits of earning a degree online that aren't as obvious. According to PR-GB.com:

Learning online through a distance learning college offers the same quality and degree weight that would be received through a traditional [Read More]

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