Online Degree and EdTech Blog

January 17 2018, 9:01PM PST

New Online BS in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Starting in the fall of 2007, Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences will begin offering its BS in Diagnostic Medical Sonography through its online degree program. As the field of diagnostic medical sonography becomes more and more necessary in medical settings, the need for sonographers all over the world is growing rapidly. According to PR Web:

"Much like the other online degrees in nursing and radiologic sciences offered by the College, sonography represents a growing field with an increasing demand for [Read More]

The Best Law Schools

Every year, U.S. News and World Report ranks the best grad schools in 10 different fields of study. Their 2008 report ranks the following ten graduate law schools as the best in the country:

  1. Yale University (CT)
  2. Harvard University (MA)
  3. Stanford University (CA)
  4. New York University
  5. Columbia University (NY)
  6. University of Chicago
  7. University of Pennsylvania
  8. University of California"Berkeley
  9. University of Michigan"Ann Arbor
  10. Duke University (NC)

Their ranking consider many factors, including peer assessment score, assessment score by [Read More]

The Importance of an Internship for MBA Students

You could have a degree from the best MBA degree school in the world, but, if you're leaving college with no work experience under your belt, your degree is probably going to be meaningless in the job field. Besides being a good means of gaining work experience, working an internship is also a great way to network and get your foot in the door somewhere. MBAMap.com offers the following advice on finding an MBA internship:

You can't start too soon.
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Top Online Degree Careers

As the number of colleges and universities that offer online classes grow, so does the number of degrees that can be earned online. This makes choosing a degree program much more difficult. However, there are some jobs that rank higher than others that students can get with their online degree. According to Online-Education.net, the top ten careers that can be attained with an online degree are:

  1. Software Engineer
  2. Information Technology Manager
  3. Actuary
  4. Network Engineer
  5. Computer Systems Analyst
  6. Information Systems Manager
  7. Lawyer
  8. Physician Assistant
  9. Database Administrator
  10. Small Business Manager

Online-Education.net offers [Read More]

Review: ReadWriteThink.org

ReadThinkWrite.org was founded in 2002. It was developed by the Verizon Foundation in partnership with the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. ReadThinkWrite offers online resources and practice in the fields of reading, literacy, and language arts for both students and their teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade. All of the site's resources are available to students and educators completely free of charge.

One facet of ReadThinkWrite.org is focused on offering teaching resources and aids to educators [Read More]

Life Balance: Employees Need Time Off

Did you know that many employees with paid vacation time never use it? It is important for everyone to take a little time off to refresh and relax. So why do more and more workers not take vacation? Yahoo! HotJobs has more:

Why Create More Work?
There are several reasons why workers don't use all their vacation time: having too much work to do to take a vacation (36%), not being able to afford a getaway (34%), wanting to save [Read More]

School Review: Sessions School of Design

Founded in 1997, Sessions School of Design is an online college offering educational certificates in the field of computer-aided design. Sessions was the first online school to be licensed by the New York State Department of Education. Their programs are all fully online and can be completed in as few as six months.

Faculty members at Sessions are all leaders in the art and design industry, in fields including web design, architecture, and photography. Many are [Read More]

Careers & Ideas: Hot New Careers

There are fascinating new careers in the US that you may not heard of. One hot career is Robot Programmer. Sound too futuristic? CNN money gives some highlights of this career, which may be an interesting choice for someone wanting to earn their associates degree in technology.

Robot Programmer
Salary range: $40,000-$100,000

Experience/skills: Associate degree in a technical field and extensive training. People skills also come in handy.

Perks: Lots of travel, helping clients customize each machine to a particular task

Who's hiring? [Read More]

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