September 2014

To truly find the secret in pursuing a successful career in teaching , it's crucial to understand that the challenges of being an educational instructor don't require you to face obstacles alone. Collaboration amongst your teaching peers allows for more cohesion with lesson planning and tutoring tactics that will ultimately

According to a survey conducted by Tech Pro Research , 59 percent of IT & technology workers are concerned that their professional skill-set will become obsolete. While the survey revealed that at majority of workers across numerous industries shared this concern, obsolescence is a particular issue within the IT world,

Given the nation's growing dependence on technology and thirst for the next big technological breakthrough, it's not surprising that information technology is one of the fastest-growing industries. And it doesn't look like growth in the IT sector will slow down any time soon. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Online learning hasn't lived up to its promise—yet. "Just the classroom delivered over a wire," as too many institutions approach online education, is squandered technology, a wasted opportunity, according to WGU President Bob Mendenhall. Earlier this month, Bob was part of a panel discussion, hosted by The New York Times

For students who have, or are about to obtain their online information technology degree , getting that first job requires a little more than an excellent resume and high grade point average. As the old adage goes, "it's all about who you know," and having a few connections at your

Join us to celebrate the 227th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution the week of Constitution Day 2014 with a series of free WGU webinars. From Monday, September 15, to Thursday, September 18, we will mark Constitution Day, which takes place on September 17, with online discussions on the topics listed

For teachers, professional development is part of the continual process of becoming a better educator. However, the idea of professional development is somewhat outdated, which is why many school districts are implementing a system of professional learning . Though it might seem like a mere shift in language, the ideology

By Mary Gordon Mentor, Information Technology At WGU, each student is assigned a personal faculty member to work with them as a mentor throughout their time at WGU. Additionally, each course has its own course mentors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material. Advice from

Statistics, the need for accountants is supposed to grow by 13 percent by the year 2022, and the average take-home pay for the job was more than $63,000 in 2012.

A career in information technology is rapidly evolving into one of the premiere professions in the U.S. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT jobs across the board are expected to grow in the next decade, including an expected 22 percent increase for both software developers and computer systems

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