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Sunday, July 27, 2014

U.S. News Twitter Chat: How to Develop Good Online Learning Habits

Get expert advice on the best ways to study for and engage with your online courses. 

Log on to Twitter on July 31 and use the hashtag #OnlineEdTips to participate in the conversation.

On Thursday, July 31, U.S. News Education ​will host a Twitter chat to help students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree online  ​develop good habits for success. Topics will include advice on how to best use online discussion forums and tips on ways to effectively balance school and work.

U.S. News Education will moderate a panel of experts, including Ray Schroeder (@rayschroeder)​, associate vice chancellor for online learning ​at the University of Illinois—Springfield; academic staff from Pennsylvania State University—World Campus (@PSUWorldCampus) and the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University—Bloomington​ (@KelleySchool); and Devon Haynie (@DevonHaynie), online education reporter for U.S. News.

What: A Twitter chat exploring how to develop strong online learning ​habits. Join the conversation using the hashtag #OnlineEdTips.


When: Thursday, July 31​ at 2 p.m. EST

Why: Online learning has increasingly become an option for students looking to advance their career and continue their education outside the confines of a traditional campus. Succeeding in an online class often means juggling responsibilities such as family and work, as well as interacting with classmates and professors in a virtual environment. 

Source:U.S. News & World Report