Blog: October 2016

How Do Online Students Interact With Professors?

A huge part of the higher education experience is students’ interaction with their professors. There is nothing like being in the room with an engaging teacher. But what happens when you take away in-person interaction with online learning?

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UMass Dartmouth – One of the Top Options for Online Law

College Choice, a top authority for ranking colleges and universities, has named UMass Dartmouth as one of the country’s top online law schools! Not only was UMass listed as #12 on the list of 35 schools, but the program’s cost-per-credit was revealed to be one of the most affordable on the list.

 

How to Find a Teacher with Magic

If you Google teacher quotes many sayings pop up, such as “A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart” or “It takes a big heart to mold young minds.” a recent Ted Talk from Dr. Christopher Emdin of Columbia University made us think about what makes these teachers that we remember so great. Do they have magic? How is it that the lessons from some teachers stay with us, even when we have become parents of our own or the CEO of a company? What is it about certain teachers that they can influence generations?

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UMass Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Universities

We are excited to announce that for a second year in a row, UMass has made Reuters Top 100 list of the world’s most innovative universities!

President Meehan said that a big part of UMass being on this list is due to the innovative and committed faculty at the university. 

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Exploring TED Talks

Since 2006 when TED Talks and conferences were made available for free online, they have been inspiring and challenging the way we think. The short, 20-45 minute speeches delivered by a wide variety of experts across countless topics ranging from health care in Rwanda to Facebook have revolutionized the way ideas are shared.

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