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Developing Leaders in Education

UMassOnline recently added a new blended degree from UMass Amherst, Master of Education in Educational Leadership. Geared to benefit aspiring or current teachers, coaches, instructional leaders, department chairs, principals and many more. This degree will assist professionals with development of their current skills sets and focusing on enhancing contemporary leadership traits that can be used within an effective educational system of curriculum, instruction and assessment.

5 Ways To Head Into A Successful Semester

Winter break is coming to a close. Hopefully everyone was able to take full advantage of your many weeks off and had time to spend with family and friends. The new spring semester is rolling up on us fast and it will be well underway before your know it.

Here are some helpful tips to start your semester off right.

And We Are Off...

We have officially emerged in 2014 my friends! I know most of us have already jotted down our resolutions for this new year and I know some of us refuse to. I don’t blame those who don’t. A lot of times those well thought out goals are short lived. It has been a tradition for ages to break into the new year with a better look at life. It’s not too late to make your commitment. Some great examples of resolutions to consider are:
 

Knack for Computing?

Would information technology lead to a good career path for me in the future? That is a common question that people interested in the field might ask. Nobody can deny that there are endless career opportunities in information technology, but the question is what do you do with a degree in the field?

4 Tips on Selecting a Degree Program

You know you need to go back to school, but you are just not sure what to study. Does this sound familiar to you?

This dilemma is not an uncommon issue with adult learners. Sometimes it’s the awkward feeling of holding back and venturing off into the unknown that keeps us standing still. A lot of learners have been working in the same field for years, but are yearning to really pursue their passion.

Some great first steps to get the process in motion are:

Leading the Way with an MBA

Developing strong business skills is an imperative trait to become successful in any career path. Now you can hone in on those skills with the recently launched online degree from UMass Dartmouth, Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

The program is designed to provide students an education built on a balance between theory and practice that enables them to be successful in any business environment. It focuses on developing the skills necessary to manage any size enterprise from a sole proprietor firm to a global corporation.

University Without Walls Offers Four New Concentrations

The University Without Walls (UWW) at UMass Amherst has a large selection of different concentrations for you to finish your bachelor’s degree, but your choices have just expanded! UWW is now offering concentrations in Applied Psychology, Human Services, Health Studies and Writing. Each degree is available fully online and accepts your prior life & work experience as earned credit. The University Without Walls programs are perfect for working adults trying to complete their education while balancing a job and family. For more information, check out the program links below.

UMass Lowell Launches Online Bachelor of Arts in English Degree

Do you have a knack for writing? You might want to check out the recently launched online degree from UMass Lowell, Bachelor of Arts in English. The flexible and vigorous curriculum grounded in British and American literary traditions emphasizes in the study of contemporary critical methods, and in the regular practice of research and writing.

Fancy Shmancy

If you're going to miss the mark, make sure you do it for good reason, that's what I say. However, that isn't the reality when it comes to online learning. Life and responsibilities get ahold of us all and due dates come and pass. Finding a way to prioritize your assignments is key to a successful semester.

Making the Change with International Development

Most people would love to make a positive impact in societies around the globe. Participating in international assistance efforts not only helps other communities abroad but opens a huge knowledge base of what other poverty stricken societies really go through.

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