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2014-06-17 13:43:29

University of Eastern Finland Non-vocational adult education drawing on a person's own motivation comes with a variety of benefits that are also reflected on the person's close friends, family and work. Studying boosts self-confidence and well-being, and expands social networks. Furthermore, motivation to pursue other studies also increases. Thanks to participation in adult education, tolerance towards and confidence in other people grows, and adult learners pay increasing attention to...

2012-01-05 16:00:00

The Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a free online writing service designed for adult learners Albany, New York (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Excelsior College, a private, nonprofit, distance learning institution in Albany, N.Y., today announced the launch of a robust, dynamic and multimedia online writing lab (OWL) available to the public. The Excelsior College OWL is a free online service that provides learners with an in-depth guide to all aspects of undergraduate writing, from...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

College Choices for Adults releases new data to track how learners are retained and complete at partner institutions. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 College Choices for Adults (http://www.collegechoicesforadults.org), an information-rich online resource that helps adult learners make informed choices about distance education options, has added a new data item, learner progress. âœAs institutions who serve adult students, we recognized that the IPEDS measures...

2011-08-02 15:27:00

Committed to Serving Military, Veterans, and their Families CHESAPEAKE, Va., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cambridge College in Chesapeake, a private non-profit college serving a diverse population of adult learners, has been accepted as a Yellow Ribbon participant school for 2012 by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The Yellow Ribbon program allows institutions of higher learning (degree granting institutions) in the United States to voluntarily enter into an...

2011-04-12 10:02:00

Program enables adults to earn their high school diploma via an online program LOST SPRINGS, Kan., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas Online Learning Program, an online learning program for Kansas students provided through the Centre School District, is proud to announce their newest service in Kansas education, the Adult Learner Program. "We are very excited to offer adults of all ages a way to get their high school diploma," said KOLP coordinator Vickie Jirak. "Our...

2010-06-14 04:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College Choices for Adults (www.collegechoicesforadults.org), an information-rich, online resource that helps adult learners make informed choices about Web-based, competency-based, and other distance education programs, is pleased to announce the addition of new data to its website, which features program-level information from a variety of institutions, including statements about what students will learn in each program, how each...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of post secondary education services, today announced that data about its academic institutions - Ashford University and University of the Rockies - is now available online at www.collegechoicesforadults.org. Ashford University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and on campus in Clinton, Iowa. University of the Rockies is a graduate school specializing in psychology...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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