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Mentoring Online

How Does Mentoring Benefit Online Students? Part 2

In part 2 of this two-part series about mentoring, CSU-Global Alum Kimberly Hardy shares her personal experience and research related to mentoring and its importance for online students. From personal experience as a mentor, online mentoring programs offer a sense of organization, structure, and plenty of resources to facilitate meetings and provide support to both …

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How Does Mentoring Benefit Online Students? Part 1

In this two-part series, CSU-Global Alum Kimberly Hardy shares how students who learn in an online (nontraditional) environment can benefit from developing a relationship with a mentor. In part 1, she gives an overview of what mentoring can do for students in a virtual setting. Going back to school can give you a new chance …

How Do Online Universities Assist Military Students?

How Do Online Universities Assist Military Students?

Students who are current or former military members bring their unique experiences to the academic and civilian careers. To prepare them for their chosen field, it is important that these students receive services and support tailored to their unique needs and goals. Online learning may be an ideal path for military students, in the event …

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How to Connect with Classmates in an Online Learning Environment

Being a distance-learning student is a different experience from learning in a traditional environment. What doesn’t have to be so different, however, is the ability to make connections and stay in touch with classmates. Getting to Know Your Classmates Introduce yourself. Usually the first discussion in an online class involves introductions. Use this as an …