ALL TOPICS TAGGED: Online Learning

July 16, 2019

6 Major Reasons Why Adults Go Back to School [Infographic]

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for adults to return to school, especially with the flexibility that distance education can provide for busy students. Maybe it’s a personal reason or maybe it’s due to job advancement. No matter the case, going back to school can change your life. Here are six reasons why adults go back to school.

January 7, 2019

LifePace Learning® vs. Term Learning: Which Style Suits You Best?

Columbia Southern University offers two approaches to your online learning experience: LifePace Learning® and Term Learning. Each of these styles offers a unique approach to online learning that were designed especially for adult learners.

October 3, 2018

Taking Exams in Online Programs: How It Works

Many students considering online college programs ask how does taking an online exam work? Learn here how one option is online exam proctoring and how it works.

November 30, 2017

Take Exams Anywhere, Anytime Through Remote Proctor Now

Remote Proctor Now (RPNow) is an on-demand test-taking solution that allows students to sit for an exam anywhere, anytime. By accessing the student’s webcam and microphone, RPNow records exams for academic integrity review. Here are a few reasons why we offer RPNow as a test-taking option to our students. 

November 28, 2017

This Is the Future of Education

As the technological revolution continues and more individuals are accessing and mastering online proficiencies, institutions of higher learning have followed suit to transition themselves into the modern age. This means brick-and-mortar colleges are introducing additional online courses to their semester catalogs and more institutions are being created that serve their students entirely through online degree offerings.

November 13, 2017

4 Benefits to Being an Adult Learner

An estimated 47 percent of students in American colleges are over 25 years old. Here are four reasons why adult learners succeed when going back to school.

September 22, 2017

The Link: Frequently Asked Questions

The Link is a resource for anyone who wants to change and improve their life through education. These FAQs will help you learn why The Link exists, how it can help you find the information you’re looking for and more.

September 22, 2017

Welcome to The Link

Formed with a knight’s armor in mind, The Link seeks to be a connector and an extra layer of security—providing solutions for all of the challenges, questions and hurdles that adult learners face when deciding whether or not to go back to school.

September 22, 2017

Find Answers to Your Most Pressing Education Questions

The Link is a resource created to help you learn more about what it takes to achieve your academic goals. Each of the four categories cover a different aspect of your journey to the top, from beginning to end and beyond.  

August 14, 2017

5 Tips for Juggling School, Work and Family Responsibilities

Many adult learners find themselves feeling guilty for studying instead of spending quality time with family, especially those with children. Add on the responsibility of a part-time or full-time job, and it can seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day for adult learners. Juggling school, work and family responsibilities may be tough, but it is possible to do. Here are five tips to help you succeed in each area.

August 7, 2017

25 Years and Counting: A Look at CSU's History

Did you know that CSU was founded 25 years ago? A pioneer in online learning, Columbia Southern University’s founder Dr. Robert Mayes, Sr., began with the vision of creating educational opportunities for students whose lifestyles and learning styles required more flexibility than what was offered by traditional brick-and-mortar schools.


August 3, 2017

A Current Look at Higher Education

The number of issues, innovations and trends in higher education increases every year. Technology, the economy and society constantly change, so higher education must constantly evaluate and innovate to keep up. For 2016, the complete list of hot topics is too long to cover adequately, so this list only summarizes the top ten as determined by an informal Internet search in July of 2016.

July 25, 2017

How to Find the Right Online School for You

Finding an online school that fits all your needs can be tough. With hundreds of institutions offering online courses around the country — and around the world — it can be hard to find your perfect fit. Use the following guides to help you decide on the college that works for you.