We all learn differently, and that’s OK

Learning preferences can help students create a unique educational experience

03/29/17 8:05pm


Paragraph after paragraph, I would read the text of my required reading material, becoming weary and frustrated that I couldn’t understand it.

Listening to lectures, I would miss important information because I have a hard time with auditory retention.

However, once I discovered I was a visual learner, I changed my study habits to be more visual by watching videos or creating pictures to outline complex concepts.

Every student has a different learning style, and it is important for students to embrace their individuality and the unique way they learn. Understanding what type of learner you are is important because this information can be used to your advantage in class and while studying… read more.

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Connect with a consumer: Marlenne Ferrales

Have you ever wondered how your consumers want you to market? I talked to Marlenne Ferrales, a food truck consumer, about what advertising methods she thinks food truck businesses should use and the methods she has seen food truck owners use in the past.

Next time your business is seeking new advertising methods, consider rewarding your customers with discounts in return for likes on Facebook or retweets on Twitter. Your consumers can bring new ideas and perspectives to the table, which is why it’s important to have open communication with them online. It is also vital to remember that since your business is mobile, your advertisements need to be too.
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History education needs to incorporate ‘HERstory’ too

Gender equality is crucial for social change

03/22/17 7:53pm


Ninety-seven years after the ratification of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote, we’ve only had one woman win the presidential nomination from a major political party. Inequality persists, making it especially alarming that women’s history is largely missing from education and discussion.

March is National Women’s History Month, and like Black History Month, it is only one small piece of the larger picture of neglected history that needs to be covered. This month focuses both on the women who have made history and on everyday women… read more.

Stop pulling all-nighters: sleep and academics go hand-in-hand

Lack of sleep could result in depression, anxiety, heart disease and diabetes

03/16/17 7:43pm


The idea that college is a time where sleep must be put on the back burner is absurd. College students are not invincible and need sleep like every other person, though they may not believe so.

Universities urge students to grow in various ways, but the main goal of higher education is academic growth. However, students hinder their abilities to excel academically by getting insufficient sleep… read more.

Online classes highlight the importance of student-teacher interactions

Technology shouldn’t replace teachers, they should co-exist

03/01/17 8:49pm


The increasing amount of information available at our fingertips through technology has changed the education process drastically. As technology is incorporated into the classroom, it will modify education, but one thing will remain constant: teachers.

For 2017, Best Colleges ranked ASU Online No. 2 for online colleges. ASU Online offers more than 150 degree programs for non-traditional students. However, the creation of ASU Online has arguably led to more on-campus students taking online classes when similar in-person classes are available to them… read more.