Continuing Education Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom - List No. 5
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and girls' nights out. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection.

How to Write an Essay in 5 Steps
You can write an essay in 5 steps, and we'll show you how, including topic ideas and examples.

Share Your GED Experience
Do you have GED advice to share? We want to learn from you. Share your GED experience.

Christy Turlington Burns - Non-Traditional Student
You may not know that Christy Turlington Burns, famous runway model, was also a non-traditional student. Find out how going back to school changed Christy's life. It could happen to you.

ESL - A Year in the Life of an ESL Student - Review - Interview with Oksana Pavilionis
Oksana Pavilionis, a native Russian speaker had been speaking English for six years and was ready to focus on idioms. This book helped her do that.

5 Tips from a Teacher of Adult Students
Do you teach adults? Teacher Andrea Leppert of Rasmussen College has five tips for you, and they're good ones.

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

People Bingo Game for Adults in the Classroom
People Bingo, or Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games for adults in the classroom and at parties. Get ideas for your own game cards. See our entire collection!

3 Simple Keys to Success for Adult Students
Do you have what it takes to succeed as an adult student? Gabriela Ford shares three keys to success as an adult college student.

Top 12 Lessons on Aging for Teachers of Adults from the 2012 Aging in America Conference
Ron Gross and Sue Salko bring you their list of the top 12 takeaways from the 2012 Aging in America Conference in Washington D.C.

Ice Breaker - If You Won the Lottery
Money is pretty powerful. Use it as an ice breaker to help the adults in your group get to know each other by playing If You Won the Lottery.

Classroom Ice Breaker Game for Adults
The more technology brings us together, the smaller the world becomes. Where in the world is the perfect ice breaker activity for groups of adults.

International Women's Day Writing Ideas 2013
March 8 is International Women's Day every year. Its history offers many writing ideas for students of women's studies. We've got a list for you.

Become More Efficient with These Time Management Tips
Our perception of our own time management is usually not very accurate. These three tips will help you improve your efficiency in everyday activities.

The 5 Stages of Study Group Dynamics
Understanding the stages of group dynamics can help you lead your study group through the rough patches into the stage of performing well.

8 Things Every Teacher Should Do to Prepare for Class
From Bob Pike's Creative Training Techniques, 8 things every teacher should do to prepare for class.

Three Words - An Ice Breaker Game for Adults
If you had to describe yourself in three words, which three would you choose? Learn more about the people in your classroom.

6 Public Speaking Skills You Can Learn Online
How do you improve your public speaking skills online? We share six tips from Udemy.com that will make you a more impressive public speaker.

3 Times to Use Uppercase, or Capital, Letters
Do you know when to capitalize words? There are only three times when you use uppercase letters. Capitalizing the wrong words can give people the wrong impression of your writing ability.

10 Ways to Study for Your GED at Home
Do you want to study for your GED/High School Equivalency at home? You can. For many, earning a certificate is a private endeavor. If you don't want to attend public adult education classes, you have options.

Can You Trust Online GED and High School?
How do you know which online GED and high school diploma websites are trustworthy? Don't get scammed.

Two Truths and a Lie - Humorous Introductions
Two Truths and a Lie is a fun and humorous ice breaker for introductions in the classroom, at a meeting, anywhere.

The Archetypes of the Hero's Journey
Carl Jung called archetypes the ancient patterns of personality that are the shared heritage of the human race. An understanding of these forces is one of the most powerful elements in the storyteller’s toolbox.

List of Two Truths and a Lie Icebreaker Ideas
We've added another list of lies to get you started playing Two Truths and a Lie. It's a favorite in the classroom for teachers of adults.

List of Two Truths and a Lie Icebreaker Ideas
We've added another list of lies to get you started playing Two Truths and a Lie. It's a favorite in the classroom for teachers of adults.

List of Two Truths and a Lie Icebreaker Ideas
We've added another list of lies to get you started playing Two Truths and a Lie. It's a favorite in the classroom for teachers of adults.

Table Topics - A Smart Party Game for Adult Students
Table Topics make a wonderful classroom game for adults. Use them any time you want to stimulate creative thinking and meaningful conversation. We'll show you how.

13 Job Industries Worth Going Back to School For
You want to go back to school, but what should you learn? If you're going back to school to get a job, or a better job, go back in one of these high-growth job industries.

13 Job Industries Worth Going Back to School For
You want to go back to school, but what should you learn? If you're going back to school to get a job, or a better job, go back in one of these high-growth job industries.

How to Make a People Bingo Card
Make your own people bingo cards with these easy instructions.

How to Make a People Bingo Card, Step 2
Step 2 in Making an Easy People Bingo Card

How to Make a People Bingo Card, Step 4
Step 4 in making your own People Bingo cards.

How to Make a People Bingo Card, Step 3
Step 3 in Making an Easy People Bingo Card

When a Traditional College Degree Doesn't Make Sense
A traditional college degree may not be right for you. Fred Hurst writes about your other choices.

GED/High School Equivalency Prep Resources
This is your GED/High School Equivalency information center. What's involved in earning your high school equivalency certificate or diploma?

GED/High School Equivalency Prep Resources
This is your GED/High School Equivalency information center. What's involved in earning your high school equivalency certificate or diploma?

Where to Get GED Records for Yourself or Someone Else
Where do you get GED records? Every state in the U.S. has official GED records of everyone who earned a GED in that state. Learn where to get a copy of your own GED records or to verify the GED records of a job applicant.

The Power of Story - A Game for Adult Students
Adults bring to your class or meeting room an abundance of life experience and wisdom. Let the power of story enhance your teaching of adults.

Begin With the End in Mind
For non-traditional students, starting the year with graduation in mind can be a good way to get over the jitters. Start with the end in mind.

5 Principles for the Teacher of Adults
The teacher of adults has a different job from the one who teaches children. If you're teaching adult students, it's important to understand the five principles of teaching adults. It's important to know how adults learn.

Five Principles of Teaching Adults
Adults learn differently than children. If you teach adults, are you practicing the five principles of adult learning? Page 2.

Writing Ideas - Topics for Your Next Essay or Research Paper
Need an idea for your next writing project? We'll keep adding to our collection of writing ideas for essays, research papers, speeches, anything!

Baby Boomers Are Going Back to School - Older Students Getting Degrees
Baby boomers are changing the age, and the meaning, of retirement by going back to school and getting new degrees. Older students are the new wave in continuing education.

Be Creative - A Game for Adult Learners, page 2
Page two of Be Creative, a game based on Al Beck's Imaginative Symbol-Association, or I S-A (eye-say).

Be Creative - A Game for Adult Learners, page 4
Page four of Be Creative, a game based on Al Beck's Imaginative Symbol-Association, or I S-A (eye-say).

Be Creative - A Game for Adult Learners
Creative students excel. Play a game in the classroom that helps your students be creative. Based on Al Beck's Imaginative Symbol-Association, or I S-A (eye-say).

Be Creative - A Game for Adult Learners, page 3
Page three of Be Creative, a game based on Al Beck's Imaginative Symbol-Association, or I S-A (eye-say).

Create a Study Space
Create your study space wherever it makes the most sense, and equip it with the things you need to facilitate learning.

What Does Experiential Mean? - What Is Experiential Learning? - What Is the Definition of Experiential?
You've probably heard people talk about experiential learning. What is it exactly? We'll tell you.

Social Ice Breaker - Beach Ball Buzz
Have a little beach fun without leaving your classroom. Beach Ball Buzz can be as fun as you choose depending on the questions you write on the ball. Make them related to your topic or completely frivolous and fun.

A University Admission Checklist
A university admission checklist can make you feel a lot more prepared for going back to school. Gather these 6 things.

5 Ways of Networking at Continuing Education Conferences
Networking at continuing education conferences has benefits. Make the most of your time at continuing ed. conferences by networking with professionals in your field. Here are 5 ways.

10 Study Skills for Non-Traditional Students
Ten study skills for the adult returning to school. Make it easier to balance school, life, work by incorporating these 10 study skills.

5 Tips for Fitting in at School
When you're an adult student, fitting in at school can be stressful. It doesn't have to be. Five tips for fitting in at school when you're a non-traditional student.

How Adult Students Can Use Age and Experience to Their Advantage
Contributing writer Ryan Hickey explains how to use your age and experience to your advantage when writing college application essays.

Learning Styles in the Workplace
Learning styles are as important in the workplace as they are in the classroom. Find out why.

Improve Your Time Management with Right Turns
Going back to school as an adult requires efficient time management. Improve your time management with one simple tip you can use every day.

Be Sure Your School or Program Is Accredited
Be sure your school or program is accredited or your diploma could be meaningless. Invest in an education that truly has value.

How Hard Is the TASC High School Equivalency Test?
How hard is the TASC high school equivalency test? Jinhee Noh spells it out for you.

How My Work Experience Helped Me Earn My Degree
Kristian Sevison required employees two levels below him to have a degree. Find out how he used his work experience to get his own bachelor's degree.

Returning to College as a Retiree
It's never too late to go back to school and start a new career! Theresa Turlis is proof. She writes about her experience for About Continuing Ed.

Newlyweds Find A Graduate Program Suitable Of Lifestyle
Marat and Justyna went to graduate school as newlyweds and discovered it was a great idea.

Free English Classes at USA Learns
If you're an ESL student, you'll want to check out the fairly new USA Learns website. It was created by the U.S. Department of Education in cooperation with the

Generations in the Classroom - Why the different generations in your classroom behave differently
You've noticed the adults in your classroom behave differently depending on how old they are. Why? Carl Eeman, expert on generational theory, explains how understanding the generations can change how you teach.

The TASC Test - High School Equivalency Exam
Learn more about the new Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), an alternative in some states to the GED Test.

CNA Training in New York - Finger Lakes Community College
Certified nurse assistants (CNAs) help registered nurses manage a variety of medical tasks related to patient care. This entry-level health career requires 130 to 160 hours of training and can be completed without a GED. With steady, strong job growth predicted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics through 2018, finding free CNA training or low-cost nurse aide classes at schools like Finger Lakes Community College makes sense for workers looking for job stability.

Reach Your Goal with a Learning Project Plan - LPP
Make setting and reaching goals easier than ever with a learning project plan. Ron Gross explains how to make a learning project plan that fits in your wallet.

Ask the school if there are alternate prompts for nontraditional students.
Some schools offer different application essay prompts for nontraditional students. Find out if yours does.

Take the prompts seriously.
Application essay prompts may seem silly to nontraditional students, but take them seriously. They matter.

Don't be afraid to "out" yourself as nontraditional.
Don't be shy about being a nontraditional student. You have definite advantages. Use them in your application essay.

Realize that you may need to respond parallel to the prompt.
Be creative in your response to application essay prompts. You have more experience to work with than traditional students.

Focus on "why" instead of "what."
Use your analytical skills to figure out why a school is asking a specific question in the application essay process.

Show growth, change, and transformation.
In your application essay, highlight how your life experience has changed you. It's a benefit you don't want to overlook.

Enjoy the opportunity to stand apart from the crowd.
Stand apart from the crowd when applying to college as a nontraditional student. How? Ryan Hickey tells you.

Pros and Cons of MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses
What are the pros and cons of MOOCs? We culled pros and cons of massive open online courses from Nathan Heller's article for The New Yorker, Laptop U.

Tips to Help You Rock Your Online Classes
Online classes are more popular than ever. Be successful in your online class with tips from these 12 articles.

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All About University of Massachusetts - University Without Walls - Adult Degree Completion Program
The 41-year-old University Without Walls adult degree completion program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst provides distance education for non-traditional students. Adult learners can earn an online bachelor's degree or take on-ground courses at the 127-year-old land grant university.

All About University of Massachusetts - University Without Walls - Adult Degree Completion Program
The 41-year-old University Without Walls adult degree completion program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst provides distance education for non-traditional students. Adult learners can earn an online bachelor's degree or take on-ground courses at the 127-year-old land grant university.

All About University of Massachusetts - University Without Walls - Adult Degree Completion Program
The 41-year-old University Without Walls adult degree completion program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst provides distance education for non-traditional students. Adult learners can earn an online bachelor's degree or take on-ground courses at the 127-year-old land grant university.

All About Online Degree Completion Programs - Non-Traditional Students Can Finish Bachelor Degree Online
Online degree completion programs allow students to transfer college credits from other institutions and, in some cases, to gain college credit for work or life experience. This accelerates the path to completing a bachelor's degree. These online bachelor degree programs help non-traditional students to use years, and sometimes decades, of mixed experience to accomplish academic goals.

All About Online Degree Completion Programs - Non-Traditional Students Can Finish Bachelor Degree Online
Online degree completion programs allow students to transfer in college credit from other institutions and, in some cases, to gain college credit for work or life experience. This accelerates the path to completing a bachelor's degree. These online bachelor degree programs help non-traditional students to use years, and sometimes decades, of mixed experience to accomplish academic goals.

All About Online Degree Completion Programs - Non-Traditional Students Can Finish Bachelor Degree Online
Online degree completion programs allow students to transfer in college credit from other institutions and, in some cases, to gain college credit for work or life experience. This accelerates the path to completing a bachelor's degree. These online bachelor degree programs help non-traditional students to use years, and sometimes decades, of mixed experience to accomplish academic goals.

All About Online Degree Completion Programs - Non-Traditional Students Can Finish Bachelor Degree Online
Online degree completion programs allow students to transfer in college credit from other institutions and, in some cases, to gain college credit for work or life experience. This accelerates the path to completing a bachelor's degree. These online bachelor degree programs help non-traditional students to use years, and sometimes decades, of mixed experience to accomplish academic goals.

All About Online Degree Completion Programs - Non-Traditional Students Can Finish Bachelor Degree Online
Online degree completion programs allow students to transfer in college credit from other institutions and, in some cases, to gain college credit for work or life experience. This accelerates the path to completing a bachelor's degree. These online bachelor degree programs help non-traditional students to use years, and sometimes decades, of mixed experience to accomplish academic goals.

All About Online Degree Completion Programs - Non-Traditional Students Can Finish Bachelor Degree Online
Online degree completion programs allow students to transfer in college credit from other institutions and, in some cases, to gain college credit for work or life experience. This accelerates the path to completing a bachelor's degree. These online bachelor degree programs help non-traditional students to use years, and sometimes decades, of mixed experience to accomplish academic goals.

All About Online Degree Completion Programs - Non-Traditional Students Can Finish Bachelor Degree Online
Online degree completion programs allow students to transfer in college credit from other institutions and, in some cases, to gain college credit for work or life experience. This accelerates the path to completing a bachelor's degree. These online bachelor degree programs help non-traditional students to use years, and sometimes decades, of mixed experience to accomplish academic goals.

Health Care Career Choices
A roundup of schools and programs in the health care field.

Health Care Career Choices
A roundup of schools and programs in the health care field.

All About Online Teaching Degrees - E-learning Teacher Certification - Distance Education for Teaching
Non-traditional students seeking an online teaching degree can find many programs, from Western Governors University to University of Northern Colorado, with online-only teacher certification programs. Students are placed in student teaching in their home area, and e-learning teacher certification is a popular choice.

All About Online Teaching Degrees - E-learning Teacher Certification - Distance Education for Teaching
Non-traditional students seeking an online teaching degree can find many programs, from Western Governors University to University of Northern Colorado, with online-only teacher certification programs. Students are placed in student teaching in their home area, and e-learning teacher certification is a popular choice.

All About Online Teaching Degrees - E-learning Teacher Certification - Distance Education for Teaching
Non-traditional students seeking an online teaching degree can find many programs, from Western Governors University to University of Northern Colorado, with online-only teacher certification programs. Students are placed in student teaching in their home area, and e-learning teacher certification is a popular choice.

All About Online Teaching Degrees - E-learning Teacher Certification - Distance Education for Teaching
Non-traditional students seeking an online teaching degree can find many programs, from Western Governors University to University of Northern Colorado, with online-only teacher certification programs. Students are placed in student teaching in their home area, and e-learning teacher certification is a popular choice.

What Is Professional Certification?
What is professional certification and what's in it for you? Resources for exploring professional job possibilities.

Be Respectful of Your Friend's GED Dream
Respectfully ask your friend if he or she would like help finding out what is involved in earning a GED. Sometimes getting started is the hardest part.

Start with Your State's GED/HSE Requirements and Options
Your first job is to go to your state's adult education website and find out which test they offer. That's how you know what you need to prepare for.

Find a Class and/or Home Study Materials
Some people need social setting and want to sit in a classroom. Others prefer the privacy of studying at home. GED resources are available either way.

Find Practice GED Tests
Practice GED/HSE tests are available in all the different portions of the test both online and in printed study guides.

Help Your Friend Stay Calm on Test Day
Tests can be stressful no matter how prepared you are. You'll perform better when you manage your stress with these tips.

Which Degree Is Right for You? - Continuing Education
There are many different types of degrees out there. Which one is right for you? It depends on what you want to do with your education.

2-Minute Mixer - Classroom Ice Breaker Game for Adults
You've heard of 8-minute dating, where 100 people meet for an evening full of 8-minute dates. We modified the idea for the classroom. Get your students up and mixing. This is a great energizer.

Where Can I Find a Scholarship?
Scholarships are the very best way to pay for your return to college, but where do you find them? We've got a list to get you started.

Where Can I Find a Scholarship?
Scholarships are the very best way to pay for your return to college, but where do you find them? We've got a list to get you started.

Where Can I Find a Scholarship?
Scholarships are the very best way to pay for your return to college, but where do you find them? We've got a list to get you started.

Where Can I Find a Scholarship?
Scholarships are the very best way to pay for your return to college, but where do you find them? We've got a list to get you started.

Where Can I Find a Scholarship?
Scholarships are the very best way to pay for your return to college, but where do you find them? We've got a list to get you started.

Learning Styles Inventory - Are You a Grouper or a Stringer?
When learning something new, do you start with big ideas and general concepts, or do you start at the beginning with a very specific plan? Are you a grouper or a stringer? Find out how you learn best.

Moving to Go to College? Take Your Family With You!
Would you love to go back to school at a college in another city, but have a family? Take them along! Four tips make moving your family easier.

Telling the Stories of Your Life
Ron Gross and Sue Salko discuss the life review classes that have become so popular. They show you what a class is like, give examples of popular works, and tell you how you can learn to teach life review classes yourself.

Your Salary Goes Up with a Degree
Studies show time and time again that your salary goes up when you earn a degree.

Financial Aid - Financial Aid Is First Step in College Admissions
Looking for financial aid is your first step in the college admissions process. Start early.

Learning to Learn - A New Learning Style
Learning to Learn may be the new learning style of the future. How is Learning to Learn changing the lives of students we've given up on? We'll introduce you to the program that is changing education.

Are You Ready to Go Back to School?
Are you going back to school as an adult? Are you ready? Find out. We've got lots of great stuff for you.

How Lea Rash Earned Her Degrees While Living Overseas
Lea Rash was 50 when she earned her bachelor's degree alongside Arabic-speaking students while living abroad. She went on to earn an online master's degree and now is researching doctorates. How did she do it? She shares her story with About Continuing Education.

How to Become a Nurse Practitioner - 4 Steps
Become a nurse practitioner without a second degree in nursing. Contributor Ryan Hickey shows you how in four steps.

Adult Education - Basic Information
What is adult education? So many adults are returning to the classroom that the term adult education has become somewhat confusing.

GED Overview - Prep, Online Help, Courses, Practice
This is your GED/High School Equivalency overview, with info about prep, online resources, courses, practice, and the big test - everything you need to know.

6 Ways to Make Sure Your College Is More Than a Library
You can get much more than a degree from your college experience. Make sure you're not treating college like a library with these tips from Ryan Hickey.

Non-Traditional Student Demographics
Who are non-traditional students? We'll share demographics from DSST, and introduce you to some non-traditional students. You, too, could be one.

Dabble Belief No. 1: Learning Doesn't Need to Happen in a Classroom
Learning doesn't need to happen in a classroom. Dabble.co makes all kinds of learning happen in all kinds of places.

Dabble Belief No. 5: Learning Is Part of a Breakfast of Champions
Be a champion of life. Learning something new every day. Go ahead, dabble.

Dabble Belief No. 2: Learning Isn't Reserved for the Serious
Learning isn't reserved for the serious. Some of Dabble's classes are for the sheer fun of learning.

Dabble Belief No. 3: Learning Can Be Taught By Anyone
You don't need a certificate or diploma to teach Dabble classes. All kinds of people are capable of teaching.

Dabble Belief No. 4: Learning Is Best Experienced with Other People
Today, you can learn almost anything on the Internet, but it can get a little boring all by yourself. Dabble believes people learn best when they share the experience with other

Sisters on the Fly - Lifelong Learners Learn Even on Vacation
Continuing education includes lifelong learning, and what could be more fun than learning on vacation? Sisters on the Fly show you how to do it right.

How to Get Started with an Online Course
You want to take an online course, but how do you get started? We've got five pieces of advice you'll want to check out before making your decision. Be informed.

GED Practice - 5 Ways to Get GED Practice
Find good places for GED practice before you sit down to take the test. GED practice doesn't have to be scary. Here are 5 ways to get helpful GED practice.

10 Things You Ought to Know About Going Back to School
We chose 10 things in Carlette Jackson Hardin's book

School of the World - 5 Ways to Learn on Vacation
If you're a lifelong learner who loves learning vacations, School of the World just might be your paradise. Learn something on vacation or spring break!

Michael Richards Bio
Personnel Specialist Master Chief Petty Officer Michael H. Richards, United States Navy, writes about how his life experience helped him earn his degree.

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Best Ice Breaker Games for Adults - 2012
The top 5 ice breaker games for adults - introduce students, energize your classroom, reduce stress, create memories.

People Bingo Christmas Idea List
Playing People Bingo during the holidays? We have Christmas ideas for your bingo cards.

People Bingo Christmas Idea List
Playing People Bingo during the holidays? We have Christmas ideas for your bingo cards.

People Bingo Christmas Idea List
Playing People Bingo during the holidays? We have Christmas ideas for your bingo cards.

10 Car-Related Gift Ideas for the Adult Student Who Drives in the Winter
The school year encompasses the entire winter. Keep the adult student on your list safe on the road to school with these winter driving gift ideas.

Best Ice Breakers and Classroom Games - Adult Education
Ice breakers have lots of uses in adult education—introductions, breaking the ice on day one, warming up students for new lesson topics. Here's our list of the most popular games of 2011. Printable instructions.

The 2014 GED Science Test
What's on the new 2014 GED science test? Find out what you need to know and how much time you'll have.

Why I Chose to Get My Bachelor's Degree After 30 Years in the Workforce
Doug Scalf went back to school after 30 years in the workforce because he needed a bachelor's degree to get the job he wanted. He shares his experience.

5 Things to Do to Prepare for Your Online Course
Are you ready for the beginning of your online course? These 5 tips about computers will help you be prepared to learn online.

Ice Breaker - Snowball Fight
A snowball fight in the classroom is pure fun, and it's also a great way to introduce students or review a topic. Using paper from your recycle bin makes it even better.

SwoopThat.com - A Textbook Price Comparison Site
Would you like help saving money on your college textbooks? Who wouldn't? We found three websites that help you save money by comparing prices for the exact books your school requires. SwoopThat is one of them. Type in your school, select your topic and class, and this site will tell you where you can buy your books for the best price.

All About Online Bachelor's Degrees - E-learning and Distance Education for Non-Traditional Students
With more than 4.6 million students taking online courses as of fall 2008, the explosion of e-learning for online bachelor degrees continues to motivate colleges to offer more distance education options that are convenient for non-traditional students.

All About Post 911 GI Bill Benefits - Veterans Education Benefits
Veteran students use Post 911 GI Bill Benefits to earn certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and law degrees at colleges and universities in the U.S. The Post-911 GI Bill is the largest expansion of veterans education benefits since the Montgomery GI Bill.

All About Online Bachelor's Degrees - E-learning and Distance Education for Non-Traditional Students
With more than 4.6 million students taking online courses as of fall 2008, the explosion of e-learning for online bachelor degrees continues to motivate colleges to offer more distance education options that are convenient for non-traditional students.

All About Online Bachelor's Degrees - E-learning and Distance Education for Non-Traditional Students
With more than 4.6 million students taking online courses as of fall 2008, the explosion of e-learning for online bachelor degrees continues to motivate colleges to offer more distance education options that are convenient for non-traditional students.

All About Post 911 GI Bill Benefits - Veterans Education Benefits
Veteran students use Post 911 GI Bill Benefits to earn certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and law degrees at colleges and universities in the U.S. The Post-911 GI Bill is the largest expansion of veterans education benefits since the Montgomery GI Bill.

All About Online Bachelor's Degrees - E-learning and Distance Education for Non-Traditional Students
With more than 4.6 million students taking online courses as of fall 2008, the explosion of e-learning for online bachelor degrees continues to motivate colleges to offer more distance education options that are convenient for non-traditional students.

All About Online Bachelor's Degrees - E-learning and Distance Education for Non-Traditional Students
With more than 4.6 million students taking online courses as of fall 2008, the explosion of e-learning for online bachelor degrees continues to motivate colleges to offer more distance education options that are convenient for non-traditional students.

All About Post 911 GI Bill Benefits - Veterans Education Benefits
Veteran students use Post 911 GI Bill Benefits to earn certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and law degrees at colleges and universities in the U.S. The Post-911 GI Bill is the largest expansion of veterans education benefits since the Montgomery GI Bill.

Why Choose the Online Executive MBA Program at George Mason University?
It can be difficult to choose an MBA program, especially an online one. Three students explain why they chose the Online EMBA program at George Mason University.

Ronald Gross Honored for Achievements in Lifelong Learning
About Continuing Education is proud to congratulate contributing writer Ron Gross for receiving the 2013 Malcolm S. Knowles Memorial Award of the International Society for Self-Directed Learning. Congrats, Ron!

Adult Education in Georgia
Don Newman writes about adult education in Georgia. If you're looking for info about GED, ESL, or adult learning of any kind in Georgia, this is your best source.

Manage Your Time and Have More Of It
You're busy. You work. You have a family. Maybe a garden or some other great project. And you're a student. We have time management tips to help you balance your life.

Scholarships
One of the best ways to pay for college is with scholarships. Here you'll find information about how to find them, and success stories about how they change lives.

Books
Books are a big part of going back to school. Here is where you'll find info on where to rent textbooks and reviews of some of our favorite success or reference books.

Reading Help
Going back to school means lots of reading, no matter what topic you're studying. We've got some ways to help you read faster. Come on in.

Online Teaching Degree at Western Governors University
The Teachers College at Western Governors University, a non-profit public distance education university, offers accredited online teaching degrees for non-traditional students seeking online teacher certification. Education majors can work from all 50 states and gain teacher credentials in their home state through the WGU teaching degree.

What Is Adult Learning?
How is adult learning different from traditional learning? Knowing the principles of adult learning can make going back to school easier, whether you're going back for your GED, degree, continuing education, or personal development.

The Gates Millennium Scholarships
The Gates Millennium Scholars program awards 1,000 scholarships every year to outstanding minority students. The program is a finalist in the Continuing Education 2013 Readers' Choice Awards.

The Top Education Schools from U.S. News & World Report 2013
From U.S. News & World Report comes the 2013 list of top schools for education for grad students.

The Top Engineering Schools from U.S. News & World Report 2013
From U.S. News & World Report comes the 2013 list of top engineering schools for grad students.

Celebrity GED Pep Talks
From gentle to extreme, pep talks from celebrities, filmed by the GED advocate site YourGED. Be inspired in whatever way you need.

Celebrity GED Pep Talks
From gentle to extreme, pep talks from celebrities, filmed by the GED advocate site YourGED. Be inspired in whatever way you need.

GED Online
There are a lot of GED online resources. Which ones can you trust?

BrainHQ - Tools for Adult Students
Part of our Tools for Adult Students series - brain tests from Posit Science can make you a better adult student.

Ice Breaker - Personal Flags
Flags have a way of making everybody feel good, especially when they’re waving in the breeze. Ask your students to make their own personal flag and present it to the class.

Writing Help
Writing is one of the top things that causes stress for some non-traditional students. If you're one of them, find help here. If you don't find it, pop into the forum and tell me what you need. I'll do my best to help you out.

What Is MOOC?
What is MOOC? MOOCs? You see the acronym everywhere in the news. Here's a short and snappy explanation.

Ice Breaker - Super Powers
Wouldn’t it be great to have super powers? If you could have one super power, which one would you choose?

Colorado State University Online Master's Degrees Most Popular Continuing Education Degrees at CSU
Online master's degrees are the most popular programs in Colorado State University's Continuing Education department, with e-learning for professional advancement a driving force for non-traditional student enrollment.

University of Toledo Patient Advocate Certificate - Online Patient Advocacy Graduate Certificate
Students in the online patient advocate certificate program at the University of Toledo come from a variety of health care and social services backgrounds. The patient advocate program allows graduates to work in a variety of settings as a liaison between patients, administration, insurance companies and health care providers.

RN to BSN Degree Completion at Excelsior College - Degree in Nursing Online
With more than 1,300 students enrolled in an online RN to BSN degree completion program, Excelsior College claims to be the largest educator of nurses in the United States via degrees in nursing online.

Joe Julian Earns Online RN to BSN Nursing Degree at Penn State
After two decades as a registered nurse, Joe Julian went back to college in the online degree completion program at Pennsylvania State University. The Penn State online RN to BSN nursing degree provided flexibility and academic challenge, giving Julian the theory he needed to complement his years of practice as a nurse.

Online RN to BSN Nursing Degree Non-Traditional Student at Penn State
After two decades as a registered nurse, Joe Julian went back to college in the online degree completion program at Pennsylvania State University. The Penn State online RN to BSN nursing degree provided flexibility and academic challenge, giving Julian the theory he needed to complement his years of practice as a nurse. Page 2.

Online RN to BSN Nursing Program - Excelsior College - Alexandra Farnsworth - Online Nursing Degree
Educating adult learners since 1971, non-profit Excelsior College, based in Albany, New York, offers an online RN to BSN program that is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Non-traditional, distance education students such as Alexandra Farnsworth enroll in BSN completion programs to improve job prospects in the nursing profession.

Quizzes - Assessments - Learning Styles - Personality
Quizzes of all kinds, from learning styles inventories to personality tests, are handy tools that help teachers and students make learning easier. Do you know how your personality affects the way you learn or teach? If you don't find what you need here, let me know and I'll do some digging for you. Check back often for new listings.

Deb's Favorite Blogs Roll
Lots of non-trad students keep blogs. Here are my faves.

Learning with Disabilities
Disabilities don't have to keep you from accomplishing your dream of continuing your education. There are resources available to help you.

The Hero's Journey
Understanding the hero's journey can help you ace literature class or creative writing class.

Web Resources for Getting a Degree
Web Resources for Getting a Degree

Web Resources for Teachers
List of web resources for the teacher of adults.

All About Post 911 GI Bill Benefits - Veterans Education Benefits
Veteran students use Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits to earn certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and law degrees at colleges and universities in the U.S. The Post-9/11 GI Bill is the largest expansion of veterans education benefits since the Montgomery GI Bill.

All About Online Teaching Degrees - E-learning Teacher Certification - Distance Education for Teaching
Non-traditional students seeking an online teaching degree can find many programs, from Western Governors University to University of Northern Colorado, with online-only teacher certification programs. Students are placed in student teaching in their home area, and e-learning teacher certification is a popular choice.

All About Online Bachelor's Degrees - E-learning and Distance Education for Non-Traditional Students
With more than 4.6 million students taking online courses as of fall 2008, the explosion of e-learning for online bachelor degrees continues to motivate colleges to offer more distance education options that are convenient for non-traditional students.

All About University of Massachusetts - University Without Walls - Adult Degree Completion Program
The 41-year-old University Without Walls adult degree completion program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst provides distance education for non-traditional students. Adult learners can earn an online bachelor's degree or take on-ground courses at the 127-year-old land grant university.

Diploma - Fake Diplomas - Fake College Degrees
Should you buy a diploma? A fake college degree? You can. You can buy fake diplomas, fake degrees, but should you?

Today I Learned...Random Acts of Learning
Our exciting Random Acts of Learning series, where lifelong learners can browse what some might call trivia. What did you learn today?

e-learning - e learning - elearning - What Is E-learning?
What is e-learning? E stands for electronic, so e-learning is any kind of electronic learning, most often thought of as via the Internet, but also including any learning that involves technology.

Ice Breaker - Play-Doh Animals
This ice breaker is perfect for any group that has gathered for hands-on topics. Get them involved right away by giving each student a can of Play-DohTM and a handful of pipe cleaners. Can you imagine the results already?

Ice Breakers and Games for Adults
Whether you're teaching a class, facilitating a meeting, hosting a group, or attending a casual summer party, getting to know the people around you can be intimidating or very fun. Break the ice! All ice breakers are printable!

Learning Styles
Whether you believe in learning styles or the universal design for learning, one thing is clear - people learn differently. Be prepared to teach in different ways.

Baby Boomers Back at School
By the year 2050, one in five American citizens will be older than 65. Baby boomers are not aging quietly. They're going back to school and doing whatever they want.

Studying - How to's - Tips
Once you've decided to go back to school, how do you fit it all in your already busy life? How do you balance going to work, studying for school, spending time with your family, and living your life? It's all about organization, setting priorities, and time management.