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Study Dos and Don’ts for Online Classes

Online classes are both a convenient and economical way to continue your college career, gain new skills and advance on your career path. However, just like traditional college courses, there’s plenty of work to get done. An organized and detailed approach to online classes is a must, as many online students are juggling jobs, family [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Study Dos and Don’ts for Online Classes

Join the Center for eLearning in our first Online Tailgate Party!

The Owls football team is 7-3 with 6 wins in a row! If you cannot be here with us at the FIU and FAU game on Saturday, no problem! Steffani Schwartz, our social media expert, will connect you to the game. She is hosting an online tailgate party with the streamed FAU vs FIU game [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Join the Center for eLearning in our first Online Tailgate Party!

The Nursing Shortage and an MSN

There is a serious shortage of nurses in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be more than a million Registered Nurse openings by 2024, twice the rate seen in previous shortages. “As someone with a MSN degree, your role will be as much about delivering care as it is [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Nursing Shortage and an MSN

What an Exciting Week at the Center for eLearning

The FAU Transfer Center planned online events for Transfer Student week. Steffani Schwartz, our social media expert, has been on campus all week. She is interviewing and doing live Social events with the Transfer Center. The Transfer Center sponsored a Virtual Trivia Game on Instagram. A series of live events, sponsored by the Transfer Center, were [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What an Exciting Week at the Center for eLearning

What does a degree mean for your paycheck?

Should I invest my time and money to obtain a degree online in nursing or computer science? Will it make a difference in my salary and prospects? The answer is yes! Getting a bachelor’s degree is a good investment and puts you ahead of the game when it comes to applying for a job, especially [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What does a degree mean for your paycheck?

The Pros of Online Classes

Online classes have become more accessible during the last decade. Prominent institutions and universities, like nationally ranked Florida Atlantic University, are meeting the demand for online classes by offering a variety of degree programs, 100% online and partial online classes, for bachelor and graduate degrees. The many benefits of online classes include: Classes fit [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Pros of Online Classes

Application requirements for Online Classes

Just like students who will be attending classes on campus, FAU Online students will need to apply for admission and submit required paperwork at http://fau.edu/about/apply.php. BEFORE you log in to the admissions page and start your application, take a few minutes to gather the following documents: Your social security number Financial information, including your [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Application requirements for Online Classes

Tips for Online Students Post Hurricane

Be aware that online faculty or classmates may be displaced and/or without access to power or the internet Be proactive Check for messages from faculty daily in the following places Canvas email inbox FAU email Canvas app Announcements Ask questions!! Check for changes in assignments and other due dates Be flexible about group participation in projects [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for Online Students Post Hurricane

Tips during Hurricanes for Students

As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, the storm will have impacts on both the students and faculty at FAU. Please, if you live in an unaffected area, remember the instructor for your course and fellow students could be in areas with no power or internet access. Your instructor will do his/her very best to communicate with [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tips during Hurricanes for Students

How To Be Tech Ready For Online Classes

Online classes let you learn anywhere and any time from the convenience of a laptop or desktop computer. The most important tool for online learning is a computer with the proper specifications. The Center for eLearning at FAU requires the following minimum specifications to take online classes: PC Specifications Windows10 I-5 processor or higher 8GB [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Be Tech Ready For Online Classes