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The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Context approaches higher education with academic and industry leadership to deliver insights that inspire learning. We have explored how advanced technology has transformed the development of augmented and virtual reality in a variety of industries. The result is a market that is expected to be worth $150 billion by 2020. Learn how to gain the […]

Why Do Millions of Students Prefer Online Learning?

Nearly 6 million students chose online degrees in fall 2014. That amounts to 1 in 7 college students and represents a 263% increase in online student enrollments since 2002. So if you’re new to online education, know that you are most definitely not alone. The online learning experience is more engaging The spike in popularity […]

Social Media 101 for Students

College education in the digital media age is entirely different from what it was for previous generations. New and emergent technology has given students the ability to connect with people around the world and instantly access information. There was a time when many people thought of social media simply as a fun avenue for communicating […]

Top 5 Tips for Succeeding Online from Online Students

Online coursework is different from traditional on-campus coursework, and it can take some adjustment. Here are some expert tips to help you make the most of the online learning experience. 1. Deconstruct the Syllabus Break each assignment down into smaller chunks and note any areas for efficiency. In one course, I had to complete four […]

Find Out What Successful Online Students Have in Common

Going back to school? See if online learning is right for you. Remember the days when you had to take your seat every day in a physical classroom at a certain time to earn an accredited, top-tier education? Thanks to modern technology, those days are long gone. Schools now recognize that people with full-time jobs, […]