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Master of Music Education Program Starts Online This Summer

March 26, 2015

The University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music will offer its first online program this summer. The Master of Music Education online degree program is already taking applications. Director of the Hodgson School, Dale Monson said “Offering an online degree will open the doors of opportunity to those otherwise…

UGA Students Can Use for More Online Learning

March 20, 2015

All University of Georgia students have access to the online training site, lynda. Lynda has over a thousand videos that teach everything from coding, to business skills. Any online students are encouraged to take advantage of this resource during their time at UGA. Dr. Lloyd Rieber, Professor in the…

One Online Student Spends Time in Classrooms, But Not as a Student!

March 18, 2015

Online Bachelor of Science in Special Education student, Nancy Kimbrell, still spends a lot of time in a classroom. Kimbrell might not be taking classes on campus, but she is a full time employee with Gwinnett County School Systems and she is also student teaching.

How to Stay Motivated for the Rest of the Semester.

March 12, 2015

It is easy to feel overwhelmed at this point in the semester, but Georgia On My Line has shared some tips to help online students stay motivated! 1) “Create a support team” Connecting with your classmates can help everyone stay on track! It can also be very helpful to ask…

Online MFT Faculty Member Receives Meigs Professorship

March 4, 2015

Dr. Mark Harrison, Program Lead for Online Master of Food Technology program, was given a Meigs Professorship. The Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship is UGA’s highest award for excellence in instruction. He is one of four professors to share this honor for 2015. During his time at…

MFA Professor Will Speak at UGA Chapel

February 24, 2015

One of the professors for the low residency Master of Fine Arts in Narrative Media Writing program, John T. Edge, will be giving a lecture Thursday February 26th. The lecture will be in the Chapel on North Campus and it is open to the public.

Online Special Education Professor Earns Recognition in Community and State

February 20, 2015

Dr. Allison Nealy, a professor in the Bachelor of Science in Special Education online program, has been earning a lot of praise lately.  She was a nominee for the first Board of Regent’s Excellence in Online Teaching Award. Every year, the Board of Regent’s at the University of Georgia select professors from several universities in the state. She was the representative for UGA.

Student Loans for Online Learners

February 18, 2015

Student loans are a great option to help fund an online degree. They are not limited to students pursuing a traditional education, and online students can use loans to their advantage with the right strategy. US News and World Report shares some helpful advice for online student loans. They advise…

How to Negotiate for Tuition Assistance with Your Employer

February 13, 2015

Many companies offer tuition assistance to employees who are pursuing an online education. Negotiating with your boss for tuition assistance can be tricky, but shared some helpful advice. 1. Lobby For Tuition Assistance.  Consider how your degree will benefit your employer. Be sure to mention that your degree…

Tips for Online Group Projects

February 10, 2015

Working in groups can be fun and educational, but it does not come without challenges. Even though online students do not see each other in person, they still work together online. Several UGA online professors assign group projects as a way for students to collaborate and learn from each other.