Online Bachelor DegreeWritten by Amba Dubois
It used to be case that if you wanted to obtain a bachelor's degree without physically being present at institution providing course, you needed to undertake a distant learning course. In most cases, those who graduated with a bachelor's degree obtained from a distant learning course were afforded less respect for their achievements than those who completed their studies on-site. The advent of Internet, however, has completely changed sphere of distance learning. Today distance learning is a huge industry, worth billions of dollar a year, and you can achieve an online bachelor degree at almost any institution of learning in world. So, how do you go about deciding which online bachelor degree program to study? To help you, here are 3 questions to ask yourself before embarking on your quest: 1. What do I really want to learn? The traditional learning process was to select a number of courses you might want to study and then to apply to universities respectively - places not guaranteed though. However, with availability of online programs, this process is no longer as important. In this regard, today's online bachelor degree programs can take an almost unlimited number of students - so choosing right course to take becomes far more important, and much less of a gamble!
New SAT Math Prep Site Focuses on MasteryWritten by Ron Scott
Parents with mathematically challenged teenagers about to face Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) can now enroll their children in an affordable, on-line SAT mathematics program designed to help students develop a mastery of concepts needed to pass math portion of SAT. The innovative program is getting rave reviews from students, parents, and academics alike.
XLMath.com, outgrowth of years of research and development, offers students means to not only reinforce their understanding of key math concepts, more importantly, it offers students having difficulties with math means to identify and overcome their mathematical shortcomings.
While traditional math prep courses offer students a series of multiple choice questions that enable them to test their knowledge of key mathematical concepts, XLMath prompts students to revisit each and every concept until it is mastered.
Here is a simple example. Prompted to provide next number in following series: 4, 7, 11, 16, student is given five possible choices: A. 21, B. 22, C. 23, D. 24, and E. 25. The correct answer as described in detailed solution strategy is 22. If student answers incorrectly, he/she is then asked a slightly modified version of question, e.g., provide next number in series 3, 8, 16, 23 along with a new set of answer choices.
The site provides over 10,000 problem permutations, allowing students to repeat a virtually unlimited number of variations of same problem so they can eventually overcome their "blind spots". Visitors to site are invited see interactive system in action before they enroll.