Archive | June, 2013

Tips for Managing Online Learning

Saturday, June 22, 2013


By Dr T.A. Duncan – School of Education Faculty

As online learning expands, more and more courses of varied topics are becoming available. A recent search of facts regarding American Public University yields degree offerings for Associates, Bachelors and Masters level courses with 100,000+ students currently enrolled (retrieved May 28, 2013 from http://www.apus.edu/about-us/facts.htm). Degree concentrations at these various levels provide students access to a plethora of professional development opportunities that can lead to certification, aid in learning more about a topic, assist with self-improvement, or even provide the long sought after degree.

Sequester Impacts Early Childhood Education

Wednesday, June 5, 2013


By Conrad Lotze
VP & Dean, School of Education at American Public University

The U.S. federal budget sequestration began on March 1 as part of the austerity fiscal policy enacted by the 2011 Budget Control Act. The sequester has drastically limited across-the-board government programs throughout the country, including early childhood education.

Particularly hard hit is Head Start, the federal program that aids low-income preschool children.

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