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The basics of online learning from an OSU Ecampus student

Online classes: The basics for beginners

When I first started thinking about going to school online, I was completely clueless as to what I should expect. Of course, I knew what the internet was and the basics of how to use a computer, but I felt pretty intimidated about online classes because I honestly had no idea how earning a degree from a distance worked. Even if I was anxious and a little embarrassed about my lack of online skills, I was determined to finish my degree.

‘Is it too late to go back to school?’ And other questions from adult learners

Starting something new is always daunting, but returning to something you put down a long time ago can often be just as intimidating. Before you talk yourself out of going back to school because you feel too old to dust off your “learning cap,” let’s answer a few questions, including what programs are best for adult learners and what to expect when going back to school as an adult.

As an online learner, self-doubt is no match for your academic advisor

The self-doubt that Ashley Hatleberg felt while pursuing a degree online with Oregon State put her in good company. Many students who learn online — particularly those who are returning to school after some time away — feel that same sense of doubt. But as is the case with countless other OSU Ecampus students, Hatleberg had her worries erased thanks to the expert guidance of her academic advisor.

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Explaining Oregon State’s #5 ranking for online bachelor’s degrees

Oregon State Ecampus is ranked No. 5 in the nation for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report. But what does the ranking mean in terms of a student’s online learning experience? We dig into the criteria that determines the ranking and explain why Oregon State ranks highly.

5 questions to ask when choosing an online degree

Here’s an obvious bit of information: Earning a college degree online takes a lot of hard work. Do you know what else requires an ample amount of your time? Researching which university to apply to and which degree program to enroll in. At Oregon State Ecampus, we can help you pinpoint a program that matches your interests and can take your career to the next level.

Paying it forward to benefit Indigenous students

Luhui Whitebear has been closely connected to Oregon State University’s Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws in different ways during her academic career. While pursuing an anthropology bachelor’s degree online with Oregon State Ecampus, she would drop in whenever she came to campus to pick up books. Now, as assistant director of the Ina Haws, she is paying forward the guidance, nurturing and sense of belonging she received as a student.