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What’s it like to learn online? Military veterans share their advice

Hundreds of military service members and veterans have earned their degrees online from Oregon State Ecampus. They know what it takes to live the military lifestyle while pursuing a higher education. And those Ecampus graduates are always eager to offer guidance to fellow military-connected personnel.

Record-setting 1,384 Oregon State students earn their degrees online

The members of the Oregon State Ecampus graduating Class of 2021 hail from 47 states and 15 countries including Canada, England, India, South Africa, South Korea and Switzerland. The 1,384 graduates account for 18.7% of all Oregon State graduates this year.

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To the Oregon State Ecampus Class of 2021, your time has come

June 2021 is the month you officially become a college graduate, the one in which you’ll put a celebratory bow on all of your hard work and perseverance. You’re primed to enter a community of thousands of Oregon State Ecampus graduates who are out there, changing the world.

5 essentials of student support for online computer science students

At Oregon State Ecampus, student success comes first. In the case of our computer science programs, a major part of that is success coaching – one-on-one guidance from a pro, customized to what you need, when you need it.

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FAQ about online learning at Oregon State

All questions are good questions, and when it comes to pursuing a college degree online, it’s almost a guarantee that they’ve been asked before — or thousands of times before. In this final installment of a three-part Ask Ecampus series, we share five more of the most commonly searched Q&A pairs in our database.

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The best path to redirect your life is to go back to school, online

As someone who has worked in higher education for the past 22 years, I can’t stop thinking about those who have experienced the largest increases in unemployment: adult workers with low educational attainment. When you are already working full time, raising a family and paying rent or mortgage, financing college can be a deterrent and downright daunting. The good news is that there are multiple and growing ways to make college more affordable for adult learners.

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Oregon State’s GIScience online certificate is an entirely hands-on experience

GIScience integrates geographical features with data to map and analyze real-world problems. This technology is everywhere in the world around us, and it’s driving the high demand for professionals with spatial analysis skills. And that demand is why Oregon State now offers an Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science online.

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Adopt these 10 Online Teaching Principles from Oregon State Ecampus

Quality online education happens when courses are well-designed and well-facilitated. With that in mind, OSU Ecampus is excited to share a new resource, Online Teaching Principles. The principles draw from research in online teaching pedagogy and practice, and they provide the groundwork for talking about what strong online teaching looks like across disciplines.

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His goal: Earn an instructional design certificate online to enhance accessibility

Harry Barrick IV doesn’t simply want more accessible learning solutions. He wants to help create them. With that passion in mind, he is pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design online with Oregon State University. It’s a one-year program that offers applied skills and knowledge to design, implement and assess educational programs in a multitude of learning environments.