Just the other day a colleague asked for advice about whether to study for an Ed.D. or for a Ph.D. in education. The question of “What is the difference?” between an Ed.D. and a Ph.D. is common, and although many of us attempt to answer the question, the truth is that there is no exact answer. That being true, there are some clear distinctions between why one might apply for an Ed.D. instead of a Ph.D., and vice versa.
In general, there are two typical assignments in the online classroom: discussion board posts and papers.
But are these the best ways for students to learn?
As instructional designers with the Johnson & Wales University (JWU) College of Online Education, Heather Myers and Maya Ott, Ed.D., work with faculty to bring learning to life in the online environment—and they both agree that there are additional, out-of-the-box options that require little to no writing.
The Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education is pleased to announce our Winter Term dean's list for 2018. Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.40 or higher achieve dean's list status. Congratulations!
Just about a year ago now, I was presented with an opportunity I ultimately could not pass up: a chance to re-enter the workforce and join the awesome staff at JWU’s College of Online Education. As the mother of four small children (I guess I can’t say “small” anymore as the oldest is now 14), including one who is profoundly disabled, I was on the fence about returning to the workforce.
As a full-time employee of Marriott Hotels, Christal Byars, MBA ‘17 did not believe that she would have time to pursue a graduate degree, though she knew she needed it to set herself apart in the industry. The flexibility offered by the Johnson & Wales College of Online Education’s MBA program gave her the ability to take all of her courses on her time while continuing to work 50 plus hours a week.
As someone whose first professional writing assignment was about peanut butter, Annie Shalvey was never really sure where her writing passions would take her. Turns out, her love for words and stories would land her here, at the Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education. As JWU’s online communications coordinator, Annie is able to explore her writing passion through a new lens. Her favorite part of her job, she says, is getting to share online student stories with the rest of the university and beyond.
No matter the industry, employers are looking for agile thinkers and problem solvers who examine issues from every angle. Develop these skills and more in the Johnson & Wales University’s online liberal studies bachelor’s degree program.
Explore your personal passions, while earning your degree through a customizable curriculum that gives students more freedom to target their studies in areas that interest them most.
Open yourself up for a wide range of job opportunities through this bachelor’s degree program!
Set the stage for a successful business career with an associate of science in business administration!
Through your coursework of business management classes online, you'll develop expertise in areas such as finance, marketing, accounting, and more. Plus, after completing your degree, you can apply your credits toward any of Johnson & Wales University's bachelor of science in business administration (BSBA) degrees, putting you that much closer to your goals.
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If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to study more or improve your grades, there are a few good study habits you should adopt—and a few you should try to break.
Check out the following dos and don’ts of successful studying:
DO: Use recall to help you learn.
The Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education is pleased to announce our Fall Term dean's list for 2018. Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.40 or higher achieve dean's list status. Congratulations!