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What Are Online Courses Like? 4 Advantages of Online Classes

What are online courses like and what can students expect when trying out web-based alternatives compared to traditional classroom-based learning? Below we break down some of the advantages of online classes, as well as how students' experiences may differ from courses attended on a traditional campus.

Should I Go Back to School?

If you’re thinking about returning to school for your degree, here are some considerations before taking the leap.

Online Education: Facts and Fallacies

Myths about online education persist, despite its increasing popularity. This article debunks six common misperceptions about the online education experience.

Online Learning Success Strategies: Part 2

The term non-traditional student once referred to students taking online courses. Today, though, the online platform is becoming the new tradition, thanks to factors like convenience, cost, and easy access.

Op Ed: Business Perspective on RIM’s Decline

As part of a two-part op ed series, we asked the University Dean of Business and Management, Dr. Emad Rahim, and the University Dean of IT, Computer Science and Engineering, Dr. Myles Vogel, to share their personal reactions to what caused RIM’s decline. Part one in the series, this is Emad’s response.

Customer Service in Healthcare: Is it Golden Service or has it been impacted by HIPAA?

Oftentimes our insurance or remote locations force us to seek care from specific providers unless we are willing to pay additional fees for going “out-of-network” – which doesn’t always make sense.

Is Healthcare a Right or Entitlement?

Why is this subject gathering so much attention from the media? It appears that it has become a debate between the Republicans and the Democrats, when the impact is on all citizens regardless of political affiliation.

What to Expect in a Bachelor-level Engineering Degree Program

Deciding to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering can be daunting. After all, you can learn how to design, build, and fix complex equipment, systems, or processes. If you think you want to become an engineering student, it helps to know ahead of time what you could face in college. Here are five things you can expect in a bachelor-level engineering degree program.

Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Pursuing a Master's Degree

Deciding to pursue your master’s degree is a big step toward achieving your educational goals. But how do you know whether you’re making the right decision? Look over these five questions to ask before pursuing a Master’s degree.

CTU Southern Colorado Students Participate in the 2012 National Security Innovation Competition

On Friday, April 27 two CTU Southern Colorado students participated in the 2012 National Security Innovation Competition in Colorado Springs, put on by the National Homeland Defense Foundation.

Get Your Resume up to Date – Part II

Creating a quality resume is hard work. Many of us spend countless hours tweaking and puzzling over every detail imaginable, and with good reason. On a resume, details matter. In fact, one small error can disqualify you from consideration.

Get Your Resume up to Date – Part I

Employers sort through piles of resumes (often electronically). Many resumes can either go unnoticed because of dull formatting or lack of obvious achievements, or they can end up in the recycling bin because of easily avoidable mistakes or inappropriate information.

Stay Up to Date with the Latest Trends in IT

No single area of business experiences more frequent changes than Information Technology (IT).

Homeland Security and Higher Education at CTU

The nation’s increased focus on protecting the well-being of Americans and our country in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 has created a stronger national focus on homeland security.

The Arab Spring and Homeland Security

The recent sectarian violence in Egypt between Muslims and Coptic Christians as well as the ongoing instability in Syria and Yemen underscore a trend with possible homeland security implications for the United States.