Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Digital Productivity Tools Every Online Student Needs

It’s not uncommon for online students to be balancing work, school, and managing personal responsibilities, like caring for a family, which can often feel overwhelming. While life may never be stress-free, developing habits that help you to stay organized, on task, and productive can be key to success in an online program, and as an added benefit, won’t hurt to have in your personal or professional life either.

In this digital age, you don’t have to tackle building these kinds of skills alone—there are loads of apps and websites that can be indispensable tools for making you a better, more productive student. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Cybersecurity and Online Learning: The Steps Every Student Needs to Take to Stay Safe

As an online student, you’ll be spending more time than ever on the web, reading, researching, chatting, and completing your coursework. But the more you do online, the more opportunities there are for your accounts or your system to be compromised and your personal information to fall into the hands of criminals.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so there’s no better time to reflect on ways that you as an online student can work to protect yourself from online security threats.

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