Writing well is one of the most useful and important skills a student can acquire, says Vita Alligood, JD, an online instructor in the communication program for University of Phoenix. Yet, she notes, developing this ability isn’t always the highest priority for many scholars.
If you crank up the tunes when doing your homework, you aren’t alone. A recent informal poll on the University of Phoenix Facebook® page shows that aficionados of listening to music while studying outweigh those seeking silence by a 10-to-1 ratio.
If the idea of graphing an equation makes your head spin, you don’t have to figure it out on your own. The University of Phoenix Center for Mathematics Excellence (CME) offers live math labs — online group academic support for students struggling with specific concepts.
“It’s sometimes difficult for students [to return to school] — especially if friends and family don’t understand or support their decision,” says Gloria Pugliese, MBA, a former high school teacher and area chair for the University of Phoenix College of Humanities and Sciences at the Philadelphia Campus.
People perform their best at certain types of tasks — from exercise to problem-solving — at particular times of day, otherwise known as peak performance. Is the same true for study habits? Experts think so, though they note it isn’t quite that simple.
Need to write a college essay, but still haven’t figured out how to compose a decent thesis sentence? Have no fear. The Academic Tutoring department at University of Phoenix offers complimentary weekly webinars that provide group tutoring in a range of subjects to promote student success.
The trusty computer is quickly becoming a real partner in the educational process, thanks to a growing array of online adaptive learning services that are helping transform students from passive learners to fully engaged participants.
Working out provides more than just physical benefits. Just ask Dean Hebert, an applied sports psychology coach and former nurse who teaches psychology and human resource courses at the University of Phoenix Main Campus.
“I work with athletes of all disciplines — mixed martial arts fighters, ...
How do you stay on top of your homework after a full day of work?
Like many people, you might reach for an energy drink that promises to get you “amped,” “juiced” or “buzzed” through a combination of caffeine, B vitamins and sugar. However, according to a recent article in The New York ...