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Education

7 adult learning theories and principles to enhance your education


Going to school is one thing. Going to school as an adult is another. Just as adults think, act, and process information differently than children, so too do they learn differently. In fact, there’s a lot of research out there about what makes a learning style effective for an adult. Here, we explore seven of the best adult learning theories, or adult learning styles, in play today.

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Healthcare

What is medical billing and coding? How to get started


If you’ve ever visited a physician, chances are you’ve seen a bill with some mysterious numbers listed (besides the amount owed). Known as medical codes, these numbers play an important role outside of the doctor’s office. And understanding what they are and how they work is the first step toward a career path in medical billing and coding.

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Digital Marketing

What Is Social Media Marketing? How to Get Started


Social Media Marketing (SMM) is a crucial way to reach customers, clients and fans of a brand or business in the modern, internet-connected world. With most businesses using social media to reach a target audience through digital platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram, digital marketing has become a massive, vital new field for marketers.

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Information Technology

Kanban vs. Scrum: 7 Key Differences and Similarities


If you’re getting involved in Agile methodology and Agile project management, software development, sprint planning or any other facet of product development and cross-functional project planning, Scrum, or possibly Kanban, is probably on your radar.

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Information Technology

What is a Scrum master: A beginner’s guide to Scrum


If you’ve ever tried to lead a group project, you’re probably familiar with just how challenging it can be to pull off. For as long as there have been project management problems, there have been attempts at solutions. Scrum is a solutions method growing in popularity due to its adaptability. The role of a Scrum master is like that of a project manager, but with a few distinct differences. Learn more about these roles in the article.

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Digital Marketing

Learn the basics of SEO: 4 reasons an SEO course is worth it


Ever wonder why some pages pop up at the top of your internet search results and others — maybe yours — languish down the list? When it comes to ranking toward the top of a search engine query, the magic of landing on top isn’t, as it turns out, magic at all. It’s just good search engine optimization (SEO).

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News

What is professional development and why is it important?


If you need career-relevant skills that you can quickly apply in your current or future job, skills-based professional development courses can help. Short, skill-based online courses can boost your resumé. They can also help you build a toolkit of in-demand skills and get you job-ready.

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Education

Online teaching strategies: 5 ways teachers can improve class


Did you know that you could teach online from potentially anywhere in the world? With many schools, including K-12 programs, offering hybrid or remote learning these days, online teaching may be an emerging career path for educators who know how to implement effective learning strategies to improve the classroom experience. Read on to learn more…

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Information Technology News

New Scrum and Agile professional development courses from University of Phoenix provide flexible skill-building


IT and Scrum Master tracks are designed for busy adults to gain in-demand skills November is National Career Development Month and The Great Resignation’s impact on today’s workforce and working environments finds many working adults ready to shift their career focus and strategy. University of Phoenix has expanded its support for learning autonomy and in-demand Scrum master […]

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Digital Marketing News

Social media marketing professional development courses from University of Phoenix expedite upskilling


New track is designed for busy adults to gain in-demand social media marketing job skills The Great Resignation continues to be part of the landscape for today’s workforce as many working adults are ready to shift their career focus and strategy. During National Career Development Month, University of Phoenix shares that it has expanded its support […]