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Online Learning: How to Increase Student Engagement in IT Courses

The renowned Greek philosopher Plutarch once said, “Education is less about filling a bucket than igniting a fire.” That succinct metaphor captures the essence of teaching: sparking curiosity, fostering critical thinking skills, and cultivating a desire to learn. To truly “ignite that fire,” consider integrating online computer courses into your instructional repertoire. Below are five reasons why incorporating online training can revolutionize your classroom:

Top IT Courses of 2023

As technology evolves, the need for qualified IT professionals is increasing in the United States. From 2021 to 2031, overall employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 14.6%, which is significant compared to the 5.3% average growth for all occupations. 

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The Impact of Online Courses in Higher Education

In today’s swiftly evolving educational landscape, online learning courses play a pivotal role in higher education. Publishers like Ascend Education are at the forefront of this transformation, harnessing technology to provide a high-quality educational experience. Let’s delve into the tangible benefits that online learning brings to both students and instructors.


Careers and Loving The Jobs We Have

We all go into the career field wondering if we’re going to love the job we have. Many people spend their whole lifetime and their whole career dreading their job or hating their boss, miserable till the day they retire, quit, or get fired.