Higher Ed Then and Now

This History of Vocational Education
Monkey Business Images / Shutterstock.com Throughout history, vocational education has given students hands-on experience to prepare them for employment. Some might say it all began in 626 BC with the Neo-Babylonian Empire and its knack for apprenticeship-run education. Regardless of its true origin, today’s vocational education is a well-developed schooling […]

Vocational Education from the 1900s to Today

The History of TRIO Programs
michaeljung / Shutterstock.com TRIO Programs are federally funded programs that provide assistance to underprivileged or disadvantaged students (first-generation students, students from low-income families, and students with disabilities) starting in middle school and continuing through the completion of college and other postsecondary education. The TRIO Program didn’t get its name until […]

The TRIO Programs

Environmental Education and Sustainable Schools
Skylines / Shutterstock.com A Quick History of Environmental Education The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) advocates for environmental education as a way to enhance the public’s awareness of environmental issues and sustainability and to emphasize that protecting the environment is a way to protect life in the […]

Environmental Education and Sustainable Schools

The History of Distance Education
Distance education is any learning that happens remotely; the student is in one place and the professor is in another. These days, most courses taught at a distance are online classes. They make use of cutting-edge technology, such as webinars, podcasts, and exams proctored via webcam, to help students master […]

Distance Education through the Ages