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Effective Virtual Learning: Creating a Learning Mindset in a Remote Learning Environment

Staying focused while adjusting to remote learning amidst the rigors of college academics during a global pandemic: what could be easier? The University of Vermont Continuing and Distance Education recently hosted three free, informational webinars on Effective Virtual Learning: Student Strategies and Resources to examine how students can make the most of the many challenges […]

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Effective Virtual Learning: Tips for Time Management

When it comes to managing your schedule in college—is it possible to keep time on your side? The University of Vermont Continuing and Distance Education recently hosted three free, informational webinars on Effective Virtual Learning: Student Strategies and Resources to examine how students can make the most of their academic experience during the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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How to be a Successful Remote Student: The Impact of COVID-19 on Learning

By Carli Riibner Adjusting to remote learning is something many people across the world are facing. Social distancing is keeping classmates and professors apart, but multiple forms of technology are easing the transition. Professors are turning to Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Blackboard to recreate a traditional classroom experience. As a senior at The University of […]

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Experiencing a Drone Training Course and a Chance to Learn about UVM. Drones Course Goes Online for 2020.

Cedar Zobel-Williams loves flying drones. So, when he learned that UVM offered a Drones for Environmental Mapping course last summer as part of its Summer Academy program, he jumped at the chance to participate. The high school senior from Roslindale, Massachusetts, enrolled in the drone training precollege course to get a chance to fly drones in […]

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This Is How We Did it: How You Can Fit Remote Learning into Your Busy Life

By Kate Whitney As remote learning and online courses become the norm, we’ve asked a few of our online program alumni to share their tips for remote learning success. They all have family obligations, full-time jobs and also a desire to enhance their careers, while feeling like there aren’t enough hours in the day. Sound […]

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Social Media Marketing Course Helps Professionals Build Effective Campaigns

What good is a social media marketing campaign without a solid strategy to guide your efforts? Justine Johnson of Menomonie, Wisconsin, was looking to refine her social media strategy skills when she came across UVM’s Advanced Social Media Marketing course. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse alumna worked in social media marketing for Bassett Healthcare Network […]

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An End-of-Life Doula Guides Loved Ones through Death and Grief

-UVM’s End of Life Doula Certificate Program teaches caregivers how to support the dying as well as families and friends. When Kelly Coffey’s childhood friend lay dying in the hospital, she used her end-of-life skills to provide comfort and support. Coffey, who works as a staff assistant in the Employee and Family Assistance Program at […]

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Interpreting EMS Data through the Lens of Public Health

When Chelsea Dubie responds to a 911 call or analyzes emergency services data, she applies the skills she learned in UVM’s Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health. Dubie is an advanced emergency medical technician and assistant chief of the Georgia Volunteer Fire Department in northwestern Vermont, as well as the emergency medical services data […]

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Epidemiologist and Data Expert Vicki Hart Joins UVM Public Health Program

Vicki Hart believes in the power of data. In the field of public health and epidemiology, she believes that quality data can provide an accurate picture of the world and help shape important policy measures. “There are so many questions and so much misinformation out there about health and health policy, and the only way […]

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Online Courses Gain Momentum Among Student Athletes

(UVM student MK Cirelli/Photo by Dennis Curran) Online courses at UVM have helped athlete Megan Nick work toward a degree while pursuing a career in freestyle aerial skiing. As a member of the U.S. Elite Aerial Development Team, Nick trains year-round at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid. Her rigorous training schedule requires the […]

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