technology

Summer Drone Course Gives High School Students a Close-up View of UVM

A drone course at UVM propelled Griffin Bohan’s college dreams to new heights. The Brooklyn Technical High School senior enrolled in the Drones for Environmental Mapping course last summer as part of UVM’s Summer Academy program. The experience not only opened his eyes to campus life but also allowed him to envision what the future […]

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SEO Digital Marketing Training Teaches Best Practices to Improve Ranking

Are you interested in ranking your company’s website more highly on Google? While there’s no magic formula to search engine optimization (SEO) success, there are fundamental practices to help maximize your performance. Bill Rowland, former director of SEO at Trinity Insight in Philadelphia, is teaching  UVM’s Advanced SEO course. The four-week, SEO digital marketing training […]

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UVM Helps Tom Pelisson Sharpen His Digital Marketing Prowess

Tom Pelisson wants to make his mark in the digital marketing industry. To accomplish that, he needs a comprehensive skill set. As the head of partnerships at Rejoiner, an email marketing SaaS company in Newport, Rhode Island, Pelisson could talk to clients all day about email click-through rates, email ROI, and conversions. But over the […]

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Persisting with Online Courses When The Going Gets Tough

By Carolyn Siccama, EdD You’ve signed up for your first online course. After hearing how convenient and flexible they are, you decide to give it a try. Within the first few weeks of the course, some challenges come your way. You are asked to travel for work, you are moving into a new house, and […]

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How to Effectively Build Your Network While Taking an Online Course

By Erik Harbison It is hard to ignore the rise of online courses. Students and young professionals are embracing this popular way to learn. You can now expand your knowledge base on any topic from the comfort of your home. One obvious benefit of this type of learning is that you’re able to prepare yourself […]

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UVM Drone Workshop to Highlight Safety, Planning & Data Collection

Unmanned aerial systems (UASs), commonly known as drones, made their debut in the military about a century ago. Only in the past few years have drones become more popular with increasing commercial interest. Researchers at UVM’s Spatial Analysis Laboratory are seeing a rising demand for drone instruction. “There’s so much interest as more and more […]

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Is an Online Course Right for You?

By Carolyn Siccama, Ed.D.   Are you a working professional looking to advance your career or change careers? If so, have you considered taking an online course to help you meet your professional goals? There are numerous benefits of taking online courses for working professionals who are trying to balance the demands of work, home […]

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UVM Is: Learning Educational Technology with Lucie deLaBruere

Lucie deLaBruere’s philosophy is to never stop learning. A native of West Charleston, Vermont, deLaBruere was one of the first people in her family to go to college. She earned her bachelor’s degree in secondary education and went on to pursue a master of science in internet engineering. One of her many professional projects includes […]

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How Web Analytics Can Help You Understand Your Customers

Bounce rates. Page views. Acquisition. New vs. returning visitors. When it comes to web analytics, which metrics are the most important? When used collectively and strategically, all of them matter, say experts Krista Park and Ryan Andricks, who will separately teach UVM’s online Web Analytics and Data-Driven Decision Making course. “It’s about understanding analytics as […]

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UVM Drone Training Gives High School Students an Opportunity to Soar

Jaron Cummings first became curious about drones when he was in elementary school. In fifth grade, he was given his first toy drone, and his interest only flourished from there. These days, the Essex High School junior owns a professional drone he uses for taking photos and videos. Last summer, Cummings enrolled in the Natural Resources: […]

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