Drexel Launches Fourth Podcast of eLearning Minute Series

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Drexel University concludes their Four-part pod cast series, titled "Drexel eLearning Minute," with the launch of the fourth pod cast, "Strategies for Succeeding in an Online College Course."

Drexel University, Philadelphia’s technological university, recently launched the fourth installment of its “Drexel e-Learning Minute” podcast series, which was created in August to address the unique issues and circumstances that new online students encounter and to provide prospective online learners with the tools needed for success.

The fourth issue in the series is titled Strategies for Succeeding in an Online College Course and is hosted by Dr. Kenneth Hartman, Academic Director of Drexel e-Learning. In this podcast, Hartman provides first-time online learners with helpful tips to ensure a successful online experience. This podcast covers such topics as getting to know your instructor, establishing expectations with family and friends, netiquette, time management and much more.

“In our previous podcasts we touched on such topics as what to expect in an online class, how to prepare technically for online learning and how to select the right online program and college,” said Hartman. “This podcast is focused on helping students who are preparing to actually start their first online college course and identifies the similarities and differences between traditional and online higher education. This is an important segment of our podcast series because it helps students develop a strategic plan for success and addresses issues that new online learners may not anticipate.”

The fourth issue of the four-part e-Learning Minute series is now available online at http://www.drexel.com/podcast. For additional online learning resources, please visit http://www.drexel.com/prospective.

About Drexel e-Learning

Drexel e-Learning is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drexel University, specializing in innovative, Internet-based distance education programs for working professionals and corporations in the U.S. and abroad. Drexel University is continually ranked as one of the best national doctoral universities by U.S. News & World Report and holds regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools. For more information about Drexel’s online programs, visit http://www.drexel.com, email info@drexel.com, or call (877) 215-0009.

About Dr. Kenneth Hartman

Dr. Kenneth Hartman is an internationally renowned educator, having served the past 25-years as an associate professor (Instructional Technology), academic administrator, and consultant at several leading universities, including the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Delaware, New York Institute of Technology, and Widener University. He is the author of numerous publications related to educational technology (books, articles, CD-ROMs), and formerly a syndicated newspaper columnist, television talk show host, and commissioned military officer. He can be seen on NBC10 (Philadelphia), as the station’s on-air technology contributor.

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