Over the past decade or so online learning and online education has gained considerable steam in the academic and professional world. More and more individuals are seeking non-traditional academic routes to a college degree. As online universities and online degree programs gain in popularity and legitimacy, other avenues for online learning are opening up as
Maria Rainier is a freelance writer and blog junkie. She is currently a resident blogger at First in Education where she writes about education, online colleges, online degrees etc. In her spare time, she enjoys square-foot gardening, swimming, and avoiding her laptop.