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Discover the Weekly Number of Hours Online Students Study

Year after year, one of the most common pieces of feedback I receive from students who are new to our online degree program is that they are surprised by the amount of time it takes to succeed in their online courses.

ASU classes begin with an increased number of students from around the country, world

ASU Online saw a sharp increase in enrollment compared to 2014. More than 19,000 students — some six thousand more than last year — signed up for ASU’s digitally enabled degree programs, part of the University’s effort to provide accessible education to those who may not be able to attend the school in person.

Mother and Son Devils: Student heads to ASU after mom earns online degree

When Diane Gubran decided to take a break from college in 1984, she told herself it would be temporary. She had been a journalism student at California State University-Northridge, but after one semester, she began to lose focus and ended up dropping out. Flash-forward to the fall of 2015. Diane is watching her son, Konrad, move into the Hassayampa Academic Village on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus — something she never experienced. He will begin classes at the W. P. Carey School of Business on Aug. 20.

But even though she never had that “college experience” of living on campus, she did eventually achieve her dream of a degree, thanks to ASU Online. In fact, it was only a few short months ago that she walked at ASU’s spring 2015 convocation ceremony in Tempe, graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies.

ASU and Cerego Partner to Power Personalized Learning Environments for Global Freshman Academy Courses

Arizona State University, the largest public research university in the United States under a single administration, today announced that the personalized learning environment inside the Global Freshman Academy’s first three courses will be powered by Cerego, the standard for personalized learning. 

Ways to Bounce Back After Falling Behind in an Online Course

Joe Chapman, director of student​ services at ASU Online,​ the online division of Arizona State University, says instructors – or other resources, like academic coaches provided by the school – could offer advice about how to better manage course loads and balance priorities. ‘When circumstances are flagged earlier, it's much easier to work toward a solution and get back on track than if students don't raise the issue until late in the semester,’ Chapman said​ by email.”