Tag Archives: University of Phoenix

Education Week: To Teach or Not to Teach? That is the Question…

I want to be a math teacher when I grow up. (I also want to be a Hurricane Hunter, but that’s for another post.) Back before I became a mother, I used to set elaborate long-term goals…and then medium- and short-term goals to get me there.  Among my plans was to become a school teacher… Read More

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Education Week: University of Phoenix and Military Dependents

University of Phoenix is the United States’ largest private university. It has over 400,000 students split between a robust online learning program and 400 brick and mortar campuses. Through GeekMom, I have been offered the opportunity to take an online class (of my choosing) with UOPX and write about my experience. This post is part… Read More

University of Phoenix: Regionally Accredited

University of Phoenix is the United States’ largest private university. It has over 400,000 students split between a robust online learning program and 400 brick and mortar campuses. Through GeekMom, I have been offered the opportunity to take an online class (of my choosing) with UOPX and write about my experience. This post is part… Read More

University of Phoenix: Pros and Cons of Learning Teams

University of Phoenix is the United States’ largest private university. It has over 400,000 students split between a robust online learning program and 400 brick and mortar campuses and learning centers. Through GeekMom, I have been offered the opportunity to take an online class (of my choosing) with UOPX and write about my experience. This… Read More

University of Phoenix: How Flexible Is Your Schedule?

When I first considered the idea of online learning with University of Phoenix, I focused on its advantages–particularly the flexibility to learn on my timetable in all of the spare time built in around the needs of my family and the requirements of my two part-time jobs. So, let’s examine that theoretical spare time. In… Read More

University of Phoenix Orientation: Getting the Hang of Things

University of Phoenix is the United States’ largest private university. It has over 400,000 students split between a robust online learning program and 400 brick and mortar campuses and learning centers. Through GeekMom, I have been offered the opportunity to take an online class (of my choosing) with UOPX and write about my experience. This… Read More

University of Phoenix: Eating an Elephant One Bite At a Time

I earned my undergraduate English degree twenty years ago from a “traditional” college–almost everyone on the campus was young and attending school full-time. However, peppered within some of the classes were older students who were working toward something called a Bachelor’s of Liberal Studies. These women (they were all women) tended to be moms from… Read More