Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Is Online Education Customizable Enough to Yield Better Results?

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. This is a question that The Heritage Foundation’s The Foundry is positing lately–comparing it to the inefficacy of brick-and-mortar schools that do a major disservice to students by trying to standardize […]

Who Wants to Teach Kelli Space How to Become A Super Affiliate?

Well, first some background into who Kelli Space is: A college grad who has racked up, with interest, $200K in debt, by following the advice that, “A quality education should never be measured by its high price tag.” Newser has the full story, including how she’s worked it out so if 300,000 philanthropic Americans contribute […]

Could Geotargeted Fundraising Initiatives Save Underfunded Public Schools?

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. 2010 has been about the widespread success of geotargeted marketing intiatives. Foursquare celebrated some critical milestones while Twitter and Facebook implemented geotracking features into their Status Update features. And while the […]

Online Military Schools Have a New Target: Wal-Mart Workers

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. American Public Education Inc. is a company that operates the online-only institutions American Public University and American Military University. While their enrollment was slow to pick up in September, American Public […]

How to Complete College at $138 a Course

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. At The Baltimore Sun, Gus G. Sentementes profiles a new start-up offering “college a la carte” online: StraighterLine. StraighterLine, like many similar models, aims to capitalize on the new recession-era marketer […]

Do Stricter Higher Ed Rules Mean Lower College Costs?

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. A pair of developments are causing major ripples within the American educational system today. First this: The sticker-price for many public four-year institutions shot up nearly 8% this fall. And this: […]

Universities Raked In $83.5 Million From Deals With Credit Card Companies

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. Over at CBS MoneyWatch, Lynn O’Shaughnessy takes sides on a new debate brewing amid new Federal Reserve reports that break down how universities encouraging students to apply for special student credit […]

College Admissions Counselors: Very Savvy Salespeople?

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. Today at Forbes, Arnold L. Mitchem reports on the unnerving similarity between for-profit marketing companies and universities. Although to their credit, most marketing companies are pretty transparent about their endgame. They […]

Three Unlikely Benefits of Online Education

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. There’s already been much talk about how online education is replacing expensive four-year institutions for many adults seeking continuing education solutions, but this method of learning is also providing a great, […]

Online Education Provides Reprieve From Rising Tuition Costs

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. For the last 30 years, college tuition has been annually rising at a rate of about 7%, with boarding going up at a rate of about 5%. And while The Economist […]