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Investing in Human Capital: Employee Tuition Reimbursement

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From employee loyalty to a better trained workforce, highly successful businesses have discovered that providing employees with educational opportunities can result in a variety of benefits that boost the bottom line. If your organization is considering implementing a tuition reimbursement program for employees, it is likely you are concerned about the costs associated with such […]

On the Go: Mobile Usage Statistics and the Changing Tech Industry

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The term ‘mobile technology’ refers to a portable device that performs a variety of functions[i]. Whether these tasks are carried out via phone, laptop, tablet or other type of product, today’s tech users rely on mobile devices for a significant portion of their daily activities. From finding directions to a new restaurant in real time […]

Student-Centered, Career-Focused: The King University Experience

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It’s no secret that earning a college degree is increasingly important. According to the Pew Research Center, college graduates earn about $17,500 more annually than adults with a high school education. Among 25- to 32-year-olds, college graduates are better prepared for work and a career. But with almost 3,000 four-year colleges in the United States, […]

Technology in the Classroom: Looking Forward

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You might think that the classrooms of today are extremely high-tech — and they are. Because of the connection between technology and learning, students can submit homework via the cloud, and teachers can deliver lessons on smartboards that record notes and send them to student email addresses automatically. However, the move toward technologically connected classrooms […]

Technology in the Classroom: Today

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Technology is a constant presence in the modern classroom. From smartboards to iPads, teachers are integrating new devices into their lesson plans every day. Today’s education landscape features a wide variety of tools to help students learn. A conscious effort has been made by many school systems to adopt the newest technology, and students aren’t […]

Technology in the Classroom: Looking Back

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Modern classrooms have come a long way. Students and teachers are more connected than ever before, both to each other and to the wealth of information available online. The rapid pace of technological innovation in the modern classroom has created educational opportunities that would have been unheard of decades ago. However, the introduction of new […]

The Value of A Liberal Arts Education [Infographic]

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In modern education, the liberal arts are as relevant as ever. Programs that incorporate the humanities, arts and social sciences all fall into this broader category. This means a considerable amount of college coursework is focused on the key competencies associated with these degrees. That’s part of why, according to one 2013 survey, 80 percent […]

The True Value of a Liberal Arts Education

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From media coverage to White House initiatives, the push for education in the STEM fields is evident. Recent data seems to back up the idea that career-ready degrees in science, technology, engineering and math are favorable: Engineering is far and away the most in-demand career path for new college graduates. This trend leaves many students […]

The King University American Revolution Quiz

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Take the three-part King University American Revolution Quiz to test your knowledge of military history, the Declaration of Independence and the Founding Fathers. How Much Do You Know About the American Revolution? The Revolutionary War lasted from 1775 to 1783, and was an armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and 13 of its […]

Comparing the Biomedical and Psychotherapeutic Models of Mental Illness Treatment

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  The history of mental illness treatment is lengthy, with methods constantly changing to keep pace with medical and technological discoveries. But during the 19th and 20th centuries, clinicians learned more about mental health care than ever before. Lithium was discovered in 1817, Sigmund Freud introduced psychoanalysis in the late 1800s and tranquilizers replaced lobotomies […]

Rethinking Therapy: The Changing Landscape of Mental Illness Treatment

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  Mental illness affects the lives of millions of Americans every day. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness[i], one in four Americans— approximately 61.5  million— have a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder. More than 18 percent of adults, or 42 million people, have anxiety disorders. These numbers have a widespread […]

Plugged In: Technology Through the Years

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  For much of our history, technological innovation has occurred at a relatively slow but constant rate, but it’s safe to say that this is no longer the case. According to Moore’s law, computer processing speed doubles every 18 months; scientists now suggest that all technological change grows at an exponential rate. As futurist Ray […]

Digitizing Healthcare: How Technology Is Improving Medical Care

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  A wide variety of digital innovations are revolutionizing healthcare — and technology in medicine is here to stay. How are these changes impacting the delivery of care, and what skills are needed to succeed in this bold new world? The Changing Landscape of Technology in Medicine It’s no secret that, as a society, technology […]

Network Administrator Job Description

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It’s no secret that tech-based professionals are in demand. As businesses rely more and more on technology to stay relevant, employees who are trained in information technology are becoming an increasingly important asset. Though most IT careers, from computer systems manager to desktop support specialist, are experiencing growth, network administrators enjoy an impressive salary as well. […]

All About King University’s Online Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics

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  The health informatics discipline is at the intersection of information technology, computer science and healthcare. All three of those industries are rapidly growing; earn a high-demand credential with a health informatics degree online. What Is Health Informatics? Professionals in this field are at the forefront of transforming the information and communication systems that allow […]

King University Ranked Among Best Online Colleges in Tennessee

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Earlier this month, education technology resource Edudemic released its 2015 Online College Report. In the report, King University was ranked third among all online colleges in the state of Tennessee. Edudemic looked at factors including tuition, graduation rates and number of programs offered to determine the rankings. King’s affordability, student support and options in real-world […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Learn Programming

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Being tech-savvy is becoming an unspoken requirement for employers who are looking to hire well-rounded professionals. Especially if you are interested in fields like information technology (IT), learning to program is a great way to stand out from the competition and get the job you want. According to a recent article in The Wall Street […]

Issues in Criminal Justice: Tennessee’s Crime Initiatives

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Tennessee’s commitment to public safety makes it a great place for you to pursue a degree program in criminal justice. The Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs (OCJP) has several initiatives in place to meet the law enforcement and social justice needs of communities. The OCJP manages a system that identifies problems within the criminal […]

Advancing Your Career With a Criminal Justice Degree

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When it comes to jobs with a criminal justice degree, you have a lot to choose from. You can decide to work in law enforcement, corrections, the courts and other government and community roles. In the past, most criminal justice professionals held only a high school diploma along with academy training, but this is no […]

Information Technology in Healthcare and Beyond

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In today’s economy, two of the fastest growing fields are healthcare and information technology. And those areas are colliding, creating new the fields of health information technology and health informatics. But because the fields are new, it can be confusing to know what career opportunities are available, the required education or even what the fields […]

The Difference Between Business Administration and Business Management

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So you’ve decided you want to get a business degree. Congratulations! That’s a great choice, because business is one of the most versatile and practical education options out there. However, just because you know you want to study business doesn’t mean the decision-making process is over. There are several options when it comes to undergraduate […]