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Helpful Hints for Online Note Taking

Online note taking may seem difficult, but taking notes for online courses and residential instruction have many similarities. Here are some of the best techniques for effective note taking. Effective Methods Outlining: Organizing with textbook readings Cornell Method: Dividing the page into two sections for notes and key words Paragraph Form:  Summarizing in your own…

Understanding the Academic Integrity Policy and Process Will Help You

With finals right around the corner — as well as looming deadlines for major papers and projects — now is a good time to review Penn State’s policy on academic integrity. Penn State values academic integrity — scholarship free of fraud — and will take action against forms of academic dishonesty, which include: cheating plagiarism…

Wondering how to report your Act 48 credits?

If you are taking Penn State World Campus courses to fulfill ACT 48 credits to maintain your active Pennsylvania professional educator’s certificate, reporting your credits to the Pennsylvania Department of Education is easier than most students realize! Whether you are a current student or a former student, all you need to do is visit the…