The Pioneer Post

The Pioneer Post is a resource by University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide online students with tips and information about distance education.


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March 26, 2007
My weekend of March 16, 17, and 18 was full of events. I attended Neal Whitten's seminar on Friday and the Project Management Institute (PMI) Region 7 Leadership Summit on Saturday and Sunday. Read more...
March 21, 2007
Sometimes I think about what it would be like to be an on-campus student. If my daughter were ill, I would miss class. If my daughter were ill, I would not be able to study. If my daughter were ill, I would miss my exam. You get the picture. Read more...
March 19, 2007
It is surprising how fast time can go by. You find yourself eight weeks into the semester and begin to see a light at the end of the tunnel. After each week, you feel satisfaction from the last paper or group project you completed; however, you have an end-of-term research paper deadline that is rapidly approaching along with the end of the semester. Read more...
March 16, 2007
After spending some time last night reading up on my research topic, I started thinking back to the beginning of my enrollment, when I did not know all the little nuances of using the library search capabilities. Read more...
March 15, 2007
I have been asked to write about a week in the life of an online student, so I would like to start with a little background. Read more...
March 14, 2007
Okay, the first six months or so bring about a lot of change. I've found that what's important is how you adapt to those changes. Following are some strategies that worked for me: Read more...
March 13, 2007
Full disclosure: I'm a 44-year-old mother with one daughter who is graduating from preschool and one daughter who recently graduated from college. I'm married, employed full-time, have a dial-up Internet connection and a laptop that chooses to shut down at whim. Read more...
January 19, 2007
As a student of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, you have access to campus online resources, which include the password self-service tool, online library resources, campus Netmail, and the online advising site. Read more...
January 12, 2007
Some distance education courses require a proctor, which is a person appointed to supervise you when you take your examinations. Your advisor and/or instructor will inform you of the necessity to obtain a proctor for the courses in which you enroll. Read more...
January 11, 2007
Did you know that UW-Platteville’s Karrmann Library offers many online services to distance learners? Read more...

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