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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Don’t be a victim of textbook bait and switch

Don't order the international edition of your course textbook. Ten percent of our students enrolled in Global Business have learned that if it sounds too good to be true, it is. While the international versions might be cheaper, they'll not be compatible with your courses. Read more...

University of Wisconsin-Platteville professor earns certification

Scott Wright, Ph.D., P.E., assistant professor of project management at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and its Distance Learning Center, is the first employee at UW-Platteville to receive the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credential from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Read more...

UW-Platteville reaches new transfer agreement with Northwestern University

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Master of Science Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program has reached a credit transfer agreement with Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC). The partnership allows graduates of the police management program to transfer specific completed course credits to UW-Platteville’s MSCJ degree program. Read more...

UW-Platteville to offer new Child Advocacy Studies certificate to graduate students

Beginning in fall 2011, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will offer a new Child Advocacy Studies certificate to graduate students as part of the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program. The CAST certificate, which is designed to prepare students for the realities of child protection and serve the needs of learners who are specifically interested in professions that work directly with or among maltreated children, meets the mission of the National Child Protection Training Center, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Justice to end child abuse in the United States. Read more...

Know your academic advisor

Your academic advisor is here to serve you in a variety of ways. Though we will contact you several times as you progress through your program, we invite you to contact us anytime we can be of assistance. Read more...

BSCJ program forges two new articulation agreements

The UW-Platteville Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science Degree program recently forged two articulation agreements with Northcentral Technical College in Wausau and Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. Read more...

Academic planning for business administration students

Your credit evaluation documents are your golden ticket toward completing and earning your undergraduate degree. Even more important is to use them to create your academic plan. If you pencil in your courses at least two semesters out, we can work together to ensure you are meeting and scheduling prerequisite courses as needed. Read more...

Choose wisely when selecting a degree program

Online for-profit (proprietary) colleges and universities are coming under fire from quite a few directions. The U.S. Government Accountability Office, for one, may soon begin an investigation at the call of lawmakers on the hill. Even Saturday Night Live is getting in on the blanketing perception that online universities are fake institutions that pump out diplomas – or at least PDFs of them. Read more...

Preparing, planning and staying organized

When tackling any major task, those who do it successfully will tell you that you need to prepare, plan and organize yourself. These three items I believe can be applied to any life event, such as planning for Read more...

Keys to Success in a Distance Degree Program

I'm too tired to study when I get home from work. I want to spend time with my family this weekend and have some fun. It seems like I’m going to be working on this degree forever. Read more...

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