Determinants of Self-Reflective Learning and its Consequences in Online Master Degree Programs

Abstract Drs. Yoram and Edith Neumann and Dr. Shelia Lewis — Determinants of Self-Reflective Learning and its Consequences in Online Master Degree Programs Based on recent studies of self-reflective learning and its effects on various learning outcomes, this study examined the concept of self-reflective learning in the context of the Robust Learning Model (RLM), which

5 Traits of Successful Online Learners

Online learning isn’t for everyone, but there’s an easy and straight-forward way to determine if it’s the right path for you.  If the five characteristics listed below are part of your natural personality, you’ve most likely got a good shot at successfully earning your degree online! 1. Self-Motivation It probably comes as no surprise that self-motivation ranks

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A Holiday Message from Dr. Yoram Neumann

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 by
A Holiday Message from Dr. Yoram Neumann

As the year draws to a close, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year and the many amazing accomplishments of the Touro University Worldwide community. Touro University Worldwide continues to grow and establish itself as an innovator of online education. We welcomed many new students to the university this year

In 1998, Drs. Yoram and Edith Neumann founded the first university in the world to offer an accredited doctorate program online with no residency requirements. That is just one example of how the pair built a community that values a commitment to intellectual pursuit, social justice and service to society and is based on a

Building a Better College

Thursday, 09 April 2015 by
Building a Better College

Recently, Drs. Yoram and Edith Neumann shared how they built Touro University International (TUI) into a successful online institution. In the following sections, you can read highlights of their story. Today, Touro University Worldwide (TUW) offers students the ability to earn online degrees at all levels, from associate to doctoral. But it took hard work

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Isaac and Judah Touro: The Story Behind The Touro University Worldwide Namesake

When the founders of a New York City college needed a name, they wanted that name to express their mission of becoming a leader in the Jewish educational community. As colonial leaders of early American Jews, Isaac Touro and his son Judah were perfect emblems for the new institution. What they stood for and their

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Touro’s Alumni Spotlight: Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson

From the great pitcher Sandy Koufax to Olympian Dara Torres, the tradition of great Jewish-American athletes is a long and rich one. Jewish boxer Boyd Melson is another incredible name to add to this list. “The Rainmaker,” as they call him, has made a name for himself across the country for not only his actions

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Hanukkah and Christmas Gift Ideas for College Students

“Just surprise me” is the common refrain from college students uninterested in coming up with a wish list. If you know someone who’s busy juggling work and school, you may have a hard time finding them the perfect gift. Luckily, there are plenty of options out there this year for all types of college students.

How the Tradition of Tzedakah Can Influence Your Education

The Jewish tradition of tzedakah, or s’daqah, involves performing spontaneous acts of goodwill and demonstrating generosity. This concept is a core part of modern Judaism, with tzedakah seen as a religious obligation that should be performed by all Jews. Because Touro was founded on the Jewish faith, we are committed to upholding the tradition of

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4 Ways to Save on Your Touro Tuition

At Touro University Worldwide, we strive to keep our tuition and costs as affordable as possible. Our goal is to make our degree programs accessible for every student. That’s why we have a number of ways for you to save. Here are four great ways you can save on your Touro University Worldwide education: Achieve

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