The Hartford Group currently is doing business online in the following areas: standard commercial, larger accounts, small commercial, personallines agency, employee benefits, individual life and group pension.
President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Feinstein uses a doctored line from the movie "Field of Dreams" to describe how Farmers views its online business plan: "In the Internet world, it's not true--you can build something and no one will come.
Do assignments that encourage students to participate actively in online discussions improve student learning?
If the Internet is to add to students' learning experience, online teaching should be designed so that it goes beyond "fact-finding" missions, that is, looking up discreet facts and information online and reporting it to the instructor.
He managed ACU's distance education efforts for more than eight years, helping establish the initial strategic planning documents and the university's first online
Many companies jumped on the dot-com bandwagon in the mid-to-late '90s to create online
brokerage businesses to sell insurance.
Education Foundation President David Cieslak agrees that online
education can be a godsend to busy CPAs.
is releasing the results from its "Online
Reality Check" survey in conjunction with the announcement of its expanded line-up of online
products and services.
Stewart said with the current hot stock market and competition for clients, some ads from online
brokerage firms clearly imply that online
investors will become rich enough to own islands and bail out small countries.
CPE vendors currently offer immediate feedback with online
testing and grading; in the future, CPAs at the vendor will evaluate and provide feedback on participant performance in real time, rapidly confirming topics learned and suggesting areas needing further study.
Content 2006 Survey; conducted in seven Asia/Pacific countries, shows that online
gaming is among the most popular online
content services for consumers.
Rovai (2002) compared online
and face-to-face classes and found that dialogue was more important than structure.
The more innovative players tend to be the new e-enabling players such as Channelpoint (an online
agent/insurer facilitator), InsLogic (an e-surance business marketer and processor), Ebix (an online
agent marketplace) and Pivotal (e-surance fulfillment).
But Canadians are relatively comfortable buying services such as event tickets and travel reservations online
, and comScore reported that experienced online
shoppers up North are now venturing into expensive product categories.
This study investigates the students' perceptions of problem-based online
learning in regard to computer mediated communication, benefits for learning, online
support, motivation, and online