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4 Steps on How Colleges Can Manage Change

4 Steps on How Colleges Can Manage Change

Most importantly, leaders can rethink how stuff gets done for effective change management. What one views as a crisis is an opportunity for another. Therefore, look at sharing services across departments and institutions. Deans and other college staff can build collaborative partnerships. Savvy administrations are reaching out to both global and local community partners. Now is the time to explore merging with…

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How Colleges Can Manage Change for the Future

How Colleges Can Manage Change for the Future

Still, colleges are facing strong headwinds. Shifting demographic trends and declining enrollment were on the horizon before the pandemic. Also, the pandemic speeded up these troubling trends. Now, spotting what offerings and processes are complete versus necessity is ripe for review. Still, knowing what courses, programs, and services can be cut will lead to new opportunities.

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How Deans can Help Improve the Mental Health in College Students

How Deans can Help Improve the Mental Health in College Students

Now is the time to rethink college mental health for online and campus programs. Covid-19, financial issues, and more have impacted the mental health of college students. A survey by Active Minds, an organization focused on mental health for K-12 and Higher Ed, reports that 80% of college students stated COVID-19 has negatively impacted their mental health. Here are a few ways to help.

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K-12

5 Benefits K-12 Publishers Get When Hiring a Content Development Vendor with a US-Based Team

5 Benefits K-12 Publishers Get When Hiring a Content Development Vendor with a US-Based Team

Therefore, the biggest advantage of hiring a US-based team is the money saved throughout the project. Publishers using offshore vendors may get a lower quote at the front end of the project. Yet, clients who opted for lower upfront costs ended up paying more in hidden costs along the way. Delays and miscommunication add up over the lifecycle of the project. Publishers save money when the products are done right the first time. A US-based content development team delivers…

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5 Key Advantages K-12 Publishers Get from Working with a Professional Translation Company That Are Often Overlooked

5 Key Advantages K-12 Publishers Get from Working with a Professional Translation Company That Are Often Overlooked

Most importantly, a professional translation company provides grade-level appropriateness across print and digital mediums. Additionally, these companies are staffed with an established team of translators who are experts in content creation. Besides that, they offer many other support services. Excellent voiceover recording for videos and e-Learning courses are critical to students’ success in a course. Therefore, these companies can translate dialects and localized language in both written and audio, helping language learning students connect with the materials.

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5 Benefits Publishers Get When Using Human Translations Versus Machine Translations (Google Translate)

5 Benefits Publishers Get When Using Human Translations Versus Machine Translations (Google Translate)

When using human translations versus machine translation, the text stays in the intended context. Besides that, some languages do not translate an exact one-to-one meaning of the words. Yes, the machine translator will get the basics right. But it will not keep the voice and personality of the author. It will not capture the voice of a company’s brand. The emotional weight of the text will be lost in translation.

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5 Reasons Why K-12 Publishers Should Focus on Producing Interactive Books for STEM Learning

5 Reasons Why K-12 Publishers Should Focus on Producing Interactive Books for STEM Learning

Now teachers can assign students interactive books based on their interests. Educators can find eBooks that fill a student’s knowledge gap. Also, teachers can give talented and gifted students more information on topics that interest them. Likewise, by creating interactive reading materials on STEM topics, publishers give teachers the flexibility to meet each student’s reading level. Publishers win over the teachers when they give them tools that make their job easier.

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Curriculum Design

7 Essentials Colleges Can Integrate into their LMS Systems

7 Essentials Colleges Can Integrate into their LMS Systems

Instructors need to be clear and concise about what the student needs to do. The simple landing page for the course should tell and show the learner what to do. A good LMS brings college students up to speed with almost zero training. Also, students should be able to find what they need. Likewise, the design should be simple for…

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How to Develop Courses for Micro-learners

How to Develop Courses for Micro-learners

When you hear the words “Business Management 101,” you probably imagine four months of weekly classes and exams. If you signed up for this course, you would learn many concepts, but some of them may not apply to your specific learning needs. You would benefit from...

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