Blog

Stay up-to-date on the latest Higher Education, K-12 and Curriculum Design content.

Higher Ed

Educational Equity Part 2: Creating a Student Ready School for Community Colleges

Educational Equity Part 2: Creating a Student Ready School for Community Colleges

For this second installment on educational equity for community college readiness, we offer additional solutions for creating student-ready schools. While community college students face unique challenges, school leaders can ensure better success with key strategies. Community college leaders can apply these additional strategies for a student-ready campus.

read more
Educational Equity: How Community Colleges Can Create a Student Ready School

Educational Equity: How Community Colleges Can Create a Student Ready School

Community colleges provide accessible and affordable education to students. Learners can earn credentials faster, at lower prices, using better flexible schedules than traditional four-year colleges. However, community colleges are experiencing enrollment and retention challenges, partly spurred by the pandemic. Many two-year colleges have responded to the immediate requirements of hybrid and virtual classes. However, more solutions are needed to meet the demands of this unique student population. Therefore, community college leaders can provide educational equity by making their colleges student-ready.

read more
Teaching Burnout: 4 Methods College Leaders Can Apply

Teaching Burnout: 4 Methods College Leaders Can Apply

As the pandemic wages on, educators wrestle with teaching burnout. Summer did not give weary instructors a much-needed rest. Mostly, faculty spent a frantic summer retooling classes for multiple delivery scenarios. Besides that, hybrid learning demands new skills from instructors, support staff, and students. College leaders do not need to standby feeling helpless. College leaders can employ 4 methods to address teaching burnout for faculty.

read more
Upskilling: What Programs Can Higher Ed Leaders Create?

Upskilling: What Programs Can Higher Ed Leaders Create?

Research shows that incoming freshmen are not as prepared as they need to be for success in college. Similarly, businesses recognize college grads lack essential skills to perform their job duties. Many reasons exist for the skills gap for high school graduates, college attendees, recent graduates, and adult learners. College leaders can use these different examples below to create and provide upskilling solutions.

read more

K-12

World Translation: 5 Methods Publishers Can Utilize for Their Content

World Translation: 5 Methods Publishers Can Utilize for Their Content

Why should leaders invest in translation services? Machine translation services deliver close enough results. Still, publishers do well when they get translations right. Leaders face many barriers in today’s business climate. Yet, a good partnership with an expert translation partner yields a better return. Here are five methods leaders can use to make their translated content stand out for world translation.

read more
Personalized Learning: What Ways Can Publishers Focus on the 3 Models?

Personalized Learning: What Ways Can Publishers Focus on the 3 Models?

Education is moving from theone size fits all model of instruction. Teachers have tailored instruction to their students for years. Yet, publishers did not offer educators personalized learning options in their textbooks. Now, content is more than textbooks. Today, publishers make content for various, digital platforms. Besides that, publishers provide customized learning experiences for students. Publishers can utilize these three models to support personalized learning.

read more
E-book Readers: 4 Apps That K-12 Publishers Can Use

E-book Readers: 4 Apps That K-12 Publishers Can Use

E-book let publishers distribute their textbooks on their terms. Besides that, e-book readers allow publishers innovative delivery methods without costly investment. Also, e-book readers support K-12 districts to buy more content. Publishers can provide more variety to their customers. Publishers help schools meet the individual needs of their readers. Yet, the e-book reader market is competitive. Which app should a publisher use? Here are four apps publishers can use to make content that appeals to K-12 readers.

read more
Learning to Read: The Changes Publishers Must Include to Improve US Literacy

Learning to Read: The Changes Publishers Must Include to Improve US Literacy

The pandemic has caused disruptions in many areas of education, including foundational reading skills. Some students were lagging before the pandemic, and upper elementary teachers noticed the increased skills gaps. Many states are responding to the issue by implementing the science of reading principles into their curriculum. They see the results. Publishers can close the gap by providing the best materials based on the science of reading and other methods. 

read more

Curriculum Design

Course Design for Higher Ed and K-12: Using a Learner-Centered Framework and Other Methods

Course Design for Higher Ed and K-12: Using a Learner-Centered Framework and Other Methods

College leaders can take a variety of approaches to course design. One method is learning-centered design. This design method focuses on the needs of the students as opposed to a traditional topical approach that focuses on the subject matter itself. To create effective and sustainable courses, designers should apply strategies that lead to successful learner experiences. Therefore, higher educational and K-12 leaders can employ this strategy and others to design effective courses.

read more
Chatbots: K-12 Providers and College Leaders Can Utilize These 5 Features

Chatbots: K-12 Providers and College Leaders Can Utilize These 5 Features

Artificial intelligence (AI) positively impacts K-12 and college higher-ed institutions across the US, especially with chatbots. Chatbots are AI-powered robots that are programmed to interact with humans conversationally. They answer questions, give feedback, and provide reminders in a way that increases engagement and is available around the clock. LMS designers and CIOs can use the following five features of chatbots to benefit K-12 and higher-ed.

read more
Content Development: 9 Top Features Colleges and Publishers Should Include in their LMS

Content Development: 9 Top Features Colleges and Publishers Should Include in their LMS

Most importantly, users who have a personalized learning experience are more likely to use the LMS and continue to progress. Colleges and publishers should provide customized learning paths based on a user’s role, for instance. Students can learn at their own pace, depending on the subject and curriculum. Multiple learning formats are also ideal, such as videos, readings, offline activities, and Q&A forums.

read more
ASU-GSV Summit 2021: Visionary Notes from Andrew Pass

ASU-GSV Summit 2021: Visionary Notes from Andrew Pass

Several weeks ago, I attended the ASU-GSV Summit 2021. After not traveling to any conferences for 16 months, it was a very exciting experience! The conference’s beautiful location, on the San Diego Bay, was invigorating. I connected and networked with folks from organizations like Kiddie Kredit, Michigan Virtual, and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). Here are a few great moments from the summit:

read more

Let’s Get Started

We Would Love to Chat!

close

Subscribe to our blog!


Stay up-to-date on the latest Higher Ed, K-12 and Curriculum Design content.

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap