About APass Education

A Pass Educational Group, LLC is an organization dedicated to the development of quality educational resources. We work with organizations of all sizes and types, developing assessment questions, lesson plans, curricula, and eCourses. Started by Andrew Pass in 2009, the company now employs more than 1,400 experts in multiple disciplines. Our clients include education giants such as Pearson Education, Scholastic, and Britannica.
So far APass Education has created 43 blog entries.
18 12, 2019

Our Top 5 Content Development Articles of 2019

2019-12-18T13:08:26-05:00 December 18th, 2019|Course Creation, course design, curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Planning|0 Comments

As we get ready to welcome 2020, we thought it would be a great idea to recap 2019 with our top 5 articles written this year.

11 12, 2019

Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Computer Science Curriculum

2019-12-11T16:12:32-05:00 December 11th, 2019|Course Creation, course design, curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Planning|0 Comments

Without a doubt, creating a computer science curriculum can be a bit challenging. There are a ton of variables and plenty of room for mistakes.

13 11, 2019

How Do You Integrate Universal Design Learning (UDL) Framework in Higher Ed Curriculum?

2019-11-13T18:11:00-05:00 November 13th, 2019|Instructional Design, Universal Design Learning|0 Comments

Being able to develop students while teaching existing courses seems too good to be true. How is this possible? Universal Design Learning (UDL).

6 11, 2019

Using Microlearning Approaches To Keep Students Engaged

2019-11-06T18:17:06-05:00 November 6th, 2019|eLearning, Instructional Design|0 Comments

We know today’s students are distracted. Texts need answering. Emails need replies. Besides that, students drown in content. Consider breaking courses into bite-size chunks. Provide little lessons for students.

30 10, 2019

Guiding Principles of Integrating Multimedia in eLearning

2019-10-29T08:13:58-05:00 October 30th, 2019|eLearning, Instructional Design|0 Comments

Integrating multimedia into your eLearning courses engages learners, but the latest research indicates too much interactivity may frustrate your learners.  In the hands of a skilled developer, multimedia interaction positively impacts knowledge transfer. Course navigation menus appear and disappear when needed, creating screen space.

24 10, 2019

How Can Instructional Designers Support Higher Ed Online Course Instructors?

2019-10-24T17:55:53-05:00 October 24th, 2019|Instructional Design|0 Comments

As online course offerings grow, IDs are prepared to support instructors Traditionally, Instructional Designers (IDs) focused on creating online courses for a university. This role is expanding. Now, IDs serve as a link between faculty, IT, and administration. They are being asked to consult faculty on course design and in turn, are consulted for new pedagogy tactics to meet educational aims. They are also being turned to for recommendations on how to fit new tech across the curriculum. As their role changes, IDs continue partnering with course instructors to transform the classroom experience. IDs wear many different hats, depending on the department they work in. They may: adapt or revise existing courses, lessons, assignments, or learning resources partner with faculty to plan, design, and implement new courses research emerging trends in new technology train and support faculty on new technology use or learning management systems team up with course instructors to identify learning needs and course objectives create or obtain media to support a course such as video and multimedia manage course development timelines and budgets [...]