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Higher-Ed Leaders Consider These 10 Points When Creating Online College Classes
Institutional leaders can build a thriving, close-knit student community with online college courses. However, leaders need to set the stage for success. They can urge faculty to use proven instructional design elements when they author online college courses. But, this content needs to be more than face-to-face instruction delivered via a meeting link. Online college classes must meet the university’s rigorous academic standards. Leaders can consider these 10 points.
5 Ways to Increase Digital Publishing for Spanish Language
Spanish-speaking readers are complex and diverse. Yet, Spanish readers continue to wait for the range of English readers’ choices in digital products. Publishing leaders misunderstand the market when translating English-speaking content into Spanish. Publishing leaders can use these five ways to increase digital publishing products for Spanish language readers.
5 College Enrollment Strategies for Higher-Ed Leaders
College attendance continues to decline. According to The Evolllution, an online newspaper, the enrollment for Spring 2002 dropped. Students face many challenges like student debt. Additionally, with the demand for workers, some students are putting off college for now and are working. Many companies like Google offer career certificates that compete against the traditional colleges that offer online courses. Thus, colleges continually face new competition. Higher-ed leaders can consider these 5 strategies for college enrollment.
Video Production Services: Effectively Use Video for College Courses
Educational videos need to be more than recorded lectures to engage students. Still, video production seems easy. All the faculty needs is a camera and their lecture notes, right? No, compelling videos can make or break a course’s effectiveness. Read on for the best things to focus on when creating videos for college courses when using video production services.
Experiential Learning: 4 Elements Publishers Can Support
Experiential learning helps students to learn by doing. Thus, as online learning expands, schools must provide options for this type of learning. Students can work in groups, use project-based learning, and experience the arts to learn. Therefore, teachers and school districts can provide various ways to learn. Publishers can consider these four elements when supporting experiential learning for K-12.
K-12 Education: 5 Things Publishers Can Support for Phonics Instruction
Publishing leaders face yet another controversial conundrum – phonics versus balanced literacy instruction. For the last twenty years, providers have pivoted content development from a single text to a series of leveled teaching techniques. Now, educators are under fire for using instructional methods not backed by evidence and research to teach kids how to read. Recent headlines put phonics back in the spotlight as the method for teaching students to read. Again, publishers must rise to the challenge of giving teachers the tools they need in their classroom – as individualized as that can be. Publishers can use these 5 points to support phonics-based instruction for K-12 education.
4 Points to Know for Provosts When Leading Instructional Designers
Leaders such as provosts set the tone for clear communications for their higher-ed institutions. Most importantly, they must develop staff and departments, ensuring they fit and follow the school’s vision. Significantly, leaders can build and support their instructional design (IDs) staff for their colleges. Often, ID staff faces many obstacles to being fully incorporated within the college environment. Some college leaders may not fully understand their role when developing the curriculum process. Higher education leaders can consider these 5 points when directing instructional designers.
New Tech: Follow These 5 Methods When Selling Educational Products to School Districts
Districts desire products aligned with standards. Thus, schools demand products to integrate with their learning platforms. Instructors need products that address learner variability and other student needs. Also, these products must be easy to use. Yet, districts cannot afford to invest in technology that teachers do not use. Often, teachers do not have the time and skills to add new tools. So, new tech often gathers dust in storage closets. Providers can increase educators’ adoption rates by ensuring their products support these five methods.
Lynsey Peterson Appointed to CEO for A Pass Educational Group, LLC
ass Educational Group, LLC, a leader in designing instruction, creating assessments, and building localized content for K-12 and higher educational markets, is pleased to announce the confirmation of Lynsey Peterson as the CEO of A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass). Previously, Peterson served as the Co-CEO and Integrator with Andrew Pass as the other Co-CEO and Visionary. Andrew Pass will continue to be involved with A Pass as the Founder and Visionary, moving to a thought-leadership role, motivated by the many intersections of education and technology.
The 4 Top Considerations When Launching Online College Programs
With the growth of online learning, many colleges are now taking steps to build online programs. Even before the pandemic, face-to-face attendance was decreasing. Meanwhile, the enrollment for online courses indicated a positive gain. Yet again, college enrollment has dropped. Some causes have been students dropping out because of mental stress. High tuition costs create another barrier for students not to enroll in a college program because they fear student loan debt. Higher-ed leaders can review these 4 critical considerations when creating online college programs.
Competency-Based Education (CBE): What Supports Can K-12 Providers Supply?
Publishers can give schools various digital tools that support competency-based education (CBE). But, districts may put off buying a CBE curriculum as they are overwhelmed by product choices. So, publishers can help school districts by making and supporting quality products. Read about the products and supports publishers should prioritize for schools for competency-based education.
NCLEX 2020-2023 Test Plan: The Current Changes
Nursing continues to be a vital profession globally. From pandemics to wars to everyday health, nurses help direct, support, and review the health of everyone, for humanity. An important step for any nurse is licensure. To obtain this license, current and future nursing professionals must pass the NCLEX test. The assessment determines the ability level of RNs and LPN/LVNs. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) develops the NCLEX and updates its tests every 3 years. The revisions improve the passing standard and ensure nursing knowledge meets current standards, advancements, and future NCSBN goals.