• May 10, 2016

Higher Ed Moves Toward Competency Based Education

Competency-based education is an outcome-focused approach that concentrates on the mastery of skills at the learner’s pace rather than within a specific period of time. Generally, the goal of competency-based learning is to ensure that students are acquiring the knowledge and…

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  • April 26, 2016

Developing Guided Pathways for Student Success

Developing Guided Pathways For Student Success

According to a study by Complete College America, college students are taking too long to graduate, resulting in unnecessary additional tuition and higher dropout rates. For a 2-year Associates Degree, the average amount of credits needed to graduate is 60.…

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  • January 26, 2016

eLearning Trends for 2016

ELearning Trends For 2016

If 2015 taught us anything about the future of technology and the online learning industry, it is that e-learning is here to stay. By 2022, the eLearning industry is poised to reach $243.9 billion by 2022. According to the Global…

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  • November 19, 2015

Free Resources for Creating Visual Content

Free Resources For Creating Visual Content

Most orientation directors or training managers agree that visual aspects are a crucial part to the comprehension of material. According to Dr. Richard Mayer, a psychologist at UC Santa Barbara, studies have shown that people absorb and retain information better…

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  • October 21, 2015

How to Improve Your Orientation Program

How To Improve Your Orientation Program

You’ve worked hard all summer to prepare you’re orientation program and now its finished! Now what? An orientation program plan should have a complete cycle, allowing you to come full circle and improve your next program. Follow these tips to…

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  • September 24, 2015

5 Ways to Foster Success for Online Students

5 Ways To Foster Success For Online Students

According to a 2015 report by Babson Research, the number of college students currently enrolled online exceeds 7 million—or 1 in 3 U.S. students. Furthermore, in 2014 70.8% of chief academic leaders reported online learning is critical to their long-term…

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