• April 29, 2015

Software Infrastructure: What to Know Before Buying

The importance of leveraging the latest technology has begun to take the higher education industry by a storm. Institutions are looking to make sound decisions when it comes to purchasing software. Thousands of companies have started to market their software…

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  • February 17, 2015

How to Use Social Media to Connect with Students

When it comes to connecting with students, meeting them where they currently are can be the most effective way to communicate. Social media allows institutions to stay in touch with students throughout their entire student lifecycle—from a prospective student to…

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  • January 28, 2015

How to Create a Video for your Orientation

Including Video in your online orientation creates and engaging and fun way to communicate with your students.  Here are some tips to   Develop a strategy Before deciding the content of your video, you will want to establish the strategy…

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  • December 11, 2014

Best Practices for Online Orientation

Orientation is the first stepping-stone in a student’s educational experience.  The California Student Success Task Force notes that, “Extensive research has documented the importance of assessment, orientation, and informed education planning to set incoming students on a pathway to a…

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  • November 19, 2014

5 Online Orientation Blogs to Follow

Blogs can be a great resource for industry research and best practice tips. By providing short, concise summaries about a particular topic, blog research can be an efficient way to stay up to date on your industry’s latest trends. To…

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  • November 18, 2014

Online Orientation & Training for Libraries

  Libraries across the country are tasked with an important responsibility to properly train employees and volunteers. This task can become increasingly difficult considering:   1. Countless organizations are highly under-staffed which leaves little time for in-person training by management.…

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  • September 26, 2014

Mandatory Sexual Violence Training

One in four college women report surviving rape or attempted rape at some point in their lifetime. This rate has not changed since 1980s studies, indicating sexual violence education is a necessity for both students and faculty. Rape is the…

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  • August 25, 2014

How to Utilize SmarterServices Products

As a market leader in the online orientation industry, we strive to align ourselves with industry leading partners that offer the best services possible for our clients. Last year, we partnered with SmarterServices, whom primarily serves Higher Education and K12,…

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  • July 29, 2014

Streamlining Today’s Training and Orientation Programs

In the manufacturing industry, the concept of lean production has grown rapidly as companies aim to promote efficiency. To put it simply, a lean system means “creating more value for customers with fewer resources” (http://www.lean.org/whatslean/). Lean thinking can be applied…

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