• June 21, 2016

Now Accepting Applications for Scholarships!

7/15/2016 Update: Thank you for your interest. Deadline has now passed. Please check back regularly for other scholarship opportunities.  For the second consecutive year, we are excited to offer 4 scholarships for the 2016/2017 school year for the following: 2…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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