Peer Groups

The Importance of Building Better Student Bonding with Higher Quality Ethics Courses

While there is much focus on the bonding relationship between student and teacher in higher learning institutions, there seems to be less focus on bonding between students. The former, of course, is just as important as the later, but the later seems to be largely ignored as a whole. Why? Because learning institutions generally leave…

Evolution Online Learning

Uniting eLearning and Faculty Development for Online Deployment

Quality instruction is one of the biggest complaints across a variety of higher education institutions. Highly skilled professionals often have a unique skill set that may not include the ability to pass on information in a traditional learning environment. This challenge is magnified by online learning environments, which tend to reduce the amount of one-on-one…

Accessibility

3 Ways to Enhance Accessibility in Online Courses

Accessibility is key to online learning. It provides each unique student with content that they can read, understand, apply and remember. For students who experience challenges to their sight, hearing or motor control, this means high standards. It means holding educational content to high standards and ensuring the content meets Section 508 accessibility standards. Enhance…

Adaptive Learning

Student-Centric Learning: Why Adaptive Learning is Important

Learning models were long focused on keeping things standard to make the lives of teachers and institutional administrators simpler. This focus has shifted in recent years to a more student-focused learning model. One powerful tool within this model is adaptive learning, and research shows its advantages over traditional teaching. It is because of these benefits…

Remediation

5 Important Trends in Higher Education Remediation

According to Education Next, more than 50 percent of freshman in the United States are ineligible for university-level courses and must take some form of remediation. Higher learning remediation is necessary for several reasons. Sometimes students in high school don’t receive or aren’t able to finish the courses necessary to prepare them for college. It’s…