• July 21, 2016

How Pokemon Go Can Be Applied to Online Orientation

How Pokemon Go Can Be Applied To Online Orientation

Pokemon Go is making headline after headline across the world. Pokemon Go is now the biggest game in the US—topping daily Twitter users and seeing more user engagement than Facebook. What is Pokemon Go? It’s a free, location-based augmented reality…

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  • 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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  • 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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