What Are the Advantages of Differentiated Instruction?

What Are the Advantages of Differentiated Instruction?

When educators don’t proactively implement instructional strategies that align with their students’ learning styles, those students tend to lose focus on instructional materials. Consequently, when tested, learners in single-strategy educational environments often show poor retention of the subject matter covered. This results in a higher dropout rate, a lower pass rate, and consequently a reduced…

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How Teachers Can Help Students Prepare for the MCAT

How Teachers Can Help Students Prepare for the MCAT

Students who are interested in becoming medical doctors often start by taking the MCAT. The MCAT, or Medical College Admissions Test, is the standardized test used to measure a student’s knowledge and reasoning skills before their admission to a rigorous medical program. For many of your students, it will be the most extensive exam they…

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Key Traits of Effective Health Education Curriculum

Key Traits of Effective Health Education Curriculum

Physically healthy people lead richer, more satisfying lives than their less healthy peers, according to a study by the U.S. government’s Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. That’s why health education is a primary component of any school or university’s general health science program.  A key objective of most health education curricula is to…

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Concerned about Academic Dishonesty? </br> Learn How Online Proctoring Works & How It Can Help

Concerned about Academic Dishonesty?
Learn How Online Proctoring Works & How It Can Help

According to a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, more than one-third of students registered in post-secondary classes at American colleges and universities are enrolled in distance learning. As more adults are pursuing new career paths and recent high school graduates seek more flexible learning environments, that number is expected to grow.…

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Solving the A&P Attrition Problem: </br>A New Approach to Anatomy & Physiology

Solving the A&P Attrition Problem:
A New Approach to Anatomy & Physiology

There’s no denying that Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) is a challenging course. Even the most dedicated students can find the lecture and labs overtaxing. It’s not surprising that many struggle, and many don’t make it through. In fact, a new report from the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society found that nationwide, A&P attrition rates are…

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Five Key Focus Areas for Your Online Education Strategy

Five Key Focus Areas for Your Online Education Strategy

Student success doesn’t mean what it used to. More than a passing grade or a strong essay score, the modern higher education experience has been transformed by technology. Today, a student’s online education experience is just as important as their experience in the classroom. Each year, the Online Student Success Symposium (OS3), sponsored by Strada…

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Four Valuable Investments in Digital Teaching & Learning for Universities

Four Valuable Investments in Digital Teaching & Learning for Universities

The demand for online learning courses continues to rise. In fact, a recent survey revealed that a whopping 74% of four-year universities said demand had increased from 2016 to 2017. However, just 43% said they would be increasing their online learning budget in response to demand. That second number is disheartening, but not surprising. Anyone…

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How Digital Learning Helps Colleges and Universities Optimize FTE and SCH

How Digital Learning Helps Colleges and Universities Optimize FTE and SCH

Digital learning is slowly but steadily changing the business model for higher education. Researchers at Arizona State University and the Boston Consulting Group found that online courses can improve retention and graduation rates, all while saving students time and money. And, online courses attract a more diverse pool of students, including more older students, women,…

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