What COVID-19 can Tell Us About Educating The Next <br>Generation of Health Science Professionals

What COVID-19 can Tell Us About Educating The Next
Generation of Health Science Professionals

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent changes in the public health space are revealing crucial areas where we have to re-examine the way we educate health-care providers and make available pathological research. Advances in medical technology, reduced testing costs, and growing public awareness of health issues have all increased demand for medical services in both clinical…

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Digital Education Helps Increase Student Enrollment

Digital Education Helps Increase Student Enrollment

For the past eight years, undergraduate enrollment rates have decreased across the board. From spring 2018 to spring 2019 alone, the overall student enrollment rate dipped by 1.7 percent.  Rising tuition costs and the fear of being saddled with significant student loan debt are just a few major reasons for this decrease in college enrollment.…

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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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How to Improve Your Online Health Science Programs

How to Improve Your Online Health Science Programs

Cloud-based learning, allows health science program providers to make learning software available to a broad network of students. This new educational tool breaks down many of the barriers to traditional education, such as cost, time commitment, and rigid scheduling. In this review, we’ll provide you with some tips on how to improve the online health…

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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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