Quality Digital Learning Needs Traditional Teaching Techniques

Quality Digital Learning Needs Traditional Teaching Techniques

As in other areas of life, the history of education now has a B.C. period — before COVID-19. This spring saw instructors scrambling to take their classes online as the pandemic’s spread made in-person classes too dangerous. Through no fault of their own, teachers were ill-prepared for this shift. Their effort was nothing short of…

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Tips for Helping Students Understand Medical Terminology

Tips for Helping Students Understand Medical Terminology

Understanding medical terminology is an important competency for any student aspiring to a career in the medical field. However, it can also be a significant barrier to entry for some students who find it too complex or intimidating. Whether a student is interested in medical coding, transcription, clinical roles, or medical administration, being able to…

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Helping Students Succeed During a Pandemic

Helping Students Succeed During a Pandemic

Schools around the world have just gone through the most concentrated upheaval in living memory. The sudden shift to online courses placed a unique and serious strain on educators and students alike. The fact that many of these shifts took place in just days was both impressive and stressful. Even the best-prepared educators had to…

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Teaching During a Pandemic

Teaching During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made life complicated for everyone. In the space of a few short weeks, it fundamentally changed the way people live and work. Few industries were hit as hard as education, which has always been a predominantly face-to-face experience.  When over 200 U.S. colleges and universities closed due to the pandemic, educators…

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5 Tips for Setting up an Online Course Quickly

5 Tips for Setting up an Online Course Quickly

Across the nation, educators must face the extraordinary challenge of rapidly moving traditional in-person classes to an online environment. A top-notch online program can take months to develop. However, for many colleges and universities, there’s no longer time to spare in setting up an online course environment. The current public health crisis has forced schools…

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Interactive 3D Content Provides Immersive Learning Experiences

Interactive 3D Content Provides Immersive Learning Experiences

One of the most pressing challenges in health education today is how to teach human anatomy more effectively. Educators across all content areas find it difficult to keep students engaged and fascinated with the topics they teach, and medicine is no exception.  Today’s medical student wants more interactive material, especially when tackling complicated subjects like…

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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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Digital Curriculum Leads to Better Lesson Plans

Digital Curriculum Leads to Better Lesson Plans

Education has traditionally taken place in physical classrooms, where educators and students can interface in person. But in recent years, online learning and the use of digital curriculum has become a popular option for education, letting individuals study from any place and at any time. Digital learning is a welcome development in modern education. A…

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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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