Solving the A&P Attrition Problem: 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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18 Enlightening Digital Learning Stats and Quotes

18 Enlightening Digital Learning Stats and Quotes

Today’s educators are asked to balance traditional approaches to education with emerging technology, all in the name of satisfying student demands. In response, many institutions have turned to digital learning to give both students and teachers an alternative to the traditional, on-campus classroom. Whether you’re fired up about the possibilities digital learning presents or you’re…

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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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7 Essential Elements of Digital Health Science Education

7 Essential Elements of Digital Health Science Education

The results are in: Digital learning is good for both students and learning institutions. A 2018 study of community colleges and universities found that digital learning contributed to higher retention and graduation rates, while also lowering institutional costs $12-$60 per credit hour. In previous posts, we’ve further explored the benefits of digital learning in detail.…

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How to Customize Online Courses for Different Learning Styles

How to Customize Online Courses for Different Learning Styles

The pop culture image of a college professor has been the same for years. It’s a lecturer in a vast hall, holding forth as students take frantic notes. The only thing that has changed through time is the background, from a chalkboard to whiteboard to slideshow. Thankfully, even if the stereotype hasn’t evolved, actual pedagogy…

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