Accessibility goes beyond ensuring that our buildings, roads and walkways are safe and usable for as many people regardless of ability. It also extends to our digital spaces – websites, online courses, social media, apps, etc. – to ensure that information and activities are sensible, meaningful, and usable for as many people as possible. Just like a website, documents are also required to meet accessibility standards.
Working with adult learners comes with a lot of perks. They’re savvy, motivated learners who have specific goals in mind and they bring valuable personal experience that instructors can leverage to create engaging learning experiences. There are four key traits of adult learners that are important to keep in mind to build a comfortable, supportive learning environment that they’ll appreciate.
There is an undeniable opportunity to level-up digital content and engage with a larger audience. Whether looking to hire and retain the right people or create valuable paid content for your target audience, the expectations of content consumers are rising. Are you ready to provide compelling online content? Here's how.
If you’ve been meaning to learn a thing or two about instructional design (or brush up your skills by diving into something new), this comprehensive resource round-up is the perfect place to start.
You don’t need to be a designer to use design to your advantage: from the typeface and colors you select to the images that accompany your text, the design elements you choose are all part of communicating effectively with your audience. Understanding and executing a few design basics can enhance any document, online course, website, or any other project, and gives a greater chance of connecting with your audience beyond text alone.
We all want an equitable education. We all want to see our learners succeed. When we elect OER for precedent in education, we are putting equity first. Through OER, organizations can use verified, up-to-date, free resources that avoid circulation and print delays. This means that educators can provide an expanded access to a quality education on a global scale.
Digital content and online learning are far from new, but as we have learned - especially in light of the past year - quality online learning experiences are in high demand. There is a lot of confusion, though, on the differences between an LMS and CAMS. Does your organization need both? When is the right time to integrate a CAMS with my LMS? We dive into these important questions and distinctions.
For over 15 years, EarthEcho International has worked tirelessly to inspire and engage youth to protect and restore the planet. CourseArc had the opportunity to chat with Phillippe Cousteau, founder of EarthEcho, to see how EarthEcho has worked to inspire youth to work towards a more sustainable future.
CourseArc has developed a feature that enables the sharing of course content across counties and states.
COVID-19 has shed light on a number of issues within our country - with the obvious being major healthcare disparities among different socioeconomic and demographic groups. It has also shed light on disparities in education. We spoke with Christopher C. King, founder of We Are Marcus, an education technology company working to address inequities in education through mentorship.