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About Katie Egan

Katie started CourseArc in 2015 with Bethany Meyer. Katie is a Maryland native and received her BA degree in History and Education and MA Degree in Instructional Design from UMBC. Katie lives in Fulton, MD with her two daughters and dog, Casper. When she isn't working, she is most likely running or watching her girls play basketball or enjoying a quiet moment listening to a record on vinyl.

Q&A: We Are Marcus

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.

Maryland Historical Society Teams Up with CourseArc to Deliver Free Online Education

CourseArc and the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) have teamed up to deliver free online education courses on the rich history and culture of Maryland through their Historical Investigations Portal. New lessons will be released on a bi-weekly basis. Resources are free!

2022-07-06T11:14:01-04:00April 10th, 2020|Case Studies|0 Comments

Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

As higher education institutions and school systems across the nation (and globe), close their physical classrooms and move learning online, the hardest step is determining how to do this effectively. Rapid deployment of programs is possible with key planning and design steps. Here are some tips from the CourseArc team and our successful clients.

2022-07-06T11:16:58-04:00March 19th, 2020|Instructional Design, Online Learning|0 Comments

An Introduction to LTI

CourseArc is a member of IMS Global and uses Learning Tools Interoperability, also known as LTI, to integrate our product with any LTI-compliant LMS. There are many benefits to using LTI, such as high-quality content, tracking student progress and performance, and a better experience for students and instructors.

2022-07-06T11:15:54-04:00March 5th, 2020|Instructional Design, Online Learning|0 Comments

How Two Institutions use Quality Matters and CourseArc for Course Design

Quality courses use tools that engage all learners in multiple ways. In this webinar, you’ll hear how instructional designers from the University of Alaska and American University leverage tools such as CourseArc to design and develop quality online courses that meet QM standards.

2022-07-06T11:51:21-04:00February 10th, 2020|Instructional Design, Online Learning|0 Comments

CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA), a nationally recognized leader in Customized Employment training and technical assistance, announces the upcoming release of its newly revised Certified Business and Technical Assistance Consultant (CBTAC) course. CBTAC is a proprietary training and consultative system developed by GHA to address the needs of state Vocational Rehabilitation and other disability agencies as they increase [...]

2019-06-14T07:16:47-04:00May 7th, 2019|Case Studies|0 Comments

7 Components of High-Quality Online Content

Is your course content designed for the modern online student? Students in 2019 expect an education that is as tech-savvy as they are. These seven questions will help you determine if your online content is up-to-date and well-designed.

2023-09-15T11:49:50-04:00April 25th, 2019|Accessibility, CourseArc|0 Comments

Accessibility in Online Learning

The most successful strategy for creating an equitable tech experience is the use of a platform that employs an accessible design in the earliest content development stages. CourseArc is dedicated to ensuring content is accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. CourseArc allows easy creation of WCAG 2.1 AA compliant content and assessments.

2020-03-21T12:43:51-04:00March 20th, 2019|Accessibility, CourseArc, eLearning Tools, WCAG|0 Comments
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