With a noble mission to ensure foreign language education is accessible to everyone, the World of Learning (WOL) Institute has capitalized on existing technologies to provide face-to-face world language instruction in a virtual format. The organization has provided close to 10,000 hours of instruction to over 1,600 students worldwide. In May 2020, the WOL Institute began working with CourseArc to ensure their online courses are accessible to all learners and to increase student engagement.
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.
A worldwide pandemic can easily put the stops on any organization, and it is no different for a premier educational institution such as the Maryland Historical Society. Despite the drastic changes operations have undergone as a result of COVID-19, the Maryland Historical Society continues to delight the minds and hearts of students and history buffs alike through their online content.
In your journey to teaching and learning online, the last and final step is preparing your program for the future.
In your journey to teaching and learning online, after you've successfully launched your courses online, the final step is evaluation. Evaluation is necessary to ensure students are meeting learning outcomes.
In the journey to a fully online education, ongoing support is the third step after you've successfully launched your lessons online! To ensure continued success, develop a support system for parents and students.
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!
In the journey to a fully online education, rapid development is the second step in getting your organization mobilized. Take stock of the tools you already have and determine where you need to add resources. Read more of our tips on how to rapidly develop your online course.
In the journey to a fully online education, triage is the first step in getting your organization mobilized. At CourseArc, we believe the best content is built by bringing different minds together. Read our tips on how to rapidly respond and triage.