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.
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.
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.
CourseArc's intuitive approach to course development makes creating engaging and interactive online courses simple, and accessibility is never an afterthought. The recently released WCAG 2.1 requirements spell out how to ensure content is accessible for all learners. We are pleased to share that after internal and third-party review, we are in full compliance with the new A and AA criteria.
The growing presence of technology in the classroom provides education leaders and teachers opportunities to customize learning content from the district level to the student level. A well-developed education technology product also allows a teacher to play to his or her own strengths, as well as the students', by combining traditional teaching methods with technology for blended learning.