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.
Northampton Community College is well known for their innovative programs, outstanding faculty and student achievements. With one of the largest scholarship programs in Pennsylvania, Northampton Community College serves as one of the most affordable premier educational institutions in the Pennsylvania region.
Madison Area Technical College is known for their real-world, smart approach to learning – offering students innovative, high-tech career programs and college transfer opportunities. Since the College's humble trade school beginnings in 1912, Madison College has reflected the world around it.
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.
At CourseArc, we have noticed some common traits amongst our team members and the instructional designers working for our clients. These folks LOVE online learning and you can too by learning and adopting the 5 Love Languages of the Instructional Designer.
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.
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.