Skills Gaps

3 Strategies to Expand Training to Improve Skills Gaps for In-demand Jobs

According to a 2013 poll, 11 percent of business leaders think the workforce has prepared graduates. This doubt is traceable to the serious skills gap for in-demand jobs. A 2016 PayScale survey revealed that graduates lacked crucial workforce skills. These skills include public speaking, writing skill and data analysis. Therefore, it is vital for your…

Skills Gap, Adaptive Learning

Increasing Proficiency and Sophistication: Addressing Skills Gaps with Adaptive Learning

Like the tortoise and the hare, students move at different paces. Some learners pick up information quickly, while others take more time to grasp complicated concepts. Adaptive learning — a method which utilizes technology and provides students with customized learning programs [1] — aims to solve this problem. It’s proved popular in both the classroom…

Online Course Creation

6 Ways to Drive Best Practices and Standardize Online Course Development

Standardized curriculums get a bad rap from those who value the spontaneity and flexibility of an impromptu teaching style, but standardization benefits online students. The high level of organization and thoughtful production of course material can make the classroom experience more enjoyable and remove barriers to online learning. Here are a few best practices to…

Top Five Digital Tools to Boost Workforce Readiness

According to a 2015 survey from the Pew Research Center, jobs requiring average or above-average social and analytical skills experienced a growth in employment and wages ranging from 77 to 83 percent. Conversely, occupations depending upon v manual labor skills experienced an employment/wage increase of only 18 percent during the same period. There’s no question…

What Would Technology Integration Look like in Your Lab Simulation?

Why e-Learning? “Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing.” – Donna J. Abernathy Educators worldwide are using digital learning tools and e-Learning resources to harness the benefits of technology to stimulate learning. Digital products such as instructional videos and game-based e-Learning solutions can meet an educator’s goal to…

BlendedLearning

Blended Learning, Does It Work ?

Blended learning, simply put, combines the best of personal instruction and online material to help the student learn better. Balanced while flipping and rotating All blended models incorporate online learning, whether in a classroom, school computer lab, or online away from the learning center, and face-to-face instruction with teacher interaction and group collaboration. In general,…