No more pencils, No more books

Education without the $200 textbooks Take a look at your bookcase at home or in the office. Do you see any textbooks? Probably not. Aside from a few key reference books, most of which are already outdated, textbooks rarely last beyond semester’s end. Expensive What’s worse, they’re expensive. Prices for textbooks are rising faster than…

What do we want from our educational system?

By nearly every measure, college graduates, as a group, are more successful. Their incomes are higher and their career options are better. A recent Gallup poll affirms those articles of faith. More than 90 percent of respondents said that it’s important for individuals to obtain a degree beyond high school. As a result, it’s also…

Why Your Annual Nurse Training Isn’t Working?

Every year, all across the country, hospitals and healthcare facilities must ensure that all nursing staff complete mandatory annual education. This annual education, required by the Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is deemed essential for the safe functioning of our health care organizations. As educators, you have to find a…

3 ways to improve 508 compliance in your online courses

By Allie Dowd Program Coordinator (Design And Implementation) at Focus EduVation As online courses become more widely available, it is important that your online courses meet disability and accessibility standards so that all students have equal access to information in your courses. These standards are known as 508 Compliance Standards. Add alternate text for screen…