Online Learning

Strategies for Increasing Student Motivation

Online learning has expanded due to the quarantine imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Online learning offers a new world of opportunities to those who want to learn something new, gain a credential, or finish that degree program. However, some online programs have demonstrated low completion rates, with as many as 95 percent leaving in the…

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Hybrid Flexible or Hy-Flex. There Is An Instructional Model For Pandemic Times.

An instructional approach that combines face-to-face (F2F) and online learning. Each class session and learning activity is offered in-person, synchronously online, and asynchronously online. Students can decide how to participate. Hybrid Flexible, Hy-Flex, Or Hybrid Streaming, this course model’s flexibility demonstrates a commitment to student success, and that flexibility can also enable institutions to maintain…

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5 Strategies to Improve Online Retention

Online courses are very popular among students today, but attrition rates remain high. To prevent students from dropping out of online courses, you need to find ways to keep them engaged throughout the course. Improving the quality of student experience has a positive effect on student retention. Here are some best practices that might help.…

Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship Programs: The What, the Where, and the Why

Apprenticeship Programs: The What, the Where, and the Why Today, online training of apprenticeship programs can take place from anywhere in the world, making these online courses extremely convenient for students. By removing geographical restrictions, any aspiring graduate can enroll in an online apprenticeship program. The goal of these programs is to produce better equipped…

Standardized LMS Navigation for Student Success

By Anne-Marie Fiore, Ed.D. There’s something cathartic about commiserating in unpleasant shared experiences. Like that time you were looking over the courses in your LMS and realized that they had no standardized navigation. Maybe, that’s the reason for the uptick of emails from lost and confused students. You felt like a terrible, horrible, no good LMS…