Experts Discuss the Future of Higher Education: 3 Key Takeaways

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It’s no secret that the last year has accelerated the speed at which institutions in higher education are adopting digital transformation. But what does the future of higher education look like in this context? How will new technology challenge traditional teaching and learning models? And what should institutions prioritize in 2021 and 2022? Enrollment in […]

Tips for Building Assessment Items Using Student Engagement Concepts

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Research has shown that student engagement is directly related to performance in the classroom, both in terms of a student’s overall learning as well as in the level of accomplishment on assessment tasks. But how exactly can a learning environment be structured to promote engagement? Many learning environments are designed to incorporate online assessment, including […]

5 Reasons Why Micro-credentials Matter

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The landscape of education is changing and gone are the days where higher education was only for traditional degree setups. We know the pandemic rewrote the classic learning scenario, giving rise to the importance of micro-credentials. Higher educational settings are one of the primary providers of micro-credentials. They deliver credit-bearing micro-credentials (for which a learner […]

How Universities are Using EdTech to Improve Enrollment Rates

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Over the last year, universities and colleges across the board have seen a stark decline in enrollment. A  recent report from Inside Higher Ed shows that enrollment declined by 4.5%, for undergraduate programs, and fell by 2.9% across all institution types in the spring of 2021, despite a slight uptick for graduate programs. In facing […]

How Digital Assessment Standards Give You Control Over Testing Data

As educators look to turn the chaos of 2020 into a sustainable strategy, it’s clear instructors and learners alike will continue to rely on digital tools. A robust, virtual toolkit emerged in the pandemic; despite classroom upheaval, many instructors found value in learning technologies and want to continue implementing them in remote or hybrid learning […]

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