Technology Tools for Competency-Based Learning

Technology for transitioning to the new educational model As more education leaders and innovators move toward competency-based learning, schools are beginning to adjust their approach to teaching and learning. Developing a CBE program includes defining the overall...

Student Information System: Build vs. Buy

The decision “to build or to buy” is an important one that has many variables associated with it. The question may have crossed the minds of your institution’s stakeholders when considering the purchase of a new Student Information System. Some institutions still...

SIS Flexibility for Managing Hierarchical Institutions

Running a large educational institution with multiple hierarchical levels can be challenging when it comes to managing various colleges, districts, or other organizational types with different ways of operating – including applications/admissions processes, grad...

It’s All About Data

Suppose you could see at a glance, upon logging in to your student information system, the most pertinent information you needed to start your day’s work. Imagine seeing a graphical representation of the data you are most interested in right there on your dashboard,...

The Simulated Classroom for Virtual Learning

The exponential growth of online schools during the past decade, and the subsequent trend of traditional schools to introduce an online program has taken a new turn. Education is now moving back in the other direction – a sort of Boomerang effect – not returning...

A Key Resource to Individualize Learning

Innovations in education technology have allowed K-12 and higher education institutions to challenge the status quo and restructure the use of class time. Blended learning has been implemented in classrooms around the world, changing how students learn, and how...