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Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

By Jen Spurlin, Corporate Director of Education, Pima Medical Institute
Pima Medical Institute has announced a new partnership with the Health Sciences Division of the East Valley Institute of Technology to provide high school students a clear pathway to higher education.

The Re-Positioning of Student Choice

The Re-Positioning of Student Choice

By Ruth Reynard Ph.D., Education Consultant
Student choice now does not only refer to objective selection, but also preference, intention and use. This has direct implication for curriculum design, as well as academic and professional programming and accreditation. Schools must develop instructional designs that move and grow with the moving targets of current technology and global interconnectedness and relevancy.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

Make Your Graduates More Employable

Basic Conversational Spanish for Non-Spanish Speaking Students and Spanish for the Spanish-Speaking Students
By Luis Garcia Jr., Garcia-Shilling International (GSI) and Stephen B. Friedheim, Education Systems & Solutions
Incorporate basic Spanish and the results will not only please you, your students and your employers, but the changes will enable your school to fulfill its mission – greater graduate employment.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

Online Delivery: Silver Bullet or Potential Trap? And What Questions any Institution of Higher Education Should be Asking

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
Whether you have been delivering content online for some time or still debating whether or not to take the leap, it is important to periodically review why your institution should or shouldn’t be in the online business to begin with.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

Using Gap Analysis to Improve Student Outcomes

By Christine Sproles, MSN, BSN, RN, Assistant Dean of Nursing and Nursing Instructor, Fortis Institute, Pensacola, Florida
As educators, our number one goal should be student success. Gap analysis is a method to determine whether or not content is being properly taught for student success on course specialty and exit/comprehensive exams and includes methods for improving these outcomes.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

Study Abroad Programs are Beneficial for Career Students and Schools

Written from an Interview with Alvin Fowlkes, Business Faculty Member, Coordinator and Director of the Study Abroad Program, ECPI University
ECPI University’s Study Abroad Program helps students recognize and understand differences in culture, customs and traditions. But just as importantly, the program differentiates the college and helps it stand out amongst its competitors.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

Engaging Students in Their Learning

By Christine Sproles, MSN, BSN, RN, Assistant Dean of Nursing and Nursing Instructor, Fortis Institute
Engaging students in their learning may seem like a daunting task. The purpose of this article is to provide strategies for motivating students to be engaged in their own learning and, at the same time, make the learning enjoyable and improve student outcomes.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

The Path to Success in Certification and Licensure

By LeeAnn Rohmann, President, Legacy Education and Lori Sypher, Vice President of Sales, Private Sector Education, Elsevier Education
When a school is struggling with certification and licensure outcomes, it is necessary to understand the cause in order to determine the best solution. Schools that adopt a personalized learning program are more likely to see improvement in their certification and licensure rates.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

Integrating Vocational and Literacy Skills in Learning Outcomes

By Ruth Reynard, Ph.D., Education Consultant, http:www.drruthreynard.com
Reynard defines the critical differences between learning goals and outcomes to help in the instructional planning and design of any course. Also, Reynard will explain a generic approach to both the identification of learning outcomes and the integration of literacy development throughout any instructional design.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

Evaluating New Programs Before They Launch: A Simple Approach to Ensuring Program Demand, Quality, and Viability

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
Pond has seen so many programs that lacked a solid vetting process, he eventually developed his own “New Program Viability Review.” It is a comprehensive rubric that covers several basic areas and requires that items within those areas be individually scored.

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students