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Successful Transition to Online Learning Amid a Pandemic

By Holly Puckett DNP, RN, CMSRN, Academic Director, Centra College and Susan Motto Burnette, MSN, RN, RN-BC, Faculty Instructor and Student Health Nurse, Centra College
Readers will learn how a brick and mortar institution successfully switched its mode of delivery from the traditional classroom to the online platform with tips, tricks, and viable resources along with how things are functioning almost one year later.

Berkeley College One Year After the Pandemic

Campus Directors Mask-UP/Power-UP! COVID-19 and CARES Act

By Cindy R. Chamberlain, Content Specialist, Gurnick Academy
Gurnick Academy campus directors were challenged to find new ways of delivering education in a safe environment. Rather than instruct face-to-face, program directors needed to create both an online teaching environment and virtual lab in conjunction with a safe and thoughtful in-person competency evaluation back at the campus. It was uncharted territory for the educational sector at large, let alone for the campus directors, staff, and faculty.

Successful Transition to Online Learning Amid a Pandemic

Campus Screening App, Cleaning Technology Help Bring Stanbridge University Students Safely Back to Campus

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President and CEO, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University focused on safety when successfully bringing its students back to campus and clinical settings, not only following best practices in social distancing and mask wearing, but also using new technology like NanoSeptic coverings, an IOS/Android campus screening app and more.

Successful Transition to Online Learning Amid a Pandemic

How an Online Culinary Educator Engages Staff and Students, Builds Community, And Provides Effective Education

Interview with Tracy Lorenz, CPA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Triumph Higher Education Group/Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
Tracy Lorenz, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Triumph Higher Education Group/Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, tells CER how a hands-on fully online culinary arts program is possible and examines some of the tactics they use to engage students and staff.

Successful Transition to Online Learning Amid a Pandemic

Lincoln Educational Services Team Rallies Together to Continue Delivering Education to Students

Interview with Scott Shaw, President and CEO, Lincoln Educational Services
Scott Shaw discusses opening up Lincoln Educational Services schools to allow students to come back to do some hands-on work while continuing the didactic portions online. In the future, Shaw does believe they will continue distance education because it gives students additional flexibility. Post-pandemic, Shaw believes career education will change and that we’ll be seeing some of the better times for career education.

Successful Transition to Online Learning Amid a Pandemic

English: We do Think Online Education is Here to Stay in Some Fashion

Interview with Joel English, Executive Vice President, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance and Tidewater Tech
English believes online education is here to stay in some fashion. The faculty and students are interested and would like it. However, for skilled trades programs, students needed to get back on campus to do the hands-on activities. By creating a social distance plan and following CDC guidelines, small groups of students are back on campus.

Successful Transition to Online Learning Amid a Pandemic