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Academic Operations – 100% Compliant 24/7/365

By George Mikluscak, Vice President-Academic Compliance, West Virginia Junior College
Accreditation and state regulatory compliance should not be an event that occurs every few years. Rather, it is a culture that needs to be lived every day by every person on campus. A quarterly audit system is a simplistic approach to maintaining compliance of academic operations.

New OSHA Rules for Vaccination in the Workplace

Connectivism in Distant Education

By Dr. Jay M. Keehn, Executive Director, Florida Academic Center/System, Director, Student Success/ADA Coordinator, Union Institute & University
The impact of technological advancements has already become deep-rooted in today’s educational delivery models. This article examines the parallel shifts on both sociology and education resulting from said advancements.

Four Areas of Distance Education Best Practices

Apply Effective Learning Techniques; Ed-Tech that Really Works

By Eric Evans, President and CEO, Bryan University
Bryan University contemplated how many of their students really knew how to use spaced repetition to ensure memory retention so that they would have a strong sense of “I can succeed.” Using an ed-tech startup, Bryan University measured a 267% increase in engagement while reducing faculty lecture time by 50% with a pilot group of students.

Course Materials are Changing: Are You Keeping Up?

Innovative Approaches to Online Student Engagement Outside the Virtual Classroom

By Sharon F. Goldstein, Campus Operating Officer, Online Campus, Berkeley College
Are your online students engaged in co-curricular events and activities outside the virtual classroom? Join Berkeley College as we spotlight innovative approaches to online student engagement and share the program planning roadmap we utilize for both development and continuous improvement.

Four Areas of Distance Education Best Practices

Vista College People Strategy

By Jim Tolbert, Chief Executive Officer and Stacy Dorsey, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Vista College
According to a study by top HR consulting firm, Watson Wyatt, “HR is more important than ever, people are the only sustainable source of competitive advantage.” This article focuses on how Vista College’s People Strategy supports our overall operational strategy to ensure our sustainability during these challenging times.

Change Management and How to Make it Work