14 Characteristics Impacting Student Engagement

What can you start doing today to begin boosting student engagement?

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Do Your Students Feel Out of Place?

The purpose of any placement test is to provide institutions with data for appropriate course placement and subsequent instructional decisions. Each test item assesses the knowledge and skills of incoming college students and supplies targeted feedback to address each student’s unique learning needs. With the knowledge gained from placement tests, administrators can properly place students in courses suited to their individual skills and abilities, giving your students a better chance at achieving their academic goals.

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Three Recent Trends in Course Placement Testing

 

As many of my fellow educators are all too aware, 2015 was a tumultuous year for course placement. Read more about Three Recent Trends in Course Placement Testing

Reinstatement of ATB: What you need to know

A Skills Gap? Or a Communication Gap? How Digital Badges Can Be a Bridge

Almost everyone in the field of education is familiar with the tongue-in-cheek quip, “Hey, Cs Get Degrees!” While some college students may be comforted by this concept, the rest of us cringe at the idea of having stiches removed, teeth cleaned, or costly insurance claims coded by someone who merely learned enough just to get by. In response to this problem, there has been a growing demand for better evidence of a college graduate’s knowledge and skills, oftentimes independent of grades.

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Two names you need to know in the field of digital badges

As some of the regular readers of this blog are already aware, Wonderlic has recently launched a nationwide initiative in the area of digital competency badges for the job placement of college graduates. As part of our organization’s continued quest to learn about the many uses and benefits of digital badges in the education space, we have identified other pioneers in the badge community and have engaged them in some very fruitful, stimulating discussions about the future of digital badges. Read more about Two names you need to know in the field of digital badges

Revamping the resume with digital badges

Many graduates struggle to effectively showcase their talent to employers, and many of them are consequently unable to find gainful employment. Revamping the resume with digital badges can help graduates showcase their skills and help companies identify talent.

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