Education

Proctored vs. Non-Proctored Testing: What to Consider

If you are familiar with assessments, you have probably heard the terms proctored and non-proctored. While it seems like the meaning of these terms should be fairly self-explanatory, there are several factors that go into a proctored or non-proctored test that you should consider when deciding on what is best for you.

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3 Ways to Keep Students Motivated During the Holidays

As unbelievable as it may be, the holidays are upon us (is summer really over?!) and that means keeping your students engaged is going to become a struggle. In between family gatherings, vacations, breaks from school and playing with all those cool new gadgets, school will slowly get relegated to the back of many students’ minds. However, it is important to make sure they finish the semester strong and don’t get off track. 

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Wonderlic: Making History

Hear from the CEO and President of Wonderlic, Charlie Wonderlic, on risk taking, the advantages of a family-owned business, and what sets Wonderlic apart from other test publishers.

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How to Prepare Your Students for Tomorrow’s Workforce

A decade ago we didn’t have Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. Now there are occupations centered on social media marketing. Ten years before that we didn’t have smart phones. Now our society is virtually dependant on them. Technology is advancing at a rapid pace, and things that we never imagined were possible, we can no longer live without.

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3 Characteristics of Engaged Students

Do you know what types of students you should be enrolling to ensure the best outcomes? Watch this short video to learn about three student characteristics that drive engagement.

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ATB: The Options

As you know, after July 1st, only students with a high school diploma, GED, or Home School Certification are eligible for Title IV funding, including Pell Grants. Read more about ATB: The Options

For-Profit Repayment Rates Improving

Last Friday, the Department of Education released new data on two- and three-year federal student loan cohort default rates.

Don’t let the news get you down. There were some exciting – and positive – numbers that came
out of the report: the two-year default rate of for-profit institutions decreased from 15%
to 12.9%.
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Teaching Strategies for Reluctant Learners

How do you get through to students who are reluctant to learn? Here are some strategies that can help you teach them more effectively.

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Online Education Study: Are Traditional Classrooms Really Better?

It’s a common belief that students who are in the traditional classroom and receive face-to-face education do better than online students. However, I recently came across a study that shows that this may no longer be the case.

The study conducted by Ithaka S+R followed the learning of two groups of students: one group who strictly attended classroom sessions and the other who took the course online plus attended a one-hour, in-person lecture per week. Read more about Online Education Study: Are Traditional Classrooms Really Better?

Embracing Gainful Employment

On the eve of implementing the Department of Education’s (ED) highly controversial Gainful Employment regulations, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the Department of Education and struck down the regulations, stating that, “The debt repayment standard was not based upon any facts at all.” Read more about Embracing Gainful Employment

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