With always-on connectivity, superior campus security, and the access students demand, higher education institutions can attract and retain students in an evolving competitive landscape. In order for campus leaders and IT teams to build unique and differentiated programs that will improve student experiences, a reliable network is required. Cisco Meraki provides colleges and universities with the power, flexibility, and control they need to keep campuses connected and secure, while providing students with the connectivity and digital resources they expect.
It’s perhaps the most stressful time in history to be a college student. Uncertainty about the future and sudden shifts to remote learning add to the existing stressors of everyday life —pressure to perform well, social media, finances, etc.
Now more than ever, colleges recognize the need for mental health training to provide essential skills to faculty, staff, and students to create healthier and more supportive campus communities. Many higher education institutions are finding success in implementing online training solutions to fill this pressing need, and are seeing improved student mental health, retention, and academic performance as a result. On this page we’ll explore some of these success stories, as well as background information and practical advice to help you implement your own mental health training.
With institutions across the globe quickly pivoting to remote instruction, prioritizing accessible authoring practices and inclusive course design can help ensure no student is left behind in the transition. While institutions recognize the need and benefits of creating more inclusive learning environments, many remain uncertain where to start in proactively addressing accessibility barriers. To help inspire you on your journey to inclusion, we’d like to share a few highlights captured from our visits with 51 institutions across four continents and 20 US states. During our 86,000 mile adventure on the “Road to IncluCity,” we learned about the innovative tools and strategies institutions are implementing to tackle their toughest accessibility challenges and measure their impact on student success. Below, we’ve highlighted several key resources with stories from our Tour and insights from our research to help drive your institution’s mission to more inclusive education and support students and instructors adapt to remote instruction.
Möbius, by DigitalEd is the best learning platform for creating and deploying online STEM courses. Providing lessons, assessments and interactive learning activities, it unfolds the potential for the STEM student to acquire knowledge at a guided yet self-defined pace.
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The American Psychological Association (APA) has created two digital learning tools informed by strong psychological science to promote digital equity, supporting psychology students and instructors across teaching environments. These tools provide affordable, high-quality instructional content on unique technology platforms that support success for all students, helping them meet learning standards and build lifelong learning skills.
During this time of uncertainty and change in higher education, PsycLearn® and Academic Writer® are particularly adaptable, easing the strain on psychology instructors if teaching must shift among face-to-face, hybrid, or online instruction. Delivered through the learning management system (LMS) used on your campus, PsycLearn and Academic Writer allow instructors to assign content, monitor student progress, and support students as they master course content and APA Style® research and writing.
If you or your colleagues would like a demo of PsycLearn or Academic Writer or are interested in using one of these tools with students this term or next, please email your APA Partnership Manager.
Today’s tech-savvy students and professors expect to be able to communicate in collaborative environments. To encourage student engagement, lecture halls and libraries need technology that can keep up. Not to mention, the pandemic presents new challenges for staff and students, including hybrid teaching. Higher educational institutions must preserve the learning experiences they’re so well known for while finding solutions for distance learning and safety measures for in-person learning. Sharp can help improve efficiencies, encourage learning from anywhere and optimize workflow and document processes with award winning printers and copiers, collaboration and digital displays, managed print services, managed IT services and more.