Case Study with Anne Arundel Community College

Monthly Archives: June 2010

Case Study with Anne Arundel Community College

In late 2009, Dr. Martha A. Smith, president of Anne Arundel Community College, announced plans to help its students be more successful in reaching their educational goals. Part of that plan consisted of implementing a first-semester experience that included SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator. The Virtual Campus at Anne Arundel uses SmarterMeasure to help their students […]

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Screens and College Courses

Did the lines get crossed somewhere?  What do television shows, movies, and college courses have in common?  According to a recent blog post I stumbled upon, there is a connection.  Check out the list below from OnlineClasses.org.  Do you have others that could be added to the list? “The Wire”: HBO’s five-season drama about crime, […]

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Webinar on Distance Learning

SmarterServices presents “Tools for Scaling your Distance Learning Program”. Are you facing challenges in your distance learning program?  Are you interested in learning more about measuring student readiness?  Do you struggle with finding qualified online faculty?  Would you like to know more about how to automate your end of course data?  Is testing integrity an […]

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Thinking Smarter eNews

Thinking Smarter (formerly eToolsAlert) June 2010 Do you want to THINK SMARTER?  Do you want to work SMARTER, NOT HARDER?  Our new monthly newsletter is designed to help you make minutes count. It is our new commitment to you.  Organizing your data and giving it back to you in a format that empowers you to make […]

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Trends Support SmarterFaculty

Instructional Technology Council released the annual Distance Education Survey in March of this year.  According to the results, “most programs struggle to recruit faculty and offer additional sections to meet the ever-increasing student demand. Older, non-traditional students are attracted to online classes and degree programs since they fit into their busy schedules to offer a […]

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End of Course Evaluations

Recently at the AIR 50th Annual Forum conference in Chicago, IL, Ruth Salter of Albany State University gave her opinion on the most aspect of end of course evaluations.  Watch and see if you agree.

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FREE Summer Webinar – Register Today

SmarterServices presents “Tools for Scaling your Distance Learning Program”. Are you facing challenges in your distance learning program?  Are you interested in learning more about measuring student readiness?  Do you struggle with finding qualified online faculty?  Would you like to know more about how to automate your end of course data?  Is testing integrity an […]

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Can Community Help Retention?

Ed Map certainly thinks so!  In a recent webinar series sponsored by Ed Map and Imagine America Foundation the important role of “community” and how it connects to higher education is highlighted.  Session 2, Community as a Retention Tool, spotlights case studies from Community Care College, Oklahoma Technical College, and Clary Sage College, and how they […]

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Proctors in 50 States

SmarterProctors is proud to announce that all 50 states and Canada are now represented in our database.  But we still need more people to register as proctors.  It is FREE and if you are selected by a student or school you could earn extra money.  To create a free profile go to SmarterProctors.

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Testing Integrity – Valid Concern

Testing integrity remains a valid concern for distance learners.  With enrollments growing in distance learning programs across the country, ensuring honest and secure test taking is becoming a real challenge. Living in the technology age there is no short of new-fangled gadgets to prevent cheating.  Various kinds of “webcam” devices are now available on the market […]

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