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Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Thinking Smarter

  Formerly Known As Thinking Smarter (formerly eToolsAlert) August 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 […]

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FREE SmarterMeasure Training Webinar

Now available to all current clients is SmarterMeasure in disaggregate mode.  To learn more about how it works, register for our free webinar. SmarterMeasure Training Webinar – Using Disaggregate Mode Join us for a Webinar on September 14 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/630720507 This webinar is designed for current clients who […]

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Improvements to Learning Styles Section of SmarterMeasure

Over the past decade the SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator has evolved based on client input as well as our analysis of the data received.  Based on this feedback some revisions are being made to the learning styles section of the assessment. RATIONALE FOR THE ENHANCEMENTS: ·         Many schools are concerned about the length of the […]

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Effectively Making a Major Change

According to John P. Kotter’s article “Why Transformation Efforts Fail”, there is a science to effectively managing major change.  Kotter lists eight stages of creating major change and how to make them work.  In today’s world of fast-pace business it is crucial that we are equipped to handle the rapid change that continues to drive the direction of many industries. Establish a […]

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USDLA – International Forum for Women in eLearning

Women have a very influential voice and Fortune 500 Companies are taking note as witnessed at the recent BlogHer conference in New York City.  Turns out, education is no different. What is the charge?  Rise to the Challenge…if we don’t who will?  On December 1-3 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USDLA is sponsoring the 2010 International Forum for […]

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Client Speaks

Hear what Terry Patterson, Director of Distance Learning of South Arkansas Community College has to say about SmarterMeasure integrating with Blackboard.

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University of Phoenix Looking at Long Term Gains

In a recent article published in The Arizona Republic, University of Phoenix appears to be taking a short-term hit to sacrifice for the greater good.  The greater good being the preparedness of their students.  UofP is driving a strong effort to help their students be successful and increase retention in the non-traditional learning environment.  Including a new required […]

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K-12 Online Indications

According to recent reports K-12 online learning is growing.  Like early on in higher education there is much debate about whether online learning is the best choice for secondary learners.  Nonetheless, the rapid growth and success in alternative learning environments is undeniable.  Check out the statistics below. K–12 online learning is a new field consisting of an […]

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