How one instructor shaped her corequisite course [SUCCESS STORY]

Reading Time: 1 minute. Tracy Zanolini, instructor, didn’t make Precalculus to match her corequisite course. The text’s content required that students had all prerequisites and skills in order to read it. This didn’t match her students’ level. Tracy needed course materials that could be customized for her class. Her students had to have the necessary prerequisite skills and learn new […]

How I shifted to apply experiential learning techniques in my online course

By: Courtney Pham, Senior Marketing Instructor, Missouri State University The past year has been particularly challenging for both students and instructors who have moved online. Instructors had to think about synchronous and asynchronous lectures, and devise thoughtful strategies to keep students interested. I wanted to find out what challenges students faced when taking online classes. To find out, I conducted […]

How Higher Ed is Leveraging Federal COVID-19 Relief dollars to Address Long-Term Financial Affordability

By Jeff Selingo Higher education leaders are evaluating options for using federal relief funds to help with the disruption caused by COVID-19 to colleges and universities. They also consider long-term investments to reduce college costs. College officials are still debating how to spend the money they have been given. The CARES Act required that universities and colleges give half of […]

How can you kick start MindTap in your course?

MindTap offers a wealth content that will enhance your course. There are many effective ways you can customize your approach to setting it up at start of semester. Most instructors struggle with where to start. This is especially true if you are a MindTap instructor and are introducing MindTap to students. One Professor’s Experience With MindTap Maggie Major, a Harrisburg […]

How do optical illusions work?

Optic illusions have been a source for interest for many years. Joseph Jastrow’s work on optical illusions was one of his many renowned academic interests. His landmark paper, “A Study of Zollner’s Figures and Other Related Ilusions”, was published in “The American Journal of Psychology” in April 1892. Joseph Jastrow was instrumental to popularizing psychological science amongst the general public. […]

Python Certification: A Complete Guide For This Year 2022

Python is an object-oriented programming languages that is becoming increasingly popular in highly optimized computing environments. It is the most widely used programming language. Python is a very easy language to learn. This makes it a popular choice for students, individuals, and organizations. Python’s open-source environment makes it easy to understand and elegant to use. It can also be extended […]

Project Manager Job Description: Role Overview and Skills Required, Salaries and Job Trends

Every organisation needs project management. It is essential for both daily operations and contract-based tasks. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,71,000.00 project managers in the construction sector alone in 2018. Every project is a journey. To oversee the entire project from start to finish, it requires skilled leadership and supervision. Many companies recognize the importance […]

Process of Robotic Process Automation

Let’s quickly review what RPA is before we get into the details. Robotic Process Automation (also known as RPA) is a software technology that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine learning technology to create robots (bots). These robots can perform simple tasks without human intervention. It is a technology that reduces time and produces no errors for mundane, repetitive tasks. […]

PRINCE2 vs PMP – The Battle of Certifications

Overview The first step to success is to choose your calling. However, the next step is to choose from the many learning tools and certifications that will enhance your skills to be the best fit for the job. The two most popular certifications in Project Management are PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN controlled Environments) and PMP (often standing for […]

PRINCE2: An introduction to the Project Management Methodology

PRINCE2 stands for Projects in Controlled Environments. It is one of the most widely used project management methods in the world. It is used by project management teams in 150 countries. PRINCE2 is based on seven principles. Projects must be justified. Every stage of a project must have a clearly defined target audience, a clearly defined purpose, rational and emotive […]