It is not a question of why, but how, for competence-based education (CBE). CBE has taken a turn for the mainstream as college administrators have become aware that many of the post-secondary population are non-traditional students.

The College of Continuing Education, a public college specifically focused on adult education, is one such example. To aid in their vision of being the region’s college of choice based on excellence, innovation, and national recognition for exemplary programs, the College of Continuing Education sought to expand their competency-based education (CBE) initiative to all courses.


Simple Guidance For You In Online Student Engagement

Every teacher has struggled with student engagement. Disengaged students are easy to spot. Students may have their head down, not taking notes, or look bored and indifferent to the learning process. Of course, in online learning, you can’t see the students, so how do you know when they are disengaged?

How to spot a disengaged online student

  • Students rarely enters the course room.
  • Very little time is spent  in course activities
  •  Interaction with other students is sparse
  • Assignments are missing or delayed 
  • Discussion posts are short.
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How Much Do You Know about Colors In E-Learning?

Recently, I was reading an article on e-learning on the use of color. The author gave many good suggestions of how to use color, when to use it, and the meanings of an assortment of colors. It was an informative article.

It made me think about how little choice instructional designers have when creating e-learning for colleges and universities. Many times, the college or university supplies a branding guideline and that is that. No choice for colors, logos, and graphics.

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The Secrets About The Forgotten History Of Technology Integration Only A Handful Of People Know

A little over twenty years ago, schools, colleges and university embraced technology in the classroom. If we roll back to 1995, you would find schools full of educators who had never integrated technology into the classroom. Both young and old, many of them started their careers before technology was a “thing”. Technology was not even on the horizon, in schools or for consumers. In many cases, the most “technological item” in the classroom was an electric pencil sharpener.

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