Tag: Higher Education (Industry)

Competency-based Learning in 60 Seconds

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about how to better engage students in their learning. One promising strategy is Competency-Based Learning, or “CBL.” But what exactly IS CBL, and how will it change a student’s learning experience? CBL organizes learning around students’ interests, needs, backgrounds, or aspirations. It provides authentic assessments of student progress,…

By Stanley Isaacs January 25, 2020 5

Great River Learning: A Leading Edge Publisher

How much more could students learn if their textbooks were more engaging? While textbooks have always been an important part of higher education, the traditional print-focused approach to publishing textbooks has become lost on today’s technology-driven students. Those students don’t read their textbooks until they’re getting ready to cram for a test and many instructors…

By Stanley Isaacs December 21, 2019 0

From School To Graduation

From school to graduation with Halesowen College. At Halesowen College we’re proud of our range of courses, but it’s not just the range of subjects you can study here, it’s also the range of age groups we cater for. Around campus you’ll see pupils from local schools rubbing shoulders with full-time students studying A Levels…

By Stanley Isaacs October 22, 2019 0

The University of Melbourne: A Profile

At the University of Melbourne tradition and innovation go hand in hand. As the largest research university in Australia our researchers are leading the world in fields as diverse as human rights law, climate change, telecommunications, bioengineering and medical research. Universities are uniquely placed to explore that great challenges, the grand challenges of our time.…

By Stanley Isaacs October 14, 2019 21