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Learning from the Pandemic: Steps to Take to Lessen the “Summer” Slide

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The COVID-19 pandemic created unparalleled disruption in worldwide education systems. Schools shut their doors and moved lesson delivery online, forcing educators and students alike to adapt, often without the necessary processes and tools to do so. A recent article in The New York Times reported the sudden switch from classroom to remote learning cleared the slate on academic gains for U.S. students while widening the racial and economic gaps. Thus, catching up when the fall session begins – which is already an annual issue, will become even more of a challenge for many.

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Rethinking assessment practices

Article | August 4, 2020

In the fourth blog in the series from contributing authors to Advance HE’s recent publication, On Your Marks: Learner-focused Feedback Practices and Feedback Literacy, Senior Lecturer in Education, Dr Rachel Shanks, shares her thoughts on how assessment tasks and marking could reflect online professional practice.

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Trending online courses in business, data science, tech, and health

Article | August 4, 2020

With more world-class content launching every week, there are always new topics to explore, new skills to learn, and new ways to achieve your goals. These latest courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, and MasterTrack™ Certificates cover everything from AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity, to contact tracing, social work, and UX design. What will you learn next? Financial technology (FinTech) is changing the way we think about financial services, and with blockchain technology serving as an encryption base for a variety of applications, understanding its use and limitations is a critical skill for FinTech leaders across industries.

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Factors to Consider When Preparing for E-Learning

Article | August 4, 2020

When faced with unexpected school closures, Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools has a backup plan in place: digital learning days. Since 2017, the district has been using digital tools to continue instruction and communication when inclement weather days, natural disasters and other emergencies force them to close their buildings. Yet adopting e-learning — also called remote learning, distance learning or cyber days — wasn’t an easy feat. From network and connectivity issues to teacher training, the district had a lot to work through to deliver instruction online and provide alternative assignments for students who lacked devices or internet access at home.

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Hope International University

Hope International University (HIU) is a private Christian university founded in 1928. Our mission is to empower students through Christian higher education to serve the Church and impact the world for Christ. HIU is regionally accredited and offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, certificate programs, and credential programs to more than 1500 students world-wide. With a highly favorable 10:1 student to faculty ratio, HIU offers students a uniquely personalized education dedicated to the ultimate success of each graduate. Programs are offered through a variety of delivery models including on campus, online, and a combination of the two.

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