Season 2 – Voices of eLearning

Alternative Credentials Provide More Educational Opportunities

alternative credentials

Before and amid the pandemic, people’s interest grew in online courses and alternative credentials. COVID played a large role in changing the way people view education and earning a degree. Life is busy for everyone and it is hard to find the time to further your education when you are working a 9-5, taking […]

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Education & EdTech
Reimagining Professional Development

Most teachers work 40 hours per week, right? Actually, it’s more like 54 hours per week these days, says EdWeek. Unfortunately, that doesn’t leave much room outside of the classroom for professional development and training. What is being done to help teachers better themselves and become the best possible educators they can with such […]

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Education & EdTech
Making the Jump from Education to the Corporate World

About 17 percent of teachers leave the field in their first five years, according to a federal study from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics, says EdSource. In a world where job changes are commonplace, that may not come as a surprise. But where are these teachers headed and how […]

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Education & EdTech
Learners Across Environments Need EdTech

EdTech existed before COVID, but COVID really brought the rise of EdTech to the forefront of classrooms to help learners across environments. It seems the increased use of EdTech may be here to stay. According to EducationWeek, 58 percent of teachers in the U.S. reported they developed a more positive opinion of EdTech after […]

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Education & EdTech
Cambium Assessment 4-Year Study Shows Clear and Significant Student Learning Loss

One of the most critical topics in education today is the pandemic’s effect on learning over the past few years. In October 2022, Cambium Assessment released its new longitudinal study, which tracked 2.25 million students over four years before and during the pandemic. The results indicate an unprecedented learning loss during the two years since […]

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Education & EdTech
Age of Learning: Harlingen CISD

Different students have different needs. The more individualized the learning plan, the better for the student in the long run. One big problem: no one knows how to build a personalized learning plan, let alone show that it is working. What is clearer now than ever before, is that some students have needs that […]

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Voices of E-Learning: Leveraging Technology to Support Student Mental Health

Over the last ten years, schools have seen rising rates of students reporting of poor mental health. According to the CDC, more than 1 in 3 high school students had experienced persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness in 2019, a 40 percent increase since 2009. Additionally, approximately 1 in 6 youth reported making a […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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public safety and security
Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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Other Season 2 - Voices of eLearning
Advances in Technology Creating More Individualized and Inclusive Learning
November 18, 2022

More learners are accessing online learning since the pandemic began. Students in the U.S. even have a preference for continuing remote learning in at least some minor ways. However, every virtual learning experience is different, which means there are some virtual learning experiences that are not benefiting the student in the way they should. […]

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Multiverse Apprenticeships
November 16, 2022

The world of education and work is drastically changing. According to the Department of Labor, apprenticeships have been growing steadily over the last ten years compared to the ten years prior. In 2021,there were 2,879 new apprenticeship programs established nationwide. Higher education is ingrained in our society. Many job postings for work outside of […]

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How the Pandemic Pushed Technology in Education in Schools
November 9, 2022

Education is a vital tool that has had a long-standing presence in the advancement of humanity. Schools and educators are looked at to perform well and solve the challenges that come with teaching. And that included even working through an unpredictable pandemic. The evolution of technology has shown its value in daily life, showcasing […]

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Voices of E-Learning: The TFA Reinvention Lab
September 17, 2022

Mike Yates is a man of many interests. As the Senior Managing Director of Strategy for the TFA (Teach for America) Reinvention Lab, he gets to flex both sides of his brain to tap into those interests to broaden the scope of TFA’s mission. He spoke with Voices of E-Learning’s JW Marshall and Leena Marie […]

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Voices of e-Learning: Focus on the Future of Learning
September 17, 2022

The past few years have been a whirlwind of confusion and change. Let’s face it – no one knows what is going to happen next. But in all of this adversity, learning about different post-graduation options can help slowly change the unknown into the known. To discuss this post-high school dilemma hosts JW Marshall and […]

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Voices of E-Learning: The Achievery Episode
September 16, 2022

On the heels of the pandemic, keeping students focused and wanting to learn on an online platform has become a challenge many have seen. In this episode, the Voices of E-Learning host, JW Marshall, chats with Gwen Oldham, the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at AT&T, Inc on AT&T’s newest edition, The Achievery which is […]

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An Educator’s Path to Understanding Consciousness in Teaching
July 28, 2022

In a new segment of the podcast “Voices of eLearning,” hosts J.W. Marshall and Leena Saleh talked with author and educator Komal Shah, about her book titled “Raise Your Hand! A Call for Consciousness in Education,” and the consulting advice she had for educators who desired how they could incorporate consciousness into their classrooms. […]

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Without a Solid Foundation, Even the Best Educational Programs Will Fail
July 1, 2022

Kellie Lauth sits down with Leena M. Saleh and JW Marshall on this episode of the Voices of E-Learning to discuss MindSpark, Couragion Learning, the changing landscape of education, and what STEM means to her. Saleh and Lauth have a long history together. Lauth was the principal at Saleh’s school when she was a […]

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55% of Teachers Intend to Leave the Profession Earlier Than Planned
June 23, 2022

Carrie Conover is familiar with the education landscape. She understands educators’ daily struggles after spending ten years in a classroom. Today, Conover is the CEO and Founder of Educators 2 Educators (E2E). E2E hosts live virtual training, connecting educators with each other and harnessing lessons from real-life experiences. Educators are wrapping up three years of […]

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