Voices of eLearning

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, hosts JW Marshall and Leena Marie Saleh set out to ask the "right questions" in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies - and drive growth in upskilling certifications.

Season 3

verifiable credentials

The Future of Online Education and Verifiable Credentials

  Fraud costs the education industry at least $70 million globally. But what can be done to protect businesses, students, and parents from fraud? Using decentralized identity technology, verifiable credentials provide a solution by allowing instant education credential verification. Online learning is revolutionizing education and micro credentialing is a key aspect of this […]

Challenges in education

Overcoming Challenges in Education: A School Principal’s Perspective

Has anyone ever said the job of a school principal is easy? No—and that isn’t surprising. Somewhere in the definition of the term “school principal” probably should be the phrase “overcomer of challenges”. That’s what they do every day. Some of the challenges in education faced by today’s school principals range from everyday decision-making, scheduling, […]

Modern Classrooms Project

Voices of eLearning: Modern Classrooms Project

A teacher’s job can be a hard one, and that is especially true when the tools at their disposal are not improving the classroom. The struggle of keeping students engaged and having them actually learn something is on-going, but various solutions exist. And one non-profit—Modern Classrooms Project—has found a unique solution to improving the work […]

806 Technologies Learning Summit

The Inaugural 806 Technologies Learning Summit

It’s all hands on the education deck these days. The pandemic may be over, but the needs of students have never been more necessary than they are today. That’s why e- learning is vital in bridging gaps from student mental health to education equity and utilizing AV technology to enhance the teaching experience. This […]

educational landscape in crisis

The Educational Landscape in Crisis

All tutoring is not created equal—that doesn’t mean all tutoring is bad, different needs work for different people. Yet, even so, there is one tutoring method that seems to help kids tenfold: high dosage. So how does this tutoring method have an upperhand over other methods, and how is our current educational landscape in […]

Higher Ed best practices

Higher Ed Best Practices for 2023

To better understand what higher ed’s best practices will look like in 2023, tracking the prominent trends in the space is essential. The leading trend in higher education is technology. Technology advancements will lead to best practices throughout the year, from mobile access to courses and course content to augmenting education through personalization. JW […]

students need advocates

Students Need Advocates and Education Equity Needs to Be the Focus

Education equity. It seems like a no-brainer. Every child deserves the right to a high-quality education and students need advocates. Yet, at the outset, beginning with early childhood education and care (ECEC), disadvantaged children are less likely than their more advantaged peers to participate in ECEC programs. If these children start their early education […]

Voices of eLearning

Voices of eLearning: Introducing Season 3

Voices of eLearning is back with a new season of educational insights in the digital age. This third season promises new topics, new guests, and a revisiting of a few areas still making headlines in education today. Teacher shortages haven’t ceased, and education is continually adjusting to life after the pandemic. “We have to […]

Season Two

alternative credentials

Alternative Credentials Provide More Educational Opportunities

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 […]

professional development

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 […]

education to the corporate world

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 […]

learners across environments

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 […]

Cambium Learning Group

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 […]

learning plan

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 […]

mental health

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 […]

learning

Advances in Technology Creating More Individualized and Inclusive Learning

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. […]

Multiverse

Multiverse Apprenticeships

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 […]

education

How the Pandemic Pushed Technology in Education in Schools

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 […]

Voices of E-Learning: The TFA Reinvention Lab

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 […]

Voices of e-Learning: Focus on the Future of Learning

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 […]

Voices of E-Learning: The Achievery Episode

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 […]

Voices

An Educator’s Path to Understanding Consciousness in Teaching

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. […]

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

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 […]

55% of Teachers Intend to Leave the Profession Earlier Than Planned

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 […]

AT&T Launches The Achievery to Enhance the K-12 Virtual Learning Experience

AT&T Launches The Achievery to Enhance the K-12 Virtual Learning Experience

The inequities of the digital divide and its impact on low-income students became mainstream news during the pandemic. The overnight shift to a national lockdown requiring students to attend school virtually put a spotlight on the lack of internet access across the U.S. In fact, “one in five teens, ages 13 to 17, reported […]

Building Bridges and Making Differences

Making a difference in education is everything to Cambium Learning Group CEO Ashley Andersen Zantop. To talk about improving outcomes in education, Andersen Zantop sits down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and Leena Marie Saleh. As a former teacher and collegiate coach, Andersen Zantop had a passion for creating change, but wasn’t […]

The Highschooler Who Developed a Program to Avoid Virtual Lateness

The Highschooler Who Developed a Program to Avoid Virtual Lateness

If there’s one thing that came out of the COVID-19 pandemic that is likely here to stay, it’s virtual meetings and classes. Because lockdowns forced many closures, a lot of businesses and institutions relegated to using online meeting websites to pick up work as usual. But in that came lateness. On an episode of […]

Shifting Our Education System to Mastery-Based Learning

Michael Horn Discusses the Need to Reinvent Education

The pandemic has often been named as education’s biggest disruptor. A catalyst for change, the pandemic highlighted failing systems along traditional learning pathways throughout the K-12 educational system. After co-founding a non-profit thinktank focused on education disruption, education thought leader and author Michael Horn penned a new book entitled “From Reopen to Reinvent”. With […]

Identifying the Missing Element in the Virtual Environment

Identifying the Missing Element in the Virtual Environment

Dr. Narine Hall, Founder & CEO of Inspace Proximity, made her second appearance on Voices of eLearning. This time she got to be in the studio with JW Marshall instead of a virtual appearance. While the world is still experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are coming together more frequently, and remote […]

New LearnPlatform Report Shows Educators Interact with 86 Different Tools

New LearnPlatform Report Shows Educators Interact with 86 Different Tools

The pandemic has increased the use of tech-enabled learning in school districts across the nation. This rise in smart technology inside the classroom is here to stay according to Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO, and Mary Styers, Ph.D. Director of Research both with LearnPlatform, who sat down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and […]

Move Over Metaverse, Eduverse Is the Future for Education

Move Over Metaverse, Eduverse Is the Future for Education

Education is arguably the most unified industry out there since all educators have the same goal, which is the desire to impact the next generation. Unlike others, they’re not looking for fame, money or notoriety, and Vriti Saraf, CEO and founder of k20 Educators (k20), wants to empower educators around the world by breaking down […]

The Pandemic Helped Education Realize K-12 Education Has Outgrown its Purpose, How Will It Be Reimagined?

The Pandemic Helped Education Realize K-12 Education Has Outgrown its Purpose, How Will It Be Reimagined?

When Amy Valentine started her education career, she wasn’t quite sure where she’d end up. After working in traditional, blending and online school communities she realized her passion for education started with her statement, “I am an education enthusiast, in a non-traditional way.” To discuss her charity’s work and the future of education, Valentine sits […]

A Lack of Support is Fueling A Teacher Crisis

Anna Murphy knows a thing or two about EdTech. After completing an internship in the EdTech marketing environment, she realized this sector needed a boost. As a result, she founded The EdTech Incubator, which helps “make education your competitive advantage.” In this episode of Voices of eLearning, Murphy sits down with hosts JW Marshall and […]

Meta-learning is the New Literacy

Dr. Sonny Magana wears quite a few hats in the education space. He is an award-winning teacher, best-selling author, and a forward-thinker of education methods. This innovative global education futurist joined JW Marshall for the second time on Voices of eLearning to discuss his upcoming book, Learning in the Zone: The Seven Habits of […]

Will EdTech Investments Reach $10 Billion in 2022?

Will EdTech Investments Reach $10 Billion in 2022?

Tony Wan is no stranger to the Voices of e-Learning podcast. This episode marked Wan’s third appearance. People may know Wan from his days as Managing Editor at EdSurge, but Wan has a new role as Head of Investor Content at Reach Capital. And that role shares competition with some other self-identifiers as Wan […]

What School Districts Look for from a Technology Partner

What School Districts Look for from a Technology Partner

An increasing part of John Jorgenson’s role as CMO of the Cambium Learning Group is to help his company explore its role and realize its purpose as a brand. He was excited to share his thoughts with JW Marshall to kick off the second season of Voices of eLearning. Knowing what a company stands […]

How Will the Trends of 2020 & 2021 Translate into 2022?

How Will the Trends of 2020 & 2021 Translate into 2022?

In the first episode of Season 2, Voices of E-learning host JW Marshall welcomes co-host Leena Saleh who is joining the show for 2022. A former teacher, recent addition to the Canva team, and creator of educational content, Saleh is heralded as an EdTech guru by Marshall. Having delivered 85 impactful episodes in its […]

Season One

How Khan Academy and AT&T Focus on Learning Gains Not Losses

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, MarketScale sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Khan Academy Founder Sal Khan and AT&T Assistant Vice […]

Why Edmentum Entered Into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Apex Learning

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, MarketScale sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   The EdTech space is in a state of flux. […]

Enabling Freedom of Choice for the Higher Ed LMS Market

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   On this episode of Voices of eLearning, Host JW […]

Why EdTech Investment Activity Is Breaking Records In 2021

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Every six months or so, we host Tony Wan, […]

How the Pandemic Has Changed the Need for Classroom Audio

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   On this episode of Voices of eLearning, Host JW […]

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 Khan Academy Founder Sal Khan and AT&T Assistant Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility Mylayna Albright are bringing their unparalleled insights to a live episode of MarketScale’s Voices of eLearning, which will air on Thursday, June 24th at 1pm ET/12pm CT. The episode will source the industry leaders’ insights about learning loss – and explore […]

Emotionally Engaging Content Creates Better Learning Outcomes

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   How has e-learning transformed in terms of workplace training […]

Is the Future of Higher Education a Subscription Model?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Online learning was steadily growing pre-pandemic. Then it reached […]

Digitally Replicating the Physical Classroom Experience

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   On this episode of Voices of eLearning, Host JW […]

EdTech Trends from the 2021 GSV Cup

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Arizona State University and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) created […]

Why Student Engagement and Data-Based Feedback are Keys to EdTech Success

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   There have been many differing opinions about education and […]

EdTech Recruiting and Hiring Trends

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Margareta Bancroft, Founder TechEd Connect Executive Recruiters, started her […]

Why Learner-Centric Content Gets Better Engagement

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   As our education systems begin returning to a ‘new […]

The True Value of Leadership Training

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Life is about change. It can be hard and […]

Bringing Students Together Around the World Through Virtual Camps

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications. On this episode of Voices of eLearning Host, JW Marshall […]

Why New Problems in Education Need New Solutions

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   JW Marshall, host of Voices of eLearning, spoke with […]

Why Prepping Students for Careers Increases Engagement and Graduation Rates

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Career readiness has been a missing piece for many […]

Why International School Systems Were More Digitally Prepared

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   JW Marshall, the host of Voices of eLearning, spoke […]

What Superintendents Need to be Successful This Year

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Twenty or so years ago, EdTech wasn’t a thing. […]

Empowering the Future of Education with Cutting-Edge Technology

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Technology should be a supportive player in the world […]

The Power of Helping Students Discover Their Voice

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Technology to support the learning experience is wide-ranging, and […]

Establishing the Most Reliable Model for Re-Imagining Education

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Synergies often bring together the ideal parts, which can […]

Do College Admissions Need to be Disrupted?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   The process of applying to college continues to get […]

The Impact of EdTech Partnerships

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Voices of eLearning enjoys bringing success stories to listeners that […]

Learning Moments and Engineering Behavioral Change

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Professionals tasked with developing and implementing learning modules for […]

Transforming Educational Delivery for All

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Voices of eLearning brings audiences a wide-ranging interview with one […]

Will the Future of Schools Include Flexible Scheduling?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.     The original flex time in school was study […]

Exploring eLearning Design that Drives Engagement

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Voices of eLearning presents a deep dive into the […]

Leveraging AI to Drive Positive Student Outcomes

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   The education system embraced technology more than ever before […]

Increasing Classroom Engagement Through Wireless Technology

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Looking at all aspects of the digital classroom includes […]

Understanding the Research and Analytics Behind Educational Trends

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications. Voices of eLearning host JW Marshall has discussed the future […]

Investment Trends in K-12 Education and EdTech

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Public school funding is always a complex topic. With […]

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The Hall Pass has Gone Digital, but Will it Make a Difference?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   In the time of a pandemic, having tools to […]

Schools Face Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Accelerate Learning

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   School districts across the country are receiving new COVID […]

How Can the Digital Divide in Education be Eliminated?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications. Now that school districts have been in the […]

Why Training and Support Matter for an LMS

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   In most cases, schools and companies that leverage eLearning […]

Are You Thinking Like an Employee or an Entrepreneur?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   A question asked by society on many levels is […]

Will the EdTech Investment Wave Continue into 2021?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   2020 wasn’t a bad year for every industry. EdTech […]

Giving Teachers the Confidence and Strategies to Shift Online

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Most teachers had little experience with online teaching when […]

Elevating Evolving Learning Models with Cutting-Edge AV

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   A year after the pandemic, education is still adjusting […]

Meeting the Demand for Better EdTech Solutions and Data

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Education received a technology boost that was […]

Getting Back to Hands-On Creative Learning

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   The way teachers teach and students learn […]

Why US EdTech Should Consider Going Global

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   In a global economy, it’s hard to […]

Creating and Sustaining Digital and Social Equity in Education

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   As public education enters 2021, the same […]

How Substitute Teaching is Thriving Through Technology

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   No matter the role or industry, most […]

How Organizations Can Prevent Skill Shortages

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, trade schools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   In the workplace, there are constant […]

How Science Education Has Adapted in 2020

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications. On this episode of Voices of eLearning, JW […]

How to Build Results-Oriented Microlearning Lessons

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Whether it’s hiring employees, keeping them engaged, […]

Creating Greater Equity and Access Through Teletherapy

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host  JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Much has been made about the shift […]

Financial Literacy Goes Online

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, trade schools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   There is no denying that U.S. […]

Examining How Students Connect Knowledge

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   In today’s dynamic global economy, one that […]

Funding Our Future with EdTech Entrepreneurship

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   The digital revolution has impacted nearly every […]

Technology’s Role in Improving Teacher Effectiveness

The pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the way teachers engage with students, but also created a unique opportunity for teachers to leverage remote classrooms to improve teaching effectiveness. JW Marshall hosted Adam Geller for an engaging conversation on enhancing teacher performance with individual and valuable feedback. Adam Geller, founder and CEO of […]

How a Utah Incubator is Helping to Solve Education’s Tech Needs

The world of EdTech is exploding as the demand rises due to COVID. However, taking a curriculum from in-person to online isn’t as easy as turning on a webcam. It requires sophisticated tools that serve outcomes, but most of these platforms don’t live up to the hype. Evidence-based product design and development are bridging […]

How to Build Meaningful Relationships in a Virtual Workplace

The coronavirus pandemic continues to transform the way people live and work, including the way professionals build relationships with their colleagues in a virtual setting. With a proprietary relationship-building technique called the 5-Star Approach, Tyler Small shows that creating meaningful relationships online is possible — and even easy. He posits that people who want […]

Should Online Learning Replicate the Classroom Experience?

Has online learning really changed in the last decade? Susan Manning and Kevin Johnson, co-authors of Online Learning for Dummies, released the second edition of the book, 10 years after the first. They shared their perspectives on what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and what the future may bring. Manning said, “The second edition didn’t […]

Schools Will Forever Change How They Purchase Technology

While most areas of our day to day lives have changed immensely during the pandemic, students in particular have had no choice but to adapt rapidly to new learning setups. Nine months past the onset of many COVID-19 related school closures and some students are still learning remotely, which is bound to have an […]

The Critical Role of Schools in Mental Health

Student mental health incident rates and severity were already on the rise before the pandemic. COVID-19 has placed new strains on school districts to support students, with both new problems and opportunities. 20-year education veteran and VP of District Partnerships for Effective School Solutions (ESS), Michael Roseman joins the Voices of eLearning podcast to […]

How Personalized Education Programs Will Be Able to Scale

At Zovio, the company’s approach to education and the edtech services that power it is centered on one vision – helping clients understand their learners and educators and “personalize at scale.” On this episode of the Voices of eLearning, host JW Marshall was joined by Zovio CEO Andrew Clark for a discussion about how […]

Why Teaching Media Literacy is Important in Election Years

The state of the United States’ collective consumption of news and media is tumultuous, at best – over the course of the last several years, social media, mistrust and more have made engaging with the country’s new organizations a complex, yet vital, task. In the wake of what the company calls a period in 2017 […]

Engineering a More Powerful Remote Learning Experience

Panasonic National Sales Manager Darryl Krall has more than two and a half decades in audiovisual technology and IT, with much of that career being tied to education – meaning he’s extremely qualified to explore how the pandemic and more have shifted the landscape of education and edtech. Prior to the spread of the novel […]

The Promise of Upskilling in Manufacturing

On this episode of the Voices of eLearning, HP Director of EdTech Innovation Mike Belcher joined host JW Marshall to explore how HP is navigating the intersection of education and technology and helping elevate education from K-12 all the way through professional education. Like everyone in the industry, Belcher said the COVID-19 pandemic has had […]

Elevating Your Digital Presence in EdTech

As the education industry continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and work out ways to excel in the new normal and beyond, new players are beginning to enter the edtech space – but they often need a little help getting the word out. Enter Square32 Consulting. The company works with others in the […]

eLearning Experts Answer Your Questions

On this special episode of the Voices of eLearning podcast, experts from around the industry lent their expertise and insights to questions from the show’s audience to deliver a thorough look at the state of the rapidly shifting educational landscape. Joining the show were Angela Arnold from OverDrive Education, Dr. Karen Aronian, educational consultant, Gordon […]

How Strategic Investment in Employee Education Pays Off

Adult learners are changing the dynamics of higher education. Universities are seeking more students than traditional post-secondary enrollees. Employers want to upskill, reskill, and retain employees. Companies like Guild Education are helping these two meet and deliver opportunities. Michael Horn, Guild Education Senior Strategist and industry guru, shared his thoughts. Horn said, “Colleges are struggling. […]

Achieving Equity in Education through Project-Based Learning

The pandemic forced educational institutions to abruptly pivot from the classroom to an online approach within a matter of days, and the results have possibly changed the way society will view learning for the foreseeable future. JW was joined by Ron Stefanski, Executive director of sales and marketing for Centric Learning, to talk about […]

Career Exposure Closes the Equity of Access Gap in Remote Learning

A Gates foundation study highlights that 47% of high students who drop out do so because they are bored or disengaged in school and don’t see the relevance of their learning. Another recent study called The Equality of Opportunity Project revealed that the educational “opportunity gap” actually had nothing to do with academic achievement […]

Using Data to Accelerate Learning

Online learning is the new normal for everyone, and E-tutors and online classes abound. So what are the key features to a successful online learning portal that will authentically help children reach critical benchmarks? “Voices of E-learning,” explores this question with guest Raj Valli, CEO of Thinkster.  Thinksters is an AI-driven tutoring and test […]

How to Engage Learners Through A Task Centered Approach

When it comes to the art of instructional education, Merrill’s first principles are the golden rules for success. They’re a sort of set of instructions for instructors, in a way. To discuss these principles, we were joined by Max Cropper, a true Merrill scholar and CEO of Five Star Performance Solutions. JW and Max […]

Building Relationships in a Digital-First eLearning World

The world of education – particularly for professionals – was already moving online, and the COVID-19 pandemic had only further increased education’s reliance on eLearning solutions and online options. However, digital courses and eLearning can’t result in a lack of engagement and relationships, which are both still at the heart of true learning. On this […]

Find the Right Voice for eLearning

In our increasingly digital world, education no longer only resides in a classroom. Anyone can learn almost anything they desire from any spot in the world. Whether that be on a patio in Paris or a beach in Bali. That being said, as far as eLearning can reach, it also brings its own unique set […]

eLearning Provides Marketers New Opportunities to Reach Audiences

eLearning perfectly aligns with personal branding and upskilling. That’s especially true, as the world continues to practice social distancing and in-person learning is on hold. As an educator, coach, and veteran marketer, Jamie Kernohan, founder of GVC Marketing, brings her insights to the conversation. One thing she’s noticed is that the skills gap was […]

Why Your Organization Needs to Create Educational Resources

Jim Huffman, CEO of GrowthHit and best-selling author of The Growth Marketer’s Playbook, joined Voices of eLearning to talk about leveraging thought leadership to craft a viable and impactful marketing strategy. The conversation started with Jim running through his ascension to an expert growth consultant, starting with his humble beginnings as a part-time educator. […]

Scaling Your Network Training

Corporate eLearning is rapidly changing. It’s no longer boring, check the box training for compliance or HR. Online learning is now fueling the new pace of business, educating internal staff, external partners, and customers about the brand, products, and solutions. A major player in this evolution is Northpass, a customizable learning platform that serves […]

How Technology is Unbundling Traditional Higher Education

Tade Oyerinde joined the host of The Voices of eLearning, JW Marshall, to discuss online learning technology and the unbundling of traditional higher education.  Oyerinde is the founder and CEO of Campuswire, an online software specifically designed to meet the needs of professors and students. “COVID accelerates a trend that already existed,” noted Oyerinde. […]

Solving Business Problems with Effective Virtual Technology

The world has swiftly transitioned to remote-based business as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Be it for education, conferencing, on-boarding, or telemedicine, use-cases for virtual technology have materialized overnight. “Voice of eLearning,” takes a look at how problem-solving tech has evolved just since the pandemic began with guest Scott Pleasants,  Chief Innovation Office […]

Using Immersive Technology for Continued Job Training

The way the world learns is changing. The use of video and the internet have been part of this evolution. Now the urgency is even greater. Adam Smith, founder of Ally XR, has a long history of connecting technology with learning. This journey started with creating TeacherTube with his brother, an educator. “My brother […]

Why Businesses and Universities are Implementing Micro-Credentialing

Brady Colby, founder and CEO of Thirty Two Edu, joined the show to talk about the growing importance of micro-credentialing and the potential downfall of many universities. Online learning has taken a front and center role in the world of education in light of the pandemic. While some universities and higher education institutions have met […]

The Millennial Disruption of Learning: Voices of eLearning

JW Marshall, host of Voices of eLearning, spoke with Somi Arian, Founder and Managing Director, Smart Cookie Media. Marshall and Arian began their discussion with the topic of how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the career and business landscape. “It has accelerated a change that has already started,” said Arian.  The companies that have […]

The Present and Future of Education Technology: Voices of eLearning

Voices of eLearning host, JW Marshall, spoke with Harris Goodman, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Achieve 3000, a 20 year old education software provider focused on K-12 literacy and other edTech products and services. Marshall kicked off the conversation with  the topic of data interoperability.  “There’s a lot of data being […]

The Scalability of Digital Technology Management in Education: Voices of eLearning

The “Voices of eLearning” Podcast provides business leaders with insights into current and future trends in eLearning. The “voices” on this show will include business leaders from a wide range of industries, eLearning professionals, technology experts and business professors, and they’ll all use front-line experience to deliver an unmatched look at the evolution of eLearning […]