Alyssa Boyce

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How Tallahassee Community College repurposed its educational technology to boost student success

By Bret Ingerman
02/06/2019 on e-Campus News

…Choosing flexible, adaptable solutions such as Workday and TDX has allowed us to do more with less—delivering exceptional service to students, faculty, and staff despite our budget constraints. Read full article here.

By |2019-02-12T21:46:47+00:00February 12th, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

A Young Entrepreneur Has Bold Take On Fixing Student Engagement

By Derek Newton
12/18/2018 on Forbes

…By building familiar, highly-functioning communication and connectivity tools with the academics, ambi is hitting on the numerous academic and programmatic studies that have linked positive student engagement, the development of learning communities and peer-to-peer connections with retention and, eventually, graduation…Read full article here.

By |2019-01-23T20:32:59+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Ambi, Client Articles|

Do students understand academic integrity?

By: Gina Londino-Smolar
01/22/2019 on SmartBrief

…Many students I teach–from freshman to graduate students–think that academic misconduct only includes plagiarism or cheating. They don’t realize that it also includes falsification, fabrication, interference and violating course rules…Read full article here.

By |2019-01-23T20:08:31+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

5 major online-learning challenges—and how to solve them, pt. 2

By Dennis Pierce
01/23/2019 on eCampus News

…With the aid of CirQlive, instructors can schedule a video conferencing session directly from their course page in Canvas. Students can access session from their course page as well, without needing a separate invitation. And once the meeting is over, students have access to the recording via a secure link within the LMS…Read full article here. But don’t overlook part 1!

By |2019-01-23T19:58:07+00:00January 23rd, 2019|CirQLive, Client Articles|

Life Lessons on MLK Day 2019 with Michele Pitman, CEO of IntelliVOL

01/21/2019 on Blog Talk Radio: Life Lessons Network

…Keeping track of all of the good works of those students in order to know what is happening in our area and the overall impact is not easy…Read full article here.

By |2019-01-23T19:33:06+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Client Articles, intellivol, x2vol|

Community service is great. So why is it such a pain?

By Michele Pitman
01/21/2019 on Crain’s New York Business

…We can reward initiative without burdening schools or service providers. Mobile, cloud technologies allow students to find, schedule, confirm and reflect on service experiences with their smartphones. Schools and community groups can verify hours in one touch…Read full article here.

By |2019-01-23T19:21:11+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Client Articles, intellivol, x2vol|

To Boost Project Success Rate, Start at the Beginning

By Andrew Graff
01/14/2019 on GovLoop

…Effective project intake requires a clear set of criteria for evaluating proposals, a process for doing so, and tools that can help measure value. Here’s a closer look at each of these three key elements…Read full article here.

By |2019-01-16T19:50:59+00:00January 16th, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Ambi is Reimagining the Higher Education Experience with a New Product Class and $6.5M in Funding

December 19, 2018 on EdTech Review

…It will take a bold approach to reimagine the learning environment and prepare students for the 21st century jobs. Ambi aims to be that bold, global leader with its centralized, digital learning platforms for lifelong learning from college prep to higher education….Read full article here.

By |2018-12-20T22:51:00+00:00December 20th, 2018|Ambi, Client Articles|

Cheating university students face FBI-style crackdown

By
12/14/2018 on BBC

…”How you write for economics can be vastly different from English literature – that’s OK. But if within a genre and within a reasonable amount of time we start to see differences, that’s when we flag something.”…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-14T21:32:01+00:00December 14th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

California Community Colleges Boost Access By Closing Teleconference Gap

by Derek Newton
12/11/2018 on Forbes

…CirQLive, according to Friedman, has figured out how to be the bridge between two technologies that developed independently – the online video conference and the LMS. “It’s a lock-step approach and it works flawlessly,” he said…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-12T21:38:00+00:00December 12th, 2018|CirQLive, Client Articles|

4 Ways to Boost Service Learning in Schools

By: Wayne D’Orio
12/08/2018 on Getting Smart

…Howlett remembers how students would dispute hours and her secretary would constantly be chasing down slips of paper from forgetful teenagers. Now, she and Loew both use x2VOL, an online platform to not only mark service hours but also collect reflections. Students can pull their service transcripts and records from the site and submit the information for college applications, Howlett says…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-13T19:58:07+00:00December 9th, 2018|Client Articles, intellivol, x2vol|

Screen time isn’t all bad: Technology can make invaluable connections for students

By: Julia Freeland Fisher
11/28/2018 on USA TODAY

…Some connect students to peers around the world while others match teachers with local guest speakers. For example, one tool called Nepris allows classrooms to engage in video chats with professionals ranging from geological engineers to screenwriters…Read full article here.

By |2018-11-29T21:20:18+00:00November 29th, 2018|Client Articles, Nepris|

How College Faculty Can Beat the Cheat

By Tina Nazerian
11/20/2018 on EdSurge

…There are tools and services that can help instructors catch cheating on assignments, such as Turnitin for writing. For exams, faculty can use testing centers or remote proctoring…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-12T21:38:59+00:00November 29th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The Edtech Edge

By Steven Yoder
11/26/2018 on Comstock

….So in 2016, CRANE seized the chance to sign on with a Texas-based tech company called Nepris that sets up these virtual classroom conversations. Since then, through CRANE’s Nepris subscription, about 100 local teachers have connected their classes with about 40 area industries, Stymeist estimates….Read full article here.

By |2018-12-12T21:39:34+00:00November 28th, 2018|Client Articles, Nepris|

Fixing the Integration Gap Between LMS and Video Conferencing Improves the Online Instruction Experience

11/01/2018
Dennis Pierce on The Tech Edvocate

…California’s community college system has found a solution to this problem. The state, via CCC TechConnect, has partnered with a technology provider called CirQlive to make audio and video conferences through its conferencing platform fully integrated into the LMS the college is using…Read full article here.

By |2018-11-01T22:31:52+00:00November 1st, 2018|CirQLive, Client Articles|