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Technology in Higher Education: Debunking Digital Student Engagement Myths

by Mark Visco Jr. on September 24, 2020

Among the many lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is the power of technology to connect us wherever we are. From Zoom meetings to live chats to even cyber-weddings, advanced communication tools have the power to bring us together, keep us engaged and ensure we remain on a positive track toward our career and personal goals.

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Topics: Mobile-First Technology

Using Group-Based Engagement to Reignite Passion This Fall

by Mark Visco Jr. on September 23, 2020

The best professors know that incorporating active learning and participation through group work is an effective way to keep students engaged in the classroom—especially if projects and assignments are structured well and reviewed fairly. The group format often connects participants in meaningful ways and boosts motivation by creating a healthy competitive environment that students find fun and refreshing.

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Topics: Student Engagement

How to Turn Top-Performing Students into Influencers

by Mark Visco Jr. on September 10, 2020

The proliferation of YouTube stars, Instagram celebrities, and TikTok sensations have birthed a new phenomenon: influencers. These social media celebs have amassed a large following and anything they publish becomes a popular trend among their followers. Garner enough influence over the right group, and big companies will pay you to publish content, adding valuable social proof to products and services.

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Topics: Student Influencers

Higher Education Branding Tips from Pathways 2020 Award Winners

by Mark Visco Jr. on September 9, 2020

Meeting your school’s goals for student engagement and retention, career readiness, first-generation experiences, and other top initiatives is made all the more difficult with at-home constraints. Which is why higher education branding has never been more important. A modern student engagement experience can no longer get away with encouraging student involvement in person; it now needs to extend its arms to reach outside the campus and through the computer screen.

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Topics: Pathways

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