ExtensionEngine teamed up with Jennifer Gormley, Senior Director, Product at McKinsey Academy to present a webinar on “Using Open edX for online training to generate revenue or create impact.”Read More
As part of our ongoing exploration of how other pros approach learning experiences, we recently took a look at the newly updated YouTube Creator Academy.Read More
From time to time, we like to take a look at the learning experiences other organizations are creating to help sharpen our own edge in instructional design and user experience.Read More
In the pursuit of our mission to help every person get a great education, we have created a nonprofit arm of ExtensionEngine, known as ExtensionEngine.org.Read More
Every so often, a new product enters our awareness that impresses us so much we want to share it. Last week, Marc Zablatsky, Vice President and General Manager of Sitecues, came to our offices to give a talk about web accessibility and how they are approaching this problem — specifically, for those users with visual impairments, english as a second language, low literacy and other print disabilities.
ExtensionEngine has always been conscious about accessibility in the projects we have taken on and executed. After all, students can’t learn if they don’t have complete access to the material — and, in fact, public educational institutions are required by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to provide accessibility. More on 508 compliance below.
It’s always gratifying to read an article that validates your position and provides evidence that you have, indeed, been making the right decisions and are providing a valuable and much-needed service.
For us, one such publication is a recent white paper, Report on Coursera online course for University of Chicago and Booth School of Business written by John H. Cochrane. The white paper enumerates various “lessons learned” from Cochrane’s venture into online course development as he adapted a Ph.D. level course, Asset Pricing, for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) environment.
Enrolling a new class begins long before freshmen set foot on your campus their first semester. Online learning has the capacity to reach out to students and build a personal relationship with them that can transform your pre-matriculation process.
Here at ExtensionEngine, we create custom learning experiences. These are online and blended courses and programs that are custom designed specifically for each client. We work on a fee-for-service basis and never get involved in either revenue sharing or our client’s intellectual property concerns.Read More