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Extension Engine to create a custom learning experience for New Teacher Center

Extension Engine, a leading provider of custom learning experiences, today announced it is developing a new online learning platform for New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit organization focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders.

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Disenablement and the Loss of the Higher Ed Soul

It’s a well-known physiological fact that if you don’t continually use a muscle, it becomes weaker and will eventually atrophy. If you do your child’s homework (some parents actually do this), chances are they will have trouble making it on their own in college. If you are in Paris and everyone speaks English to you, you may forget what French you know.

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Five Quick Tips for Nonprofits and Associations Creating Online Learning

From a Talented Learning podcast with the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

One challenge associations face is providing value to members and member employers. Done right, online learning can help meet this challenge.

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When a broken elevator becomes an online learning experience

At Extension Engine, we’re experts at creating custom online learning experiences for all of our clients. That’s because learning itself runs deep in our culture. To us, any experience can be a learning experience.

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Are microdegrees a sustainable business model?

As universities move toward unbundled degrees — most often referred to as “microcredentials” or “microdegrees” — we have to ask, “What’s going on here? Is this the next wave in online learning evolution? Is this some sort of shift to blended learning? Is this really about technology at all?”

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Online programs in higher ed: Who determines strategy? Excellence or standardization?

Extension Engine’s perspective — We believe that online strategy should be set at the highest levels and that excellence should be prioritized over standardization. What did recent webinar attendees think?

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What is the role of standardization in online learning?

Extension Engine’s perspective — We believe that excellence should be prioritized over standardization when it comes to developing online programs, but that’s not what we hear when we speak with leaders in higher ed.

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Online Learning Gap? A Problem with a Solution.

The New York Times recently ran an editorial, “Online Courses are Harming the Students who Need the Most Help,” that paints a picture of online learning as a wedge further dividing those with strong academic skills from less proficient students.  

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Extension Engine Tapped by Fitch Learning to Develop Adaptive Online Learning Program

Extension Engine, a leading provider of Custom Learning Experiences, was selected by Fitch Learning, a leader in training and professional development, to partner on the development of ‘Fitch Learning Cognition’, an adaptive online learning platform for delegates preparing to take the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program exam. The new Fitch Learning Cognition platform delivers CFA® Program exam preparation courses through a highly visual, adaptive learning experience.

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How to choose an Online Program Manager (OPM)

It used to be simple. If a university wanted to create an online program, they had two choices. One was to outsource to an Online Program Manager (OPM). The other was to do it in-house. Neither was perfect, but both had advantages.

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