The Direct Network


Digital Learning Day; Celebrating Innovative Teachers and Empowered Students

Posted by Jason Smallheer on Feb 3, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Technology in the classroom is changing how students learn and teachers teach. Digital Learning Day started in 2012 with the goal of recognizing teaching leaders for their practices in the classroom resulting in better learning environments for students. This year, the global event will be celebrated on February 23.

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Alternative Content; Saving Money with Increased Options

Posted by Carrie Watkins on Jan 11, 2017 5:30:00 AM

What are the ingredients for perfect course materials? Start with something created by subject matter experts, add short, interesting videos, include embedded questions so you know how students are moving through the material and make it all customizable so you can tweak it in the future. Mix well and what do we get? Junction Education.

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Alternative Content Webinar Offers Solutions to Save Students Money

Posted by Jason Smallheer on Dec 14, 2016 5:30:00 AM

MBS Direct presented the webinar “Navigating Your Digital Content Options” on Dec. 13, 2016. The focus of the program was to educate key higher-ed decision makers on lower cost digital options available to their students.

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Your Students Are Wrong About 'optional' Course Materials

Posted by Dean Asher on Dec 13, 2016 12:09:22 PM

Students are buying fewer textbooks from one year to the next. However, the reasons do not rest solely on cost.

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Alternative Content Options Expanding Education

Posted by Jason Smallheer on Dec 2, 2016 5:30:00 AM

Finding low-cost, high quality content that engages students and is customizable does not need to be an “either/or” decision. Regardless of your goals, you have options.

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