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CASE STUDY: Custom Video Learning System for iPasos

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 6, 2017 12:53:11 PM

IPASOS provides Spanish-speaking students with hundreds of video lessons in their native language to supplement instruction in mathematics.  This web-based learning system gives students extra support to master critical concepts and academic content with number sense and operations, pre-algebra, algebra-1, and geometry as they gain English proficiency.  The lessons are aligned to state standards, and organized into supplemental courses that mirror curriculums commonly used in middle and high schools.  Students are using these materials to build prior knowledge, review difficult concepts, and prepare for classroom quizzes and state exams.

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Topics: eLearning, Adobe, Case Studies, Education, Custom Web Development, K12, Video

CASE STUDY: Custom Learning Software Development for A+Rise

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 6, 2017 11:47:46 AM


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Topics: eLearning, Case Studies, Education, Custom Web Development, K12, Agile Development, Scrum

Disney & Adobe Creative Cloud Emoji Contest

Posted by Bret Peters on Feb 21, 2017 4:49:37 PM

Creative Cloud users have another reason to smile! 

Disney and Adobe recently announced a new contest to empower students to build their portfolios and launch their careers with a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see how the pros make creative magic."  Students are encouraged to design and create a Disney character emoji and an emoji from a historical figure. 

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Topics: Adobe Creative Cloud, Web Designer, Higher Education, Education

Top 5 Tech Savvy Colleges

Posted by Bret Peters on Oct 5, 2016 11:53:50 AM

Universities are now operating in the digital marketplace, whether they offer online classes or not.

Prospective students conduct their research online, checking university websites as well as third-party resources like Princeton Review and US News & World Report. Current students engage with their schools proudly on social media, posting campus photos and retweeting news. Even parents connect digitally to get email updates and stay up-to-date on university policies.

The possibilities for colleges to deliver a superior user experience are magnified in a digital marketplace. According to Inbound Marketing methodology, universities should first attract prospective students and parents to their websites, inform them with killer content, then delight them as students and parents with personalized, timely engagement.

So which colleges are doing this best? We've determined a list of the top 5 colleges based on their mobile and online presence on platforms like their website, blog, social media and mobile apps. Here’s the top five: 

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Topics: Adobe, Web Developer, Web Designer, College, Higher Education, University, Education

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