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The path to improved outcomes, engagement, and retention begins with immediate, equitable access to quality course materials. Impact studies show measurable increases in results, course success, and retention rates when students have access to course materials and can start actively engaging with them on or before the first day of class.
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Research shows that early access to materials correlates with higher grades and completion rates. Through Pearson Inclusive Access, you can now offer your students digital access to their course materials by the first day of class, typically at much lower cost.
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Students don’t want to spend hours searching for the lowest price course materials or lugging heavy books around. They want efficiency and access to their course materials anytime, day or night. Digital technologies are an important part of the solution.
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Together, we have a once-in-a-generation chance to shape the future of learning, improve the tools instructors use to engage with students, and help every learner pursue an educational path that ultimately leads to opportunity and fulfillment.
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Digital delivery of course materials can help lower costs, increase anytime/anywhere engagement, and offer all students an equitable start. Our new planning guide will help you think about what it will take for each of your key stakeholders — students, faculty, and technical and administrative staff — to make the transition.
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Students today have more complex needs than ever before, often balancing competing demands like work, school, or family life — which leads to extra pressure. Simply knowing that personalized support services are accessible anytime and anywhere can help alleviate this stress and allow your students to focus on what truly matters — their success.
A conversation with Larry Neiman, Vice President of Curriculum and Instruction at Robert Morris University on why engaging and accelerating students for the workforce is mission critical for Institutional and Student success.
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Our new ebook spotlights individuals in higher ed who have used technology to open doors and increase their students’ success. You’ll hear from educators who represent a mix of disciplines and implement a variety of engagement/instruction strategies enhanced by digital tools.
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Employers have increasingly expressed concerns about the gaps in personal or soft skills they’re seeing in today’s graduates. They want — and expect — students to possess skills such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and self-management that lead to success in the workplace.
Demand-driven education adapts to the needs of the learner and the employer. It responds to signals from society to ensure alignment between desired qualifications and available training. As the future of work unfolds, what makes us human is what will make us employable.
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College can be an invaluable tool for students in learning industry-specific skills, but just as important to their success are “soft skills” or “professional skills”. Ensuring students have the opportunity to develop these skills to set themselves apart in the job market needs to be part of their college experience.
The 21st century workplace is rapidly evolving. Are the students at your institution prepared for success with the skills employers want — and expect? Using the latest research and findings, we’ve compiled an infographic of the top 5 skills employers are looking for in today’s job candidates.
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