Penn State World Campus-Partner Spotlight

Share This:Welcome to our monthly edition of our Partner Spotlight. This month we are focusing on Penn State World Campus, the online campus of Penn State University. While they have been a long-time client and loyal user of SmarterMeasure, more than that, they have become a trusted partner. A partner is defined as someone who takes… Read more »

Reflective Attributes – Key for CBE

Share This:Continuing in our twelve-part blog series designed to help students know if enrolling in a Competency Based Education (CBE) program is a good decision for them, today we visit “Reflective Attributes”. The twelve factors that will be explored are experience, motivation, availability of time, support, CBE program knowledge, educational background, technology skills, financial assistance, reflective… Read more »

SmarterTalk – Inaugural Post

Share This:One of our goals for 2017, is to build credibility and increase engagement through creating valuable, relevant content to you, our readership. Today we are excited to launch “SmarterTalk” our VLOG channel. Join us, each Wednesday to see and hear directly from us on subjects that matter to you. We will be sharing product tips, special… Read more »

Making Progress & Keeping Promises

Share This:It’s about progress, not perfection…that’s something for which we should all strive. In a January post, we reflected on 2016, and in doing so had to apologize for less than stellar student support with SmarterProctoring in the fall. We then made 7 promises as a company that we vow to keep in 2017. I am… Read more »

Eddie Grizzard Joins the SmarterServices’ Team

Share This:We are excited to introduce our newest team member, Eddie Grizzard. He will be serving on the team as our Customer Support Manager. As part of our commitment to do things better in 2017, Eddie will be leading the support team to ensure timely responses and soon begin building our resource library to help… Read more »

SACS Regulates CBE

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Competency Based Education 101

Share This:Almost daily, we are hearing about another major university launching an official Competency Based Education (CBE) program. Just today, American Public University System announced Momentum, which is their CBE program geared towards working adults. APUS is one school in a long line of institutions addressing the growing challenge of rising costs, need for flexibility,… Read more »

Financial Aid – Key for CBE

Share This:Continuing in our twelve-part blog series designed to help students know if enrolling in a Competency Based Education (CBE) program is a good decision for them, today we visit “Financial Aid”. The twelve factors that will be explored are experience, motivation, availability of time, support, CBE program knowledge, educational background, technology skills, financial aid, reflective… Read more »

California Community Colleges & Online Education Initiative

Share This:The state of California is taking online student success seriously. They have set a new standard of what can be done when educators have an objective, get a plan, and pool resources together. The Online Education Initiative (OEI) is a collaborative effort among California Community Colleges (CCCs) to ensure that significantly more students are… Read more »

SmarterMeasure Approaches 4 MILLION Students

Share This:Can you believe it? We are swiftly approaching 4 Million students that have taken SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator. As of this morning, we are at 3,961,830 students. Do you remember when we celebrated hitting the 1 Millionth student? Let me refresh your memory…it was September of 2011. We ordered tshirts that said “I’m one in a MILLION”… Read more »