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School’s Back in Session…7 Red Flags an Online Degree isn’t Legitimate

September 11, 2017

For prospective online students, searching for a degree program can sometimes feel like being adrift in the wilderness, with no map and no way of gauging the intention of approaching strangers. Students have so many online programs to choose from – some with promises of quick, effortless degrees that seem too good to be true. […]

Why Giving Effective Feedback Is Trickier Than It Seems

August 21, 2017

One of the most effective ways to give feedback that is relevant to a student is to ask questions that encourage the learner to think more deeply about what they are doing and why. When learners are trying to answer their own questions, they are actively involved instead of just getting more ‘input’ from the teacher. […]

AAC&U Releases VALUE Report on the Quality of Student Learning

August 21, 2017

A groundbreaking approach to assessing student learning created and spearheaded by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) shows it is possible to evaluate undergraduate students’ achievement without relying on standardized tests and by using existing material. In On Solid Ground, a report released today, AAC&U shares the results from the first two years […]

To travel or Not to travel should never be a question!

August 14, 2017

The answer is always to travel! I don’t claim to be an accomplished traveler. In fact, I am a home body – always have been, always will be. However, in 2010, my husband wanted to go on a trip. I resisted. He persisted. So fine, we went on our first out-of-country trip for a week…and […]

An Assessment Conference Unlike Any Other…

April 24, 2017

A Conference that Gives You MORE! LiveText’s 16th Annual Assessment & Collaboration Conference July 10, 11, & 12  |  Renaissance Downtown Chicago Hotel As one of the longest running assessment conferences in the country, LiveText’s Assessment Conference never disappoints. At our Conference, you have the opportunity to network with one of the most esteemed group […]

Dr. Ralph Wolff Presents at the LTAC17!

April 6, 2017

Quality Conference, Quality Topics! LiveText’s annual Summer Conference hits the mark, featuring topics you and your colleagues want to explore most. Join us on July 10-12 in Chicago for speakers like Dr. Ralph Wolff and Simon Boehme, who will challenge you to consider new ideas for cultivating quality in your programs for purposes of student career readiness. Don’t […]

Collaborate With Your Colleagues at #LTAC17…check out our workshops

March 30, 2017

  Collaborate With Your Colleagues Hands-on Assessment Workshops! LiveText cordially invites you to join us at our 16th Annual Assessment & Collaboration Conference in Chicago, July 10-12. Network with an esteemed group of educators, specialists, and consultants at our yearly forum. With expert assessments specialists and experienced practitioners on the program, you’ll leave with tried and true […]

The Value of an Assessment Conference

March 30, 2017

In anticipation of last year’s LiveText Annual Assessment Conference, I shared a bit of history regarding my long-standing relationship with LiveText, my high regard for their technology, their amazing customer service, and their commendable commitment to the education profession. That commitment is evident in their sponsorship of multiple national, regional, and state conferences throughout the […]

LTAC17 Session Spotlight…Meet a Featured Keynote!

March 20, 2017

Session Spotlight: Meet a Featured Keynote Mr. Horacio Sanchez is the President/CEO of Resiliency Inc., an organization that applies brain-based science and best practice research to a framework that helps agencies learn how to accomplish reform and to implement it in order to achieve identified goals and outcomes. Horacio has utilized his training as an educator […]

The Value of an Assessment Conference

March 17, 2017

In anticipation of last year’s LiveText Annual Assessment Conference, I shared a bit of history regarding my long-standing relationship with LiveText, my high regard for their technology, their amazing customer service, and their commendable commitment to the education profession. That commitment is evident in their sponsorship of multiple national, regional, and state conferences throughout the […]