Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

The Value of Becoming an LTAC Speaker

January 12, 2017

LTAC Speaker Spotlight: Southern Arkansas University The value of becoming a Conference speaker and how sharing your story can lead to more opportunity. In 2015 and 2016, Dr. Denise Moseley, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Southern Arkansas University, submitted an abstract for the LiveText Assessment Conference. The title of her proposal […]

Call for Proposals: LiveText’s 16th Annual Assessment Conference

January 3, 2017

Call for Proposals: LiveText’s 16th Annual Assessment Conference Deadline to submit: March 3, 2017 Each year, our Annual Conference provides a broad national framework and setting for approximately 300 higher education attendees — including presidents, provosts, accreditation and assessment directors, faculty, and policy leaders — to gain a deeper understanding of current research, trends, and […]

What’s the problem with our college graduates?

December 12, 2016

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), over 1.8M students earned bachelor’s degrees in 2014. This kind of stat gets me thinking…with over one million new entrants into the job market, that’s some pretty stiff competition. Of course, some may apply and go directly to graduate school and some may forge alternate paths, but largely most […]

#ChoosetoLearn with our 2017 Best Practices in Assessment Webinar Series

November 29, 2016

Introducing our 2017 Assessment Webinar Series LiveText is happy to release its 2017 Best Practices Assessment Webinar Series schedule for the first quarter of next year. Presented by experts and leaders in higher education assessment and student learning, our series focuses on important topics in assessment, student success, and continuous improvement.  We invite you to plan […]

T’is the Season for Miscommunication

November 28, 2016

Nothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood. — Freeman Teague, Jr. The holidays are here! That means family and friend gatherings will begin to fill your calendars. And if your family is anything like my loud, large, no-topic-off-limits kind of family, then this also means that there will be a lot of talking, […]

Not your Grandmother’s Assessment System…

November 21, 2016

7 Reasons to Reassess your Assessment System The complexities of delivering education is increasing. From traditional brick and mortar and distance education, to competency-based education, prior-learning, micro credentialing, badging, and co-curricular assessment, to ERG initiatives, LiveText understands that telling your institution’s story goes beyond assessment for compliance. With nearly 20 years of experience, LiveText has […]

Our Philosophy on Building a Learning Culture with Collaboration

November 14, 2016

Excelling in an industry that lives and breathes learning day in and day out also means understanding the intrinsic value attached to effectively collaborating company-wide. In fact, our team takes it one step further to ensure full collaboration with the client each step of the way as well. While some team members may believe collaboration […]

What drives academic innovation?

November 7, 2016

There is the motivational challenge of convincing stakeholders that there is a pressing problem – whether it’s student completion, student engagement, learning outcomes, workforce preparation, affordability, or tapping new markets – that needs to be solved, without diluting the quality of an education. I, myself, as a communications professional experienced the complex intersection of these […]

Let us ask you a question…

October 31, 2016

How is your institution engaging learners inside and outside of the classroom? Whether it’s through fulfilling institutional assessment needs or student e-Portfolio development, LiveText’s new learning engagement solution – Via™ – is helping institutions instill a professional voice in students and provide them with a greater sense of ownership over their learning. Watch this short video […]

Feedback and Technology for Learning

October 24, 2016

One of the most valuable contributions anyone can make to another person’s learning is constructive feedback. Feedback on performance, when effective, is widely considered to be integral to learning. People learn faster and more deeply when they know the strengths and weaknesses of their performances and, most importantly, actions to take to improve future performances. […]