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Innovation in a Traditional Environment

There are many critiques circulating regarding higher education in America. There are calls for re-engineering on a grand scale, for [...]

November 21st, 2017|White Papers|

Creating Learning Communities Online

One of the biggest challenges for students new to online learning is the feeling of isolation that can come from [...]

October 9th, 2017|Academics|

Synergis Education to present on at OLC Accelerate 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

Synergis Education will deliver the following presentations at the OLC Accelerate 2017 conference, scheduled for November 15–17 in Orlando, Florida. [...]

September 29th, 2017|News|

Podcasting – Best Practices for Preparation of Engaging Podcasts

Summary: You can use podcasts to supplement or replace some of the direct instructional materials in your courses. Doing so [...]

September 11th, 2017|Academics|

Understanding OPMs: A Reality-Based Analysis

When thinking about the pros and cons of using an online program manager, institutions must be careful to determine how [...]

August 22nd, 2017|White Papers|

Ideas and Fish: Effective Curriculum Design

As an academic, course and curriculum design are second only to teaching as two of the most important activities I [...]

August 21st, 2017|White Papers|

Variety Is the Spice of Instructional Design

Online learning has, for the last 20 years, promised a new frontier of learning that would reshape the foundation of [...]

August 14th, 2017|Academics|

The Reading Issue: Get Students Reading

Summary In this post, I’ll talk about the problem of student reading, some reasons why students don’t read well, and [...]

July 10th, 2017|Academics|

So, what’s it like being a SME?

Here at Synergis, curriculum design is a collaborative partnership. At the heart of this partnership are instructors who serve as [...]

June 12th, 2017|Academics|

Change, Disruption and Success in Higher Education

Change continues to be a constant in higher education. The declining fortunes of formerly dominant for-profits, the emergence of non-profit [...]

April 27th, 2017|White Papers|