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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|

Recording Audio on a Mac with Quicktime Player

Open Quicktime Player in the Applications folder. From the File menu, click New Audio Recording. Click the dropdown arrow next [...]

April 13th, 2017|Academics|

Faculty Online Presence

The instructor’s role in the facilitation of a course is a significant factor in a student’s overall satisfaction with online [...]

April 10th, 2017|Academics|

Recording Audio with Windows 10 Voice Recorder

This is one of the most basic and easy-to-use audio recording programs available for free on computers using the Microsoft [...]

March 13th, 2017|Academics|

Partnering with Academic Services: Three Aspects of Collaboration

Collaboration is powerful. At Synergis Education, we believe most endeavors are best realized through collaboration, and we know it makes [...]

March 13th, 2017|Academics|

Recording Audio with Audacity

Audacity is a free, open-source audio recording and editing application that can be found at www.audacityteam.org. Install for Windows Install [...]

March 8th, 2017|Academics|

When the Comfort Zone is the Danger Zone

During a presidential primary season where party elites on both sides of the aisle have been unpleasantly surprised by widespread [...]

February 20th, 2017|White Papers|

I Love Working with Faculty

I really enjoy being an instructional designer. I have worn many hats over the years. Being an instructional designer is [...]

February 13th, 2017|Academics|