October, 2020 Voice assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa, make it feel like we’re already living in a future that was once only science fiction. Today, the most effective use of voice assistants is to answer questions that people ask regularly. This makes for a perfect match with many issues in the education space, since the learning process presents uniquely recurring and time-intensive challenges.
September, 2020 The rapid shoehorning of education into the digital space The Preface In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we at Unicon have reached out to our network of instructors, students, parents, and learning institutions to better understand the changing landscape of education. Being deeply entrenched in all things teaching and learning,
September, 2020 A comparison of creating a course template in Canvas by Instructure with 1) only the Rich Text Editor, 2) a combination of HTML Editor and Rich Text Editor, and 3) using custom CSS. Each approach has pros and cons.
September, 2020 Prior to 2020, educational tool interoperability might have been a nice-to-have; however, with most schools having a large portion of their curriculum online for Fall 2020, it is now critical.
August, 2020 Getting Things Where You Need Them To Be As we have worked with organizations to support their learning requirements during recent months, we have found several
June, 2020 THE CHALLENGE The impacts of COVID-19 have been felt by all sectors of society. Since Unicon is focused on education, we reviewed a number of surveys given to K-12 and higher education institutions that all provided helpful and informative perspectives from teachers, students, and administrators.
May, 2020 So your newly remote workforce is now just your workforce - but it’s still remote. As we pass from the initial COVID-19 scramble to get our teams up and running safely and securely from their homes, we all find ourselves moving into a new phase. For the project managers among us, we’ve transitioned from the Initiation Phase of this All-Remote, All-the-Time project to the Execution Phase.
March, 2020 Top 10 Toolkit When you need to make good decisions quickly, Unicon can support the learner, the leader, and the institution.
March, 2020 While Unicon has had remote employees and employee telecommuting policies in place for years, the onset of the COVID-19 virus and the associated social distancing recommendations have forced many of our clients into the sudden adoption of a remote workforce.
October, 2019 At Unicon, a common challenge that we hear about is this: “We have lots of data everywhere, but we want a way to bring the data into one place so that we can analyze it and use it to ‘see’ how we are doing, possibly to spot trends and ultimately to inform decision making.”