Online Program Enablement

Cloud Migration Strategy: The Timing is Always Right

March, 2020 The decision making around how to move forward and enhance your current offerings or even just get started in the Cloud keeps getting more challenging. When should you step back and re-evaluate your efforts or think about developing a cloud strategy for the first time?

How Instructional Designers Work with Subject Matter Experts

March, 2020 In Part 2 of our instructional design vlog series, two members of our experienced instructional design team explain how instructional designers and subject matter experts work together to create the best possible learning experience.

Evaluating Course Performance

February, 2020 Finally, after months of effort your course is complete and ready to be published. Once the high-fives have finished you may wonder what is next. Evaluating the effectiveness of a course is an essential part of a course life cycle.

What Can an Instructional Designer Do for Me?

November, 2019 More than one-third of all students take at least one online course each year. But their experience varies, ranging from courses that are dry, boring, unengaging, and ineffective, to courses that are highly interactive, effective, and represent a better experience for the student than an actual classroom.

Online Program Enablement

Learning Content and Technical Services for Your Online Programs

Effective online learning programs are an important part of education today. The constantly changing landscape of instructional design and technology offers exciting opportunities, but it also presents challenges. For more than two decades, Unicon has helped our education customers develop content and technology solutions that enable the best possible online learning experience for students.

Probabilistic Graph Models for Mastery and Recommendations - Part 1

June, 2019 Unicon is investing in ways of assisting instructors in the classroom and employing analysis of content and assessment relationships to inform instruction. The objective of this blog is to be able to identify and recommend optimal paths through content items and activities for learners to use to achieve mastery of a topic.

Reinforcement Learning in the Classroom

May, 2019 With the chatbot in the classroom, we have the opportunity to enhance the way the classroom works. There are many examples in academic settings and commercial offerings of providing technology-driven guidance or "personalized learning." If we can offload some of the personalization workload from teachers, they can devote even more time to understanding overall class progress and providing highly specialized interventions and individualized instruction.

LTI Advantage: 5 Things You Need to Know

April, 2019 LTI Advantage provides a way to add extended capabilities to the core LTI tools and platforms. As you consider adopting LTI Advantage, here are 5 things you need to know.