72 Hours to Move Online: A Conversation with Susan Holechek

In March of this year, the sober reality of the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges across the country to quickly move from on-campus to remote learning. For any college, that would be a significant challenge. But for Arizona State University, the stakes were even higher due to its huge population of over 50,000 students.

Dr. Susan Holechek, a faculty member in ASU’s School of Life Sciences since 2014, found out about the transition during Spring Break and had three days to work with her team to prepare her 450 students for online learning.

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Akademos and CogBooks Announce Strategic Partnership

Akademos and CogBooks are pleased to announce they have entered into a new partnership that integrates CogBooks’ engaging adaptive learning courseware into Akademos’ industry-leading online bookstore and course materials platform. In addition to a more comprehensive course materials ecosystem and agile learning environment that keeps students engaged, this strategic agreement will provide higher education institutions valuable tools and insights into student success.

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CogBooks Supports Colleges Moving to Remote Learning by Offering Online Adaptive Courseware at No Charge

CogBooks, a pioneering adaptive learning company, today announced that it is offering its courseware at no charge for 16 of the most-used topics in higher education to help colleges and instructors with the transition to remote learning as a result of dramatic changes being experienced across campuses nationwide.

CogBooks was founded in 2005 and is used by students globally at institutions such as Arizona State University, Portland State University and Georgia State University. In independent studies, CogBooks technology has demonstrated double-digit improvements in course and learning outcomes in online learning settings.

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