Engineerica News

Podcast Episode: Preparing Students for a Complex and Changing World with Lisa Costa, UTexas

22 April 2020

With the recent pandemic of COVID-19, many colleges and universities have had to close their campuses and move to a totally online operation. Through this experience, we have been greatly impressed by our Student Success Heroes' resilience. We want to share their stories because we know educators continue to look...

How to Enrich a Student’s Virtual Learning Experience

21 April 2020

As everyone continues to move to online education across the nation in response to the COVID–19 pandemic, student success has continued to be the highest priority for all academic leaders. Thankfully, technology has vastly improved to support this transition and will continue to improve as we find new ways to...

Announcing: Student Success Heroes, a podcast presented by Engineerica

20 April 2020

  We believe higher education and student service professionals help to bring academic achievement and success to all students. Engineerica created this podcast to highlight them and their stories. In this series, we’ll talk to leaders in higher education and researchers of student success and assessment to learn how they...

Can Academic Centers still support students Virtually?

20 April 2020

At this point it seems that all schools have been shut down and resources that were once readily available to support students have been forced to go virtual without all the tools needed to do so. These are uncertain times for academic centers and most importantly, students. Now could possibly...

Which Live Streaming Platform is Right for my Event?

20 April 2020

With our current event landscape changing to a virtual environment, we have a new choice to consider: which online platform is the right for me? There are so many different solutions available to us for each of our specific needs that it could get difficult to narrow down which one...

Improving the Quality of Your Virtual Event

20 April 2020

If you are planning on holding your first-ever virtual event, the production quality of your stream might be something you are concerned about. Using dedicated software and equipment for streaming will take your event's production quality to a whole other level. Of course, if you are strapped for time, you...

How to Keep Connected in a Virtual Event Environment

17 April 2020

Why do we hold events? We love connection. Whether it be through networking with colleagues and friends or forming new relationships with suppliers, live events have always provided a conduit for maintaining and forming connections. In this anti-contact era, we are facing the reality of the virtual event for the...

Online Training Should Be Engaging to Be Effective

14 April 2020

Distance learning is older than most people think – okay, our current technology (like the internet) is relatively new but the concept is over 170 years old. In Great Britain, instructors sent lessons and received assignments by mail as early as the 1800s. While the distance-learning concept remains, online teaching...

Virtual Check-in for Students and Center Staff

10 April 2020

We are happy to announce new features in Accudemia to support center staff and students working remotely. Whether your student services require appointments, your centers allow drop-ins, or you need a waiting line to control access to specific resources, recent changes to Accudemia will help you bring all these things...

What to Do If You’re a College Student Amidst a Global Pandemic

30 March 2020

As college students, we are already allowed a normal dosage of anxiety throughout our daily lives. You probably have a complied list of tasks, just like me, which might include going to work, completing homework, studying for exams, working-out, trying to get 8 hours of sleep and the list can...