About Alex Weitzel

Alex brings his creativity, international background, and start-up experience to his role as CourseKey’s Content Marketing Specialist.
2 12, 2019

An Overview Of Sound Vs. GPS Based Attendance

2019-12-02T17:59:38+00:00

Digital solutions are modernizing schools’ attendance tracking, using technology to accurately verify that students are where they’re supposed to be, when they’re supposed to be there. By replacing traditional attendance [...]

An Overview Of Sound Vs. GPS Based Attendance 2019-12-02T17:59:38+00:00
25 11, 2019

6 Tactics To Increase Attendance & Keep Students From Skipping Class

2019-11-25T18:29:04+00:00

Students decide to skip class for an endless amount of reasons. Sometimes they aren’t feeling 100% healthy and would rather stay home. Sometimes they don’t have an easy way to [...]

6 Tactics To Increase Attendance & Keep Students From Skipping Class 2019-11-25T18:29:04+00:00
18 11, 2019

Four Things To Consider When Implementing New Technology

2019-11-18T16:07:56+00:00

A report by McKinsey & Company found that 47% of American jobs are “highly automatable.” This does not mean, however, that 47% of jobs will disappear. What it does mean [...]

Four Things To Consider When Implementing New Technology 2019-11-18T16:07:56+00:00
12 11, 2019

Why Does Attendance Matter In Proprietary Schools?

2019-11-12T14:42:54+00:00

Why does attendance in college matter? If you ask some traditional four year college professors, they might say that it doesn’t (and shouldn’t). Students are adults, they claim, and because [...]

Why Does Attendance Matter In Proprietary Schools? 2019-11-12T14:42:54+00:00
4 11, 2019

4 Ways Your School Can Start Improving Retention

2019-11-05T23:12:44+00:00

When it comes to student retention, the reality is that schools can’t predict or control every factor that influences whether a student persists through their program. To increase retention, schools [...]

4 Ways Your School Can Start Improving Retention 2019-11-05T23:12:44+00:00
28 10, 2019

How Much Manual Data Entry Does Traditional Attendance Require?

2019-10-31T18:29:26+00:00

When we think of attendance, we typically envision the first few minutes of class where an instructor records which students are present and which students are absent. But as you [...]

How Much Manual Data Entry Does Traditional Attendance Require? 2019-10-31T18:29:26+00:00
21 10, 2019

How Schools Can Master The Student Experience

2019-10-21T16:21:44+00:00

Amazon. Walmart. Netflix. What do these companies have in common? They’ve all built dominating empires by mastering the customer journey. They’re the best in their industries at understanding their customers [...]

How Schools Can Master The Student Experience 2019-10-21T16:21:44+00:00
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