About Alex Weitzel

Alex brings his creativity, international background, and start-up experience to his role as CourseKey’s Content Marketing Specialist.
26 05, 2020

The Difference Between Correspondence Courses And Distance Learning

2020-05-26T17:39:40+00:00

With the expanded access to home internet in recent decades, remote education has evolved to be entirely online. Lectures, assignments, and tests can all be completed remotely through digital platforms. [...]

The Difference Between Correspondence Courses And Distance Learning 2020-05-26T17:39:40+00:00
18 05, 2020

New Tech Lets Schools Minimize Attendance Fraud Online And In Person

2020-05-18T16:47:25+00:00

While taking attendance can be tedious and inefficient, it’s one of the most important actions during class each day because it gives schools a way to gain insight into student [...]

New Tech Lets Schools Minimize Attendance Fraud Online And In Person 2020-05-18T16:47:25+00:00
11 05, 2020

How To Improve Communication With Students In Online Courses

2020-05-11T17:32:47+00:00

Meaningful connections between instructors and students are often huge motivating forces for students to persist in their courses. They keep students engaged, motivated, and emotionally invested in their learning. The [...]

How To Improve Communication With Students In Online Courses 2020-05-11T17:32:47+00:00
4 05, 2020

Why Documenting Interaction Is Key To Staying Compliant

2020-05-04T16:52:07+00:00

Because it is still unclear whether or not in-person instruction will be possible in the near future, the Department of Education has taken steps to prepare for the continuation of [...]

Why Documenting Interaction Is Key To Staying Compliant 2020-05-04T16:52:07+00:00
27 04, 2020

How To Effectively Assess Students In Online Courses

2020-04-27T21:05:14+00:00

The American education system is built on high stakes testing, but now that schools are forced to move to online delivery in the name of public health, they're faced with the [...]

How To Effectively Assess Students In Online Courses 2020-04-27T21:05:14+00:00
20 04, 2020

9 Tools To Make Teaching Online Courses Easier In 2020

2020-04-20T15:44:14+00:00

Whether you've been teaching online for years or you're transitioning to online courses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a plethora of tools to help plan and deliver [...]

9 Tools To Make Teaching Online Courses Easier In 2020 2020-04-20T15:44:14+00:00
13 04, 2020

8 Tactics To Succeeding In Online Courses: A Guide For Students

2020-04-13T16:26:48+00:00

Over 55 million students have been affected by widespread school closures in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. In response, many schools have asked their students to complete [...]

8 Tactics To Succeeding In Online Courses: A Guide For Students 2020-04-13T16:26:48+00:00
6 04, 2020

Why Synchronous Courses Are Better Than Asynchronous Courses

2020-04-06T16:38:58+00:00

When schools decide to move to online courses, they have two options they can choose from: synchronous courses or asynchronous courses.What's The Difference? Synchronous courses are live online courses that [...]

Why Synchronous Courses Are Better Than Asynchronous Courses 2020-04-06T16:38:58+00:00
30 03, 2020

Keeping Students Engaged And Productive In A Remote Setting

2020-03-30T15:53:20+00:00

In response to the Coronavirus crisis, many schools have been forced to either move online or shut down operations completely. The ones that have moved online have ensured the safety [...]

Keeping Students Engaged And Productive In A Remote Setting 2020-03-30T15:53:20+00:00
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