[Guide] How Attendance Software Improves Your School’s Operations

CourseKey’s 4 Factor Framework helps schools improve processes that lead to maintaining compliance.

How Hawaii Medical College Improved Asynchronous Last Day of Attendance Determination Using CourseKey

Hawaii Medical College improved asynchronous LDA determination and gave each instructor three hours back per week using CourseKey’s asynchronous attendance solution.  Hawaii Medical College (HMC) is an allied health school located in Honolulu, Hawaii, training students online and on ground in medical assisting, medical billing, and more. The Problem: LDA Determination in Asynchronous Courses In… Continue reading How Hawaii Medical College Improved Asynchronous Last Day of Attendance Determination Using CourseKey

How Texas School of Phlebotomy Used CourseKey to Manage Rapid Growth

When Texas School of Phlebotomy experienced a dramatic increase in student population, they looked for a trustworthy, scalable software solution to easily manage student data.  The Texas School of Phlebotomy (TSP) is an allied health school training hundreds of phlebotomy students at three locations. When COVID-19 closed down Texas, TSP shifted its programs online first,… Continue reading How Texas School of Phlebotomy Used CourseKey to Manage Rapid Growth

How CourseKey Helped DeHart Implement Hybrid Learning, Increasing On-Time Graduation and Placement Rates

With the help of CourseKey, DeHart Technical School went all-in on hybrid learning at the beginning of the pandemic. After seeing success with the program, leaders decided to continue hybrid learning indefinitely, resulting in:  an 11% increase in attendance rate, from 84% to 95%  a 23% increase in on-time graduation rate, from 70% to 93%… Continue reading How CourseKey Helped DeHart Implement Hybrid Learning, Increasing On-Time Graduation and Placement Rates

How Career Institutes Can View Last Day Attended Daily In Asynchronous Learning

With attendance software for asynchronous learning, career colleges with clock-to-credit hour hybrid programs and credit hour asynchronous courses can automate attendance and view updated last day attended daily. When COVID-19 forced a rapid transition to remote learning, career institutes went above and beyond to continue educating students with limited guidance from accreditors and the Department… Continue reading How Career Institutes Can View Last Day Attended Daily In Asynchronous Learning

How Career Institute Accreditors Interpret New Department of Education Distance Learning Requirements

The Department of Education provided new regulations surrounding distance learning, but many vocational school and career institute accreditors have deeper requirements for distance and blended learning programs.  New regulations from the Department of Education went into place on July 1 for schools wishing to continue distance learning programs moving forward.  While ED offered an overview… Continue reading How Career Institute Accreditors Interpret New Department of Education Distance Learning Requirements

The Importance of Documenting Student Interaction in Distance Learning Courses for Career Institutes

New Department of Education regulations coming into effect on July 1 define regular and substantive interaction and academic engagement in distance learning courses. Documenting student interaction will help career-focused institutes stay compliant and create a strong audit trail.  On July 1, regulation changes for career institutes go into effect, including an updated definition of distance… Continue reading The Importance of Documenting Student Interaction in Distance Learning Courses for Career Institutes

Designing Your Blended Learning Programs to be Compliant, Efficient, and Effective

Changes to distance learning regulations are coming into effect on July 1. Ensure your career college’s blended clock-to-credit hour programs remain compliant. In March of 2020, many career colleges implemented distance learning programs for the first time. As in-person instruction grew safer, schools shifted from distance education to blended learning programs, with learning split into… Continue reading Designing Your Blended Learning Programs to be Compliant, Efficient, and Effective

Distance learning compliance changes are coming on July 1. Is your career institute ready?

The Department of Education issued new distance learning compliance regulations for career colleges defining regular and substantive interaction, academic engagement, and clock hours in online courses. In September 2020, the U.S. Department of Education updated Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations, revising distance learning requirements for career colleges effective July 1, 2021.  While… Continue reading Distance learning compliance changes are coming on July 1. Is your career institute ready?

How Career Colleges Can Track Attendance Across Different Learning Environments

The best attendance technology for on-site courses, externships, online learning, and more.    The scene is iconic for a reason. Anyone who has sat through a roll call knows it’s a dull, time-consuming way to begin class. For career colleges, however, taking attendance is no joke—funding and compliance depend on it.  Attendance data, traditionally collected… Continue reading How Career Colleges Can Track Attendance Across Different Learning Environments