Behavioral science programs already understand the importance of accessibility but embracing digital technology can be a brand new challenge. It’s a crucial one to meet though to make sure your students can keep learning and your program avoids sticky legal situations. From your program’s website to the digital tools you use, everything must be accessible. We’re going to walk you through the foundations of digital accessibility and talk about how going digital can also make your program more inclusive.
Data is one of the most valuable assets any higher education program has today. Unfortunately, many schools are underutilizing this resource because their systems don’t play nice with each other, they’re not able to collect enough data to make it valuable, and they’re not sure how to ensure everything is secure. Fortunately, these barriers are being knocked down as technology solutions improve. Read on to learn more about three of the most common barriers to data management and how programs are overcoming them.
“Program X,” a well-respected social work program, had a problem. They were still using faxes and paper to manage their students’ field experiences, among other administrative tasks. These inefficient and frankly, cumbersome, processes were barriers to their students’ learning experience. The program’s field director knew something had to change.They hoped to find one that was the whole package, and unwilling to compromise on the quality of partnership they were entering into. When they heard about Tevera, they were immediately attracted to how intuitive its interface was. But they vetted multiple programs, just to be sure and thorough.
David Haller, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Director of Field Education for the Undergraduate Social Work Program at Roberts Wesleyan College, wanted to find a software solution to manage field education and make collecting data and reporting on it easier. In 2019, David and his team found their answer: Tevera’s Field Education Management solution. They adopted Tevera and have been thrilled with its data capabilities, how easy it makes communication, and most of all, the team behind the software.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) was growing fast and needed an online accreditation and internship management system that would help them more efficiently manage their data. With 31 academic programs across the U.S., they knew they needed a highly customizable software system that was also easy to use. Prioritizing intuitive use, high levels of customer support, and efficient data management, they chose Tevera to help them streamline their site placements, accreditation management, and more.
[Jane Smith]* sat down with us to tell us about her journey from recovery to soon-to-be counselor and how the counseling profession has changed her life. “Recovery has been a miracle. It doesn’t just give you your life back. It gives you a purpose.”
There's no right answer to picking an edtech tool, but there are ways to identify what criteria matters to you, your program and your students, so you can make an informed decision that will work for you for years to come. Keep reading to explore what criteria to consider for each application and we’ll show you how Tevera fits into each.
Exploring Distance, Blended, and Face-to-Face Course Formats in Secondary and Post-Graduate EducationRhys Larson2020-04-09T13:36:52-04:00
Distance education has grown in popularity in recent years. Now, as a result of COVID-19, schools across the globe are scrambling to take their programs online to continue educating their students. Social work and counselor education programs are no exception to this pattern.
This week improvements include: New support tools, privacy protections for improved compliance, and in the next 90 days, mobile and accessible student experience features.
Helping students effectively track clinical hours will help them graduate, achieve licensure, and eventually gainful employment. Plus, it helps your program better track data in support of accreditation. Keep reading to learn more!