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News, updates, and resources on how to make earning college credit more affordable

Highlighting Your Brand With Custom Course Login Pages

Highlighting Your Brand With Custom Course Login Pages

For schools that don’t use LTI integrations to automatically sign in from their LMS, online courses can sometimes feel separate from the rest of a student’s courses. To help with this, and to bring TEL courses more seamlessly into schools' existing ecosystems, TEL...

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Three Ways TEL Courses Help Your Students Graduate On Time

Three Ways TEL Courses Help Your Students Graduate On Time

Back in 2016, the median amount of time it took a student to complete a bachelor’s degree was 52 months. More than 12 percent of students took longer than 120 months. And that was before the pandemic. Even before Zoom fatigue was a thing, students’ college pathways...

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Skills Pages: Charting the Path from Courses to Careers

Skills Pages: Charting the Path from Courses to Careers

​As TEL’s CIO Stacy Zemke shared on a recent podcast, the biggest struggle she had when teaching her university capstone course was getting students to make the connection between what they’d been doing for the past four years and what they planned to do when they...

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Making Learning Visible With Badges [Infographic]

Making Learning Visible With Badges [Infographic]

​General education courses are often a blur of readings, papers, and maybe a presentation thrown in for good measure. But ask any student two semesters away from their American Government course what they learned, and you are likely to get a few points on separation...

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The Challenge of “Invisible” Learning Environments

The Challenge of “Invisible” Learning Environments

​One of the biggest challenges in today’s education environments is that, for many students, learning has become a black box. The purposes and processes of learning, the “why” and “what for,” are largely invisible and inaccessible to students. Students complete...

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3 Reasons to Make Learning Visible with Badges

3 Reasons to Make Learning Visible with Badges

There should be no mystery in what students are learning. And yet, when students finish most courses, it’s not clear what skills or competencies they developed, much less what those competencies could mean for them down the road. Sure, they researched and wrote a...

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2 New Courses: Microeconomics & World Civilizations

2 New Courses: Microeconomics & World Civilizations

​January brings new resolutions, new calendars, and new courses from TEL. This Spring, we’re starting to build out our business courses with Microeconomics and also expanding our history lineup with World Civilizations. Meeting Demand with Microeconomics As we...

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