MelissaMcClella
Instructure
Instructure

In this blog, we explore how building the right Impact team can enhance internal processes, institutional insight, and workload balance. Discover key roles like instructional designers, LMS administrators, support teams, communications experts, faculty members, and student employees, all contributing to a well-rounded team. Learn efficient planning strategies and workflows, including anticipating content needs and using planning templates. Explore an organized approval process and discover available consulting services to maximize Impact's potential. Let's dive into the world of impactful teamwork!

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MelissaMcClella
Instructure
Instructure

Discover how Atlantic University College transformed its online programs with Instructure's Canvas and Impact products, creating an exceptional educational experience that maximizes opportunities and generates solutions for both students and professors.

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MelissaMcClella
Instructure
Instructure

Check out these great presentations! Thank you to all of the Impact Admins that presented their wonderful use cases! 

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MelissaMcClella
Instructure
Instructure

Please join us in congratulating our 2021 Impact Award Winners!

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MelissaMcClella
Instructure
Instructure

As the pandemic continues to cause interruptions to learning environments, Impact has curated a list of resources to assist Impact administrators. 

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KatievandenBerk
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

One of the first ever Impact customers, Saxion University has been using Impact since early 2011! They initially got on board because they found themselves explaining new LMS functionalities over and over to users, despite efforts to pre-emptively inform them. They decided they needed a more efficient way to communicate with their users, and Impact was going to facilitate that communication. 

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KatievandenBerk
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

Higher education has taken a full swing to embrace the digital classroom due to the Coronavirus pandemic. While many schools may have been unprepared in the spring, this fall will be the test for how prepared institutions are to provide a digital education. 

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KatievandenBerk
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

Communicating online may seem like a simple task, but when attempting to connect with thousands of students, faculty, and staff, things can get a bit muddy. The question of how to best communicate has undoubtedly been on higher education administrators' minds for decades, especially during the current move to online learning. 

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MonicaDancel
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

It’s a challenging time for educational leaders. Institutions are under pressure to digitalize and simultaneously to ensure course continuity and quality online. Add into the mix an unpredictability surrounding budgets – it becomes clear that institutions are looking for solutions that both generate increased efficiencies and provide modernization.

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MonicaDancel
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

This is a special edition of our Impact blog, as today we're publishing a guest blog post by Dr. Sean Hauze, Director of Instructional Technology Services at San Diego State University

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MonicaDancel
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

Now that 2020 is finally over, researchers can see how profound of an effect the COVID pandemic has had on students. A study conducted by Hobsons and Hanover Research found that students were struggling more in school than in pre-pandemic times.

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KatievandenBerk
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

While effective digital courses are an important part of ensuring a positive university experience, it is also critical to pair courses with relevant academic support services.

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AnneliseGoodman
Instructure
Instructure

With the fall semester quickly coming to a close, our minds (and messaging) are shifting towards how our institutions plan to approach the Spring 2021 semester. With COVID-19 continually changing what the Spring 2021 semester will bring, we have created a variety of campaigns to fit your campus needs—whether you are online, on-campus, or a combination of the two! 

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AnneliseGoodman
Instructure
Instructure

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our daily lives, with higher education being no exception. As many universities approach their Spring 2021 semester, online teaching and learning are at the center of their focus to ensure academic continuity. Impact has been instrumental in helping institutions to transition to fully online learning.

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AnneliseGoodman
Instructure
Instructure

As the COVID pandemic stretches on, institutions are considering continuing alternative formatting for course delivery for future semesters. Many universities are currently offering a variety of hybrid courses blending synchronous and asynchronous delivery. But what exactly is a hybrid class?

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AnneliseGoodman
Instructure
Instructure

 

Lander University, of Greenwood, South Carolina, has an innovative approach to EdTech Training-- a podcast!

Our Customer Success Manager, Dr. Annelise Ewing-Goodman featured in an episode.

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AnneliseGoodman
Instructure
Instructure

There is light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel! Many colleges and universities are gearing up to reopen their campuses to students and faculty alike. While we are not out of the proverbial woods yet, Impact has support for whatever your re-opening strategy may be. 

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AnneliseGoodman
Instructure
Instructure

While students and faculty are celebrating the beginning of summer break, Impact has already been hard at work creating campaigns to help you with your return to campus in Fall 2021! This post highlights some of the brand new campaigns available to make your transition as smooth as possible. 

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AnneliseGoodman
Instructure
Instructure

Students’ sense of belonging has long been studied in academia as college/university is a time for self-discovery and change. Students that feel like they belong in the larger campus community are more inclined to persist to the next year (Hausmann et al., 2009). Additionally, students that feel like they are part of a wider community are more successful (Strayhorn, 2019). 

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