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How Important will Higher Education be for Finding Jobs in 2020?

By The Pearson Team, Pearson Education on August 19, 2013

What will the education requirements be to gain employment in the United States by 2020 and what skills will be most coveted by employers? Continue reading

College Readiness – An Infographic

By The Pearson Team, Pearson Education on June 4, 2013

This infographic explores three critical areas in the college readiness life-cycle: pre-college; entry/assessment/placement; and developmental education. Continue reading

What Does Pearson’s Course Redesign Conference Offer Instructors Focused on College Readiness?

By The Pearson Team, Pearson Education on May 3, 2013

  Pearson’s annual Course Redesign Conference will take place this year from September 27-28, 2013 at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. This two-day conference helps equip participants with a basic foundation of the principles of course redesign … Continue reading

Launch Pad for College Grads: Skills for Entering the Digital and Global Workforce

By Carol J. Carter, LifeBound on April 24, 2013

The world of work is ever- changing. However, new graduates will experience a heightened level of change over the span of their careers, as technology becomes more integrated and new software, tools, and gadgets make their work more efficient and far reaching.  Add … Continue reading

Accessible Learning: HTML eBooks

By Rick Clinton, on April 10, 2013

HTML eBooks The textbook is traditionally the core of many courses.  To support students using assistive technology to access course materials, Pearson now publishes screen-readable “HTML eBook” versions of its mathematics and statistics textbooks.  Formatted in HTML and MathML and … Continue reading

How Blogging Can Help Students Transition to the World of Work

By Carol J. Carter, LifeBound on March 27, 2013

Do you know a student who loves writing, has a unique perspective, and wants to beef up their resume before heading into the workforce? In college, the majority of students have to exercise their writing skills on academic papers and … Continue reading

Infographic: Got Gamification?

By Nikki Jones, Pearson Education on March 27, 2013

Gamification techniques leverage people’s natural desires for competition, achievement, status, self-expression, altruism, and closure. There are tremendous applications in education. Have you thought about applying gamification in your courses? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. Click … Continue reading

Infographic: Closing the Readiness Gap

By Nikki Jones, Pearson Education on March 22, 2013

One-third of today’s college students require remediation. Of those students, half will never receive a college degree. How are you closing the readiness gap in your courses? Share your story with us by commenting below. Created by Knewton and Column … Continue reading

Infographic: What is a ‘flipped’ classroom?

By Nikki Jones, Pearson Education on March 19, 2013

Check out this cool infographic to learn more. Are you thinking of flipping your courses? Have you already tried to flip a course? What happened? Click on the infographic to see the full-size version. Share your experience about ‘flipping your … Continue reading

Over 120 Students Honor Faculty in Pearson Students’ “One Professor” Movement

By Nikki Jones, Pearson Education on March 18, 2013

Just before Thanksgiving last year, Pearson Students asked college students a simple question: Has One Professor made a difference in your life? It wasn’t designed as a contest and there were no prizes for sharing their stories. Pearson Students simply offered to send the … Continue reading

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