July Roundup: Best of Blogs
It’s the dog days of summer. And that means summer vacations, trips to the beach, picnics outside, and fun times with family and friends.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t squeeze in a little summer reading.
Keep your mind sharp by catching up on all the latest news from our Vector Solutions team in our July Blog Round-Up. From new products to learning myths to content modernization and more, we’ve got it all right here just for you – enjoy!
Vector Solutions: Content Modernization: Everything You Need to Know
“Content modernization delivers content how learners want to consume it; mobility delivers the content where learners want to consume it. Intelligence provides organizations the collection and analysis of instructional data, and performance support provides real-time, point-of-need instructional access and help.”
Read more to find out which five modern content delivery methods Vector Solutions is using to make eLearning more dynamic and engaging.
TargetSolutions: Streamline Your Agency’s Management of Schedule II Controlled Substances
“Since the passing of the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medication Act (PPAEMA) in 2017, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has outlined specific regulations for EMS agencies possessing substances with potential for abuse. Under DEA guidelines, EMS agencies require a reliable, secure method for tracking schedule II controlled substances.
“Using the Controlled Substances module, an all-new add-on feature in the TargetSolutions Check It™ application, your agency can simplify the oversight of all schedule II controlled substances and ensure compliance to mandates by the DEA. Only accessible through TargetSolutions’ leading asset management system for apparatus, inventory and equipment inspections, Controlled Substances eliminates the need for paper documentation and offers powerful security tools.”
Read more to learn about the streamlining features of the Controlled Substances module.
Convergence Training: Learning Myths
“…many professions and fields of study have their own version of urban myths that people new to the field – or even those who have studied, practiced, and worked in the field for a long time – believe even though there’s no evidence to back the idea up or in fact there’s evidence that disproves it.
“Well, the sad fact is that the training/learning and development worlds aren’t immune to these kinds of urban myths embedded into their own professional beliefs and practices, either. In fact, many people have mistaken ideas about what training methods are truly effective and which ones are just – well, bunk or even marketing hype.”
Read more to find out the truth behind some of the most common learning myths.
RedVector: What’s New in AutoCAD 2020 – 7 Significant Changes (Guest Blog by David Cohn)
“A single subscription to the AutoCAD now includes access to seven additional “specialized toolsets. That means that all AutoCAD customers now get access to AutoCAD, as well as the products formerly sold as AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD MEP, AutoCAD Plant 3D, and AutoCAD Raster Design.”
Read more to find out how these AutoCAD changes will improve user experience.
SafeColleges: Ensuring ADA Compliance Campus-Wide
“In the latest research, it is estimated that 19.4% of students in higher education reported having a disability. Disabilities can range from physical disabilities (walking, hearing, communicating) to invisible disabilities (such as, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, food allergies).
“In most cases, the ‘Disabilities Office,’ or those with similar responsibilities, will take full responsibility of providing reasonable accommodations to these students, making your campus compliant.”
Read more to learn about reasonable accommodations and other tips to ensure an ADA-compliant campus.
Exceptional Child: General Education Teachers Feel Unprepared to Support Students with Learning and Attention Issues
“A recent study released by the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) and Understood, entitled Forward Together: Helping Educators Unlock the Power of Students Who Learn Differently, reveals an unfortunate reality impacting the education of the 1 in 5 students with learning disabilities and attention issues:
‘Even though more than 70% of students with LD or ADHD spend at least 80% of their day in the general education classroom, only 17% of general educators feel ‘very prepared’ to teach the 1 in 5.’
Read more to find out how Exceptional Child is helping teachers participate in professional development and training programs to better prepare themselves.