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April 19, 2022 • 2 minute read
By: Rachel Van Campenhout, Ed.D.

If I were to ask most educators, instructional designers, and even students, nearly everyone would agree that yes, doing practice while you study is a good thing.

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Training solutions for a digital world

March 31, 2017 • 1 minute read

For many companies, the training of employees presents a minefield of challenges and, in too many cases, missed opportunities. As we welcome a new generation into the workforce,...

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Math Notation Adds Up

March 26, 2017 • 1 minute read

Not all educational content is created equal. Content used for learning anatomy requires lots of images and diagrams. Content used for learning to speak another language needs...

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Publish to Bookshelf

March 16, 2017 • 1 minute read

Since its launch in 2016, VitalSource Content Studio™ has become a valued tool for creators of learning content in higher education, K12, and corporate training—content such as IT...

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Cut down on student distractions with Assigned Readings

March 14, 2017 • 2 minute read

In my last post, I talked about how we at VitalSource are constantly reaching out to students in an effort to solicit feedback and understand challenges they face while reading...

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How to be Accessible

March 8, 2017 • 1 minute read

Mention the word “accessibility” and it can mean different things to different people. In the context of delivering learning content, one application of accessibility is ensuring...

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Effectiveness and success: two big words when applied to education

February 21, 2017 • 2 minute read

Data: another big word that when applied to effectiveness and success, moves decision-making from subjectivity to objectivity. Objectivity, combined with proven motivators,...

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To further support college stores, VitalSource Intends to Acquire Verba

February 15, 2017 • 1 minute read

Since our founding more than 20 years ago, VitalSource has been committed to supporting higher education and to providing students with more affordable and accessible learning...

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Wikipedia look up now available on Bookshelf

February 3, 2017 • 2 minute read

When I was in school, I remember using World Book Encyclopedias when I wanted to do a quick browse on a topic. Over the years, with encycopedias moving online, this habit has...

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The People Behind VitalSource

December 23, 2016 • 2 minute read

For 20 years, VitalSource® has been providing the leading content delivery platform in education and corporate training. In those 20 years, we have grown from a small handful of...

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Hinds Community College and VitalSource Access

December 12, 2016 • 1 minute read

Last month, our own Mike Hale wrote about course-fee models as the way to ensure all college students had their required course materials on or before the first day of classes. As...

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Accessibility & VitalSource - Part 2

November 10, 2016 • 3 minute read

There is a minimum anyone in the ed-tech space must do around accessibility to even be considered relevant. Adding to this minimum, there is an increased expectation of what every...

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Accessibility & VitalSource - Part I

October 31, 2016 • 2 minute read

When you have a platform that delivers content to several million users each year, it is critically important that every user can get access when they need it. Whether it is ...

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