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October 2017

Course Catalog Software

5 ways to enhance students’ learning experiences with a course catalog software

Sriram

Course Catalog is a resource that will help students to browse and search for various programs and courses of study. The catalog comes in handy to familiarize students with the university structure and study program offerings. The catalog displays information on graduate and undergraduate programs, course requirements, elective options, and academic policies.

Technology can wrap higher education around the needs of the learner 

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August 2016

Adaptive Teaching

A new way to foster adaptive teaching online

Sriram

Adaptive teaching is aimed at achieving successful instructional outcomes in classrooms by adopting different learning strategies to different student groups. Traditional teaching methods in higher education are adding burden on students. Engaging with the study materials and resources create a learning problem for students. It means that students that learning will be tedious and boring. Very few learners can link pedagogical methods to outcomes. 

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April 2016

Student attendance

10 surprising strategies to improve student attendance

Sriram

Absenteeism negatively impacts student’s academic performance. Students with poor attendance received a poor grade. Most faculty members concede that the regular class attendance helps student learn and improve academic outcomes. In fact, truant student’s relationship with faculty is also a critical factor that affects attendance.

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March 2016

Admission mistakes

5 common admission mistakes that affect colleges

Sriram

Admission process in higher education is daunting for the administrators. But here's a secret to accelerate admissions and increase student enrollment in colleges and universities. Many educators wish they had more students and achieve their goals and targets. Instructors want their college and campus to engage with connected minds with a robust student admission system, because students learn in a collaborative environment.

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February 2016

Student admission

How to easily customize multiple stages during the busy student admission period?

Hansa Sivakumar

Admission season is coming up and with that comes a whole a lot of additional stress for the admin staff especially if they have to do all the processes manually. This post will discuss some of the cool features of Creatrix Campus Student Admission System which will reduce the workload of administrators to a great extent and keep them smiling right through the admission season.

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January 2016

Educational experience

15 ways universities can enhance educational experience with multi campus solutions

Charlie Robinson

Colleges and universities can improve its functioning for better academic performance across the institution with fully automated campus management solutions. Manage your academic and administrative processes at your fingertips and improve the quality of the education. This software has a wide range of features for students, faculty and staff to facilitate admission, attendance, courses, examination, placement, etc.

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December 2015

Student engagement

How personalized mobile learning can enhance student engagement and achievement?

Sriram

Mobile learning is one of the revolutionary innovation in education. As with any technological development, mobility has transformed education in a short period of time and makes a huge impact particularly in the lives of students. Schools, colleges and higher education institutions are taking the big leap forward to leverage the latest mobile technology and provide equal learning experience to students.

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November 2015

behavior management system

Reduce impact and resolve incidents fast with behavior management system

Sriram

Being a school principal, it is critical to maintain discipline and speedily resolve discipline issues like bullying, vandalism, misbehavior and other violations of students. Discipline incidents can impact teachers and parents, being unable to access incident reports or track the discipline history and result in increase in student drop-out rate. This is being amplified by highly complex and unpredictable nature of incidents occurring in schools. 

Manage discipline with cloud, analytics & mobile based solution 

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October 2015

RFID-based attendance system

Getting students to attend class: Using RFID-based attendance system to reduce absenteeism

Sriram

With thousands of students dispersed across the campus, K-12 schools are struggling with inefficient attendance practices that underachieved students, put a drag on student success and threatening to dropouts. Worse, outdated onsite legacy software systems are costing thousands of dollars, with ever increasing licensing costs, risks and storage needs.

Schools no longer have to fight indiscipline

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August 2015

Charter Schools

Top 5 ways to improve student enrollment in charter schools

Sriram

Charter Schools help improve education with parental involvement and innovative learning practices to improve academic outcomes of students. However, many of the Charter Schools are struggling to recruit students and achieve enrollment goals.

Charter Schools don’t have an enrollment cap and can recruit students from different geographic regions, but enrollment is difficult.

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August 2015

6 real problems with admission process colleges can avoid

6 real problems with admission process colleges can avoid

Sriram

Admissions in colleges and universities has dramatically changed in the digital age. Innovation and learning are integrated to enhance the experience of students and faculty. Cloud, mobile and digital technologies are accelerating educational transformation in colleges and higher education around the world. It will solve the real-world problems in education.

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July 2015

Hostel Software

Top 10 ways for hostels to manage student admission and improve efficiency

Sriram

Hostel facilities in educational institutions are managed with manual paperwork in a labor-intensive environment. This has resulted in poor resource utilization and impacted the overall efficiency of the academic institutions. The system of managing and administering hostels, mess and other facilities in institutions is ineffective as it is attributed to the following problems:

Problems in the Existing System

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July 2015

Automated admission

The 10-step automated admission process checklist

Sriram

Students make a beeline to apply for admissions to various courses in colleges. The entire admission process at the college from application to admission and enrollment can be fully automated and streamlined to make student experience a success! The admission processes need not be done manually involving massive amount of paperwork and manpower.

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July 2015

College campus

10 tips to put a stop to violence and misconduct in college campus

Charlie Robinson

In a school or college, parents, staff and students are concerned about the occurrence of increasing incidence of violence and misconduct in campuses. There are various types of incidents and the students should learn about the consequences and are accountable for their actions. Incidents of sexual assault, bullying, harassment, fighting and using firearms to unleash acts of violence are reported.
    

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July 2015

Academic performance

7 easy ways to turbo charge academic performance in schools

Sriram

Schools have the onerous responsibility of shaping the lives of students to become responsible citizens of tomorrow. In a fully automated age, technology provides unlimited opportunities for students to improve their academic performance and choose their career path. Many schools perform poorly each year and struggle to take their institution to the next level.

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June 2015

Student Success

5 tips to improve student retention in higher education

Charlie Robinson

Educational Institutions are more focused on achieving enrollment goals and sometimes they forget that student retention is an essential driver to boost student success rate and retention. The success of an higher education institution is not about student retention alone.

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June 2015

college admissions

5 common goal setting mistakes to avoid in college admissions

Admissions Charlie Robinson

The important aspect of education that ties an institution in knots is the way educators set goals. Most educational institutions struggle to set and achieve goals to improve the quality of the lives of students. Successfully achieving the goals are not only the key to the advancement of the higher education institution, but also trigger the growth of students, faculty and campus. Unfortunately, when selecting the goals, institutions commit mistakes.

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June 2015

admission animation

Automate your admission process and find the best students for your institution

Charlie Robinson

Today’s admission processes are built around automated and highly sophisticated technologies to serve the diverse needs of colleges, universities and higher education. College admission software makes it easy to configure and customize according to the requirements of students, faculty and staff. Many of the applicants are unaware of their status and admission information could not be tracked.

Education Cloud

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June 2015

mobile apps

10 smart ways for faculty to use mobile apps in the classroom

Charlie Robinson

Faculty may not have an aide. Mobile technology can be a great tool to support instruction. It helps instructors to mark attendance, create assignments, assign grades, track discipline, upload multimedia, generate reports, send notifications, store lessons and interact with students via chat, discussion forum and social media.

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May 2015

social learning

10 strategies for engaging students with intelligent social learning

Sriram

Social learning platforms are becoming ever more popular in today's tech-savvy educational institutions around the world. Schools and Colleges can leverage the wealth of academic resources to benefit the community of users including students, teachers and staff from anywhere. Social learning is highly relevant for today's classroom management system and offers a number of advantages to the entire community across the campus, and beyond.

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May 2015

higher ed

5 tips to prevent student attrition and dropouts in colleges

Sriram

The big, pervasive problem today in colleges and universities is the growing number of students fail to complete their studies for various reasons. Nearly half of Americans drop out of colleges before earning their degree. Such situations are not entirely out of the student’s hands. The key contributing factors that are catalysts to student attrition and dropouts can be easily addressed.  

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May 2015

behavior managment

5 proven reasons to implement behavior management system in the classroom

Sriram

There are times when you just want to persist with students involved in disciplinary infractions in the classroom. Even though teachers experience greater stress and difficulties, institutions don’t make a compromise on bad behavior. When an institution reinforces the classroom atmosphere with an effective behavior management system, it makes a positive impact on students and teachers.

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May 2015

student management

5 things to think when selecting a student management system

Charlie Robinson

Students are the most valuable assets for educational institutions. There is a fast-emerging trend to embrace cutting-edge technologies to increase student success rate. Here are five things to think when selecting a student data management system:

1. Cloud Automation

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April 2015

school management

10 classroom strategies to motivate students

Sriram

Educators find motivated students are easier to teach as they make quick progress to academic goals. When technology is integrated with learning, students who are interested in learning do, in fact, learn more. . If cutting-edge technologies and tools are adopted by school management, will it keep students interest in in the classroom? So how to motivate and empower students?

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April 2015

schoolbusroutingsoftware

5 practical ways to track buses and reduce student waiting time

Charlie Robinson

Schools are mostly focused on the academic performance and often neglect the other areas of infrastructure where they can save a lot of money and reduce workload.Still many educational institutions won’t have the information on where your buses are and what are the updates on the fleet to refine route planning.

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April 2015

mobile app

10 ways mobile apps can transform education and improve student experience

Sriram

Mobile is ubiquitous and has permeated every aspect of our life today enabling us to do things when we need it - quicker, better and save even more time. It spans the whole life experience and education industry is no exception. Its impact can be deeply felt as mobile is preparing the third great wave revolution in the education industry.

Enhance education through technology

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April 2015

higher education cloud

Higher education cloud: Five principles to transform the student experience

Sriram

Institutions of higher education are increasingly adopting new IT models to support student services and enhance learning. When education is faced with acute constraints in budget, resources, and enrollments, today’s realities in higher learning is that academic processes are relying on paper-based and manual provisioning process. Here are the five key principles to transform student experience with the adoption of cloud and mobile services.

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March 2015

Admission

10 steps to manage admission process easier for colleges

Sriram

Online student admission system is helping educators and prospects to overcome problems and barriers through technology which reduces paper work and admission workload. It automates and streamlines the entire admission process from application and review to enrollment and registration. Here are the ten steps to manage admission process easier for colleges:

1. Submit application form online

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March 2015

Creatrix Campus CRM

Customized higher education constituent relationship management (CRM) software for improving student engagement & retention

Sriram

Higher education institutions are experiencing tough challenges and increased complexities in building positive relationship between students and faculty in a highly competitive environment. More and more colleges and universities are turning to cutting-edge technologies to improve student services constituent relationship management (CRM) software to engage students, faculty and alumni, improve retention and increase enrollment. But simply deploying a CRM for higher education doesn’t solve the problem.

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March 2015

LMS

Developing a custom Learning Management System (LMS) to drive student success

Charlie Robinson

We are living in a new age of education where every student has different set of needs and technology has personalized learning, where each school thinks and operates differently. No two educational system functions in the same way. There are some products in the market which offers solution to manage the learning needs of institutions.There are various categories of students, some might be slow learner, some quick and some need more tutoring and few needs practical experience and so on.

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March 2015

mobile attendance

How mobile attendance app helps colleges to improve student attendance

Charlie Robinson

If you think skipping your class for watching a movie or a game goes unnoticed, you need to rethink again. The new high technology attendance mobile app which can be used to track and manage student’s attendance makes this nearly impossible. The attendance management system provides real time attendance update of each and every student and even the parents can access this data and get email and SMS alerts for each absence or tardiness.

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March 2015

Behaviorsystem

Enabling an effective behavior management system in classrooms

Sriram

As the school management look for ways to manage their classrooms discipline incidents smarter, more efficient and more effective, a large number of education institutions will take advantage of technology tools to empower teachers and staff. For today’s education industry, simple, powerful, and customizable cloud and mobile solutions can effectively solve the behavior issues when students are caught up in an argument or confrontation with other students or teachers that characterize a typical day in the classroom.

Keys to successful behavior management

03

March 2015

digitallearning

Digital learning in K-12 schools improves student's achievement

Charlie Robinson

Technology calls for change in the educational ecosystem which will lead to significant improvement in the productivity of the students. Blending technology with teaching and learning in a classroom using digital tools such as laptops, mobile phones and touch pads not only goes high-tech with digital classroom management, but also provides better communication and interaction between students, which increase their level of interest and curiosity to learn and ask questions.

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March 2015

attendancesystem

How cloud and mobile solution can effectively manage attendance and improve student success

Sriram

Cloud-based attendance management system can provide a wide range of benefits to have the potential to improve student retention and success rate. Attendance process need not run manually. Students, faculty and staff don’t have to present themselves to log in their attendance. Using cutting-edge education technologies like RFID, smart cards, biometrics and mobile devices, it is easier to clock attendance accurately and authenticate entry to the campus. This attendance tracking system increases student attendance and help to improve student retention and graduation rate.

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March 2015

Students performance

10 sure-fire ways to tackle students skipping class and boost performance

Sriram

Schools and colleges are cracking down on students to curb the growing absentee rates to boost performance and improve education standards. The management is trying hard to tackle truancy by imposing strict penalties on students skipping classes.  Parents also face a blitz on attendance and they are trying to keep students in school. With nearly 25% of students admitting to skipping classes or schools, here are 10 sure-fire ways to crack down on falling attendance rates of students:

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December 2014

online education

How online education system can improve student achievement

Charlie Robinson

Technology had a positive impact in every industry and helped improve efficiency and productivity, while reducing manual work.  Educational technology can transform schools and higher education infusing with virtual classrooms, digital tools, cloud computing, RFID, Biometrics, barcode scanning, mobile devices, E-learning, m-learning, big data and analytics.

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November 2014

Discipline

Behavior Management System: Discipline strategies for classrooms

Sriram

Managing a classroom is one of the toughest challenges within schools for K-12 teachers and they spend a lot of time to achieve control over student’s behavior. Creating an effective behavior management system in the classroom will help teachers to educate kids to improve behavior.

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November 2014

children's learning

Improve children's learning with technology

Sriram

While technology is not only important for education, it helps education institutions to improve student’s learning and engagement. Educators need to harness the power of mobile and cloud technologies to connect campuses, students, teachers, administrators and parents with the ability to create, access and use data. We need to see forward a lot of changes in faculty and learning needs, several engagement strategies using new types of global tools.

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November 2014

Behaviour Managament

Top 5 most effective behavior management strategies

Sriram

It’s most effective to promote positive behavior, student learning and collaboration in the classroom through a democratic process of participative decision-making, rather than coerce students and comply with the teachers' demands.

The following 5 most effective strategies are designed to encourage student behavior and discipline in positive and powerful ways, so that teachers can prevent problems before it arises and also avoid dealing with difficult students.

Identify expectations

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October 2014

Discipline

Reduce student dropout rates with effective discipline & behavior management system

Hansa Sivakumar

Currently there is a global education crisis on student dropout rates in schools and higher education institutions. But there is also another crisis which is garnering lot of attention, and that is the teacher dropout rates! It is true that teachers are fleeing the scene, because teachers are finding it hard to juggle between fewer resources, student growth rates, technology challenges, and ever-changing student behavior.  One of the important reasons for this is the huge gap between the backgrounds of the teachers and the students they teach.

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October 2014

Student Lifecycle

Mobile Campus: Engage students at every step of the lifecycle

Hansa Sivakumar

There are various stages in the lifecycle of a student which starts even before they actually step into the campus. Currently, all colleges, universities and higher education institutions are focused on building more meaningful relationship with the students which start during the recruitment process and go all the way even after graduation.

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September 2014

disciplinesoftware

Data mining student discipline records for improving behavior

Admin

Data mining techniques provides a personalized education to individual students based on the educational data.  For example, the discipline aspect of data mining can offer comprehensive analysis of student behavior, while the predictive analysis can help the school, college or university to take a positive approach to disciplining students, even before a student is involved in behavior issues. The early identification of student incidents at risk as well as maintain continuous intervention is the key to effective discipline management.

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September 2014

Student Discipline

Enhance student discipline in schools with Creatrix Campus

Admin

Creatrix Campus has introduced a great new capability to enable schools, be it small or large, to capture ongoing discipline incidents with our Discipline Management software. The discipline software simplifies the difficult and time-consuming task of tracking student discipline and enables school administrators to track monitor complete disciplinary history of students seamlessly, with mobile access to details at the scene of the incident.

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September 2014

SIS blog

Top 20 features of a highly efficient student information system

Admin

A student information system is more central than ever to schools, colleges and higher education institutions. The market for SIS is showing signs of accelerated change. SIS helps educational institutions to make the most challenging and important decisions in selection and implementation. Let’s look at the top 20 features of a student information system should for a more efficient and productive operations.

Cloud ERP

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September 2014

Student Information System

Improve performance with Creatrix Campus Student Information System

Are you still using an archaic or paper-based system to process student records on campus? With technology that is evolving exponentially, education institutions are challenged to tighten academic and administrative processes in spite of budget constraints.

Creatrix Campus Student Information System offers a mobile-ready cloud solution with built-in communication capabilities to help students, teachers, and administrators to communicate, collaborate, engage and inform more effectively.

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September 2014

Creatrix Campus sml

5 ways to improve student services and boost college student success

Charlie Robinson

Student services play a key role in student retention, satisfaction and success of any educational establishment. If a college, university or higher education doesn’t provide satisfactory services, it is likely to experience a sharp fall in student recruitment, retention and reputation. Students from various countries live and study in educational institutions in broad-ranging subjects.

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August 2014

Higher Education

Creatrix Campus Student Lifecycle Management Solution

Admin

Creatrix Campus student lifecycle management system supports student services for the full lifecycle from student recruitment and admission to graduation, alumni and beyond. With easy access to information through document process automation, Creatrix Campus accelerates the decision-making process and strategic planning, while improving communication and collaboration.