Credo Education Rebrands as NimblyWise

Boston, MA, February 12, 2019 In connection with the sale of Credo Reference Ltd. in November, 2018, Credo Education Inc. was spun out as an independent entity. Credo Education Inc. has now changed its corporate name to NimblyWise Inc. NimblyWise works with higher education institutions and corporations to prepare students and employees for continuous learning Read more about Credo Education Rebrands as NimblyWise[…]

The 6 Real-time Learning Habits Essential for Today’s Workforce

It’s no secret that the world of work is changing. Gone are the days of learning a trade, showing up to work from 9 to 5, and gradually progressing up the ladder of a single company over the course of a long career. Success in the knowledge economy depends on adaptability, problem-solving, critical thinking, and Read more about The 6 Real-time Learning Habits Essential for Today’s Workforce[…]

Upcoming NACE Webinar: Foundational Skills for Career Readiness

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and NimblyWise present: Foundational Skills for Career Readiness Wednesday, February 20, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST Do students need to develop better foundational skills? How can data and assessment drive skill development? Join NimblyWise’s Vice President of Partnerships, Dr. Brent Keltner, and Chief of Staff, Sara Ortins, as Read more about Upcoming NACE Webinar: Foundational Skills for Career Readiness[…]

Going the Distance: Integrating Foundational Skills Instruction Throughout the College Experience

Our webinar series on the 4 Stages of Foundational Skills Development wrapped up with a presentation from Dr. Susan Burns, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Clarke University. Clarke represents what we identify as the highest rung on the foundational skills ladder, Employer Signaling, where campuses do everything they can Read more about Going the Distance: Integrating Foundational Skills Instruction Throughout the College Experience[…]

Teaching the Teachers: Expanding the Reach of Foundational Skill Instruction to All Faculty

Seven years ago, Nash Community College in North Carolina realized it had a problem: when they asked local employers what they thought of Nash grads, the responses tended to come with a caveat. The graduates were good at the technical skills associated with their job, but struggled to move out of their comfort zone and Read more about Teaching the Teachers: Expanding the Reach of Foundational Skill Instruction to All Faculty[…]

Core Values: Building a Solid Foundation of Consistent Foundational Skills (Webinar Recap)

Among the most elusive challenges we see when it comes to foundational skills is the difficulty of teaching and assessing them consistently across disciplines. Our recent white paper found that institutions universally value skills like critical thinking and communication, however instruction and learning outcomes vary widely depending on the department, course, or faculty member. But Read more about Core Values: Building a Solid Foundation of Consistent Foundational Skills (Webinar Recap)[…]

Webinar Recap: You Can’t Fix What You Can’t Measure

Marlon Mote of Tarrant Community College District recently spoke about the challenges of consistent assessment of foundational skills like critical thinking, and how he’s overcome those barriers at his institution. He used NimblyWise to increase student participation and bolster the consistency and accuracy of TCCD’s assessments, while also saving valuable staff time and resources. Foundational Read more about Webinar Recap: You Can’t Fix What You Can’t Measure[…]

Foundational Skills Innovation Spotlight: Pfeiffer University

In this series, we highlight exceptional responses we’ve seen on the part of higher education institutions to the many challenges endemic to America’s foundational skills crisis. This month we profiled Pfeiffer University in North Carolina, where leadership improved student motivation and buy-in through a commitment to cultivating student intentionality and foundational skill development. Key Player: Dr. Tracy Read more about Foundational Skills Innovation Spotlight: Pfeiffer University[…]

The 3 Pillars of a Successful Foundational Skills Development Strategy

Addressing the foundational skills crisis is one of the great challenges for higher education today. While the evidence of the skills gap is overwhelming, and while educators’ belief in critical thinking is sincere, many institutions have struggled to implement successful foundation skills development programs. In interviews with 50+ academic leaders, we learned that the most Read more about The 3 Pillars of a Successful Foundational Skills Development Strategy[…]

Foundational Skills Innovation Spotlight: Lawrence Technological University

In this series, we highlight exceptional responses we’ve seen on the part of higher education institutions to the many challenges endemic to America’s foundational skills crisis. This month we profiled Lawrence Technological University in Michigan, where administrators fully committed to ensuring that faculty develop their instruction of foundational skills, and then consistently teach and measure Read more about Foundational Skills Innovation Spotlight: Lawrence Technological University[…]