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Notable Community College Updates and News

By Jennifer Stralka

40% of all undergraduates in the US are community college students, totaling 8.2 million across more than 1,400 community colleges.  Community colleges are higher education’s open door, offering more opportunities for students to earn degrees due to cost, proximity and other factors. However, enrollment statistics and the education offerings provided by community colleges are ever evolving, especially in light of…
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Join Verbit & Ed-Tech Leaders at Two Upcoming Events

By Sarah Roberts

Education professionals have the opportunity to join Verbit at two exciting upcoming events to learn more about the positive ways that innovations are helping students succeed. This year’s return to the classroom will be unlike any other. Schools are developing curriculums that integrate innovative technology and build off skills that teachers, professors and students gained because of the unprecedented pandemic-related…
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Communication Access Real-Time Translation Considerations & Requirements

By Jennifer Stralka

Communication Access Real-Time Translation (CART), also known as “open captioning” or “real-time captioning,” is used to convert speech into text. CART services provide instantaneous translation of what is being said into a visual print display so that it can be read rather than heard. With CART, text appears in real time while words are spoken with options to display them…
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Verbit Celebrates Disability Pride Month

By Verbit Editorial

July marks Disability Pride Month! With at least 25% of American adults living with a disability, it’s never been more important to learn from one another and embrace each other’s differences in both personal and professional settings. Approximately 61 million individuals live with a disability that impacts major life activities, according to a CDC report. Verbit is fully committed to…
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6 Considerations for In-House vs. Outsourcing Transcription Efforts

By Jennifer Stralka

In today’s fast paced world, it is becoming best practice to record and capture internal meetings, classes and events. Business and institutional leaders are also creating and offering transcripts with these records to ensure they are accessible, can be referenced easily later and to engage a variety of audiences. However, these audio and video transcripts are often produced in-house due…
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How Online Learning is Fueling Employment Opportunities

By Jennifer Stralka

Online learning is making education more attainable to many individuals and greatly enhancing their employability. Individuals no longer need to be concerned about online learning programs not being deemed acceptable by employers. According to a survey of 750 employers in the United States, 61% believe credentials earned online can be of equal quality to those completed in person. As a…
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Verbit’s Kevin Sklar To Present at This Week’s Accessibility Summer Camp

By Jennifer Stralka

This Friday, June 18, Verbit’s Director of Key Accounts, Kevin Sklar, will present at ICT’s annual Accessibility Summer Camp. The conference is designed to connect professionals and educators who are invested in learning more about accessibility needs and best practices. Sklar will be presenting alongside noteworthy industry leaders from the likes of Blackboard, Google, UC Berkeley and California Polytechnic State…
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Verbit Joins Global University Leaders Today at Derby’s Online Learning Summit

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit joins the likes of Blackboard, CANVAS and Pearson at today’s Online Learning Summit produced by the University of Derby. The event is designed to explore the evolution of online learning and teaching for the future. Today’s event celebrates a decade of designing and developing online learning for a global student body. Delivering effective online education during the COVID-19 lockdown…
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