Diploma Program Now Accessible to Learners Across the Province
D2L, the global learning technology leader, announces that the Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education (NSCECE) has chosen its Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) to reach more learners across the province to address a shortage of early childhood educators.
Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education (NSCECE) is a non-profit post-secondary educational environment overseen by a Board of Directors. They offer a two-year diploma in Early Childhood Education with 600 hours of hands-on practical experience in child care centers. Given the need for more flexible training options to increase the number of Early Childhood Educators throughout Nova Scotia, NSCECE is using Brightspace to develop a blended or online-only learning environment to adapt to every student’s learning style. NSCECE will now be able to provide a quality learning experience to students that, due to geography or time constraints, cannot attend class on campus or study full-time.
“To attract more Early Childhood Educators into our field and provide training upgrades to those currently in the workforce, we need to connect with learners far beyond our campus and offer a high-quality learning experience and the best content,” said Derrick Tobin, Executive Director of the NSCECE. “Brightspace can do this and much more. The intuitive interface, easy course development, and features to monitor and communicate with students in real-time have elevated even our own expectations on what is possible in education.”
“By choosing Brightspace, NSCECE is launching a new way to connect and engage with all learners interested in early childhood education – regardless of location,” said John Baker, President and CEO of D2L. “We look forward to building a lasting partnership and supporting the college as they expand enrollment online and on campus.”
With Brightspace, the ECE program will enable learners to work at their own pace, pursue a career in ECE, or enhance their existing skills and knowledge.
Brightspace is a cloud-based learning platform that makes online and blended learning easy, flexible, and smart. With Brightspace, instructors can create engaging digital learning experiences that are accessible by all learners on any mobile device. Plus – when you are ready – Brightspace enables the future of learning with a gaming engine, adaptive learning, video management, intelligent agents, course interactives, full support for outcomes or competency-based learning, and world-leading learning analytics.
D2L believes learning is the foundation upon which all progress and achievement rests. Working closely with organizations globally, D2L has transformed the way millions of people learn online or in the classroom. Learn more about D2L for schools, higher education, and businesses at www.D2L.com.
D2L’s Brightspace was recently named the #1 LMS in Higher Ed by Ovum Research and #1 in Adaptive Learning by eLearning Magazine. In addition, Aragon Research ranked D2L as a “Leader” in 2017 Aragon Research Globe for Corporate Learning and included D2L in its highly coveted “Hot Vendors In Learning” list.
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