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Benefits of Electronic Data Capture

Dec 27, 2018 5:22:52 PM / by SM Pack posted in Cosmetology, Higher Education, Technology Trends, compliance

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As a company that is perpetually seeking to make products highly usable, it’s natural that we would apply that same scrutiny to how we develop and implement our software. For the past few years, we’ve been exploring one specifically onerous aspect of usability: the ubiquitous pen and paper data and signature capture. Our clients are eager to ensure that our data capture methods are secure and compliant with regulations, which often makes hard copies seem like the best choice. However, paper necessitates transcribing data (and lugging pounds of paper around), which makes electronic data capture seem like a valuable route to explore. We sought a method of employing electronic data capture that was secure and usable for our clients.

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Grading with Rubrics: Best Practices

Jul 31, 2018 2:38:43 PM / by SM Pack posted in Cosmetology, Higher Education, Attendance, Mobile Grading

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What is a rubric?
A rubric is a coherent set of criteria for students' work that includes descriptions of performance quality on the criteria. This idea may sound simple, but unfortunately, the definition of rubric is rarely demonstrated in practice.

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