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Benefits of Electronic Data Capture

Posted by SM Pack on Dec 27, 2018 5:22:52 PM

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 methods of capturing data are secure and compliant with regulatory concerns—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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Topics: Cosmetology, Higher Education, Technology Trends, compliance

90/10 Compliance for Cosmetology Schools: What you need to know

Posted by SM Pack on Oct 25, 2018 11:59:36 AM

The 90-10 rule refers to a U.S. regulation that governs for-profit higher education. It caps the percentage of revenue that a proprietary school can receive from federal financial aid sources at 90%; the other 10% of revenue must come from alternative sources. 

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Topics: Cosmetology, Point of Sale, Institution Management, Higher Education, inventory, compliance

Grading with Rubrics: Best Practices

Posted by SM Pack on Jul 31, 2018 2:38:43 PM

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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Topics: Cosmetology, Higher Education, Attendance, Mobile Grading

Best POS software for Cosmetology Schools

Posted by SM Pack on Apr 17, 2018 12:04:43 PM

Best POS softwatre for Cosmetology Schools Cosmetology WP

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Topics: Cosmetology, Point of Sale