Case Studies

TheStreet Courses With Jim Cramer

Subjects

Personal Finance and Investing

Date

2019

Situation

TheStreet was looking to expand content monetization beyond subscriptions and advertising and their founder, Jim Cramer, has a strong interest in expanding into education – but not with another book.  After searching on and off for years, they found Junction and decided to get to work on their first-ever set of online courses.

Solution

Teams from TheStreet, including Jim Cramer, worked closely with Junction’s curriculum design experts to go from contract signing to launch and first revenue in under 90 days.  With first month’s revenues running double projections, TheStreet Courses is off to a strong start.

El cine documental – Online workbook

Situation

Hackett Publishing was seeking to create a 24-part online Spanish language and culture workbook with embedded video, grammatical activities (auto-scored) and detailed grammatical explanations.  They also needed it to be mobile-friendly and integrate with any campus LMS they may encounter.

Solution

Hackett licensed a white-label version of Junction as their learning platform and used the robust features in Junction Author to deliver an easy-to-use, and compelling, language learning experience.

Results

El cine documental online workbook (powered by Junction) went live for sale just a few months after contract signing with first revenue flowing in shortly thereafter.  No more printing, stocking, shipping and returning physical workbooks!

Subject

Spanish

Date

2018-2019

Cyberwarfare: Adaptive, OER-enhanced courseware

Subject

Cybersecurity

Date

2019-2020

Situation

Jones & Bartlett Learning wanted to cost-effectively update their offerings in cybersecurity to incorporate OER-sourced videos and transform their textbook and items banks into an easy-to-use, adaptive, course.

Solution

Collaboratively designed the adaptive course experience.  Junction subject matter experts curated relevant OER video and aligned the the content to lessons and learning objectives tying them into the adaptive learning system.  Just a few months later, a renewed version of Cyberwarfare hit the market to positive faculty and student reactions.

Contraseña: Your Password to Foundational Spanish

Situation

Startup LingroLearning needed an out-of-the-box, white-label, learning platform that could grow with them as they and their author teams brought to market one a digital-first Spanish language learning program. Junction’s turnkey LTI tool integrations enabled LingroLearning to seamlessly incorporate third-party eportfolio and online tutoring tools.  Speed to market, rich assessment including audio recording, live video based “virtual office hours” and a flexible platform partner, were keys to getting their first courseware products up, running and on-campus in just months.  

Subject

Spanish

Date

2018

 

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Mercy College School of Business

School

Mercy College

Subject

Finance, Marketing, Communications

Date

2015-2019

The School of Business at Mercy College uses Junction in their Honors program. In this short video, you’ll hear perspectives on using Junction from the Dean of the Business School as well as a number of students.

Disclosure: no compensation was offered or paid for appearance in this video. Dean Weis and his students offered to share their perspectives and all of us at Junction thank them for their participation.

Junction OER Courseware

One of Dr. Arias main teaching goals is to increase student engagement in face to face and online classes. For the past two years, Dr. Arias has tried to improve the design and content of her online classes to make them more appealing to students without success until the implementation of Junction Education.  She was awarded a 2016 OLC Digital Learning Faculty-led Innovation Award for her work.

Disclosure: no compensation was offered or paid by Junction Education for appearance in this video.

Tougaloo College

School

Tougaloo College

Subject

Biology

Date

Summer, 2016

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