"Learning is no longer
confined to four walls and a blackboard.
A classroom doesn't have to be a classroom at all"
Extending the Limits of Learning Through...
- Preferred Learning Profile Assessments
- Technology Delivered Program Evaluation
- Distributed Learning Needs Analysis
- Online/Internet Course Development
- Distributed Learning Strategies
- Training and Professional Development
for Instructional Designers and Distance Learning Instructors
The Education Coalition (TEC) is a not-for-profit
educational technology organization specializing in independent,
unbiased consulting services to guide you through planning, implementing,
and evaluating distributed learning solutions. TEC understands
the best and latest technologies and combines these with sound
educational principles to provide a customized solution for your
organization. The TEC staff is expert in learning style assessment,
educational technology applications, evaluation of learning transfer
and impact. They share an entrepreneurial spirit coupled with
a maturity of focus. With their strong backgrounds in information
educational technology and learning methodologies, TEC designers
bring the right combination of experience and skills to any aspect
of distributed learning.
Professionals realize technology exists
to help them with their staff development needs but where one
begins can be confusing. TEC's Needs Assessment, provides an
independent, unbiased recommendation for the technology and products
to meet your specific needs, and develop an integrated, seamless
solution. TEC's approach and phased structured methodology are
TEC utilizes a Needs Analysis Assessment
Process (NAAP) to gather data for the Needs Assessment which
is part of a complete structured methodology to define the objectives,
scope, requirements and recommendations for your learning system.
This process ensures an organized approach to gather and document
information which results in customized solutions on how your
organization can best use technology to deliver content.
In Phase I, Preparation and Kick-Off,
a team of TEC consultants work with you to define the overall
goal of training and professional development and technology
In Phase 2, Needs Analysis, TEC
consultants survey your current environment, target environment,
and the delta between the two. TEC looks at your complete professional
development picture: technology, infrastructure, people, and
other key components. All are critical to include when recommending
a technology learning solution.
In Phase 3, Recommendations, TEC
uses its knowledge of the distributed learning industry and products
to design customized solutions for your organization based on
your digital strategic needs, time frame, budget, and readiness.
A cost benefit analysis is included in each solution.
In Phase 4, Executive Presentation,
TEC presents the findings and recommendations.