Six Solutions Series: Overcoming Higher Ed Course Creation Challenges

Feb 15, 2024

We understand the evolving landscape of higher education and the importance of providing innovative, tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of faculty and learners. From customization and flexibility in course development to quality assurance, we are dedicated to enhancing the educational journey at each step. Our expertise in augmentation, speed to market, and AI innovation ensures that we deliver exceptional support and solutions. Explore how our services can address some of the challenges facing higher education today: 

Customization and Flexibility: We recognize the importance of flexibility and customization in course development for faculty members. We specialize in crafting high-quality online learning experiences that are precisely tailored to meet the unique needs of your students and faculty. Whether you’re looking to design comprehensive programs or refresh existing courses, our dedicated team collaborates closely with your faculty. Unlike one-size-fits-all solutions, we take a thoughtful and personalized approach to every project, ensuring that your online courses are not only effective but also engaging. If you would like to learn more, read about how Six Red Marbles was able to meet the unique needs of diverse learners at Landmark College here.  

Augmentation of Expertise: We understand that faculty members in higher education are incredibly busy individuals, with varying levels of online teaching experience. That’s why we offer more than just a streamlined process for course updates. Our team of subject matter experts and instructional designers can partner with your faculty by providing one-on-one support to ensure that courses are tailored exactly to the needs and standards of your college or university. With our support in design, quality assurance, and copyediting, faculty members can rest assured that their courses are in capable hands, minimizing the risk of errors and ensuring that the content meets the highest standards of quality. Whether you need assistance with minor updates or are looking to develop a new course from scratch, Six Red Marbles is here to provide the expertise and support you need to succeed.  

Engaging Learning Experiences: We specialize in crafting engaging learning experiences that captivate and inspire. We blend pedagogy, creativity, and technology to create dynamic and interactive course content. Our learner-centered design ensures that every learner interaction is streamlined, meaningful, and memorable, and we tailor our designs to the unique needs and preferences of your audience. With a focus on creative instructional design and a deep understanding of learning science, our team of experts is dedicated to fostering growth, empowerment, and excitement in the learning process.   

Quality Assurance: We uphold the highest standards of quality assurance to ensure the consistency and excellence of educational materials. Our copyediting and quality assurance services are integral parts of our process, ensuring that every piece of content meets the stringent criteria for accuracy, functionality, and effectiveness. From thorough proofreading, plagiarism checking, and fact-checking to meticulous review processes, we leave no stone unturned in guaranteeing the quality of your educational materials. Our dedicated team of experts is committed to maintaining the integrity and reliability of your content, ensuring that it not only meets but exceeds industry standards. With Six Red Marbles by your side, you can trust that your educational materials will consistently deliver a superior learning experience for students, enhancing engagement, comprehension, and retention. Learn more about the power of partnership. 

Speed to Market: We recognize the time constraints faced by faculty members and have tailored our approach to ensure delivery without compromising quality. Our streamlined process ensures the meetings faculty have with our instructional designers are focused and productive, allowing faculty to provide input and direction while our experts handle the heavy lifting of the course builds. Leveraging their extensive experience, our instructional designers craft engaging and effective content aligned with your objectives. By entrusting us with your course updates, faculty members can reclaim valuable time and focus on other priorities, confident that their courses are in capable hands. Experience the efficiency of our time-saving solutions and get your programs up and running quickly. 

AI Innovation: SRM recently announced CourseStart, a game-changing course solution tailored for community colleges. A subscription grants access to a curated library of 30 commonly offered general education courses, rigorously reviewed by subject matter experts and meticulously crafted by experienced instructional designers. Powered by AI technology, CourseStart revolutionizes course creation. It features a user-friendly course and content creation tool empowering faculty members to efficiently customize and generate their course content. Our AI-driven course generator “wizard” simplifies the course creation process, ensuring seamless integration of AI technology into the educational landscape.  

As you can see, Six Red Marbles offers the solution to your unique needs.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s start the conversation! Whether you’re seeking to create new programs or enhance existing ones, our team of dedicated professionals is here to support you every step of the way. By collaborating with Six Red Marbles, you’re choosing a trusted partner committed to your institution’s success.  

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