NWC Extends Learning Outside of the Classroom

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Doug Cowley
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North-West College Extends Learning Outside of the Classroom with e-Learning Resources
Online Tools Enable On-Ground Students to Maximize Education and Growth

WEST COVINA, Calif.—In conjunction with high-quality in-class instruction, North-West College (NWC) has begun incorporating e-learning platforms for students who attend one of the College’s seven campuses. These online tools give students access to videos from instructors, lecture notes, and other course-related content anywhere there is a Wi-Fi connection.

“At North-West College, we are always looking for new ways to harness technology to educate our students for success,” Chief Operating Officer Beylor Meza said. “We realized that we can make learning more productive by taking the conversations and information shared in the classroom and extending them beyond that space.”

Melissa Reyes, Corporate Director of Education and Compliance at NWC, explained that the majority of the College’s students identify themselves as members of the Millennial Generation. “These digital natives want access to everything right away,” she said. “Utilizing these e-learning resources to bring our curriculum into the electronic age is a great way to meet them where they are.”

In addition to accessing course content and other information, students can also use these platforms to interact with their instructors and fellow classmates through shared forums. “These forums add a new dynamic to students’ learning,” Meza said. “It’s a constant challenge to impart the right knowledge and skills these individuals need to do well in their careers. Offering e-learning tools demonstrates North-West College’s commitment to staying on the leading edge of advancements in education delivery.”

About North-West College
Founded in 1966, North-West College has been committed to training individuals to enter and advance in the health care field for nearly 50 years. A leader in allied health education, the College offers 12 short-term programs at seven campuses throughout Southern California, including West Covina, Pomona Valley, Pasadena, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana, and Long Beach. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), North-West College offers a supportive educational environment for those ready to start a health care career. To date, the College has graduated more than 45,000 students—individuals who have gone on to raise the standard of excellence at health care organizations of all types.

For more information about North-West College and its programs, visit www.nw.edu.