3 Expert Videos to Kickstart Your Digital Course Materials Strategy

April 5, 2018

You keep hearing it. Everybody’s talking about it. The future of course materials is going digital. “It’s a sure-fire way to bring your content strategy into the 21st-century,” they say. Well, it’s true.

By making a move to a digital strategy, you bring course materials back into the teaching and learning environment. Where they belong.

With lower administrative costs, real-time data reporting, and content aligned with learning objectives, it just makes sense. Plus, offering your students affordable and engaging course materials, on or before day one of class, right from their learning management system (LMS) will help support their success. And yours!

We pulled together three great videos to help you get started on your digital journey. Take a few minutes and learn from our experts. Think of them as guides to help you transition your campus from print to digital. From the end of the campus bookstore model and digital content implementation, to reducing administrative tasks and leveraging data. They’ve seen it all.

Watch and learn with these short videos below!


Sarah Riddlebarger, Ed Map’s Chief Operations Officer, takes the front seat in watching the higher-ed market. She knows a thing or two. Learn from Sarah as she shares how the world of course materials has evolved and how sticking to an antiquated campus bookstore model is not enough anymore.



Nikole Morris, Solutions Architect, knows that when it comes to managing course materials across different business systems, APIs can help educators spend more time with students and less time handling administrative tasks. Learn from Nikole, as she shares a few key components to look for in a truly great API.



Tracy Kitts, Solutions Architect, works extensively with institutions just like yours to leverage data to increase efficiency, lower cost, and improve student success. Consider these tips from Tracy before you pull your first data report.


Want to learn more? Ed Map is here to guide you! Explore the discovery (CURATE by Ed Map™), management (OPENVUE®), and access (ALL IN MODEL® – AIM) to quality and engaging digital course materials. Let us help you lower the cost of course materials and improve outcomes at your institution!

Mark Christensen

Senior Director of Marketing

Mark Christensen has worked in K–12 and higher education in various roles throughout his career from teacher to administrator to ed-tech marketing communications. He currently works with Ed Map, helping institutions navigate today’s dynamic and changing content landscape. He holds his MBA in Marketing from Rivier University and his Ed.D. in Curriculum & Technology from Plymouth State University/Argosy.

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