Category Archives: Best Practices

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Measuring What Matters: Defining Outcomes in Higher Education

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What are outcomes? We use the term in higher ed frequently, and we all agree that measuring student outcomes and making sure we provide good outcomes are important. But the term “outcomes” can be notoriously hard to define. In today’s UncompromisingEDU, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper drills down on the specifics of what we mean when we say “outcomes,” and discusses why each kind of student outcome is important to higher education and society at large.

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Teaching With Trigger Warnings

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Talk about trigger warnings has turned into controversy on college campuses, but what can we learn from the discussion? Learning House CEO Todd Zipper discusses trigger warnings and how they can be used in classrooms, both as a way to foster a safe space to learn, and as a way to teach critical soft skills to students.

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Online College Students 2016: A New Report from Learning House

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For the fifth year in a row, Learning House and Aslanian Market Research have released the Online College Students: Comprehensive Data on Demands and Preferences. The report shares what 1,500 past, present and prospective fully online college students want in their education, including how and why they choose a program and institution, their studying preferences and financial considerations.

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