The seventh Connect higher education summit helped further the conversation about reimagining higher education. From mobile technology to evolving learning methodologies to the continuing critical importance of financial aid, the only constant in higher education is change.
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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.
More than 100,000 active duty military personnel and veterans use the GI Bill to pay for higher education every year, representing a large potential population for colleges and universities. But for these students to succeed, institutions should consider some key strategies.
Traditionalists have argued that on-ground instruction is more effective than online teaching, but is this fact, or fiction? Learn the principles of instructional design for online learning that can help ensure students are synthesizing information in a way that meets their learning needs and provides solid data on outcomes.
The LMS is one of the biggest ways students engage with an institution. An outdated or difficult to navigate system can leave a bad impression. And as technology changes, so too should the LMS. Here are eight considerations when developing a scalable, sustainable LMS.
Career services are a critical part of the traditional campus experience. Now, institutions must consider adding these services for online students as well. How can colleges and universities best serve this unique population? Here are four considerations for developing a successful career services office for online students.
With a majority of institutions offering online programs, colleges that want to excel need to implement a few key strategies. From developing buy-in to using data for decision-making to maintaining a sense of urgency, these eight steps can help institutions stand out.
To best serve the online student, colleges and universities need to know their preferences. From how to market programs effectively to what degrees to offer, understanding the online college student is critical to success. Four key takeaways from an annual survey of 1,500 past, present and potential online college students can help institutions succeed.
While the focus on online college programs tends to be on enrollment, retaining those students is equally as important. These five strategies can help your institution communicate more effectively, plan more thoughtfully and ensure a better experience for your students.