Even as enrollment increases in higher education, graduation rates continue to struggle. For online students, there are many barriers to continuing with and completing an education. In today’s UncompromisingEDU, Galen Davis, Director of Faculty Development at Learning House, discusses at-risk online students: how to identify them and how to help them succeed.
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What should higher ed institutions keep in mind when designing their websites? In this interview, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper talks with Bob Johnson, president of Bob Johnson Consulting, LLC and partner at Customer Carewords, Ltd., about the pitfalls, best practices and future of web design for higher ed.
More people than ever have access to higher education, but with the system stretched to its breaking point, it’s time to reevaluate how we gauge the effectiveness of higher system. Learning House CEO Todd Zipper argues that focusing on outcomes and effectiveness are keys to fixing our higher education system.
The benefits of online program management providers are not well known. We take a look at seven benefits partnering with an OPM brings, including mitigating risk, supporting change, and delivering excellent customer service.
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.
College closings are expected to triple by 2017. Rising costs and falling revenue both make keeping an institution viable more difficult. But for those that are willing to reimagine education, opportunity exists to not only survive, but also to thrive.
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.
A new website from the U.S. Department of Education is helping students more easily compare colleges and find information about tuition, financial aid and post-graduation salaries. In the Information Age, what should colleges and universities focus on to help prospective students choose the right institution for them?
Colleges and universities that partner with local businesses can increase enrollments while developing a more skilled, happier workforce and improving employee retention. But how can your institution make the most of these opportunities? Here are four steps that will set you on the path toward success.