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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Reflection is an essential part of learning, and the end of a year provides an excellent opportunity to reflect upon that year. Last year, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper made some predictions about trends in higher education during 2016. This year, he examines those predictions, talks about which ones came true and which didn’t, and makes some more forecasts, this time into 2017. How accurate was he?
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.
New recommendations from the federal government for accrediting bodies may seem like a burden, but implementing these changes will actually help colleges and universities deliver better results to students. By focusing on transparency and tracking outcomes, consumers will be able to make more informed choices and institutions will be able to improve on areas of strength and identify areas of weakness.
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.
As enrollments decline, online higher education needs to evolve. From competency-based education to focusing on outcomes to NEST programs, here are six of the trends we predict will shape education in 2016.
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.
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.