It’s not enough to enroll students in your online programs; retaining those students is critical to success. By following a few simple steps as students begin their online program, you can increase retention rates and improve the student experience.
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In a world of rapid fire communication, how can faculty ensure their online courses are delivering content effectively? From understanding your audience and developing creative content to breaking content into manageable chunks and finding the right tone for your audience, following some communication best practices will help keep students engaged.
A happy enrollment team with strong leadership will be more appealing to potential students. Learn key strategies to build an enrollment team that is efficient, friendly, and effective.
Discover how one university is increasing enrollments and improving retention. Todd Zipper and Dr. Eric E. LaMott share six strategies for online program success in this case study.
What do online students really want? The “Online College Students 2013″ report reveals important information from 1,500 past, present and prospective online college students to help schools develop more effective online programs.
As MOOCs gain momentum among high-profile providers, institutional brand has quickly become a substitute for effective teaching and learning. Experience and quality can still make a difference, however.
No one method of online course delivery can suit every taste. By mixing and matching between instructor-led, independent study and tutorial courses, institutions can create a flavor of online learning that satisfies students’ learning needs and can cut costs.
Once you’ve decided to implement a social media strategy, it’s important to know how to execute it well. Learn five key steps to making the most of your social media, including identifying your audience, simple ways to increase content volume, and how to measure success.
The question is not whether to use social media as a marketing tool, but rather, how to use it most effectively. To ensure success, first, define your objectives. Then, make sure your school meets some important criteria, including having an authentic voice, posting consistently and committing time and resources. Once you establish a social media plan, you will have a powerful tool for marketing your online education programs.
Understanding how to strategically build links inside and to your website can increase your leads and improve the respect you receive from search engines.