In the thick of March Madness, we are reminded that it takes a great playbook to pull off a win. Those of us who work in higher education know, successfully developing and delivering online programs requires our own playbook of tactics and strategies…
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.
Traditional measures evaluating the success of online academic advising can take a significant amount of time to gather. Using a scorecard approach, with regular monitoring of student contacts and interactions for quality and quantity, can provide timelier evidence of good online academic advising and identify possible opportunities for retraining and coaching.
Online education is evolving at a rapid pace. It is no longer enough to simply start an online program and expect a boost in enrollment. Four industry experts share their perspective on the future of online education, and what schools need to do to succeed.
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.
Too often, students start their online higher education program with high hopes, but then find that external factors–job, school, or family–hinder their progress. Adapting strategies from the traditional model of higher education can increase student retention and student success, ultimately boosting graduation rates.
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.
Assessing online instructors is vital to offering a quality learning experience, but measures of success are different than in face-to-face teaching. A six-component course delivery rubric, developed by Learning House, can help institutions identify successful teaching methods and suggest areas for improvement.
Academic dishonesty proliferates in higher education markets across the country and can severely damage an institution’s reputation and budget.