Is There Value in Creating “Mini Online Certifications” for Workforce Readiness?

Colleges and universities create mini-courses for online certification and credentialing. Some have launched their own boot camps, including UCF, Rutgers and UPenn. Others have partnered with skills boot camps, such as the General Assembly and Lynn University partnership. These mini-courses spread across many subjects, including coding and business. These mini-courses enable workers to advance in…

Big Data for Big Enrollment Numbers

Targeted marketing has become the norm across multiple industries. Today’s consumer expects a level of personalization in marketing efforts that would have been impossible just a decade ago and that applies even to the hallowed halls of higher education. While reputation is enough to generate thousands of applications, colleges have the opportunity to enroll more…

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Chatting it Up: Supporting Students Near and Far at Their Point of Need

When it comes to eLearning Solutions, the students who use eLearning to further their education still need support throughout their educational career. This means that students need access to the colleges they study with online, at all points along their educational path. Today, communication is paramount. Providing students with clear, effective modes of communication with…

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5 Strategies to Improve Online Retention

Online courses are very popular among students today, but attrition rates remain high. To prevent students from dropping out of online courses, you need to find ways to keep them engaged throughout the course. Improving the quality of student experience has a positive effect on student retention. Here are some best practices that might help.…