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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.…

Online Enrollment Management

Expanding Enrollment with Open Badging and Microcredentialing

The education landscape of the digital world has taken a sharp turn. Over saturation on degree programs has created a sharp employment divide. Not every highly skilled position requires a degree, but these jobs often do require a variety of skills. Educational organizations have started to create more targeted programs designed to deliver job-specific skills,…

Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship Programs: The What, the Where, and the Why

Apprenticeship Programs: The What, the Where, and the Why Today, online training of apprenticeship programs can take place from anywhere in the world, making these online courses extremely convenient for students. By removing geographical restrictions, any aspiring graduate can enroll in an online apprenticeship program. The goal of these programs is to produce better equipped…

Non-Traditional Learners

Marketing to the Non-Traditional Student – What Does That Mean?

The emergence of online education during the past several decades has made attending college and obtaining a degree or credential easier than ever. It has also presented new challenges to institutions that are not only focusing on recruiting traditional students graduating from high school, but marketing to non-traditional students returning to the classroom, albeit virtually.…