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Communicating With Online Learners

The 2020-2021 school year saw many institutions’ plans disrupted.  Many higher intuitions moved instruction from the classroom to some version of virtual instruction.  In 2019, before Covid-19, 35% of students took at least 1 online course, and 15% of students attended exclusively online. (NCES) As the disruption from the pandemic dissipates, many students find that…

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Student Services: Advising Model

There is a strong correlation between how students feel about the quality of their advising and how they feel about their higher education institutions (Simpson, 2018).  Student feelings about both the Institution and the advising department should be considered assets that can be nurtured, not just for the benefit of the existing student population but…

Online Student Success

5 Tips for Online Student Success (increase student persistence with engaging content)

With the start of a new school year, students are heading back to campus and digital campuses to embark on the next chapter of learning. Online learning comes with many challenges, which are vastly different from those experienced in the traditional classroom. Use these tips to help students be successful in their eLearning courses, and…