Solving the A&P Attrition Problem: A New Approach to Anatomy & Physiology

Solving the A&P Attrition Problem: A New Approach to Anatomy & Physiology

There’s no denying that Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) is a challenging course. Even the most dedicated students can find the lecture and labs overtaxing. It’s not surprising that many struggle, and many don’t make it through. In fact, a new report from the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society found that nationwide, A&P attrition rates are…

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Five Key Focus Areas for Your Online Education Strategy

Five Key Focus Areas for Your Online Education Strategy

Student success doesn’t mean what it used to. More than a passing grade or a strong essay score, the modern higher education experience has been transformed by technology. Today, a student’s online education experience is just as important as their experience in the classroom. Each year, the Online Student Success Symposium (OS3), sponsored by Strada…

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Five Trends Shaping the Future of Online Education Today

Five Trends Shaping the Future of Online Education Today

The incoming freshman class next year were in kindergarten when the first iPhone came out. Social media has always existed in their world. They’re more than digital natives; they’re mobile-first and always connected, born floating in a sea of information. That environment has shaped the way they learn in unique and fundamental ways. It makes…

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Four Valuable Investments in Digital Teaching & Learning for Universities

Four Valuable Investments in Digital Teaching & Learning for Universities

The demand for online learning courses continues to rise. In fact, a recent survey revealed that a whopping 74% of four-year universities said demand had increased from 2016 to 2017. However, just 43% said they would be increasing their online learning budget in response to demand. That second number is disheartening, but not surprising. Anyone…

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How Digital Learning Helps Colleges and Universities Optimize FTE and SCH

How Digital Learning Helps Colleges and Universities Optimize FTE and SCH

Digital learning is slowly but steadily changing the business model for higher education. Researchers at Arizona State University and the Boston Consulting Group found that online courses can improve retention and graduation rates, all while saving students time and money. And, online courses attract a more diverse pool of students, including more older students, women,…

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How Colleges Can Lower the Cost of Online Learning

How Colleges Can Lower the Cost of Online Learning

Online learning in higher education has no shortage of benefits for students. Online courses are more accessible, easier to fit into a work schedule, and tend to be more cost-effective. These benefits aren’t just for students, though. A study on online learning from ASU discovered that online courses can save institutions 3%-50% in operating costs.…

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