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Virtual The 2020 View of Federal Regulations and the Potential Impact on Higher Education Practice Registration While the Virtual Summit has concluded, you can still gain access to important policy insights. Registration includes:
Online Program Management (OPM) companies have been around for two decades, helping colleges and universities create scalable online programs, in a growing and important market. The OPM market is a chaotic one, however, and it would be a mistake for a school to evaluate the market without understanding the changing vendor landscape and underlying trends.
Female students in online programs often face additional challenges in addition to their coursework – including working, parenting, and caregiving. What are the unique challenges mothers in online programs face, and what are the strategies that can ultimately help them stay in college and graduate?
Workforce Partnerships that Work: Creating Public-Private Partnerships that Serve Students, Institutions, Employers, and CommunitiesJune 4th, 2019 - June 5th, 2019
Newport Beach, CA More than ever, students seek to invest in programs that prepare them to obtain employment in their field of study upon graduation. Meanwhile, government and corporate leaders also increase the pressure on institutions to address workforce needs.
A college degree is a valuable tool for many seeking to earn higher incomes and build stronger lives. But with an increasing proportion of diverse, “post-traditional students” who hail from a far wider range of backgrounds, it is time for colleges to become more “student-ready” by providing the resources and support necessary for post-traditional students to succeed.
Wiley Education Services recently conducted a proprietary research study, consisting of surveys and personal interviews with graduate students, to better understand the motivations, behaviors, attitudes, needs, and wants of individuals pursuing a graduate-level degree. As a result, they identified three distinct graduate student personas: Launcher, Advancer, and Altruist.
Building on a partnership that began with WCET helping bring WGU to inception in the mid-90’s, WCET and WGU are partnering on a webcast series to bring the WCET Community nuts and bolts strategies for implementing competency-based education.
This handbook introduces the reader to the field of analytics and its use in leveraging “big data” in higher education. The editors, Linda Baer and Colleen Carmean, gathered what is known from a variety of experts, ideas, and models. The handbook addresses key topics utilizing the expertise of those in the field.