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80 Remote Student Engagement Tasks

This free list of remote student engagement tasks will allow you to keep your students engaged. Even while campus is closed.

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Student Professional Development Programs - Why Core Competencies Matter

We are working with schools to enhance their existing professional development programs or to design new professional development programs using ...

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What Can Higher Ed Learn From Fortnite and Other Popular Games Students are Playing?

If you work in higher ed, it is likely that you know students who can't stop playing and raving about the new video game called Fortnite. Why is this ...

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Four Absolute Truths for Creating Student Professional Development Pathways

More and more schools are starting to formalize student professional development pathways to guide students from day one on campus (or online) ...

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The Evolution of the SLO: 3 Reasons Why You Should Embrace SLO Data

Your Student Learning Outcome (SLO) data is a proverbial gold mine filled with valuable insights on student career readiness, development, and ...

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Three High Impact Practice Recommendations

Our niche line of service in higher education has afforded us unique research opportunities to identify best practices in student development. Our ...

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A Closer Look... Personalized vs Standardized Education on Student Achievement

The traditional practice in education is to force students to use the same key to try and open different, unique, locks - many will never succeed. ...

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4 Factors for Forward Thinking Higher Ed

We have been working on many creative programs with forward thinking schools and have observed some commonality in those that are most successful. ...

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Engaging Students on Their Smartphones

What kind of mobile presence do you have? If your institution has not included mobile as a priority in its student engagement strategy then there is ...

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4 Key Trends for the Future of Global Learning

The ever-evolving landscape of higher education's internationalization and global learning strategies will put leaders in global affairs onto their ...

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How Does Suitable Engage Students?

Suitable helps universities increase student engagement and prepare their students for the workforce. This eBrief covers four of the ways Suitable ...

Student Retention

Bigger and Better: Why You Need a Flagship Co-Curricular Program

A 2016 survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed that being involved in extracurricular activities had more ...

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Connecting the Dots - Student Engagement vs. Student Development

The term student engagement is used a lot in higher ed. Depending on who you ask, student engagement can mean something different. It can refer to ...

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The Battle for the Middle: Higher Ed's New 20-60-20 Rule

Have you ever heard of the 80-20 rule? This rule has famously been used in business for years to explain some simple yet true customer interactions. ...

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Involving Employer Partners in Career Development

Forward thinking universities are starting to involve their employer partners more and more in their students' career development. Employers don't ...

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Constructing Flagship Co-curricular Programs and Pathways

Over recent years, universities have made tremendous progress in how they teach and distribute their academics; with online classes, blended degrees, ...