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Stetson University: A Beacon of Innovation
Challenge To better serve its 4,330 students in central Florida, Stetson University aspired to be an innovator in online education. When Jose Bernier, chief information officer, came to Stetson, he struggled to realize his vision for innovation and excellence with…
Keeping Students Engaged: the Role of Faculty in Student Retention
How a Community College Saves Up to $300,000 per Semester Through Student Retention
Quick take: Lewis & Clark Community College developed an innovative way to analyze student retention rates, in relation to student support services around campus. By targeting at-risk groups, they were able to increase retention by offering students timely assistance.
How a Predictive Model Enhanced Ulster University’s Approach to Student Retention
Quick take: The first institution to adopt Blackboard Predict in the European Union is increasing student retention with predictive analytics combined with a longitudinal, long-term approach.
Mexico Invests in New Models and Distance Learning to Reach Better Education Outcomes
Quick Take: With more than 10 types of higher education institutions, Mexico offers great options for all kinds of students.
Improving the Educational Experience Through Accurate Dashboards
Quick take: Anticipating learner difficulties and taking corrective measures earlier: How a leading teaching and research university for women in Saudi Arabia is creating a comprehensive dashboard for effective data analysis to help learners and instructors enhance the educational experience.
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