17 mars 2015

Personalized Service and Labor Market Ties Enhance the Value of Small Liberal Arts Institutions

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution - Co-written with Jonathan Shores. As educators with over 40 years of combined experience with private liberal arts institutions it is safe to assume that we are biased when it comes to our belief that there is great value in attending and graduating from a liberal arts college. More...

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Creating Connection: Driving Learner Success with Smart Machines

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution - Co-written with Darcy Janzen. New-traditional students are older, working, diverse and often unprepared for the rigor and self-regulation of college. This is the majority of students attending our campus at the University of Washington Tacoma. More...

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Evolving Credentialing to Meet the Needs of Outcomes-Focused Students

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. One of the main goals for today’s non-traditional students is using their higher education experience as a jumping-off point for their career. This, unfortunately, is also one of the areas where colleges and universities have had the most trouble creating value for their students. More...

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Adapting the Higher Ed Model to Suit Today’s Students

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Today, traditional-age students are a minority on campus. The average student is working part-time or full-time, has a family and is over 25. But at higher education institutions nationwide, the products and processes on offer are still designed for the traditional audience. More...

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Transforming an Institution with eLearning: Creating Value by Moving from the Fringes to the Core

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. For this University, eLearning began at the grassroots level—individual instructors experimenting with new delivery methods leading to course development, program design and, ultimately, degree delivery. More...

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Using Data to Create a Strong Student Experience

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Over the past few years, tracking and acting on data analytics has become common practice at leading institutions nationwide. From the administrative to the academic, institutions are measuring performance and institutions are becoming responsive to the results. More...

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Why I’m Choosing a House Over a Degree

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. I often feel like I’m a player in the popular board game, “Life.” I’m at that really fun part where you spin to find out what your life is going to look like. You’re probably familiar with the four categories: career, salary, house deeds and stocks. More...

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ROI for Adult Learners: Maximizing Higher Ed’s Non-Monetary Value

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Many of the contributors to this special issue will point out the economic benefits and wider employment opportunities that a college education brings. Adult learners reap the benefit of higher lifetime earning potential, wider employment opportunities and career advancement. More...

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Relevance and Responsiveness: Keys to Success in the Corporate Training Marketplace

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Recent estimates peg the value of the formal corporate learning marketplace at $177 billion, with even more being invested in informal employee education. As the economy becomes more and more knowledge-based, professional development and ongoing employee education will become even greater corporate priorities than they are now. More...

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Certificate Programs: The “New Black” in Professional Development

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. In today’s ever-evolving workforce, lifelong learning is the key to gainful and fulfilling employment—which is why successful professionals are always on the lookout for quality continuing education, designed to drive career advancement. More...

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