29 avril 2015

Six Myths about Online Degrees

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. It has become commonplace for institutions to work with Online Program Management (OPM) firms to grow their presence on the online degree market. Administrators tasked with coordinating this growth will face a variety of challenges. One of the first is dealing with preconceptions that faculty and academic administrators bring to the endeavor. More...

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Maximizing Your Education Investment When You Return to the Real World

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. The higher education space has undergone a number of significant transformations over the past centuries that have dramatically increased the societal expectation of higher education. The U.S. financial crisis of 2008 marked the most recent and significant change in the demand for greater value from higher education. More...

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Five Changes Higher Ed Institutions Need to Make to Better Serve Their Students

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. The future of postsecondary continuing education is change. If we don’t like it, we’re going to like irrelevancy even less. 
Keeping relevant in the digital age requires agility. CE units must be agile enough to innovate and evolve as the world quickly changes around themt. More...

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The Post-Traditional Learner and Institutional Readiness

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. In the current educational environment with increased tuition diversification pressures, programming options for post-traditional learners compose a significant opportunity for higher education institutions, with historical similarities to the post-WWII environment. More...

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Adapting to Societal Demands: Three Ways to Help Institutions Succeed in the Modern Era

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Today, society is demanding reduced costs to students, increased accountability and increased job training, job placement and job effectiveness. Universities in general are under pressure to demonstrate agility to address these demands. More...

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Administrative System Customizations: A Hidden (and Avoidable) Cost of ERPs

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Why are higher education leaders not viewing their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and the data therein as strategic assets to their institutions? Why aren’t more of these expensive systems enabling business processes that reduce the friction that many students and faculty perceive in administrative processes. More...

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28 avril 2015

Operationalizing to Stay Agile: The Beginning of a Discussion

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Nimble, agile, entrepreneurial—all adjectives we use to define our continuing education/extended education units. But what does that mean in an era that requires all of higher education to be agile in order to meet the needs and wants of students looking for accessibility, affordability and flexibility. More...

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Extending Learning Beyond the Traditional Classroom Through Partnerships

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. As the dean of one of Canada’s leading providers of university-based adult education, I witness firsthand the ever-changing landscape of education delivery in today’s world of rapid social, economic and technological shifts. More...

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Three Priorities for Growing Student Enrollment Through Better Communication

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Today’s higher education marketplace is characterized by unprecedented choice for students—and new levels of competition for institutions. From four-year public and private universities to community colleges and online education providers, students can choose between a wide array of learning options. More...

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Achieving Agility in Higher Education: Four Critical Transformations

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Agile is an adjective rarely ascribed to higher education. The halls of higher education (virtual as well as brick & mortar) are stuffed with Vice Presidents, Assistant VPs, Deans, Associate Deans, Assistant Deans, and Assistants to the Associates, many of whom are directly involved in the decision-making that impacts teaching and learning. More...

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