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Enrollment Growth Briefing is a quick daily update for higher education leaders looking to grow enrollment at their college or university. Each briefing highlights a potential enrollment growth strategy or initiative, including topics such as: enrollment marketing, adult student recruitment, enrollment management, online learning, student retention, data intelligence, online course development, financial aid, academic scheduling, and more. If you’re looking for tactics, strategies, and best practices in order to build a step-by-step roadmap toward enrollment growth at your institution, this briefing is for you.

Enrollment Growth Briefing is a quick daily update for higher education leaders looking to grow enrollment at their college or university. Each briefing highlights a potential enrollment growth strategy or initiative, including topics such as: enrollment marketing, adult student recruitment, enrollment management, online learning, student retention, data intelligence, online course development, financial aid, academic scheduling, and more. If you’re looking for tactics, strategies, and best practices in order to build a step-by-step roadmap toward enrollment growth at your institution, this briefing is for you.
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Enrollment Growth Briefing is a quick daily update for higher education leaders looking to grow enrollment at their college or university. Each briefing highlights a potential enrollment growth strategy or initiative, including topics such as: enrollment marketing, adult student recruitment, enrollment management, online learning, student retention, data intelligence, online course development, financial aid, academic scheduling, and more. If you’re looking for tactics, strategies, and best practices in order to build a step-by-step roadmap toward enrollment growth at your institution, this briefing is for you.

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English


Episodes

Are employers looking for coders or kindness?

9/19/2019
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Team-building. Conflict resolution. Leadership potential. Empathy. Resilience. Reported by Education Dive, these “soft skills” are becoming the stand-outs more and more employers are looking for in new grads according to the 2019 Job Outlook Study.

Duration:00:00:43

Gates Foundation’s Early Alert Initiatives Show Little Impact

9/18/2019
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Reported by EdSurge, a new study examining the impact on these early interventions funded by the Gates Foundation at three separate universities has “not yet produced discernible positive effects on students’ academic performance.”

Duration:00:01:09

The Student Service Benefits of Localized Online Education

9/17/2019
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Reported by EdSurge, this interesting reality opens up an interesting opportunity for hybridized student services, and is why many institutions are creating coworking spaces and in-person support services for their online students.

Duration:00:00:53

Can Higher Ed Learn Online Education Best Practices from McDonalds?

9/16/2019
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Reported by EdSurge, Arizona State University’s Chief Technology Officer, Donna Kidwell, is looking to incorporate the best-practices of corporate training programs into online education.

Duration:00:00:57

Those Masterclass Videos are Coming After Higher Education

9/13/2019
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Reported by EdSurge, the founder behind those celebrity video courses you see advertised in your Facebook feed is now offering university-level courses through a new company called Outlier.

Duration:00:00:53

Avoiding the Discriminatory Design of Artificial Intelligence in Higher Ed

9/12/2019
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Reported by EdSurge, unchecked, artificial intelligence may tell you that low-income students are a higher risk admission chance, and suggest denying their entry.

Duration:00:00:53

Could Employer-Funded College Ruin Publicly-Funded Higher Education?

9/11/2019
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Reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, while many see employer-funded education as an amazing move toward accessibility for adult learners, some, like Geoffrey Cox from Stanford University, have grown concerned that this trend may cause a de-funding of public education and lock both healthcare insurance and education benefits into one’s job.

Duration:00:00:57

Boston University Launches Second-Tier Priced Online MBA

9/10/2019
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Reported by Inside Higher Ed, while many institutions make no pricing, or respective quality, distinctions between their online and on-campus degree programs, Boston University is promoting a purposely different online MBA.

Duration:00:01:06

The student benefits of an anonymous back-channel

9/9/2019
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Reported by Inside Higher Ed, recent research from the University of Michigan shows that students are more likely to ask questions if they’re able to do so anonymously.

Duration:00:00:50

Which is cheaper to run: online or on-campus education?

9/6/2019
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Will online education become less expensive to run than on-campus education over the long-term? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, the popular belief that online education is inherently cheaper than on-campus education due to the lack of buildings required is simply inaccurate.

Duration:00:01:21

Will online education prove to be the rural attainment equalizer?

9/5/2019
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Will online education prove to be the rural attainment equalizer? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, many areas within rural America are known as “education deserts”. And state systems like the University of North Carolina are now including goals within their strategic plans of increasing rural degree attainment by 20%.

Duration:00:00:59

Is “right-sizing” an enrollment excuse or a strategy?

9/4/2019
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Is “right-sizing” an enrollment excuse or a strategy? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, many are asking that question after George Washington University’s president, Thomas LeBlanc, announced plans to intentionally cut undergraduate enrollment by 20% over the next five years.

Duration:00:01:03

Is social emotional learning coming to higher education?

9/3/2019
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Is social emotional learning coming to higher education? Reported by Education Dive, George Mason University is one of many institutions working with Education Design Lab to bring soft-skills badging, including social emotional learning, to higher ed.

Duration:00:00:59

Is a lifetime membership a solution for educating the lifelong learner?

9/2/2019
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Is a lifetime membership a solution for educating the lifelong learner? With many colleges thinking through their support mechanisms for the lifelong learner, including stackable credentials and continuing certifications, could a lifelong membership option be on the table?

Duration:00:00:51

Will visa delays be what prevents many institutions from hitting their numbers this fall?

8/30/2019
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Will visa delays be what prevents many institutions from hitting their numbers this fall? Reported by Education Dive, visa delays by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are making colleges and universities nationwide so concerned about their international enrollment, many higher ed leaders are petitioning congress and the Department of Homeland Security to step in and help expedite the process.

Duration:00:01:09

A degree of embedded certifications?

8/29/2019
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Is a degree of embedded certifications the next step for some of our tech-centric degree programs? Reported by Education Dive, with more institutions attempting to prove the market value of their degree programs, many are following the lead of community colleges, and incorporating credentials and market-friendly certifications directly within their degree programs, including Broward College, whose students earned 1,350 certifications last year alone.

Duration:00:01:03

The “strong” economy isn’t showing in new grad salaries

8/28/2019
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In what many economists consider to be a “strong” economy, we’re not seeing this strength show up in new grad salaries. Reported by Education Dive, the average starting salary for new graduates has actually stayed fairly flat-line since 2015, at around $51,000.

Duration:00:00:46

Is federal legislation coming for income share agreements (ISAs)?

8/27/2019
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Is federal legislation coming for income share agreements (ISAs)? Reported by Education Dive, new legislation coming out of the senate is seeking to better define the scope of ISAs, which are intended to decrease a student’s upfront payments and overall debt risk by having students repay their loans based on a percentage of their post-graduation income.

Duration:00:01:03

More colleges are jumping on the esports enrollment trend

8/26/2019
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More and more colleges are jumping on the esports enrollment trend. Reported by Education Dive, at Ohio State University, students now can major in esports, choosing from three curriculum tracks, including esports and game creation, esports management, and the application of games in medicine and health.

Duration:00:00:50

Faculty’s role in a personalized learning campus

8/23/2019
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What if faculty’s role was less about subject matter expertise, and more about student learning expertise – working to personalize content delivery based on the individual learning profile of each student? Reported by Education Dive, Maryville University President Mark Lombardi is going all-in on personalized learning, using learning diagnostics and life coaches to make sure the university is customizing the educational journey for each student.

Duration:00:00:53