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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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Episodes

33: How to Personalize Online Education Without Artificial Intelligence

9/22/2018
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In discussions about “personalized learning” in online education, the conversation often turns toward artificial intelligence and the promise of self-paced learning. And those conversations are absolutely exciting. But there is another aspect of personalized learning in online education that often gets overlooked. The actual person. And their interactions with other persons. Where we move from mere knowledge transfer to true understanding.

Duration:00:00:53

32: It’s Time for Higher Ed to Take Transfer Students More Seriously

9/21/2018
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Reported by The New York Times, higher ed is taking in more transfer students than ever before, with a full 62% of the University of Central Florida’s last incoming class made up by transfer students.

Duration:00:00:50

31: College Isn’t Expensive Because of Climbing Walls

9/20/2018
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When people start to question the high costs of college, many point to on-campus amenities as the scapegoat, and make jokes about climbing walls and lazy rivers being the reason for high-cost tuition. But reported by EAB, the main driver of colleges costs is simply teaching students, making up between 1/3 and ½ of total institution spending.

Duration:00:00:47

30: Making College More Affordable by Promoting Timely Graduation

9/19/2018
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Reported by EAB, at Penn State University, their first-generation need-based students work 22 hours a week on average. These work requirements make it difficult to maintain a full course load, participate in additional extra-curricular academic experiences, and finish on time.

Duration:00:00:44

29: How to Harness a Student’s Intrinsic Motivations

9/18/2018
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Reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, David Gooblar from the University of Iowa cites the book, How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching for how we can better understand and leverage the three main variables of student motivation: value, expectancies, and environment.

Duration:00:00:50

28: The High Value of Faculty Mentors in Higher Education

9/17/2018
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Reported by EAB, a new poll by Elon University shows that graduates who had between seven and 10 positive faculty or staff relationships during their college tenure were 3x more likely to rate their college experience as “very rewarding”.

Duration:00:01:06

27: Steering Women Toward High-Pay Career Fields

9/16/2018
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While women beat out men when it comes to higher ed enrollment, women also hold a disproportionate two-thirds of the nation’s student-loan debt. Reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, women are also more likely than men to attend a for-profit college because of the online flexibility offered, and end up making less than their male counterparts as well.

Duration:00:00:44

26: How Higher Ed Presidents Can Better Engage With Students

9/15/2018
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How can college and university presidents better engage with students? Reported by EAB, Texas State University president Dr. Denise Trauth, has an online calendar open for students or student groups to schedule 15-minute meetings with her to discuss any concern they might have.

Duration:00:01:00

25: University of Texas at Dallas Adds Quickbooks Bootcamp to Accounting Program

9/14/2018
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Would an accounting bootcamp teach students how to use Quickbooks? Reported by EdSurge, accounting courses at the University of Texas at Dallas teach students classroom theory, and then practice applying that theory using real-life work scenarios via the popular accounting software, Quickbooks.

Duration:00:00:47

24: Faculty Email Marketing in Higher Education

9/13/2018
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Email marketing is likely a high-value channel for your internal marketing teams. But are personal emails underutilized by faculty in the classroom setting? Reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, especially in large classes, students can feel lost in the crowd when they’re struggling. But many learning management systems make it easy for faculty to segment their struggling students, and send out personalized messages encouraging them, and suggesting academic remediation and support...

Duration:00:00:57

23: Employers Claim College Graduates Aren’t Prepared for Career Advancement

9/12/2018
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Only about 60% of hiring managers believe college graduates are prepared to succeed in entry-level positions, and only ¼ of these hiring managers believe graduates have the skill-set to advance or be promoted. Reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, this new survey of employers by the Association of American Colleges & Universities may be hard to hear, but shouldn’t be all that surprising.

Duration:00:01:02

22: Dual Enrollment Programs are Saving Students a Semester of College

9/11/2018
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Do dual enrollment programs improve a student’s likelihood to graduate? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, 61% of students who enter the University of Texas System are now bringing college credit with them, through dual-enrollment credit and/or Advanced Placement credit.

Duration:00:00:51

21: Students Aren’t Afraid of the Academics, But They’re Still Afraid They Won’t Finish

9/10/2018
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For students who aren’t confident they’ll complete their degree, it’s not necessarily the academics themselves they’re nervous about.

Duration:00:00:54

20: Providing a Clear Career Road Map to the Prospective Student

9/9/2018
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How do we turn slight interest into strong enrollments?

Duration:00:00:46

19: Micro-grants as Stop-Out and Drop-Out Prevention at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

9/8/2018
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Are micro-grants a solution to student stop-outs and drop-outs?

Duration:00:00:54

17: Would Universal Transcripts Improve Graduation Rates?

9/6/2018
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Is a universal transcript the next step in making graduation more accessible for adult students?

Duration:00:00:44

16: Graduating Students with the Hard and Soft Skills Necessary to Succeed

9/5/2018
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Are college degree programs currently providing an appropriate mix of both hard and soft skills?

Duration:00:00:51

15: Paying Faculty More to Teach Online at Colorado Mesa University

9/4/2018
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For institutions who struggle persuading their full-time instructors to start teaching online, one university found a creative solution.

Duration:00:00:56

14: Incorporating Information Literacy into Higher Ed Course Curriculum

9/3/2018
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How can we help students fight fake news by teaching them information literacy? In an article by The Chronicle of Higher Education, David Gooblar from the University of Iowa provided advice on how to incorporate information literacy into your courses. His advice includes partnering with your librarians on-campus to incorporate learnings in your classroom, teaching students how to evaluate sources based on author credentials and ideological spectrums, and encouraging “lateral” reading –...

Duration:00:00:51