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Five Questions To Ask Before Centralizing Your Online Education

Five Questions To Ask Before Centralizing Your Online Education

In an article for Inside Higher Ed, Dr. Joshua Kim opened with a paradox that emerged from a recent survey on distance learning — “online education is both highly concentrated in the U.S., and also highly dispersed.” Kim — director of digital learning initiatives at...
Enrollment in Online Courses Expected to Keep Growing

Enrollment in Online Courses Expected to Keep Growing

The future looks bright for online courses and programs at U.S. colleges and universities, according to a recent survey. A 2018 report published by Babson Survey Research Group predicts that enrollment in online programs should keep rising at non-profit institutions....
Does the Recruitment Cycle Ever Begin or End?

Does the Recruitment Cycle Ever Begin or End?

For an upcoming project, I had the opportunity to interview three of Capture Higher Ed’s senior enrollment advisors about what admissions offices should be focusing on during the late spring and summer months — a time typically considered the end of the student...
Online Learning Leads to Higher Retention and Graduation Rates

Online Learning Leads to Higher Retention and Graduation Rates

My guess is that most anyone in higher education knows that retention is chief among the many concerns on college campuses across the country. Turns out, online learning helps. A study by Arizona State University found, Joshua Bolkan writes in Campus Technology, that...
Two Great Tastes: The Value of Online Ed and Community Colleges

Two Great Tastes: The Value of Online Ed and Community Colleges

Do you know how long community colleges have been around? Since 1901, as this recent article in U.S. News & World Report reminds us. Traditionally, community colleges have served people like me — I graduated with an associate’s degree in applied science (A.S.)...
New Year, New Agenda: Saving Private Colleges

New Year, New Agenda: Saving Private Colleges

New Year’s is a time for resolutions. Here’s one for saving private colleges: “think differently.” Why? To avoid closure or merger. Two days into the new year, W. Kent Bards, vice president for external relations at Illinois’ Augustana College, argued that “Starting...
Capture’s Top Graduate and Professional Studies Blogs of 2018

Capture’s Top Graduate and Professional Studies Blogs of 2018

Capture Higher Ed experts examined, reported and blogged about the issues and challenges surrounding graduate and professional enrollment with increased vigor in 2018. They discussed everything from the profound changes brought by the PROSPER Act to making graduate...
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