CAREER EDUCATION REVIEW: CURRENT ISSUE
FEATURES & REPORTS - SEPTEMBER 2015
Evaluating the Lifecycle of a Student Inquiry
By Martin Lind, Director, Education Vertical, Velocify and Liz Dye, Director of Marketing Analytics, Sparkroom
Velocify and Sparkroom wanted to quantify school contact strategies across a statistically significant sample to understand the third-party process, along with possible inquiry reselling, and compare that to best practices. This article provides a deeper dive into the study’s findings.
Dr. Hutton is Dedicated to Continuing CER and Harrison College’s Combined 200 Year History
Interview with Dr. Jim Hutton, President and CEO, Harrison College
Dr. Hutton explains to CER why he left retirement to become Harrison College’s new president and CEO and why he will continue to be publisher of Career Education Review.
Soft Skills: The Foundation for Academic and Career Success
By Dennis Spisak, President, DJSpisak Consulting and Founding Partner, Ignite3E
For a school to be successful in teaching soft skills it must be done in every classroom on everyday. Spisak discusses how to implement soft skills throughout the curriculum and how Cambria Rowe Business College has been successful by placing an emphasis on soft skills in their curriculum.
Pima Medical Institute Hosts its First Academic Summit
By Dionne Billick, Director of Education, Pima Medical Institute
In April, the school held a three-day collaborative event where they shared best practices, reviewed responsibilities and achievements, were awarded for their accomplishments and received updates from various other departments throughout the school.
Verification and Other Traps for the Unwary
By Glenn Bogart, J.D.
Bogart recently examined the Application and Verification Guide chapter in the Federal Student Aid Handbook, 2015-2016. This article discusses new items schools should be aware of.
The Selective use of Data to Demonize For-Profit Colleges and Distort Their Contribution to Higher Education
By Henry Herzing, Ph.D.(hc), MBA, MSEE, President, Herzing College, Co-founder and Chancellor Emeritus, Herzing University
Herzing’s editorial discusses how Senator Harkin and the media have used selective data to devalue career colleges, why the data is wrong, and what should be used instead.