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No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

By Howard Lurie, Principal Analyst, Online and Continuing Education, Eduventures, A Division of the National Research Center for College and University Admissions (NRCCUA)
Adult learners are anything but monolithic. Eduventures’ 2017 “Adult Prospect Survey” acknowledges this complexity and sheds new light on the range and variety of behaviors and preferences among adult learners.

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

By Stuart Grinell, Vice President of Business Development and Ande Jenkins, Senior Director of Business Development, Ambassador Education Solutions
The landscape of the campus bookstore is changing as students look to other sources to purchase print and digital course materials at the best price possible. Yet this doesn’t mean the demise of this on-campus hub, but rather an opportunity to reposition the store itself.

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

NC-SARA Reported Enrollment Mirrors National Distance Education Data with Some Notable Exceptions

Comparison to 2015 IPEDS Distance Education Data
Prepared for NC-SARA by Terri Taylor Straut, Reprinted with Permission
The purpose of this paper is to provide a national context by comparing key NC-SARA data points to the most current federal government’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data.

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

Workforce Analytics Help Schools to Build Curriculum, Student Skills

Written from an Interview with Jim Milton, Chief Executive Officer, Campus Management Corp.
It’s hard to predict what the future will hold in jobs or careers. But looking at statistics from current job openings can help you see trends, predict how those skills will evolve, and ensure your school is teaching students the skills needed to succeed in the job market today and in the future.

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

Healthcare Students Learn With Virtual Reality

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University’s new Virtual Reality lab is allowing students, using a stylus and 3-D glasses, to virtually ‘lift’ an object off a screen, manipulate and adjust to see it at different angles, and magnify for fine details. Students can also dissect layers and components of a model for a deeper understanding of interconnectivity.

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

Analysis of the Impact of Career Colleges and Universities in the U.S. Labor Market

By Career Education Colleges and Universities, Reprinted with Permission
CECU believe this is the first analysis to show the relative historical and likely future contribution of private sector career colleges and universities, across all 50 states, and all program areas identified by the U.S. Department of Education, related to job categories as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor.

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

How to Connect With High School Students

By Phil Smith, VP Marketing and Communications and Troy Chaney, Co-Founder, Rally Cap LLC.
Rally Cap LLC collected data over the past 2015-2016 school year from nearly 250,000 high school students nationwide. The results of that data show a significant opportunity for career or specialty education with regard to high school students.

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

Bouncing Forward: A Study of Career Colleges and their Resilience

By Dr. Kathryn Fox Frisbie, Vice President, MMI Consulting/MMI Placement Verification
This research measured the organizational resilience of 65 independent career colleges to determine if resilience was linked to the enrollment fluctuations common in this sector from 2010 through 2012. Actionable recommendations are provided for college leaders to build up their resilience.

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets