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How Great Speaking Skills can Improve Online Admissions and Teaching Results

By Susan F. Schulz, EdD, Owner, Schulz School Advisors
It’s a new norm with many discoveries being made by career school and college leaders. One is the great results related to the virtual enrollment process and online teaching. Another is the need to train faculty and staff in effective speaking skills. This article shows how Toastmasters International can provide admissions and instructional staff with needed skills.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

By Martha Lanaghen, Founder and CEO, The Sparrow Group
Martha Lanaghen worked with a multi-campus college system to evaluate their orientation programs with the hopes of increasing start rates. They identified core fears shared by most students, then changed orientation and early-tenure student services. The result was a 200 basis point improvement in lead to start.