August 17, 2017|Adult Learners, Academic Standards|

The Credit Hour Reconsidered: Why the Carnegie Unit’s Time Has Passed

August 17, 2017|Adult Learners, Academic Standards|

The credit hour, sometimes also referred to as the Carnegie Unit, has since the early 20th Century been the commonly accepted measure of the quantity of college education someone has completed. Credit hours have played [...]

July 14, 2017|Adult Learners|

Precision Education: Are Adult Learners the Future of Higher Education?

July 14, 2017|Adult Learners|

Studies of college student success have found that students who live on campus, attend college full-time, participate in campus activities, interact with faculty outside of class and have close relationships with peers are more likely [...]

July 14, 2017|Predictive Analytics|

Looking to the Future: Can Predictive Analytics Improve Student Success in Higher Education?

July 14, 2017|Predictive Analytics|

It has become common for business to rely on the accumulation of large amounts of data and the application of analytics to predict our behavior. Credit ratings, for example, are based on statistical correlations between [...]

July 3, 2017|Data Mapping|

Can Google Maps Navigation be the Future of Higher Education?

July 3, 2017|Data Mapping|

The Global Position System (GPS), initially developed by the U.S. Department of Defense and made public in the 1980s, has forever changed the way we think about navigating our way through an ever-complex world. I’ve [...]

June 22, 2017|Student Success|

Precision Education:  An Introduction from National University President Dr. David Andrews

June 22, 2017|Student Success|

Commencement is without a doubt the most gratifying day at any university. For me, the fun is in visiting with students as they celebrate with their families, all of us taking pride in their accomplishments. [...]

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