Education

Improving Student Engagement Tip #3: Keeping Students on Track to Pay Back Student Loans

We have been talking a great deal about the Wonderlic/Imagine America Foundation (IAF) study on student engagement. We define student engagement as being when students make a significant, psychological investment in their learning. Read more about Improving Student Engagement Tip #3: Keeping Students on Track to Pay Back Student Loans

Improving Student Engagement Tip #2: Engagement Equals Employment

We have been talking a lot about a study Wonderlic and the Imagine America Foundation (IAF) recently conducted  to determine what factors influence student engagement. To a large extent, student engagement occurs when students make a significant, psychological investment in their learning. Student engagement is affected by school resources and student characteristics. Read more about Improving Student Engagement Tip #2: Engagement Equals Employment

Understanding the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam

The leading student admissions test for Career Colleges is the SLE. This short video explains what it is, what it’s used for, and how it can help your school admit students who are likely to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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How to Improve Learning Outcomes

It’s common knowledge that the higher your post-secondary degree, the higher your income is likely to be. However, due to the economy and the technological advances of our society, obtaining a post-secondary education has gone from being a way to boost your income to being a necessity. Read more about How to Improve Learning Outcomes

Enrolling Students You Never Meet

There is a shift in education towards online learning. There are a lot of advantages to distance education that benefits students, teachers, and institutions. Students don’t have to relocate. Online schedules are often flexible. Schools can recruit the best talent from a worldwide pool. Modern technology is often faster and easier to use than traditional teaching methods. Read more about Enrolling Students You Never Meet

Making Remedial Education Work

Not all students enter post secondary school with same level of basic skills. Through remediation, schools can serve a broader population and ensure that all incoming students will have the minimum skills to be successful.

Unfortunately, remedial education, or Dev Ed, is often referred to as “the graveyard of higher education.” Data from the U.S. Department of Education reveals that 83% of students in remedial reading classes and 73% of students in remedial math classes drop out – a very high attrition rate. Read more about Making Remedial Education Work

Improving Student Engagement Tip #1: Friends and Family Make a Difference

As you may already know, Wonderlic and the Imagine America Foundation (IAF) recently conducted a study to determine what factors influence student engagement. We discovered that student engagement occurs when students make a significant, psychological investment in their learning. Engaged students put a large amount of effort into learning, and they take pride in incorporating what they learn into their lives.

But what makes a student engaged vs. disengaged?

The Importance of Student Writing Skills

Did you know that research has linked the use of modern technology to low GPA? With 87% of students using text messaging, social media, and other modern devices to communicate, writing skills are seeing a decline.

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How to Help Your Students Get Higher GED Math Scores

According to a study conducted by the GED® Testing Service of actual GED® Test candidates, the candidates who do not pass the GED test of mathematics - both those who are close to passing and those who failed miserably - consistently miss the same types of questions and are selecting the same wrong answers.

The most often missed questions are: Read more about How to Help Your Students Get Higher GED Math Scores

Getting Beyond Remedial Classes

In this short video, Bradley Olufs discusses the importance of helping your students master the basics before you let them take the GED and move on with their careers and/or education. 

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