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Embracing online education in a challenging time

Here are some strategies to help create engaging online classes.

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Virtual desktops give students remote access to courses

Schoolcraft College enhanced their distance learning programme by using Ellucian Ethos to give students remote access to specialised software.

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Delivering the experience students crave

Students at Colorado Community College System are registering, paying bills, and checking grades on their mobile devices with Banner Student Self-Service.

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Developing an online assessment tool for course placement

Mt. San Antonio College collaborated across departments to develop an online assessment tool that simplified the process and more accurately placed students into transfer-level courses.

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Why data-driven decision making is central to student success

By listening to students and pulling data from their ERP, Bakersfield College increased the number of degrees awarded and improved transfer pathways for students.

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How do students feel about the registration process?

College students share their experiences with their school’s class registration process and procedures for identifying course prerequisites.

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Building a one-stop shop to improve student outcomes

How did this Texas community college revamp its student services to provide wraparound support?

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How do students learn what courses transfer?

Two students discuss how advisors at their two-year institutions supported their transfer process and how they determined which courses were eligible for credit.

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Improving outcomes with pathways reforms

How College of the Desert increased completion and transfers—and virtually eliminated its equity gap.