2020 will long be remembered as the year of learning differently. Whether you’re enrolled in first grade or graduate school, online learning has become an unavoidable fact of life.
Adult Learners Interrupted? Initial Findings from Eduventures’ Newest Research
With higher education turned upside down, how are adult learners responding to these unprecedented events? Will a fear of on-campus learning drive more adults to embrace online formats? Will we see an uptick in adult demand for degrees? Or, will demand be offset by diminished financial resources?
OPMs: Renew, or Go Internal?
Q. Our school has maintained a long-term engagement with an external Online Program Management (OPM) partner. Prior to the recent impact of COVID-19, we were assessing whether to renew this contract, or use our internal services and business units to manage our online...
Three Ways COVID-19 May Impact Adult Learners
With few exceptions, U.S. postsecondary institutions have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic quickly and decisively. Schools have focused on remote learning logistics, campus evacuations, and virtual commencements. The traditional first-time full-time student,...
Adult Learners’ Postsecondary Puzzle: Back to School or Back to Work?
Last week, Eduventures published its most recent study of prospective adult learners, the 2020 Adult Prospect Research Report™. While it confirms that demand for affordability and flexibility remain high, it also identifies some new patterns regarding how prospective adult learners make decisions about their educations, which we’ve identified as postsecondary capital.
LinkedOut: The Middle-Skills Prospect Riddle
Question: How will employers fill the growing vacancies for jobs requiring middle-skills – those needing at least a high school diploma but less than a bachelor’s degree, accounting for about 24% of the U.S. workforce?Answer: Not through LinkedIn.For Frank Britt, CEO...