Higher education professionals spend our adult lives learning subject matter and becoming experts in content. Another important role for educators is to understand basic elements of the brain and strategies to help student brains learn successfully.
This two-part blog will look at some of the factors we at SNHU consider in trying to respond to the public demand for transparency and defined value. Clearly measured program performance with a focus on the user experience are topics in this first part.
Universities like SNHU provide encouragement and recognition in the form of positive instructor feedback, the dean’s list, and honor societies. These are all valuable, but leave out students who remain lost in the turbulent sea of academia because they all focus on academic achievement.
Reinvention is becoming the norm in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world where traditional frameworks must evolve to facilitate change. Higher education is no exception, and the old admission model requiring students to “fit” the institution has been upended by modern, consumer fueled expectations.