Challenge: Need Student Success Orientation (SSO) course designed to prepare students for success, provide support, and help them self-evaluate their own readiness through a no-cost, risk-free opportunity to explore online learning.
Solution: Implement SmarterMeasure in SSO and study correlations between predictive factors in scoring with student engagement and course completion.
Challenge: Needed to assess student readiness and student needs to support the rapidly growing online program.
Solution: Implementing online initiatives and using SmarterMeasure data to identify student needs and using it to bridge the gap between traditional classes and online classes.
Challenge: Improve retention by understanding the student population and identifying student needs .
Solution: Implementing flexible schedules and using SmarterMeasure data to identify student needs then acting upon them through getting students involved in their own success and empowering faculty to intervene with remedial practices.
Challenge: Replacing an outdated, manually intensive, costly system with an automated end of course evaluation that is low maintenance, secure, and cost effective.
Solution: Automate data collection, access custom reports, streamline data upload, and provide secure site for students all included in SmarterSurveys
Middlesex Community College
Challenge: Creating a culture of support for online students and improve failure rates of online students.
Solution: Conducting a study of failure rates before and after using SmarterMeasure learning readiness indicator. Study found after implementing SmarterMeasure the percentage gap of failing students in online classes vs. on-ground classes was cut in half!
Anne Arundel Community College
Challenge: Increasing success among Anne Arundel's students
Solution: Implement first-semester experience that includes SmarterMeasure learning readiness indicator
National University College
Challenge: Diagnostics on student readiness
Solution: Adding SmarterMeasure learning readiness indicator