What is the key ingredient in retention for students in online courses? Can it even be pinpointed? When we talk about retention among students, how can we compare apples to apples when online courses and programs of study tend to be more attractive to nontraditional students, who are balancing a variety of priorities and have varying levels of preparation.
What’s the solution? Check out this particle in Pearson’s Academic Executives Blog that explores some concrete, research-based solutions. (Hint: course design is one!)