Coaching Program Boosts First-Generation Student Retention Rates

Education Dive reported today on a recently conducted three-year study at Ivy Tech Community College aimed at boosting student retention rates through the use of coaching. The results are impressive, fall-to-fall retention rates rose from 36.9% to 49.6% and, not...

Top 5 Features in the Fall 2017 Release

As the Fall semester begins in earnest around the country we wanted to share with all of you some of the things that we’ve been working on to make your time spent in Junction more efficient and effective than ever. With that, let’s jump to the top five...
The Macro View on Microlearning

The Macro View on Microlearning

Professor Semingson at the University of Texas at Arlington published a piece recently related to how microlearning can engage non-traditional students. To see the full article by Prof. Semingson please visit the link at the end of this post. Before we get too far,...
Students want more real-time information about progress

Students want more real-time information about progress

Education Dive reports on a new study by Blackboard relating to measuring the impacts on learning performance of using mobile notifications – a feature we’ve had available in Junction since 2015. Researchers found that students were particularly interested...