Enrollment Management

April 2019
As the world of education continues to evolve, the lines between course modalities have blurred. Traditional face-to-face courses make extensive use of online learning tools, while hybrid courses can range from almost entirely online to almost totally on-campus. At Seattle Central College (SCC), we are taking this further and have introduced what we call FLEX Mode. FLEX Mode provides students the ability to “flex” between online and face-to-face sections of the same course to maximize access to instructional materials, assessments, and interaction in order to achieve a higher rate of success...
July 2017
As part of the reaffirmation process of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Wake Technical Community College launched a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) initiative based on best practices in eLearning. The goal of the eLearning Preparedness Initiative across the College (EPIC) is to remove learning barriers and better support online student learning, persistence, and success. A broad cross-functional and multidisciplinary team of faculty and staff developed and implemented eLearning Quality Standards, an online student orientation, and a faculty...
July 2016
San Jacinto College launched a collaborative course in the fall 2015 semester that incorporates algebra and English composition. The new course links college algebra and introductory composition, both gateway core courses for all students who plan to either earn associate degrees or transfer to universities. “This is a novel concept at San Jacinto College,” commented Mark Johnson, North Campus language arts department chair. The course explores the power of narrative in math and English. Give a person some facts and part of the brain lights up. Tell a person a story and the whole brain lights...