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A Continued Comparison of Course Evaluation Qualitative Data During COVID-19

Course evaluation data continues to provide comparative insight into student perceptions before and during the pandemic. Over the last few years, we have reviewed student feedback to gain a better understanding of the impact of COVID-19 within the classroom. In…...

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Using Data to Evaluate Alumni Event Programs

How do you know if your events are helping to strengthen your alumni engagement strategy? Have you taken the time to evaluate your events? The pandemic broke the cyclical nature of events in which so many of our higher ed…...

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Giving Tuesday Tips

This year’s Giving Tuesday will be unlike any other; however, Giving Tuesday will still provide an opportunity to encourage graduates to support your institution....

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Re-thinking Recruitment – 6 Tips for Reaching Your “Right Fit” Students

With recruiters out on the road, it’s common this time of year to offer up advice to improve recruitment and enrollment strategies. But most articles are focused on high school seniors on the fairly traditional path toward freshman recruitment. That means the needs of the vast majority of students who fall outside of those parameters aren’t being considered.   These days, learners come in all varieties, and not…...

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Adopt a Streamlined Approach to Learning Analysis Through Juried Assessment

There are so many ways to approach learning assessment, each with their own merits and benefits. Across each institution we’ll find a variety at play, and the best institutional effectiveness practices will allow for programs and departments to choose the methods…...

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Our commitment to high privacy and security standards

We are excited about the closing of the merger between Anthology and Blackboard and being part of Anthology’s next chapter. At the same time, we understand that a merger of two companies can raise questions and concerns about privacy and…...

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The Importance of Equity in Higher Education Assessment

Q&A with Anne Lundquist What does equity-centered assessment look like?   While there is no shared definition in the higher education field (and a wide variety of approaches such as culturally responsive, socially just, equity-minded, Indigenous, bias-free, anti-racist and more) there are some emerging common themes and concepts.    Centering…...

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Open. Click. Repeat. The Keys to Email Communications.

Email communications are one of the primary ways that institutions connect with their alumni and supporters. So, it is by no mistake that this is the touch point where the most engagement occurs.  From opening your message to clicking on…...

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Homecoming: It’s More About the Future Than You Think

It’s homecoming season, one of the biggest alumni events on campus. We sat down with Temple University’s Kelly O’Donnell, director of alumni relations for the Fox School of Business and the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management; and Renee Pacini, senior director of product...

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