Paying Faculty More to Teach Online at Colorado Mesa University

For institutions who struggle persuading their full-time instructors to start teaching online, one university found a creative solution. Reported by Inside Higher Ed, Colorado Mesa University incentivizes their instructors based on the number of students and the total number of credits hours enrolled in their online courses. Even with enrollment caps in place on these […]

Rutgers University Study Shows Link Between In-Class Device Use and Poorer Test Performance

Do laptops and mobile devices help students in the classroom, or distract them? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, a recent study from Rutgers University was published in Educational Psychology, revealing a causal link between cellphone and laptop use during class and poorer exam scores. Testing student performance against themselves, 118 students were split into two […]

Helix Education and Inside Higher Ed Release Findings from Enrollment Growth Predictions Research College and University Presidents Weigh in on Business, Financial, and Political Issues; Findings Reveal Continued Concern for Meeting Enrollment Targets

The results are in from the 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents, and the study concluded that more than eight in ten presidents are concerned about having enough institutional aid to enroll future graduates, as well as enrolling their college‚Äôs target number of undergraduates. These findings are among the many enrollment growth related insights […]