Funded by $1.9 million from the U.S. Department of Education, Excelsior College is developing the Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills (DAACS), an open source assessment tool for targeting resources and services to students based on their academic and non-academic skills.
Academic Partnerships, a company that helps colleges and universities convert courses to digital formats, is teaming up with AspirEDU in an effort to improve student retention.
Helix Education has combined constituent relationship management technology with one-on-one student success coaches for a new Retention-as-a-Service offering.
Three new applications are expected to make the student admission process quicker and more efficient.
The school will start using Evolution Labs' S360 with algorithms designed to individualize the recruitment process for each possible student.
How about starting high school at 10 a.m. and college at 11? That's among the recommendations from a new study examining the impact of early start times for students.
To improve retention and outcomes for Pell grant students, Ball State University developed a mobile app that uses gamification to incentivize positive activity outside the classroom.
At South Mountain Community College, a homegrown Learner Support System gathers data on students' usage of campus resources, streamlining the tutoring process and improving outcomes.
InfoSystems will distribute the StREAM Student Success System, developed by the U.K.-based SolutionPath, in the United States.
TargetX has introduced a product it says will allow prospective higher ed students to complete every facet of the admissions process on their mobile devices.