Tag Archives: Higher Education Trends

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  1. Q2 Trends in Higher Education

    For this second installment in the higher education trends series, we revisited industry trends to determine client priorities for the remainder of 2016.  We’ve noticed interest among our higher education clients in digital investments, predictive analytics, stackable certificates, and prioritizing student retention. Through our research and interactions with clients, we’ve compiled a list of trends Read more

  2. Trends in Higher Education

    Now that we’re settling into the first quarter of 2016, we are setting our sights on identifying industry trends to determine client priorities for the year ahead.  In working with our growing roster of higher education clients, our team has noticed a shift in the education landscape towards revitalization and streamlining strategies to accommodate the Read more

  3. Trending in Higher Education: A Boom in Online Academic Programming Interest

    Post-secondary online academic offerings are certainly not a new concept. The topic has, however, crossed our radar more frequently over the last year than in the past. With college enrollment numbers on the decline, administrators are angling for ways to combat rising costs and garner renewed interest among prospective populations. It’s no secret that the Read more

  4. Trends in Higher Education

    The education industry has faced its fair share of hurtles since the economic downturn. It’s clear that a prosperous economy requires an improved educational system (among other things), but the kinks in the rope have yet to be worked out to figure out exactly how to achieve improvement. Thoughts differ on how to achieve a Read more

  5. Conducting a Higher Education Program Feasibility Study: 5 Things To Consider

      As budgets become increasingly strained with every passing year, higher education institutions are turning to market research firms to investigate the viability of their current and potential academic programs. Many institutions require feasibility research as part of the program approval process, and for good reason. At RMS, we routinely conduct these studies, and have Read more

  6. Higher Education Trends: The Cost of Not Going to College

    Over the past few years, there has been a growing concern that high education costs combined with uncertain employment prospects for recent graduates have created a situation where a college degree is no longer worth the cost. The Research Bunker Blog addressed this topic in a post last year about fiscal challenges in higher education. Read more

  7. Higher Education Trends: Rethinking MOOCs

    Over the past year or so, The Research Bunker Blog has been tracking the development of massive online open courses (MOOCs) and their impact on higher education. Much has been written about the ups and downs of the course format during that time, and the future at this point is still very uncertain. In the Read more

  8. 2013 Higher Education Trends: Blended Learning

    Much of the recent discussion about  technology in higher education has centered on MOOCs. Here at the Bunker Blog, we’ve featured two MOOC posts this year. (You can read them here and here.) But one reality that shouldn’t get lost in all of the hype is the fact that MOOCs represent only one of several Read more

  9. 2013 Higher Education Trends: MOOCs Revisited

    Back in January, The Research Bunker Blog featured a post that talked about the emerging trend of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Half a year has passed since then and there have been a number of noteworthy developments on the MOOC front. Earlier this week, it was reported that San Jose State University has suspended Read more

  10. 2013 Higher Education Trends: STEM Education

    One of the cornerstones of education policy in the United States in recent years is an attempt to bolster STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education. The Obama Administration has made STEM a high-profile priority in its efforts to address challenges in the American educational system. STEM education is widely viewed by industry, educators and Read more

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