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Beyond the Dashboard: Why Learning Analytics Don’t Guarantee Student Success

Much attention has been paid recently to the power of advanced analytics services and technologies to aggregate, score and evaluate students. These services collect and streamline disparate institutional data sources into more manageable dashboards. In the excitement over the increased granularity and improved view into students’ activities and behaviour now available to universities, an important question is often left unanswered: how should institutions act on this newly comprehensible information?

Improving Academic Attainment and Engagement with Starfish

This webinar highlights how universities and colleges are improving student outcomes using the Starfish student retention and success solution. Starfish enhances student engagement with academic support teams by providing a framework for tutoring and a means to track and evaluate progress.

Building a Culture of Success

This webinar highlights the ways that universities and colleges are using the Starfish student success solution to engage students and nurture a culture of belonging.

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Introducing Hobsons Summer Institute 2018!

Wes Moore, Sara Goldrick-Rab to Keynote Blended K-12, Higher Education Conference

Announcing the 2017 Hobsons Education Advances Awards Finalists (Higher Ed)

The Hobsons Education Advances Awards symbolize the innovation that is possible when an institution combines people, process, and technology to make a difference in the lives of students. Here are the award finalists in the areas of Admissions and Enrollment and Student Success and Advising.

Easier Than It Looks? Tackling Retention Head On

Retention has big implications, especially in the age of the TEF and the coming emphasis on retention in the next OFFA access agreements. But the efforts and initiatives that comprise an institution’s retention strategy don’t have to be big to make a big difference.

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Imperial College London

Higher education institutions face rising pressure to deliver exceptional student experiences and successful student outcomes. A common approach to providing personalised welfare support includes investment in personal and academic tutoring programmes. Unfortunately, student engagement in these programmes can be hindered by cumbersome appointment scheduling, inefficient processes, unmonitored participation, and limited access to centralised data.

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Seven Things To Consider: Early Warning and Student Tracking Systems

Student retention has gained greater attention in recent years due to increased scrutiny by legislators, accrediting bodies, the media and the general public. However, while a large body of research is available regarding college student retention, many institutions are still grappling with decisions, including which programs and strategies to implement and how to assess their effectiveness.

Student Success Drives Institutional Effectiveness

As post-secondary learners make more informed choices from an increasing number of education options, focusing on their success will be the key driver of institutional effectiveness and prosperity. This paper examines how people interact with higher education today, showing how that relationship will continue to evolve to meet individual and societal needs.

Digital Engagement: Driving Student Success

Poor retention and completion rates symptomize the challenges colleges and universities face in their attempts to meet the needs and aspirations of diverse student populations. Early models of student attrition identified numerous student factors and characteristics that increase the likelihood a student will not complete college (i.e., at-risk characteristics). Institutions have used this information to develop programs and implement technology to target these specific factors and to mitigate risks.

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Hobsons Names Kate Cassino CEO

Cassino, who joined the company last December as Chief Operating Officer with oversight of the company’s Naviance®, Intersect™, and Starfish® product lines, is now responsible for the success of the entire company.

Independent Higher Education launches major new survey of independent providers

Independent Higher Education launches major new survey of independent providers in association with Hobsons

Record Numbers Attend Hobsons University 2017

Record Numbers Attend Hobsons University 2017 Exploring the Strategic Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector

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New survey highlights international students top priorities when considering where to study abroad

Hobsons recently released a new report called Beyond the data: Influencing international student decision making. The report is based on Hobsons’ International Student Survey and provides important insights into how international students decide where they will go for study abroad.

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Hobsons: We Are Student Champions

Hobsons help students througout every step in their education journey - from K-12 to higher education and beyond. Discover how each Hobsons product - Naivance, Intersect and Stafish - fit into the student journey.

MSD Wayne: The 2018 Education Advances Award Winner

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the K-12 College and Career Readiness category. Learn how MSD Wayne utilizes Naviance by Hobsons to prepare their students to achieve one of the three E’s: Enroll, Enlist, or Employ.

Bard College: The 2018 Education Advances Award Winner

Bard College was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the Match & Fit / Admissions category. Learn how Bard College utilizes Intersect by Hobsons to increase institutional awareness and connect with best-fit students.