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Putting Institutional Research on the RADAR

Institutional leadership continues to explore the potential of “big data” and analytics to build capacity, support student success initiatives, and inform decision-making.

We’re Ready for DREAM 2017

Hobsons executives and members of our Student Success team are heading to San Francisco to attend the 13th Annual DREAM Institute, hosted by Achieving the Dream (ATD). Here's a look at what we'll be up to.

Thoughts on the Future of Education

Thoughts from Ellen Wagner, Hobsons' Vice President of Research, on her closing panel remarks at the 2016 Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting.

To #ACE2017DC … and Beyond!

Looking forward to the American Council on Education’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

A Little Online Learning is a Good Thing

Did you ever wonder if 100 percent old-school, campus-based, face-to-face learning might be better for all students? Or that maybe online learning should only be available to certain kinds of students? Maybe online learning is actually slowing students down on their journey to completion… and maybe it penalizes at-risk students most of all.

Student Success is Not Software

The most important innovators in today’s student success are the people on campus.

Education Podcast Blog

How To Use Predictive Analytics for Student Success

Predictive analytics have been used in a wide variety of settings, including higher education, to manage finances, inventory, operations, assets and resources. Increasingly, higher educational institutions are turning to business intelligence tools and techniques for enrollment management and student recruitment.

The Value of Peer-Reviewed Research for Student Success

Hobsons is committed to conducting original research on questions of student success with our members and partners. Like any researchers, we are especially proud when our research is published in peer-reviewed journals. Take a look at our most-recent published research.

Dual Credit Programs: A Strategy for Accelerating Educational Readiness, Progress, and Completion

Dual credit programs are academic programs where students complete courses in high school and receive college credit. They have been part of the educational landscape in the United States for more than 60 years.

Find the Key to Improving Student Success at EDUCAUSE 2017

The Hobsons team is heading to Philadelphia to participate in EDUCAUSE 2017. Here's a look at what we'll be up to.

Dual Credit: A Strategy for Accelerating Educational Readiness, Progress, and Completion

Are you considering offering dual credit opportunities to enhance college and career readiness in your district? Learn how dual credit programs are being deployed at high schools across the country and how school district leadership perceive their value.

New Report Finds Institutions Embracing Dual Enrollment

The new report, “Dual Enrollment in the Context of Strategic Enrollment Management,” explores the institution-level practices of dual enrollment in the context of strategic enrollment management.