Starfish

Using Starfish to Support Student Success in Online Learning

At Quinsigamond Community College (QCC), the combination of an Online Liaison Service and Starfish is helping online students be more successful. QCC leverages Starfish to improve communication processes between the online liaison, online students needing assistance, and faculty members, with positive results on student performance and engagement across 200 online classes each semester. During this webinar, QCC will discuss how the online process with Starfish evolved and the success stories related to this service.

What is the SSMX?

Learn about the value of documenting, measuring, and sharing your campus’ student success interventions.

Top Strategies for Building an Intervention Inventory

Learn about the value of documenting, measuring, and sharing your campus’ student success interventions

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.

Leveraging Technology to Close Equity Gaps

This webinar will showcase what it means to put equity at the center of a college's strategy and how student success technology can improve and strengthen efforts to ensure equitable outcomes for all students.

A Holistic Framework for Guided Pathways Implementation

Download this webinar to hear about Reedley College's framework for implementing student success technologies in order to align with Guided Pathways.

Opportunities to Engage First Year Students at Community Colleges

As part of the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) led by the Chancellor’s Office, Los Medanos College began implementing tools from the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform – specifically, early alert and degree planning – in 2015. In this Webinar, you’ll learn about their recipe for implementing student success technologies within a statewide initiative.

The Predictive Power of Course Withdrawals: Recent Research

Course withdrawals are an influential variable in student retention and success. This Webinar presents research from a dataset that encompasses nine universities.

Targeted Emails to Improve Academic Performance

Since 2011, the University of Texas at El Paso has been instrumental in the development of the Starfish EARLY ALERT tool known as "Zoom-In." Today, analysis shows that students in course sections that use Zoom-In have significantly higher pass rates than their counterparts, with high-risk students reaping the most benefits. For their efforts, UTEP was named a 2014 Starfish 360 Award Winner.

Supporting Campus-Wide Culture Change

Since 2010, the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College "Dream: Learn It, Live It" initiative has centered on the idea that every employee contributes to student retention and completion. NWTC credits the introduction of the Starfish® Enterprise Success Platform™ with supporting this positive culture change with straightforward tools.

Getting Serious about Student Retention at SUNY Broome

This webinar focuses on advice and “lessons learned” in the early stages of implementing the Starfish platform at a community college. As Heather Darrow said, “In the beginning it seemed very abstract – I know it can be hard to conceptualize how Starfish will work. But I figured it out, and others can too. I look forward to helping other schools!”

Why Kudos Count: Early Alert and the Value of Positive Reinforcement

The role of positive reinforcement as part of a comprehensive student success program cannot be overlooked. Students love to get good news and words of encouragement. Faculty love to give well-deserved pats on the back. But it has to be easy. The Starfish EARLY ALERT module of the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform makes this communication simple, efficient, and scalable.