How to Make Colleges More Student-Ready to Increase Retention
By Michael B. Horn and Levi Belnap
A college degree is a valuable tool for many seeking to earn higher incomes and build stronger lives. But with an increasing proportion of diverse, “post-traditional students” who hail from a far wider range of backgrounds, it’s time for colleges to become more “student-ready” by providing the resources and support necessary for post-traditional students to succeed.
The paper details
1) Why post-traditional students don’t finish college
2) Insights into how higher ed can address Students’ Academic and “Non-Cognitive” Skills – for all students
3) How higher ed leaders can become more student-ready by leveraging innovative curriculum models, measurement tools, and technologies that are flexible and scalable