Sacramento Ultrasound Institute and StraighterLine Partner to Offer Students Affordable, Flexible Prerequisite Courses

Submitted by ohaas@straight… on Tue, 05/17/2022 - 07:58

Washington-Baltimore/Sacramento, CA (May 16, 2022) — StraighterLine, the leading provider of affordable online college courses, is proud to partner with the Sacramento Ultrasound Institute (SUI) to provide students an affordable way to earn credit for general education courses on their path to a career in the medical field. Students can choose from 25 StraighterLine courses in subjects such as business, English, mathematics, psychology, communications, medical terminology, and anatomy and physiology to help them meet admission requirements.

Recorded ASU+GSV Summit Panel: An Ambitious Science of Workforce Learning

Submitted by ohaas@straight… on Tue, 04/26/2022 - 11:43

With funding from the National Science Foundation, hundreds of experts conferred over the past year to develop a comprehensive framework to improve learning and economic mobility for working adults. This ASU+GSV Summit panel engaged leading researchers and entrepreneurs to consider the benefits and challenges of how to connect people, jobs, and education in new ways through alternate credentialing, in relation to working learners.

Ontario College of Management and Technology Partners with StraighterLine to Provide Flexible and Affordable Online Courses

Submitted by ohaas@straight… on Mon, 04/18/2022 - 09:22

Washington-Baltimore/Ontario, Canada (April 18, 2022) — StraighterLine, the leading provider of affordable, online college courses, has partnered with Ontario College of Management and Technology (OCMT), a post-secondary and post-graduate college, to provide a low-cost and flexible way for adult learners to take essential classes needed to complete their degree.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Partners with StraighterLine on New Online Pathway for Bachelor’s Completion Program

Submitted by ohaas@straight… on Mon, 03/28/2022 - 12:46

Washington-Baltimore/Winona, MN (Mar. 28, 2022) — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has partnered with StraighterLine, the leading provider of affordable, online college courses, to create a new pathway for its bachelor completion program. Through this partnership, students can take flexible, low-cost, self-paced online courses through StraighterLine and transfer their credits to complete their degree at Saint Mary’s. Students can choose from 60 general education courses in English, mathematics, health sciences, humanities and social sciences, Spanish, and more.

Recorded Webinar: Operation Rescue: Re-engaging the Disengaged Student

Submitted by kzinda@straigh… on Wed, 03/23/2022 - 15:57

So many people start college yet never finish. Let’s get them back! While all disengaged students are individuals, there are common characteristics. They have similar reasons for stopping out (life commitments or financial burdens), and for wanting to return (complete a goal or job mobility). In fact, 89% have considered re-enrollment at some point in the past five years. Who are these students and what helps them return?

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