Who Are Higher Education's Adult Learners?
36 million Americans hold some postsecondary education and training but did not complete a degree or are no longer enrolled. The median age of these former students is 39.
Support Non-traditional Students’ Path to Graduation
How does StraighterLine help colleges and universities reach and inspire today's ever-changing, diverse student populations? We have extensive expertise in helping non-traditional students and adult learners succeed.
How Can You Attract & Retain More Students?
How can your institution meet today's demands to attract and retain more students? By expanding access and opportunity with low cost, self-paced gen ed courses designed to reach and inspire your ever-changing student populations.
WCET Features Dr. Amy Smith’s Insights and Research Analysis into Academic Rigor
How we deliver education has been forever changed by the pandemic-driven rush to online learning.
[Op-Ed] Rethinking First-Year Education Can De-Risk College Entry
This op-ed was published in HigherEd Dive on May 30, 2022
Underused strategies like corequisite courses and easy on-ramps help students enroll and graduate, argues the founder of online ed company StraighterLine.
CAEL Features Dr. Amy Smith’s Insights and Research Analysis into Academic Rigor
What Are the Unique Challenges Faced by First-Generation Students in Higher Ed?
Improve Student Success with a Student-First Approach
Flexibility in how and when students complete their courses is extremely important to today’s ever-changing higher ed population. The resources required to provide students not only with the fl