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2014-07-11 05:26:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online College students looking to improve their grades might be better served putting down the textbooks and getting a little exercise, researchers from the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology claim in a new study. According to kinesiology and epidemiology professor James Pivarnik and doctoral student Samantha Danbert, students that were also members of the MSU campus recreational sports and fitness centers during their...

2014-06-17 23:14:01

TRA Snow and Sun, Inc., manufacturer of engineered roof snow retention and solar mounting systems, has promoted Taea Hall to Marketing Manager. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 TRA Snow and Sun, Inc. has promoted Taea Hall to Marketing Manager. Taea contributes with quick learning and new ideas for TRA Snow and Sun’s growing snow retention and solar mounting customer base. Taea Hall has been with TRA since July, 2013 and previously managed the front office. In her role as...

2014-05-20 23:03:35

EBI MAP-Works, a Macmillan New Ventures company, announces industry veteran Mahendran Jawaharlal as its new president. Increased need for research-based assessment and student retention solutions drives next growth phase. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 EBI MAP-Works a pioneer in student retention systems and program assessments for higher education, today announced that Mahendran Jawaharlal has joined the company as president to support the company’s next phase of growth. Jawaharlal,...

2013-09-11 23:25:17

BenchmarkPortal in partnership with Talent Chaser, the award-winning Software-as-a-Service provider, has developed this quick survey to measure Contact Center Employee Retention Rates. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Call centers have the opportunity to participate in a study about Call Center Employee Retention Rates and Strategies. Participants will receive the summary results of this survey, and will also be invited to a webinar with in-depth research results on how to...

2013-05-30 23:01:18

McCann Associates, the world leader in higher education technologies, will host a higher education webinar to demonstrate the transformative power of adaptive assessment and targeted remediation to increase student retention. Utilizing Adaptive Assessment to Increase Higher Education Retention Rates will take place on Thursday, June 13, at 4pm EST https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/410618865. Yardley, PA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 In their continued effort to advance higher education, Dr....

2013-04-12 23:02:45

Academic advisors play a crucial role in student retention. Online scheduling helps improve the process by automating this important task. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Academic advisors are crucial to increasing student retention at campuses nationwide. They help college students decide on what subjects to take. As reported in The New York Times, 80 percent of freshmen at Penn State University are uncertain about their major. Half of those will change their minds after declaring a...

2013-04-04 15:35:36

Varying lectures with tests improves attention, note-taking, and retention The number of online educational offerings has exploded in recent years, but their rapid rise has spawned a critical question: Can such “virtual” classes cut through the maze of distractions –  such as email, the Internet, and television – that face students sitting at their computers? The solution, Harvard researchers say, is to test students early and often. By interspersing...

2013-03-29 23:00:49

A few simple and engaging actions can help academic advisors increase their student retention rates. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 A thought on every academic advisor´s mind is, “How do I increase student retention?” According to John McDonald, adjunct instructor at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, academic advisors are evaluated on a higher standard at their respective institutions. “They (advisors) are evaluated on the number of students seen,...

2012-12-28 05:03:18

When executed properly, a Document Retention Policy can provide protection from litigation sanctions. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 According to Michael Shufeldt, JD, Regional Director of Business Development & eDiscovery Services TERIS/Phoenix, “Maintaining and acting consistently with a document retention policy is critical in today's digital business world. In the legal realm, having a reasonable, consistent and defensible document retention policy, in conjunction...