The Most Successful Student Retention Strategies

 

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2-Part Webinar Series: Single connection and recording for 60 days ($645)
2-Part Webinar Series: Unlimited connections at your institution and recording for one year  ($845)

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The Most Successful Student Retention Strategies

Overview:

Nationally, student retention rates are declining even though investments in student success strategies and support services have been increasing on many campuses. Thus, it is important to explore the underlying factors leading to this phenomenon as well as other emerging trends impacting retention rates. This two-part webinar will cover the five critical elements of a retention framework along with constructs and principles for effective retention research, planning, implementation, and assessment.

Part 1: Elements Of The Retention Framework

  • Five critical ingredients to creating and sustaining a student success culture
  • A learner-centered ethos
  • Top 10 retention research questions and retention metrics
  • Conditions for student success
  • The strategic allocation of resources
  • Campus-wide engagement

Part 2: Best Practices In Student Retention

  • Areas of greatest retention impact
  • High-risk students
  • High-risk institutional experiences
  • Student communications and leveraging social media
  • The first-year experience
  • Early intervention models and practices
  • Integrated student success model
  • Developmental advising
  • Other retention practices

Objectives:

  • Review the five critical elements of a retention framework
  • Explore the top 10 retention research questions and retention metrics
  • Discuss constructs and principles for effective retention research, planning, implementation, and assessment
  • Learn how to utilize student communications and social media to affect retention
  • Understand the importance of early intervention models and practice

Who Should Attend?

  • 2-year & 4-year institutions
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs/Instruction
  • Vice President of Student Services/Affairs
  • Dean of Student Services/Affairs
  • First Year Experience Director & Staff
  • Student Success/Retention Specialist and/or Committee
  • Advising Staff
  • Admissions
  • Enrollment Services
  • Marketing Staff
  • Registrar
  • Webmaster