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With college enrollment declining over the past five years, many higher education institutions are constantly seeking small-scale solutions to create better learning opportunities and improve student retention. In a recent article published on EdTech, colleges and universities share their efforts to connect with nontraditional college students; students described as “25 and older, working full time, financially independent or connected with the military” (Cortez).
As such, more educators collectively favor an online learning platform that facilitates flexible learning to support traditional and nontraditional students. Ultimately, by promoting more eLearning practices in higher education, students will be granted with online opportunities to study and learn course material in their own time and, most importantly, at their own pace.
For more information, read the full article on EdTech.