Recent Webinars

WEBINAR SERIES – TAKE CHARGE OF CHANGE: THE LINK BETWEEN STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Wonderlic and the Imagine America Foundation have teamed up to identify the key influencing factors of student satisfaction, academic achievement, and gainful employment. We are hosting three free, one-hour webinars to discuss the most meaningful discoveries from our research project. It is our hope that by sharing our knowledge, you will be better equipped to make sustainable improvements in your programs.

Student Characteristics: Who is Likely To Be an Engaged Learner? - Part 1 of 3

This webinar provides an overview of the study and discusses the student characteristics that drive student engagement and educational outcomes.

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School Characteristics: How Do Schools Drive Engagement? - Part 2 of 3

This webinar provides an overview of the study and discusses the student characteristics that drive student engagement and educational outcomes.

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Tying It All Together and Next Steps: A Bright Outlook for Engaged Students? - Part 3 of 3

This webinar provides an overview of the study and discusses the student characteristics that drive student engagement and educational outcomes.

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Session 1: Understanding the High School Student Webinar Series

Understanding High School Student Interest in Career Colleges and the Programs They Offer
Over one million current students have expressed an interest in programs offered by career colleges. During this webinar you will:

  • Learn about students’ interests, high school academics, plans for the future and demographic profiles
  • Discover which careers they currently identify with career colleges and the number of students selecting each career
  • Be able to identify career fields which are gaining in popularity with high school students and those fields that are dropping in student interest

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Understanding the High School Student - Webinar Series from Imagine America on Vimeo.

Session 2: Understanding the High School Student Webinar Series

How High School Students Plan and Prepare for College and Careers
This webinar was hosted by the Imagine America Foundation and the National Research Center for College & University Admissions™. During this webinar you will:

  • Learn how the students’ progress through the college choice process
  • Discover when students are making college choices and how it changes over time
  • Be able to identify the top sources of information students consider when making the college choice

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How High School Students Plan and Prepare for College and Careers from Imagine America on Vimeo.

The Campus Community Life Cycle: From Admission to Alumni

Integrating New Students Into the Community, presented by Caroline Mug and Matt Bernard from Student Resource Services, and Tiffany Rhodes from Western Career College, kicked off the series and explained the transition students make in becoming full members of your school community during their first term.

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Integrating New Students Into the Community

In Community as a Retention Tool, Jamie Kidder and Dr. Kevin Kirk of Community Care College demonstrated how a school community can create a well-rounded and balanced scholar and how a school's community can provide benefits beyond the campus.

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In Community as a Retention Tool

Maintaining Community After Graduation: Benefits to the Institution was presented by Rita Mikhail of DeVry University and showed how an active alumni community can be built through efficient programming efforts and impactful outreach.
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Maintaining Community After Graduation: Benefits to the Institution

Millennials & Neo-Millennials: The Webinar Series

Session One: Understanding Millennials & Neo-Millennials

In the first session of the series, “Understanding Millennials & Neo-Millennials,” our expert, Susan Patrick, President and CEO of iNACOL, discussed the Millennial generation. Patrick found that this generation makes up 36% of the total population. According to Patrick, Millennials are very technology savvy, 90% of children between the ages of 5-17 use computers, 94% of teens use the Internet for school-related research, and 76% use instant messaging and social networking sites. What do Millennials value? “Freedom and choice, customization and personalization, and constant innovation,” says Patrick. To learn more, view the session below.

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Session Two: Learning Environment 2.0

In the second session of our four-part webinar series we will build on our knowledge of Millennials. From Web 2.0, social interaction and harnessing collective intelligence to assessment and creating structure and rules of engagement, attendees will gain a better understanding of how to get their school ready for Millennial students from a technology and learning environment perspective. In this session, David Blake, CEO of Content Connections, describes learning 2.0, which tends to promote instructor-student collaboration along with student-student collaboration. Additionally learning 2.0 appeals to different learning styles and preferences and includes an “entertainment” factor. To learn more, view the session below.

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Session Three: Making the Most of Course Materials

In the third session of our four-part webinar series, our expert Phyllis H. Hillwig, Ed.D., examined the notion and source of content, and how transparency, economics, relevancy, collaboration, and technology impact content strategies. She also discussed the advantages and challenges to integrating multiple content channels, best practices and factors to consider in adopting new content strategies.

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Session Four: Millennials and Neo Millennials: Where to Find Them and How to Reach Them

In the fourth session of the series, Rebekah Richards, Chief Academic Officer & School Principal of The American Academy, will examine the congregating places for millennial students and how best to attract their attention. Rebekah’s keys for reaching millennials include being transparent, authentic, flexible and community-moderated.

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