Train both students and faculty
What are the biggest technology barriers for students in rural areas who want to pursue postsecondary education but can’t get to a campus? How can colleges break through those barriers?
While providing access to courses is essential to educating students in remote areas, helping them feel they are a part of the campus community is another key piece for retention and completion efforts.
What: A branded campus app used to connect students with courses and campus life
Where: Lindsey Wilson College, located on the southern tip of rural Appalachia, in Columbia, Kentucky
What is the biggest challenge administrators have fostering trusting relationships between students and faculty? What’s the most innovative way you’ve seen a college tackle this challenge?
Here are nine places to foster ties among faculty and students.