You've might have seen some studies or heard of statistics that talk about how low online course completion rates are...
The average online course has a 13% completion rate; however, a recently innovation in the online learning space is flipping on the model on its head.
With this simple mechanism, online course completion rates can skyrocket to over 90%.
What is this new mechanism? Well, it's actually not new.
It's old as civilization:
Nothing is more important to keeping students engaged with course material than learning along-side individuals in a similar stage to themselves.
This simple ingredient has been instrumental in making learning online actually viable for life-changing career education.
And it's not just completion rate, every other metric goes haywire if you can successfully integrate community into your online course: engagement, comprehension, etc...
Recently, Alberto Arenaza and I had an in-depth conversation about the transformation we're seeing in higher education and remote learning.
A big focus of the conversation was about the role of community in online learning environments.
Listen to the full-conversation below: