Category Archives: challenges

Why do online students drop out?

I just read about a survey of students who dropped out of online degree and certificate programs. Money was the main reason students dropped out: 41% named financial challenges as the reason they dropped out, followed by life events (32%). … Continue reading

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But I’m a taxpayer!

Norwich doesn’t do traditional ILL for our online learners. Given the amount of time an item spends in transit (from the lending library to Norwich to the student and back to Norwich and the lending library), our graduate students have … Continue reading

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Fact Check for faculty and students

It can happen at any time. Maybe a student comes up to the reference desk. Maybe you’re reviewing a professor’s assignment in order to prepare library instruction for his class. You can almost see it coming. And, soon enough, there … Continue reading

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