4 Hybrid Orientation Ideas for 2021

2020 was a crazy year for Orientation Directors. COVID understandably made in-person events near impossible, but how the heck were students supposed to get the orientation experience? Thankfully, virtual events presented themselves as a feasible solution. Now that it’s 2021, COVID seems to be slowly clearing up. Unfortunately, that doesn’t exactly make things simpler. Now… Continue reading 4 Hybrid Orientation Ideas for 2021

Engaging Students: The growing importance of design

With the ubiquity of companies like Apple and Facebook that provide great user experiences, university tech must prioritize design to properly engage students. Design is not just what it looks like and how it feels. Design is how it works. – Steve Jobs, 2003 after successfully launching the iPod. Steve Jobs is often credited as a pioneer… Continue reading Engaging Students: The growing importance of design

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Student Engagement Trends: The case for push notifications

The new rules of engagement. Students will give you access to their notification bar which sees much higher engagement than email; but you must adhere to their strict expectations. ——- The below graphic visualizes why push notifications are beginning to see more widespread use for more personalized, impactful communications for students. As you can see, email… Continue reading Student Engagement Trends: The case for push notifications

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