Grit – Measuring What Matters – Webinar

Share This:The Value of Student Non-Cognitive Measures is a hot topic that is gaining credibility and getting the attention of schools nationwide. Tenacity, Grit, and Perseverance are the “new black” when it comes to students completing college courses, degree programs, and overall achieving high levels of success in their endeavors. Recently the U.S. Department of Education… Read more »

Case Study – Ashford University

Share This:Case Study of Ashford University and SmarterMeasure™ Ashford University was founded in 1918 as Mount St. Clare College in Clinton, Iowa. In 2005, Bridgepoint Education acquired the institution, at that time called The Franciscan University, and renamed it as Ashford University. Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a… Read more »

SmarterMeasure Press Release

Share This:Montgomery, AL (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 The degree to which 2,000,000 students possess the noncognitive attributes to succeed in college has been measured. The SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator has been used by hundreds of colleges and universities across the country to provide insight about students and their skill levels in relation to elearning or… Read more »

SmarterMeasure – 2 Million Students Later

Share This:On January 10, 2013, Stacie Sutton from Clark College was the 2 Millionth student to take SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator.  She has been awarded a $200 scholarship to apply towards school tuition and fees.  I interviewed Stacie about her college journey and here’s what she had to say. SS: Why are you going to college? Stacie:… Read more »

U.S. Department of Education Promotes Grit

Share This:Tenacity, Grit, and Perseverance are the “new black” when it comes to students completing college courses, degree programs, and overall achieving high levels of success in their endeavors.  Recently the U.S. Department of Education published a study referring to grit, tenacity, and perservance as “critical factors for success in the 21st century”.  The executive summary of the brief… Read more »