The Value of Student NonCognitive Measures

Share This:A recent article came out in The Chronicle, called “Noncognitive Measures: The Next Frontier in College Admissions”.  The article describes how schools have long time relied strictly upon academic measures such as GPA, ACT, and SAT scores.  Most colleges agree that academic achievement is a strong indicator of college success.  However, they have done little to… Read more »

Miami Dade College's Virtual College Uses SmarterMeasure

Share This:Miami Dade College’s Virtual College offers optional student orientations available for students who take a Virtual College course for the first time or those who want to refresh their knowledge of the LMS and online learning. This no tuition, no fee, no credit course is promoted in the course offerings section of the Virtual College… Read more »

Small College Takes Data Seriously

Share This:Hilbert College has an enrollment of just over 1,000 students. Although they are considered a small school, they are serious about student data and have implemented a plan to use it to their advantage. A recent article in CampusTechnology, describes how Hilbert got busy learning how to effectively disseminate student data to help improve success, working with their… Read more »

Virtual Team – Work & Learn Together

Share This:Have you ever met someone on the phone?  Working for a virtual company, I experience this often.  It is not unusual for me to virtually meet a client school through a demo call, collaborate via email and in some cases discuss personal details about children and grandchildren.  Establishing relationships is important and fortunately in… Read more »

Reflections – A Message from SmarterServices' President

Share This:Leadership is getting things done through people. There are two ways you can get someone to do something – (1) force them, (2) motivate them. Obviously as educational leaders we are not in a position to force someone to do something. Who would want to work in an organization that forces people to do… Read more »

SmarterServices , Reflections “They alw

Share This:“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987), The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. As President of SmarterServices, I have a recurring task set for January 1st of each year. It is to read and reflect on leadership and change. Most of us are… Read more »

Integration with SmarterSurveys and LMS Now Available

Share This:We are excited to announce that SmarterSurveys has just released Basic LTI integration and can be integrated with your learning management system! All integration options including API and LTI have been updated on our website and can be viewed at The LTI will work with any LMS that supports the LTI v1.0 standard and… Read more »