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June 13, 2024
Traditional higher ed has largely forgone the growing lifelong learning market. In its place, the space has been filled by providers who describe their programs as alternative credentials. But alternative is a misnomer.
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May 29, 2024
A deep dive into the future of higher education partnerships from the Post-OPM symposium  On March 5–6, an event convened by Noodle assembled a diverse group of stakeholders in higher education to discuss the evolving landscape of online program management (OPM).  The symposium “Post OPM: Exploring the Future of Higher Education Partnerships” featured a dialogue […]
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May 23, 2024
In the realm of marketing for higher education, institutions are increasingly taking notes from the business world by exploring innovative strategies to engage with their customers—prospective students, in this case—across various platforms and touch points. One such strategy is omnichannel marketing, which focuses on creating a seamless and integrated experience for students across all channels, […]
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May 16, 2024
Budgeting for innovation in higher ed isn’t about numbers. It’s building a culture that fosters innovation and prioritizes when and where to spend its funds.
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May 14, 2024
The move to blended and online learning spotlights learning design, but it’s hard to measure what is good. Schools committed to the quality of their campus-based education are making decisions that undermine that commitment.
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April 12, 2024
With traditional methods of student recruitment undergoing a profound transformation, adaptation is the key to attracting the next generation.
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April 11, 2024
With traditional methods of student recruitment undergoing a profound transformation, adaptation is the key to attracting the next generation.
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April 9, 2024
Students and faculty alike are demanding more from their universities, specifically more efficiency and flexibility. Technology would seem to be the answer, but with all the available options, finding the right fit can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Instead of focusing on technology as the end-all, be-all solution to every problem, university […]
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April 8, 2024
Onboarding goes a long way to setting the tone for a student’s academic experience. Make it effective.
A rolled up diploma sits vertically on top of a graduation cap with a light beaming out of it, like a lighthouse.
June 13, 2024
Traditional higher ed has largely forgone the growing lifelong learning market. In its place, the space has been filled by providers who describe their programs as alternative credentials. But alternative is a misnomer.
A university building in the center of a circular maze of hedges.
May 29, 2024
A deep dive into the future of higher education partnerships from the Post-OPM symposium  On March 5–6, an event convened by Noodle assembled a diverse group of stakeholders in higher education to discuss the evolving landscape of online program management (OPM).  The symposium “Post OPM: Exploring the Future of Higher Education Partnerships” featured a dialogue […]
A woman with a tablet sits on a planet in the center of a solar system.
May 23, 2024
In the realm of marketing for higher education, institutions are increasingly taking notes from the business world by exploring innovative strategies to engage with their customers—prospective students, in this case—across various platforms and touch points. One such strategy is omnichannel marketing, which focuses on creating a seamless and integrated experience for students across all channels, […]
A professional stands in a flowerpot holding a suitcase while a hand appears from out of frame holding a watering can.
May 16, 2024
Budgeting for innovation in higher ed isn’t about numbers. It’s building a culture that fosters innovation and prioritizes when and where to spend its funds.
A woman stands against a background of a human figure.
May 14, 2024
The move to blended and online learning spotlights learning design, but it’s hard to measure what is good. Schools committed to the quality of their campus-based education are making decisions that undermine that commitment.
Two hands hold a paper map with a key scale in the upper left corner.
April 12, 2024
With traditional methods of student recruitment undergoing a profound transformation, adaptation is the key to attracting the next generation.
A robotic arm holding a magnifying glass sticks through a circular window opening.
April 11, 2024
With traditional methods of student recruitment undergoing a profound transformation, adaptation is the key to attracting the next generation.
A rock climber in a harness climbs up the edge of a blue circle.
April 9, 2024
Students and faculty alike are demanding more from their universities, specifically more efficiency and flexibility. Technology would seem to be the answer, but with all the available options, finding the right fit can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Instead of focusing on technology as the end-all, be-all solution to every problem, university […]
A woman wearing headphones and a backpack leaps through a blue circle.
April 8, 2024
Onboarding goes a long way to setting the tone for a student’s academic experience. Make it effective.
A black and white image of Alan Mlynek smiling against dark blue and light blue semi-circles.
October 2, 2023
In this Noodle podcast episode, our guest is Alan Mlynek, Chief of Technology Solutions here at Noodle. As we gear up to physically attend both the 2023 EDUCAUSE and Leadership in Higher Education conferences, our conversation centers on the future of tech in education. We dive into leveraging AI to foster dynamic learning communities and talk about the challenge of engaging ‘degree-completion’ students, highlighting the need for a more tailored and inclusive approach.
A black and white image of Noodle Founder and CEO John Katzman smiling against dark blue and light blue semi-circles.
September 18, 2023
In this episode, our guest is Noodle CEO and founder John Katzman. We focus on the upcoming September 27-29, 2023 P3-EDU event in Denver, Colorado, delving into the intersection of technology and education, and discussing the role of data in shaping academic outcomes. We talk about the potential misuse of data in education and the need for data in ushering good careers rather than just credentials. We also explore the future of tech in education and the importance of public-private partnerships.
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April 25, 2023
On this episode we welcome Natasha Warikoo, the Lenore Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Department of Sociology, Tufts University to the podcast.
A black and white image of Dr. Brad Cox smiling against dark blue and light blue semi-circles.
March 15, 2023
On this episode we welcome Dr. Brad Cox, a professor at Florida State University and the Founder and Executive Director of the College Autism Network (CAN).
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February 21, 2023
For this episode we welcomed UC-Irvine’s Associate Chancellor for Sustainability, Wendell Brase to the show.
A black and white image of Dr. Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy smiling against dark blue and light blue semi-circles.
January 17, 2023
We are pleased to have another member of the Noodle Advisory Board, the Dean of the School of Education and a Distinguished Professor at American University, Dr. Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, on the podcast.
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December 1, 2022
This week’s guest is the current Dean of Yale Nursing and the upcoming President of the New York Academy of Medicine, Ann Kurth.
A black and white image of Raj Echambadi smiling against dark blue and light blue semi-circles.
November 1, 2022
This episode features the 10th President of Illinois Tech, Raj Echambadi. Lee and Raj have a wide ranging discussion, touching on everything from the paradox between low acceptance rates and claims of inclusivity, to how to balance educating more people with maintaining high rankings.
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October 4, 2022
Lee is joined by the Dean of Syracuse University College of Law, Craig Boise. Craig is quite possibly the most interesting person in the world, not just higher education.
Universities are struggling with low completion rates, highlighting the importance of student retention strategies. Limited access to resources, mental health issues, financial difficulties, balancing school and life, workforce uncertainties, and academic stress are among the challenges students face. Effective retention means understanding these challenges and addressing them with a data-driven approach that boosts student engagement […]
Recruitment and enrollment are not one-size-fits-all; unique insights and practical solutions are necessary in order to attract learners. By continuously optimizing recruitment operations and content delivery, you can effectively engage with students and drive enrollment success. This guide explores innovative and practical methods for a fresh approach to recruitment and enrollment. Key takeaways:
It’s a challenge for university and institutional brands to stay relevant and top-of-mind in a competitive, dynamic landscape. A solid understanding of how to continuously engage and connect with your audience can help you craft meaningful messages that resonate. This guide will help you identify the unique challenges and potential solutions for your university. Key […]
Regularly evaluating your university’s existing programs is key to remaining relevant and meeting the evolving needs of learners and industries. This guide shows how routine auditing of curriculum effectiveness, learner outcomes, faculty engagement, and resource allocation can pinpoint areas of strength and opportunities for improvement. Key takeaways include:
When you’re ready to launch an online program, it’s essential to consider industry demands, accreditation requirements, and engaging key stakeholders. This guide explains how and why to focus on creating an online program that enhances learning through technology rather than simply replicating traditional methods. Key takeaways include:

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