Retention rates for online courses remains low, but many institutions are having success--here's how
Academic leaders are notably more worried about retention rates in online courses now than they were a decade ago.
Forty-one percent of chief academic officers say they agree that retaining students is a greater problem for online courses than for face-to-face classes, a new report said. Only 28 percent of respondents felt this way about retention in 2009, and only 27 percent concurred in 2004.
The concerns about student retention were highlighted in a recent survey conducted by