Tag: Instructional Capacity
Dr. Richard Wilkens, Associate Provost at Salisbury University (SU), spoke with us about how he has led SU’s efforts to create a data-informed culture. See what tips he shared to increase adoption and use of data, analyses that helped increase course completion rates, and more.
A university’s faculty is clearly one of its greatest assets—but also one of its largest investments. Learn three ways to reduce instructional costs per attempted student credit hour without changing instructor salaries.
‘It’s a cutthroat race to register for classes,’ says one computer science student.
Faculty workload imbalance can lead to poor morale, lost research time, and faculty attrition.
Many academic leaders are unsure how to best set faculty workload expectations and ensure that resource allocation meets demand. Our benchmarking data can help answer common faculty workload questions.
During this webinar, we will discuss how institutions can more accurately gauge faculty productivity by using department-level benchmarks.
The second session of the series will explore the Course Planning and Instructional Workload tabs on the APS Benchmarks dashboard.
Not all small classes are purposely designed to be small. And unintentionally very small courses represent a large investment—so they’re a particularly meaningful segment to reevaluate for optimal resource allocation. Here’s two strategies to monitor and combat unintentionally small classes.
The maximum enrollment capacity, or max cap, of a class is used to calculate fill rates. But these seven common behaviors can lead to inaccurate max caps, often resulting in bottleneck courses or underfilled courses. Learn how you can ensure accurate max caps at your campus.
During the webinar we will walk through the new Instructional Costs tab on the APS Benchmarks dashboard, discuss methodology behind the tab, and demonstrate how to use the tab to make data-informed decisions related to costs.