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8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

April 22-24, 2015 | Dallas, TX | Sheraton Dallas Hotel


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Adaptive Multimedia's Proven Impact on Student Retention

Hank Bowman (Adapt Courseware, USA)
Session Information
April 10, 2014 - 2:30pm
Institutional Level: 
Audience Level: 
Session Type: 
Vendor Showcase
Seminar Theater
Session Duration: 
50 Minutes
Information Session 6
Virtual Session

Explore our published research, which demonstrates how adaptive multimedia delivered through a competency-based education model increases student engagement and productivity, producing double-digit gains in completion and retention. 

Extended Abstract

Improving student retention can dramatically impact revenues and margins. Yet, many of the best multimedia, interactive and analytic technologies that support stronger student engagement and productivity are underutilized. Join us as we share research and learning outcomes from our validation studies at schools around the country. The data consistently demonstrate how adaptive multimedia delivered through a personalized, competency-based education model can transform student behavior and produce double-digit gains in course completion and term-over-term student retention. 

Lead Presenter

Hank Bowman is Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Adapt Courseware.  Hank’s career spans executive roles at some of the education industry’s largest technology companies, including Campus Management Corporation, WebCT/Blackboard and Destiny Solutions. Most recently, he served as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Perceptis. He has a tremendous amount of insight on institutional operations and has helped numerous schools successfully implement online learning, student data management and student support programs. He is a graduate of Elon University, and when not working to advance higher education, Hank performs with his bluegrass/Americana band, The Outliers.