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There is no such thing as a 'traditional’ college student. One-size-fits-all approaches to teaching and learning have hindered students’ prospects for success. We must shift the postsecondary experience from institution-centric to student-centric to increase completion rates and help students attain their future goals.


How can we:

  • Teach and support students recognizing individual learning and social-emotional needs.
  • Advance equity in academic and experiential curricula.
  • Design flexible pathways and shared credentials to streamline completion.
  • Align transfer policies, practices, and processes for seamless movement of credits.

Here are some of the ways NASH members are meeting the challenges of the Learning Imperative: