Nichols College Selects Blue® to Seamlessly Transition Course Evaluations Online
Montreal, Canada – December 1, 2015 – After meeting with representatives from eXplorance at the 2014 NUvention User Conference, Nichols College has chosen Blue to fully manage, automate, and administer course evaluations to improve student and faculty response rates.
Transitioning from paper to an online-based evaluation system is part of the college’s strategy to ensure the quality of responses. As one of the most advanced online course evaluation systems, Blue will automatically send personalized email notifications, invitations and reminders, helping to raise student and faculty engagement. Administrators can also tailor questions and aggregate reports at every level of the institution, gathering actionable insights to accelerate improvement.
Of importance to the college is Blue’s ability to integrate with their current learning management system, Moodle, and custom SIS. With Blue’s easy-to-use framework, the university will benefit from a seamless and secure migration, enabling them to synchronize systems, leverage existing data, and quickly generate detailed reports. Stakeholders can also discover new insights from historical data with Blue’s comparative and time-trend analysis capabilities.
A four-year private, not-for-profit institution, Nichols College was founded in 1815 by Amasa Nichols, a wealthy industrialist. Located in Dudley, Massachusetts the college offers associates, bachelors, and master’s degrees as well as certificate programs. Ranked 7th nationally among business schools for ROI by Payscale.com, 98% of Nichols’ full-time students receive some form of financial assistance and more than 93% of alumni are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Chanel M. Sutherland
Marketing Content Specialist