CAP/CAEL Webinar: Best Practices in Data Collection

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Best Practices in Data Collection




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Webinar Details

Wednesday, March 2nd

1:00 to 2:00 pm CENTRAL


Colleges and universities make major decisions that have far reaching implications every day, often without the benefit of data. Being proactive in data collection positions you to be an informed contributor to the process. While the establishment of a data collection strategy may seem like a time consuming and intimidating process it truly doesn’t have to be. If you are interested in identifying key data points that can assist you in better understanding your student audience, inform marketing decisions, and prepare you for discussions with senior leadership regarding enrollment, please join CAP/CAEL guest, Dr. Brenda Harms of Harms Consulting, for this informative webinar on data collection.

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Nationally recognized as a leading expert in serving adult students within the higher education industry, Dr. Brenda Harms has assisted dozens of colleges and universities in successfully and strategically growing their enrollments through evaluation of key metrics, implementation of proven processes, design and execution of successful marketing strategy and tactics, and training for both management and staff.

Brenda received a B.S. in allied health and an M.A. in educational psychology and counseling from the University of South Dakota. She received her Ph.D. in human services with her dissertation focused specifically on adult student retention.

Webinar Fees: 

 CAP or CAEL Member Fee


Non-Member Fee



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The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)


2016 CAP Conference, Austin!



The 15th National Conference for Accelerated Programs in Higher Education

Austin, Texas: The City where Innovation and Tradition Unite  


CAP 2016: Driving Innovative Practice Through Accelerated Learning



Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 – Pre-Conference Events

July 27th & 28th, 2016 – Main Conference



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We are delighted you are interested in joining the o­nly organization specifically dedicated to serving the needs of the accelerated learning community!  We look forward to your participation and welcoming you to our membership soon.


As a member, you have access to many member benefits:

  • Access to the most up-to-date information, research, and resources about accelerated programs.
  • Access to models of quality and information about the effectiveness of accelerated programs.
  • Discount prices for CAP consulting services, for the CAP conference, and for workshop fees
  • Access to CAP Consulting Services which offer assistance with accreditation processes.
  • Several venues for talking with and learning from colleagues who also face the rewards and challenges of working with adult students in accelerated programs.
  • Resources for questions and documentation for best practices.
  • Camaraderie with others who deal with traditional university professionals who may or may not support the innovative models and delivery systems.
  • Sharing best practices in adult learning and accelerated programs.
  • Peers who understand the adult market and the challenges faced by alternative programs. CAP validates the work we do on our own campuses.
  • Support for professional practice.
  • Attending the conference as a team improves morale and expertise for the faculty and staff from each attending university.
  • Opportunity to prepare, present, and facilitate presentations and roundtable discussions on new program developments.
  • Opportunity to gain insight and feedback from other experienced administrators and faculty who understand accelerated delivery formats.

Members also have access to National Awards:


  • Excellence in Teaching Award: CAP members may nominate a full-time or part-time instructor for outstanding teaching and dedication to adult students. The one award that recognizes the teaching expertise necessary for accelerated programs, this award provides an opportunity to learn from some of the best instructors in the U.S.
  • Excellence in Institutional Leadership Award:  Institutions/individuals may nominate outstanding programs, departments, and/or individuals who achieve excellence in advancing the institutional mission and positively influencing the field of accelerated learning.
  • Excellence in Publishing Award: CAP wishes to recognize individuals who publish research, best practices, or influential opinions that help to advance the field of accelerated or adult learning.

For additional information about the 2015 Awards process, please visit the ‘2015 CAP Awards’ tab within the Membership section of this website.

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CAP’s 2015/2016 Membership Fee Structure is below:

$100 – Adjunct Faculty Member

$290 – Single Membership

$505 – (Institutional allowed up to two members)

$755 – (Institutional allowed up to three members)

$905 – (Institutional allowed up to four members)

$1005 – (Institutional allowed up to five to ten members)

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