We harnessed the power of filmmaking to help students succeed.
In online education, student engagement is key. So we created Strayer Studios, led by Emmy Award-winning filmmakers and instructional designers.
This innovative team works together to infuse our curriculum with episodic, documentary-style films that bring courses to life and keep students coming back.
Better content leads to better outcomes.
Students rated Studios courses 88% or above for use of real-world examples, intellectual stimulation and overall effectiveness.
With Studios content, courses had a 6.3% increase in engagement with coursework including quizzes and discussion boards.
5.5% more students continued to the next quarter after completing Studios courses compared to previous courses.
See how a story about urban gardening and access to fresh produce helped a sociology class explore the implications of inequality and how one community took action.
Through the lens of her own career as an author, comedian and actress, Kim’s story teaches students about introspection and autobiographical creative writing.
"The challenge was, how do we grab a student's attention? We thought a lot about binge-viewing and not being able to wait for the next episode of a show. Why can't we do that with academic content?",