Data Analytics

Data Analytics
Sep 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.
Oct 03, 2018
Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

Opinion

March 20, 2019

As learners and employers seek education and training that is cheaper, faster and better, forward-looking colleges and universities are embracing new roles as curators, certifiers and integrators, Kathleen deLaski and Rufus Glasper write.

March 20, 2019

How can we be sure we are identifying the most important risks in our changing field and are prepared to mitigate their potential impact?

March 13, 2019

Universities can and must remain at the center of how people learn throughout their lives, Andrew Hermalyn writes.

March 13, 2019

Locating the experts.

March 6, 2019

From conversation to scholarship.

March 6, 2019

Online courses are changing -- sometimes less open, sometimes less massive -- but they're still relevant.

February 27, 2019

Colleges and universities are adopting various structures to drive internal innovation and experimentation -- some focused on transformation and others on iteration, Allison Dulin Salisbury and Terah Crews write.

February 27, 2019

Continuing the conversation we started last week, we offer a response to Anthony Piña.

February 27, 2019

Replying to a recent blog post, Jonathan Poritz argues that lowering students' costs by using open educational resources isn't just a nicety in an era when many students are hungry and textbook "quality" is exaggerated.

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Archive

September 11, 2018

Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.

May 25, 2017

The company, known mainly as a bookstore operator, scores a potentially lucrative deal with the digital education consortium Unizin that could help it make its mark in the predictive analytics market.

Archive

October 3, 2018

Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

April 12, 2017

A free web-based program created by professors shows students’ skill levels at the start of an online course. 

March 15, 2017

Colleges are working to meet demand for big data analysis with burgeoning degree and non-degree programs.

March 8, 2017

Years after an explosion of data changed how health care practitioners treated patients, a similar wave is poised to transform colleges' understanding of their students' learning.

February 22, 2017

Should students be told what the data predict about their chances of success? Corporate leaders in predictive analytics business consider the issue posed by an Inside Higher Ed blogger.

 

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