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

December 12, 2018

The growing use of voice search and virtual digital assistants will have an increasing impact on how we deliver, search for and market higher education.

December 12, 2018

Incumbents, upstarts or nowhere?

December 12, 2018

Fans and foes of letting students use laptops and phones in class hold fervent views. Jordan Troisi and Aaron Richmond suggest acting based on research instead -- and offer recommendations.

December 5, 2018

As important as the internet?

December 5, 2018

Creating a sharing economy for MOOC content among universities in open online consortiums wouldn’t be simple but could have enormous benefits for those institutions and others, Daniel Seaton writes.

November 28, 2018

Much is written about strengthening the link between education and employment. Jobs are changing and likely to continue to evolve over the coming decades. Education must evolve, too.

November 28, 2018

How the next billion-dollar higher ed industry will be built on artificial intelligence.

November 14, 2018

Google has dominated search for 20 years. But results today are far too often tainted with information that is incomplete, misleading or false. MIT aims to address that problem with the knowledge graph Underlay.

November 14, 2018

The future of persistence in the age of "narrow AI," or deep learning.

November 14, 2018

Free, accessible curricular materials may have many benefits for students. But the research conducted so far hasn't delivered the required proof yet, Regan Gurung writes.

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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.

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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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