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.

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January 14, 2022

Much has been written about the Great Resignation; it is a phenomenon of profound significance. As leaders, we need to look at ourselves, our own practices and our peer/employee relationships to clearly see the path forward.

January 5, 2022

Higher ed has not been immune to the Great Resignation. Many universities have long lists of open positions. We are on the cusp of filling some of those openings and more with cost-efficient, reliable and effective artificial intelligence.

December 14, 2021

Two years ago, Google announced that it was launching a career certificate program that would provide all the essentials to start a new career. The Google career certificate programs have exploded on the scene with millions of enrollments and are expanding to community colleges.

December 1, 2021

The next few years in higher education promise to herald a tech revolution. Delivery modes will be the most visible, but autonomous and related smart tech may be the most impactful.

November 17, 2021

The numbers paint a clear picture of change in demand for higher education. Still unclear is if colleges will adapt from static schools to dynamic institutions in time to survive and thrive.

November 3, 2021

The numbers are startling: in the wake of deadly COVID infections, quarantines and isolation, nearly 3 percent of the entire U.S. workforce resigned in the month of August alone. What is higher ed’s role in reshaping careers and lives?

October 20, 2021

The web is constantly evolving. Emerging now is a more immersive 3-D environment that features augmented reality, virtual reality and persistent connections. It is called the metaverse, and it may transform online learning.

October 6, 2021

The placid ivy-covered walls and calm quad will remain when COVID is vanquished, but the university will never be the same. We are forever changed -- by the disease and by the advance of technology and competition in this, the fourth industrial revolution.

September 22, 2021

We are witnessing the remaking of higher education. Strategies for mainstream colleges and universities must change from the short term to the long term as large-scale collaboratives and huge corporations enter the field.

September 8, 2021

The world is in the advent of the fourth industrial revolution, which is what the World Economic Forum describes as a new era that extends the impact of digitization in new and unanticipated ways.

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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.

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May 22, 2019

Having a data-informed culture is essential in today's era of financial challenge and accountability. Darren Catalano offers advice on how to get there.

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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