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

January 20, 2021

Zoom (and other videoconferencing) fatigue was recognized early in the remote learning efforts of 2020. It is real. We have learned much about the cause and some about how to avoid the symptoms that impair communication and learning.

January 6, 2021

Online learning has helped rescue higher education from the pandemic and from natural disasters, wars and untold disasters. Will it now inject higher ed into the fourth industrial revolution?

December 11, 2020

As we prepare to launch another semester mostly online, we are facing what may be the most severe mental health crisis in the history of American education. The next three months promise to bring the most dangerous and stressful period in American medicine.

December 2, 2020

As we prepare to launch another semester mostly online, we are better informed than we were in the spring and fall semesters. From experiences with rapidly applied pedagogies to better understanding of how our students’ radically altered lives impact their learning, we must adapt.

November 19, 2020

As we continue to advance online services to distant students, bandwidth becomes ever more important. Virtual laboratories are beginning to take advantage of virtual reality, augmented reality and an assortment of associated technologies that rely on highly sophisticated networking.

November 10, 2020

Many colleges are closing their campuses after Thanksgiving and moving online. Spring terms will be delayed, break canceled, and online strategies remain at the forefront of delivery modes for the rest of 2021. What lies ahead?

October 29, 2020

An instructor wonders: Which leaders from history will my students see as weak and strong?

October 28, 2020

A series of events has converged to put new impetus behind sharing courses online. The COVID-19 pandemic, rapid deployment of remote learning, growth of MOOCs and mounting financial pressure on colleges and universities have combined to open minds on this topic.

October 14, 2020

We are planning for AI to help universities recruit, oversee adaptive learning and drive intelligent chat boxes, but there is much more ahead in the near future. Are we are underestimating the future of AI connected through a brain-computer interface in education?

October 1, 2020

Worldwide, lives are stressed and strained by COVID-19. Nowhere is that more evident than in the lives of students, staff and faculty members engaged in the transformed role of online learning.

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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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