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

July 1, 2020

Driven by this crucial moment in our history, this blog takes a turn to focus not just on "best practice" but "just practice."

July 1, 2020

Why Google/Apple/Microsoft/Facebook matter less to higher ed than we imagine.

July 1, 2020

In the weeks of COVID-19 isolation, the disparity of access to the internet has become more obvious as school-age children and adult learners have been deprived access to education and livelihoods.

June 24, 2020

Jenae Cohn envisions how the term may unfold for a faculty member who remains off campus in September.

June 24, 2020

Beth Seltzer envisions how the term may unfold for a student who remains off campus in September.

June 18, 2020

The University of Maryland Global Campus’s answer to the increasingly complex question of how to provide learners with the information they need when they need it and in a form that is useful.

June 17, 2020

In recent weeks America has come to a reckoning over long-unmet societal values on racial justice, equity and commitment to diversity. Why now? What has changed?

June 17, 2020

In the push for active and learner-oriented instruction, let’s not abandon classic methods of reading, writing and lecturing, Matt Ayars argues.

June 10, 2020

Why think about the future in this most difficult of times?

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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.

Archive

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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