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Gilfus Analytics Launched

Leveraging our history in the development of Learning Management Systems, Gilfus Analytics is an elite team of independent industry experts from the Gilfus Education Group focused on developing strategies for the development of Academic Analytics and eLearning Intelligence in education. The Gilfus Analytics team can develop a strategy around learning analytics for your organization.
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How data analytics work in a college

Goodwin, L. (2010) Solving the ‘It’s my data’ mess University Business, November/December 2010

This is a short summary of an article from a new book from the Council of Independent Colleges and SunGard Higher Education. The article identifies the tricky policy issue of agreeing common definitions of the same factors across an institution so [...]

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Conference on learning analytics: Banff 2011

Learning analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimising learning and the environments in which it occurs

The 1st International Conference on Learning and Analytics: 2011

Learning Analytics & Knowledge: February 27-March 1, 2011 in Banff, Alberta

The growth of [...]

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Collegiate Project Services presenting "Ready or Not" at BI Summit this week

Jann Gillingham and Dave Sharman to present "Ready or Not:  Determining The Readiness of Your Institution for an Enterprise Business Intelligence Initiative" at the Business Intelligence Summit at Northern Kentucky University's METS Center, September 22-23.
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The Financial Aid Challenge: Successful Practices that Address the Underutilization of Financial Aid in Community College

College Board Advocacy & Policy Center - May 2010

This report highlights successful practices that help community college students take greater advantage of financial aid. Developed in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges.

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Charting a Necessary Path: The Baseline Report of Public Higher Education Systems in the Access to Success Initiative

Jennifer Engle and Mary Lynch - National Association of System Heads and The Education Trust, December 3, 2009

In fall 2007, the leaders of two dozen public higher education systems formed the Access to Success Initiative.  With support from The Education Trust, the system heads worked toward the goals of increasing the number of college graduates in their states and ensuring that those graduates are more broadly representative of their states' high school graduates.  This document represents the first report to the public on the progress of that initiative.

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Using Data to Drive Performance

Doug Lederman - Inside Higher Ed, May 12, 2010

Inside Higher Ed reviews the Second National Symposium on Action Analytcs and discusses the innovative ideas presented there.

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Improving Accountability for Costs in Postsecondary Education

Jane V. Wellman, Delta Project - University of Louisiana System, Education Forum on Access to Success, March 27, 2008

This presentation discusses the findings of the Delta Project on Postsecondary Education Costs, Productivity, and Accountability and how institutions can improve practices for a sustainable future.

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Opportunity Adrift: Our Flagship Universities Are Straying from Their Public Mission

Kati Haycock, Mary Lynch, and Jennifer Engle - The Education Trust, January 2010

This paper discusses how despite efforts to provide greater access to higher education for low-income and minority students, many public universities still spend millions in funding for wealthy students and have not reached those who need help the most.

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Top Gap Closers: Some Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities Have Made Good Progress in Closing Graduation-Rate Gaps

Jennifer Engle and Christina Theokas - The Education Trust, College Results Online, January 2010

Even as college college-going rates have increased there still exists in this country a large gap in degree attainment between white students and their minority counterparts.  This paper explores the efforts of universities that have had success in closing this gap in student success.