Data Quality

View:
 
View:
avatar

WCET Leadership Summit: Under the Sword of Data Features Don Norris & Linda Baer

Hello Action Analytics Community,
I'd like to invite you to the WCET Leadership Summit: Under the Sword of Data, taking place in Salt Lake City, UT June 12-13. Reserve your hotel room at the Marriott Salt Lake City Center by May 20th to take advantage of the discounted rate of $149.  

The topic is data analytics, it’s titled Living Under the Sword of Data, with an eye on how data affects student success and strategies or interventions that...

avatar

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.
avatar

What exactly do we want?

List specifics problems you face and what information would resolve the problem.


avatar

Data, Data Everywhere

A Special Report on Managing Information - From The Economist Print Edition, February 25, 2010

Information has gone from scarce to superabundant.  That brings huge new benefits - but also big headaches.

avatar

Data Don't Drive: Building a Practitioner-Driven Culture of Inquiry to Assess Community College Performance

Alicia C. Dowd - Lumina Foundation for Education, December 2005

This report explores the use of benchmarking activities in higher education to assess a college's achievements, shortcomings and environments and to identify strategies for improvement and innovation.  The report attempts to gauge the practical value of these various activities in order to judge their capacity to inform understanding of institutional productivity and effectiveness.

avatar

Using Data to Improve Student Achievement

Data Quality Campaign: Improving the Quality of Accessibility and Use of Data in Education
Jackie Lain and Aimee R. Guidera - Alliance for Excellent Education Data Symposium, March 9, 2006

Testimony befor the Commission on No Child Left Behind
Aimee R. Guidera, National Center for Educational Accountability, May 9, 2006

Using Data to Improve Student Achievement
Aimee R. Guidera, National Center for Educational Accountability - 4th Annual Conference on Technology & Standards, April 23-25, 2007

This selection of three articles by Aimee Guidera describes efforts to use data ands analytics to enhance student achievement and the efforts to improve data quality and establish longitudinal data capabilities.

avatar

Predictive Modeling at Capella

Alex Ushveridze, Capella University - 1st National Action Analytics Symposium

Capella University is a leader in the effective, systemic embedding of predictive modeling for student success into their course offerings.  This presentation and demonstration shows how they do it and how they are able to model, measure, monitor, intervene, and enhance the student experience and performance.  It shows how this combination of tools enables Capella to increase application rates,  enrollment, and course attendance; improve academic performance; enrich the learning experience;, and improve learner persistence.