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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...

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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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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.

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Building Capacity for Analytics within the Academic Environment

John P. Campbell, Purdue University - 1st National Action Analytics Symposium

Purdue University is one of the recognized leaders in Academic Analytics focusing on student performance. Dr. Campbell summarizes Purdue’s acclaimed Signals initiative, which enables faculty and students to receive real-time assessments, throughout the semester, of students’ performance in particular courses, normed against past experiences of successful students.  Students receive warnings when they deviated from proven success patterns.  The presentation emphasizes the importance of using simple, powerful applications to build organizational capacity and to create “actionable intelligence.”

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Use of Action Analytics at UMBC

Michael Dillon, Office of Institutional Research, UMBC - 1st National Action Analytics Symposium

University of Maryland Baltimore County is a mid-sized research university, ranked #1 among up-and-coming national universities by USN&WR and #1 among national universities in undergraduate teaching.  This case study describes how UMBC has used analytics to support the first-year experience, living learning communities,  the honors university, chemistry, growing their master programs and other initiatives, including their launching of a data warehouse and business intelligence application, linked to ERP and LMS.