Defining Action Analytics

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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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Bridging Intellectual and Technological Innovations: The Collaborative Culture of Assessment

Recently, the IEEE Learning Technology Newsletter published an article titled Bridging Intellectual and Technological Innovations: The Collaborative Culture of Assessment written by my colleague, Stacy Sculthorp, and me.

While we were writing this article we wondered how others engage faculty in building a collaborative culture of assessment given the foundation of existing intellectual and technological innovations. Specifically, what were your experiences, challenges, and solutions that resulted in best practices?

To read the full article visit http://www.ieeetclt.org/issues/july2010/IEEE-LT-Jul10.htm

 

Juanita Ikuta, PhD
Stacy Sculthorp, MA

Specialists
Assessment and Learning Analytics
Capella University

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What Are Action Analytics in Higher Education?

Donald Norris, President, Strategic Initiatives, Inc. - SCUP Planning Intstitute Newsletter, June 23, 2010

The SCUP Planning Institute Newsletter requested that we provide an issue brief on Action Analytics in Higher Education.  This brief describes the current “green shoots” of Action Analytics practices that are appearing in higher education in all types of settings: research universities, comprehensive universities, community colleges, private colleges, market-driven institutions, state-level agencies, foundations, and national initiatives.

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What exactly do we want?

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


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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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The "Summative" Goal of Action Analytics

I'm in St. Paul at the Action Analytics Symposium 2010 thinking about action analytics in terms or purpose.  Shouldn't educators not only monitor internally and continuously improve the practices and the processes that they and their employers use to advance students through the life-long education pipeline, but also try to understand in the aggregate whether those practices and processes at scale are affordable and effective from the perspectiv...
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The "Formative" and "Summative" Goals of Action Analytics

You may wish to join and login to the Action Analytics Community. I'm in St. Paul at the Action Analytics Symposium 2010 thinking about the goals of action analytics.  Shouldn't educators not only internally measurably monitor and continuously improve the practices and the processes that they and their employers use to advance students through the life-long education pipeline, but also understand in the aggregate whether those practices and proc...
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The "Formative and "Summative" Goals of Action Analytics

You may wish to join and login to the Action Analytics Community. I'm in St. Paul at the Action Analytics Symposium 2010 thinking about the goals of action analytics.  Shouldn't educators not only internally measurably monitor and continuously improve the practices and the processes that they and their employers use to advance students through the life-long education pipeline, but also understand in the aggregate whether those practices and proc...
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"Action Analytics" at the State Level

Charlie Lenth, VP for Policy Analysis & Academic Affairs, SHEEO - 1st National Action Analytics Symposium, September 21-22, 2009

This presentation charts the critical role that analytics are playing at the state level and how the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) are in a position to shape the deployment of analytics to advance student access, affordability and success and to discover financial sustainability.  The presentation reviews exemplary state-level measurement efforts – Kentucky, Minnesota, and Ohio – and discusses how state-level analytics are addressing state-level needs/goals, providing “big picture” analytics, and stimulating state support and engagement.

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"Action Analytics" at the State Level

Charlie Lenth, VP for Policy Analysis & Academic Affairs, SHEEO - 1st National Action Analytics Symposium, September 21-22, 2009

This presentation charts the critical role that analytics are playing at the state level and how the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) are in a position to shape the deployment of analytics to advance student access, affordability and success and to discover financial sustainability.  The presentation reviews exemplary state-level measurement efforts – Kentucky, Minnesota, and Ohio – and discusses how state-level analytics are addressing state-level needs/goals, providing “big picture” analytics, and stimulating state support and engagement.