Sep 30 2014
EDUCAUSE 2014: Is Big Data There Yet?
Are today's BI tools mature enough to provide truly meaningful insights into student progress? What about retention and recruitment efforts?
- Cynthia Dooling, Interim Vice Chancellor, Pima County Community College District
- Raechelle Clemmons, Vice President and CIO, St. Norbert College
- Carl Grant, Associate Dean, Knowledge Services and CTO, University of Oklahoma Libraries
- There are many ways to measure student preparedness and performance; however, colleges and universities still struggle to make sense of those measurements.
- New tools are available to help administrators and faculty hone in on the data that provide better insights into student progress.
- Faculty and administrators cannot rely on data alone when it comes to fully understanding student motivation or performance.
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