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6 Technologies and Practices Impacting the Future of Data and Analytics in Higher Ed

The time is ripe for higher education leaders to plan for data and analytics technology solutions and practices that will position their institutions for success, according to a new report from Educause.

3 Tech Challenges Impeding the Use of Data and Analytics in Higher Ed

Educause has released the inaugural Data and Analytics Edition of its Horizon Report, expanding the annual analysis of the trends, technologies and practices impacting higher education into "an emerging area of practice that is driving institutional decision-making and strategic planning for the future."

U Central Missouri Upgrades Classrooms with AI- and AR-Enabled Tech for Hybrid Learning

The University of Central Missouri is updating its classrooms with new AV technologies that use artificial intelligence and augmented reality to capture more engaging, flexible presentations and better serve the needs of hybrid learning.

University of Southern California Upgrades to Cloud-Based Degree Audit Solution

The University of Southern California has long utilized CollegeSource's uAchieve Degree Audit solution to manage the increasingly complex transfer articulation and degree audit process for students. Now, the institution is upgrading to uAchieve in the Cloud.



North Carolina Community Colleges Re-engage Adult Learners with Success Coaching

Ten community and technical colleges across North Carolina are banding together to help adult learners who have stopped out before earning a degree return to higher education.

U of South Carolina Boosts IT Agility with Cloud Data Center Move

The University of South Carolina has replaced its data center with a custom cloud-based Software-Defined Data Center solution from digital infrastructure provider DartPoints.

Nearly Half of Students Want Hybrid Classes, While Majority of Faculty Still Prefer Face-to-Face

Flexibility remains a key priority for students pursuing higher education, according to a new "College 2030" report from Barnes & Noble College Insights, the research arm of Barnes & Noble Education.

New Gradescope Mobile App Allows Students to Submit Coursework Via Smartphone

Turnitin has launched a new mobile app for its Gradescope assignment and grading platform that enables students to submit their assignments through any connected smartphone, the company announced this week, following a limited-access pilot in April.

Anthology Breaking Down Data Silos with Integrative Approach

Higher education technology provider Anthology has introduced Anthology Intelligent Experiences (iX), a new product approach that will enable "a connected ecosystem of products and services that use data to power meaningful interactions both in and outside the classroom," according to a news announcement.

Student Persistence Rate Inches Toward Pre-Pandemic Level

Three out of four students who started college in fall 2020 — the first fall semester of the COVID-19 pandemic — returned for a second year, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.