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IBM SPSS Statistics for Academic Institutions

Increase graduation rates, decrease dropout rates using IBM SPSS Statistics

There are many students attending college. But how many are graduating? And of those graduating who are excelling in their fields of study?


How Advanced Statistcal Analysis Can Benefit Academia

Aberdeen research shows that academic organizations using advanced analytics achieve superior performance results in the following areas:


The Missing Piece of Higher Education IT Incident Resolution

Colleges and universities represent a gold-mine for hackers, with vast stores of personal information and expensive research along with a lack of control over thousands of devices accessing their network. And it isn’t just cyber-attacks. As schools are increasingly dependent on technology to collect applications, register students, plan lessons, conduct learning, administer tests, and grade assignments, ANY disruption to software or hardware systems can have a significant operational impact.


Accessibility Assessment Toolkit

As part of their initiative to build a culture of compliance, the University of South Carolina Upstate asked faculty to be hands-on and personally review their own instructional materials for compliance.


Focus On Three Things

A comprehensive institution in the University of South Carolina system, USC Upstate felt the increasing need to provide accessible course materials for its roughly 6,000 students, and the resources to create them for their 246 full-time and 205 adjunct faculty.


Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award: Lecture Capture Solutions - Global Market Leader 2019

While TechSmith is a leader in the screen capture, screen recording, and video editing market, the company also has a strong footing in the academic Lecture Capture Solutions segment, with 200 of the top universities in the United States as its loyal customers. In addition, TechSmith has a global footprint with more than 50 million customers in 193 countries. Download now to learn why Frost & Sullivan awarded TechSmith Best Practices award.


Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

From its beginnings decades ago as a small community college, Boise State University has recently achieved status as a doctoral research university an is recognized for rising enrollment, retention, and graduation rates. Director of Learning Technology Solutions Leif Nelson shares practical experience with managing change and promoting buy-in, as well as thoughts about where innovative teaching and technology will intersect in higher education.


3 Strategies to Engage Students in Online Learning

Despite the popularity of online programs, online-only students tend to struggle more than those in face-to-face courses. While 79% of online students view online programs as at least as good – if not better than – traditional courses, online courses typically have a 10-20% lower retention rate. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are three practical, proven ways to engage students in online learning programs.