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Analytics and Big Data


Educause Assessment Tool Gauges Institutional Analytics Capabilities

Educause has created a new self-assessment tool to help colleges and universities better understand how their analytics capabilities can enhance teaching and learning practices, improve student outcomes and advance institutional goals.

Adobe Launches Free Analytics Curriculum for Higher Ed

Through a new Adobe program, colleges and universities can now access the Adobe Analytics platform for free along with course materials aimed at advancing digital literacy in higher education.

New CT Leadership Summit Explores Data Practices that Drive Student Success

In this one-day event, education and IT leaders will share their insights and best practices for making meaningful use of data now and building a data strategy for the future.

UCLA Pilots API Portal

The University of California, Los Angeles has gone public with piloting of a fairly new developer portal specifically for APIs. The API developer portal is intended to simplify the sharing and discovery of campus application programming interfaces and web services — some 200 — while also providing a campuswide API governance program.

Pilot to Develop Career Center for Research Computing and Data Professionals

A team from Harvard University, Internet2, the University of California, San Diego and the University of Utah is developing a Research Computing and Data Resource and Career Center to support workforce development in the field.

Burning Glass Merges with Emsi to Create Labor Market Analytics Firm

Burning Glass Technologies and Emsi have merged to create Emsi Burning Glass, a labor market analytics firm that will provide insights on the changing workforce to corporate, government and higher education clients.

Indiana U Researchers Create New Model for Studying Student Learning at Scale

Researchers at Indiana University have developed a new model for studying the effectiveness of teaching practices — not just in a single classroom or context, but in a variety of classrooms at multiple universities.

Key Data Points for Better Understanding Students

A new guidebook from Achieving the Dream and the Advising Success Network offers ideas and tools to help colleges and universities understand their students better.

Othot Expands Student Success Offerings

Data analytics company Othot has released Student Success Essential, a lower-cost version of its flagship Student Success Premier retention platform.

Central Piedmont CC Taps Retention Tech with Equity Focus

North Carolina’s Central Piedmont Community College has partnered with Aviso Retention to help boost retention in the wake of COVID-19.