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Flexible Reality

How higher ed can avoid the IT/analytics ‘lock-in’ with three demands to vendors. GUEST COLUMN | by Timothy D. Harfield In a recent Future Trends Forum discussion with Bryan Alexander, George Siemens expressed concern about lock-in: a situation in which … Continue reading

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What Analytics Aren’t

The new VP of analytics at a leading edtech company talks data. GUEST COLUMN | by Mike Sharkey Analytics aren’t a cure-all for education institutions. They don’t solve problems automatically. There isn’t an instruction manual on how to properly use … Continue reading

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Using Academic Analytics to Improve Outcomes at Macon State

GUEST COLUMN | by Martha Venn There’s an old phrase about what happens when you assume. As Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs of Macon State College, part of the University System of Georgia, I know there is no … Continue reading

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Learning Analytics: The Future is Now

GUEST COLUMN | By Deb Everhart Everyone is talking about analytics applied to education and how “big data” can (will?) transform many aspects of our educational institutions. And for those of us passionate about improving opportunities for learning, the phrase … Continue reading

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