E-Learning and Student Success through Business Analytics

Wednesday, March 02 | 4:15PM–5:30PM | Colorado Ballroom AB, Lower Level 2
Session Type: Professional Development
Are your e-learning and student success initiatives topnotch? Or are you hitting a roadblock but you just don't know why? Are you asking yourself how to communicate critical information and create calls to action in support of recruitment, outreach, retention, and graduation efforts while enhancing the user experience? We'll look at big data from traditional and digital sources for discovery and analysis, the usage of BI tools to ensure student success, and the role of predictive analyses to improve student retention. We'll also explore the new EDUCAUSE online service that helps IT leaders assess and benchmark maturity and technology deployment for a suite of strategic initiatives including analytics, e-learning, IT risk management, IT governance, information security, and student success. Join us to take a deep dive into benchmarks for student success and learn about the landscape of EDUCAUSE benchmarking.

OUTCOMES: Explore maturity and technology benchmarks of IT's capability to deliver on e-learning and student success initiatives * Investigate the usage of BI tools and regression analysis for reports, dashboards, and predictive analytic models * Reflect on comparative areas of success and opportunities for improvement


  • Leah Lang

    Director of Corporate Engagement, EDUCAUSE
  • Randy Stiles

    Associate Vice President, Analytics and Institutional Research, Grinnell College

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