• Predicting Student Success with Big Data

    The topic of student success continues to appear in headlines throughout the media, and not only within higher education-focused- outlets. I would venture to say that most institutions have developed some official statement that articulates their commitment and focus on this front. Of course, the...

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  • Reflections on iPASS: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going

    By Rosalind Ong De Trevino, Project Coordinator, Office of Information Technology and Nicole Duff, Communications Specialist, Office of Information Technology 2016 was filled with opportunities for transformation for advising, involvement from faculty, and increased support for students. We...

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  • From Innovation to Transformation: Reshaping the Campus Landscape by Having the Right People on the Bus

    Author: Julie Johnston Thinking about launching a large-scale initiative – one that involves systematic change with real impact and large-scale transformation of pedagogy? Make sure you have the right people on board to inspire new possibilities. As the Director of Learning Spaces for...

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  • The Future of Digital Credentials: Portability, Depth, Focus.

    By Phillip D. Long An old designer’s adage says that you can build something that is "good, fast, or cheap, pick two.”  So it seems is the situation we face confronting the development of digital credentials. The entire domain is characterized by some pretty blurry...

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  • Does a Degree Ever Expire? Examining the Extended Transcript

    Can a student’s learning experience be accurately summarized in a list of courses and grades? A number of higher ed leaders agree that it cannot—and that transcripts should evolve to encompass a variety of activities, accomplishments and experiences beyond those that occur within the...

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  • A Recipe for Integrating Student Success Initiatives

    Authors: Christine Lemerande, iPASS project manager, & Heidi Thomas, AACC Pathways project manager Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) Project Integration Summit Prep Time: 3 months
 Presentation Time:  180 minutes
 Yield: Awareness, Shared vision, Collaborative...

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  • Degree-Planning Tools Chart Individual Paths for Student Success

    I remember staring at a list of courses en route to my bachelor’s degree: prerequisites, required courses, electives, and general education credits. It was a Rubik’s cube of many possible combinations that would get me to one place. Or so I thought. In reality, the path I chose was...

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  • Personalized Learning: Using Technology to Improve the Student Experience

    Author: Rosalind Ong de Trevino, Project Coordinator, University of Texas at San Antonio Personalization is a powerful tool; when applied to education, it can improve student success. Students entering higher education bring their own stories and approaches to learning based on their diverse...

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  • Personalizing Higher Ed: A Bold Experiment at ASU

    First-movers and early adopters throughout industry know that innovation rarely—if ever—happens in silos. Within the higher education landscape, Arizona State University (ASU) is no exception to this rule. With a number of first-of-their-kind programs and projects, ASU has made a name...

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  • The ASU/GSV 2016 Conference: Insights from an Eye-Opening Experience

     If there’s one place to find the world’s movers and shakers at the intersection of education and business—specifically, the edtech business—it’s the annual ASU/GSV conference.   Energy and excitement regularly permeate the hallways, sessions and after-...

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