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We learned recently from the AIR Stakeholder Survey that dashboards and data visualizations, communicating and effective presentations, and data analytics are the top areas of skills, abilities, and knowledge needed to ...Read Moreabout: The IR Narrative: Telling People’s Stories through Data and Analytics
Using Survey Results to Assist Low-Income Queens College SEEK Students in Obtaining Resources During the PandemicStudents from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, many of whom are of color, continue to suffer as a result of the pandemic and need support from their colleges. The Queens College (QC) Percy E. Sutton, Search for Education...Read Moreabout: Using Survey Results to Assist Low-Income Queens College SEEK Students in Obtaining Resources During the Pandemic
As stated in the Change with Analytics statement, the “Association for Institutional Research (AIR), EDUCAUSE, and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) stand together with ...Read Moreabout: Change with Analytics: Perspectives on How to Use the Statement in Practice
I interviewed Karl Konsdorf, Director of Research, Analytics and Reporting at Sinclair Community College, to learn about their strategies for using predictive analytics. Can you share some examples of how you are using P...Read Moreabout: Strategies for Using Predictive Analytics
Have you ever been involved in a conversation in which two or more people are using the same term but with different meanings? Establishing the meaning of common terms prevents miscommunications and helps move conversati...Read Moreabout: Common Analytics Terms: A Quick Reference
The 2021 Chronicle of Higher Education Trends Report was released in February in both print and digital form. Consisting of five feature-length articles, this year’s report links the challenges of the COVID-19 pand...Read Moreabout: A Review of the 2021 Chronicle of Higher Education Trends Report
From the 2018 AIR National Survey of IR Offices, we learned that 19% of staff time was devoted to conducting basic analytics (e.g., descriptive statistics). But what about advanced analytics (e.g., predictive analytics)?...Read Moreabout: Percentage of Staff Time Devoted to Advanced Analytics
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National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): Your Input Sought
I have the privilege of chairing a committee this semester that is considering the future of the National Survey...
Multiple Starts and Official Census
My institution has begun accepting new students at multiple points throughout a given term. As expected, this creates problems...
I'm interested in knowing the different predictive modelling techniques institutions may be doing and for which...
Time to Degree
We are looking at using success metrics other than graduation rates to measure program success and I am looking for feedback...