AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Civitas Learning today announced Civitas Learning Space, a digital community designed to engage education leaders as they explore key trends, issues, challenges and solutions in the use of analytics to improve student success. Content in the digital community will focus on four key topics: analytics, higher education, policy and technology. Contributors will share and help curate quality thought pieces, research, podcasts, vodcasts and interactive tools.
“We believe that by learning together we can gain deeper insights into students’ challenges and choices as they work their way through our higher education institutions, and the practice and policy that can help them learn well and finish strong”
“We believe that by learning together we can gain deeper insights into students’ challenges and choices as they work their way through our higher education institutions, and the practice and policy that can help them learn well and finish strong,” said Dr. Mark David Milliron, chief learning officer and co-founder of Civitas Learning. “Civitas Learning Space embodies our commitment to asking and answering tough questions together.”
The initial launch includes a video interview with Civitas Learning’s chief data scientist, David Kil; Latino Student Success Initiatives updates from Lumina Foundation’s Tina Gridiron Smith; a look at predictive analytics in higher education from Dr. Paul von Hippel, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin; and reflections on advising innovations with Dr. Melissa Biegert from Austin Community College.
Engage in the Civitas Learning Space digital community at www.civitaslearningspace.com to subscribe, submit content suggestions and share.
About Civitas Learning, Inc.
Civitas Learning powers the work of a community of forward-thinking higher education institutions committed to bringing together the best of education, technology and data to help students learn well and finish strong. Using a cloud-based predictive analytics platform and engaging applications, the company draws data from the disparate technology systems in place in colleges and universities to bring deep insight to decision makers and deliver personalized, real-time recommendations and support directly to students, faculty, advisors and administrators.
The company’s unique approach to analytics can help students select degrees and courses, budget study time and identify ideal support resources; faculty and advisors understand key moments on student pathways and test engagement and intervention strategies; and administrators identify which investments are working, understand student performance, and forecast needs for staffing, programs and courses.
To date, Civitas Learning has captured valuable insights from the student stories told in more than 3 million student records and 15 million course enrollment records. Civitas Learning is based in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit: www.civitaslearning.com.