Exploring How Institutions Can Benefit from Text Analytics
Data scientist Tyler Rinker answers questions about text analytics, highlighting how institutional researchers and other data-minded professionals can gain deeper insights into campus data and improve student success initiatives. He shares advice for how to get started in text analytics, beginner resources and “low hanging fruit” opportunities on campus.
Writing Learning Outcomes for Student Affairs
Did you know that Bloom’s Taxonomy can also reveal the depth of learning your students experience outside the academic classroom? Whether you’re focused on measuring program effectiveness or assessing individual learning, the first step is to write clear outcomes. Our worksheet will give your staff a step-by-step guide to writing intentional statements that align with Bloom’s. We’ve even included a...
Beyond Access: A Student Success Framework for Community Colleges
Community colleges serve as the gateway for nearly one-half of all students seeking higher education. Yet, fewer than half of those students finish what they start. Access alone is clearly not enough—positive outcomes also matter. With retention and success initiatives scattered across campus, it can be challenging to know what is and isn’t working. This webinar explores the steps you...
Whether you’re assessing academic or co-curricular learning outcomes, evaluating a program’s effectiveness, or measuring participant satisfaction, it’s important to be intentional throughout the process. Having a clear plan can help. Our worksheet will give your faculty and staff a roadmap to plan their assessments and ensure all efforts align with goals and desired outcomes. From the method used, to stating...