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Riding the Data Wave
Using Predictive Analytics and Blackboard Data to Support Student Success
Lunch and Learn Tuesday, October 24 Noon-1pm (Arrive earlier to eat)
Predictive analytics has become a buzzword in higher education. But the hype surrounding
‘big data’ tends to obscure the people, processes, and high impact practices that
put analytics to use in support of student success. In Fall 2017, SDSU is piloting
Blackboard Predict to forecast student success and struggles in designated high failure
rate courses. This cutting-edge way of leveraging data with timely interventions offers
a potentially powerful mechanism of students identification at the point and time
of failure, before it is too late, and offering them strategies for course correction.
Registration is required. This event is part of a series New Frontiers in Higher Education and Creating a Climate for Learning.
* Graduate students are welcome to attend all CTL events, space permitting. If an
event fills up, GTAs will be moved to the waitlist in the order in which they registered.
Event materials: Presentation slides