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    Webinar: Unifying Data Systems and Sources to Build a Foundation for Improving Student Outcomes IT organizations at many higher education institutions are getting stretched beyond their capacity, and realizing that their existing technology investments may not be able to live up to the expectations of institutional teams that need technology to make more data-informed decisions […]

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    PIONEER PARTNERS FROM 40 INSTITUTIONS LEARNING TOGETHER Last February, leaders from more than 20 Pioneer Partners came to Austin to participate in the Civitas Learning Inaugural Summit. Since then, our community has grown! Our September Summit included more than 100 leaders in higher education from more than 40 partner institutions. Summits bring together the best of four-year, two-year, nonprofit and […]

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    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) recently hosted its first Learner Analytic Summit in partnership with Achieving the Dream and the Kresge Foundation. The gathering drew an invitation-only crowd of more than 200 faculty and staff exploring the future of analytics in education. Expanding upon UMUC’s collaborative learner analytics efforts with Civitas Learning, the Predictive […]

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  • Finding the King Within

    Finding the King Within

    The mission of Morehouse College is to develop men with disciplined minds who will lead lives of leadership and service. A private, historically black liberal arts college for men, Morehouse realizes this mission by emphasizing the intellectual and character development of its students. When Morehouse faculty or administrators speak about student success a frequent reference […]

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  • Guided Pathways: Access to Success

    Guided Pathways: Access to Success

    Dr. Davis Jenkins has dedicated a significant portion of his career to researching, writing, and advocacy work designed to help strengthen educational pathways to college and career success for disadvantaged students. We met with him recently to discuss his current research on Guided Pathways. Davis is a member of the Civitas Learning National Advisory Board. […]

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  • Sloan-C Adopts New Name: Online Learning Consortium

    Sloan-C Adopts New Name: Online Learning Consortium

    Attendees at the recent Blended Learning Conference in Denver, or those following its very active Twitter feed (#Blend14) were greeted with a new face and name for what has for 22 years been the Sloan Consortium. Faculty, staff and administrators working in online higher education in the last decade or two have likely referenced the […]

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  • 3 Big Questions with Phil Komarny

    3 Big Questions with Phil Komarny

    In this episode of 3 Big Questions we visit with Robots and Pencils CEO, USA Phil Komarny. 3 Big Questions is a recurring feature in the Civitas Learning Space. Access the Archives to see previous conversations with thought leaders from across higher education.   Question 1 You banked pretty heavily on the effectiveness of an iPad […]

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  • OnRamps: Accelerating Success

    OnRamps: Accelerating Success

    Like many universities across the country, The University of Texas at Austin is seeing a misalignment between what high schools students think they need to know to be prepared to succeed in university work, and the reality of what it’s really going to take. “We see far too many students come into UT Austin who […]

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  • Addressing the Wicked Challenges in Higher Ed

    Addressing the Wicked Challenges in Higher Ed

      Dr. Larry Johnson currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the New Media Consortium, an international not-for-profit consortium dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies. He routinely brings visionaries and thought leaders from across the globe together to define and explore new ways of thinking about and using technology, and […]

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  • Turning Social Networks into Knowledge Networks Turning Social Networks into Knowledge Networks

      CIVITAS LEARNING ACQUIRES HOOT.ME Pioneer Partners Given Free Use with Faculty Gaining Access for Fall 2014 Pilot Important Announcement Exclusively for our Partner Institutions’ Faculty and Administrators: At the recent September Summit, Civitas Learning CEO Charles Thornburgh announced that the company had acquired, and will be providing it free to its existing 40+ […]

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  • Webinar Series

    Webinar Series

    As part of our commitment to create a vibrant community that is Learning Together™, Civitas Learning will be offering a webinar series starting in May 2014. We look forward to integrating the voices and insights from our Pioneer Partners and others in the field as the series progresses. Feel free to email your suggested topics […]

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  • Learning Brief: Austin Community College

    Learning Brief: Austin Community College

    As part of its promise to create a community of practice that is Learning Together™, Civitas Learning will highlight the early work of its Pioneer Partner institutions in periodic Learning Briefs, sharing new ideas, platform and application implementations, and iterations that work toward a shared goal of helping a million more students a year graduate […]

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  • Predictive Analytics: Reading Resources

    Predictive Analytics: Reading Resources

    Many higher education institutions have widespread student success initiatives. Unfortunately, these often occur without an infrastructure to understand what among those interventions and innovations is working, and for whom. A growing number of leaders in higher education are turning to predictive analytics to bring together their disparate systems of information and data storage. By exploring […]

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  • ACC, Morehouse and UT System at SXSWedu

    ACC, Morehouse and UT System at SXSWedu

    Leaders from Austin Community College, Morehouse College and University of Texas System recently presented at SXSWedu, discussing Analytics and Student Success Innovation in Higher Education. The team at SXSWedu has produced a 13-minute video clip from that 50-minute session. Moderated by Civitas Learning Chief Learning Officer and Co-Founder Mark Milliron, the group explored ways advanced analytics […]

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  • Pioneer Partners

    Pioneer Partners

    At Civitas Learning™, we intentionally began our work by focusing on a select group of universities and colleges. These diverse Pioneer institutions all share a commitment to innovations in student success. All of them use data and analytics to guide their efforts. These pioneers make up the next phase of leaders that will help guide […]

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  • Rio Salado Aims to Make Analytics the Backbone of the College

    Rio Salado Aims to Make Analytics the Backbone of the College

    Rio Salado has long been recognized for its innovative approach to student engagement and success. Serving more than 40,000 students, predominantly working adults, Rio Salado offers extensive online learning, dozens of collaborative workforce development partnerships, accelerated formats and frequent start dates (every Monday). “Our mission is to astonish our customers,” said Interim Vice President for […]

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Civitas Learning Space – Stories from the Frontlines of Education and Technology | By building a community of forward-thinking higher education institutions, Civitas Learning brings together the best of education, technology and data to help college students learn well and finish strong. Using a cloud-based predictive analytics platform and engaging applications, the company brings deep insight to decision makers in education and delivers personalized, real-time recommendations directly to students, faculty, advisors and administrators. Civitas Learning Space is a digital community Learning Together ™.