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  • Courageous Learning: Supporting Adult Learners

    Courageous Learning: Supporting Adult Learners

    Think about this for a moment. There are approximately 36 million Americans aged 25 to 64 who have some college experience but no degree. According to Anthony Carnavale, Director of the Center on Education and Workforce at Georgetown University, nearly 50 million jobs disappeared during the recession and they aren’t coming back. In 1970, 25 […]

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  • Higher Ed Community Gathers for 2015 SUMMIT

    Higher Ed Community Gathers for 2015 SUMMIT

    In keeping with our promise of Learning Together™, Civitas Learning invites its partner institutions and systems to join us at our February Summit where we’ll explore using the best of predictive analytics to measurably improve student success. You’ll be interacting with fellow thought-leaders from across our Pioneer Partner institutions and systems. Join our growing community as […]

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  • Montgomery County Community College: Deep Commitment to Data

    Montgomery County Community College: Deep Commitment to Data

    Montgomery County Community College has long been a national leader in data-informed student success initiatives. Beginning their work with Achieving the Dream, the college has evolved into a community that has adopted a courageous culture of inquiry-based decision-making. The White House recently commended their progress in student retention and completion in a published report presented […]

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  • The Value of Service Learning at The City University of New York

    The Value of Service Learning at The City University of New York

    EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index report “Great Jobs, Great Lives” talks about the importance of students interacting with mentors, and the value of feeling connected. Dr. James Stellar, former Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Queens College City University of New York (CUNY), an arts and sciences institution, says one of the […]

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  • Three Big Questions with Paul Fain

    Three Big Questions with Paul Fain

    In this episode of 3 Big Questions we visit with Inside Higher Education’s reporter Paul Fain. 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 Competency-based education has been offered for 15 years. Why are we […]

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  • Civitas Learning 2015 Hackathon

    Civitas Learning 2015 Hackathon

    Students Bring their Best February 7 & 8 Bringing people together to apply creativity in order to solve problems is something we want to make part of our culture at Civitas Learning. With this in mind, we are inviting students currently enrolled in an undergraduate university or college program within the U.S. to our first Hackathon […]

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  • Faculty Spotlight

    Faculty Spotlight

    Dr. Neal Phillips, English Composition I and II at Valencia College At Civitas Learning, we recognize that a vital part of our community of evidence-based practice is the committed group of faculty members serving our partner institutions. Many are engaging in highly innovative uses of educational technology in their teaching. We will periodically spotlight some […]

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  • Partnership Announced

    Partnership Announced

    Civitas Learning and Starfish Retention Solutions Integration Civitas Learning™ has a new partnership with Starfish Retention Solutions, announced during the STEMTech conference hosted by the League for Innovation. The partnership means Civitas Learning and Starfish can offer their shared partner institutions an integrated experience resulting in smarter interventions to the right students, at the right […]

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  • Insight and Action Analytics: Three Case Studies to Consider

    Insight and Action Analytics: Three Case Studies to Consider

    A journal article from Civitas Learning by Dr. Mark David Milliron, Laura Malcolm and David Kil |  RPA Journal | Research & Practice in Assessment has published its recent issue (Volume 9: Winter 2014) to collaboratively address the question, “What is the role of big data and learning analytics in higher education assessment?” Civitas Learning Chief Learning […]

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  • Creating the Organizational Capacity and Culture for Analytics

    Creating the Organizational Capacity and Culture for Analytics

    Dr. Linda Baer has been leading conversations on analytics in higher education across the U.S. for the last several years, including a recent three-part workshop (with Don Norris) at University of Maryland University College’s Learning Analytics Summit. As a researcher, author, consultant, and former provost, she brings clarity and a unique multi-disciplinary perspective to the work on […]

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  • Turning on the Lights: Translating Insights into Action

    Turning on the Lights: Translating Insights into Action

      VIEW THE ARCHIVE FROM THIS WEBINAR WEBINAR OVERVIEW: Civitas Learning hosted this webinar to share how institutions can translate data insights into actionable recommendations delivered to the frontlines of education, and design learning interventions that measurably impact student success. DETAILED DESCRIPTION: One of the key challenges in institutional research and data analysis is discovering actionable and/or […]

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  • Pioneer Partner Talk Show

    Pioneer Partner Talk Show

    Last September Civitas Learning brought together 100+ leaders from 40 partner institutions for opportunities to learn together about the use of predictive analytics in higher education. As part of that Summit, representatives from four diverse colleges and universities shared learnings, and insights into their early work during a talk show for those gathered. Each speaker brought stories […]

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  • Valencia and UCF Deliver Clear Transfer Pathway

    Valencia and UCF Deliver Clear Transfer Pathway

    A recent report by the National Center for Education Statistics studied a cohort of students to identify where students lose precious credit hours in the transfer process. The longitudinal study spanned six years, and examined the transfers created by 17,000 first-time in college students. More than one in five of the 17,000 transferred at least […]

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  • The Pulse of Civitas Learning

    The Pulse of Civitas Learning

    A Survey of September Partner Summit Attendees At our September Summit we asked attendees from our 40 Pioneer Partner institutions to complete the first Civitas Learning Pulse Survey. Our goal was to gather information that would provide our partners with benchmarking survey results identifying both the state of the Civitas – our community – in terms of use […]

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  • Unifying Data Systems and Sources

    Unifying Data Systems and Sources

      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 […]

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  • September Pioneer Summit 2014

    September Pioneer Summit 2014

    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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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 ™.