Civitas Learning

The Power of Precision in Outreach

The Power of Precision in Outreach

This post is authored by Civitas Learning’s Research Director Dr. Eric McIntosh. Read on to learn what steps you want to consider when formulating your outreach campaigns. The higher education landscape is rife with student success initiatives. Given our shared propensity and commitment to want to see all students succeed, we’ve tended to extend ourselves […]

Read More →

Read More →

Initiative Impact Analysis to Prioritize Action and Resource Allocation

Initiative Impact Analysis to Prioritize Action and Resource Allocation

A stumbling block to innovation in higher education is often not technology or talent, but simply initiative fatigue. An overload of well-intentioned pilots and programs can exhaust the dedicated faculty and staff working to bring them to the students of any campus. As pointed to in the League for Innovation’s most recent Trends Report, campus […]

Read More →

Read More →

Collective Intelligence – Collective Impact

Collective Intelligence – Collective Impact

This article is by Dr. Linda L. Baer, Senior Fellow at Civitas Learning. Dr. Baer is a frequent contributor to the Civitas Learning Space. In this article shares her views on the importance of cross-functional teams. Higher education is often characterized as siloed and fragmented. As a result, there frequently is not as much movement on […]

Read More →

Read More →

Lone Star College System: Fully Integrating a Student Success Platform

Lone Star College System: Fully Integrating a Student Success Platform

THE FULLY-INTEGRATED STUDENT SUCCESS PLATFORM The Lone Star College (LSC) System serves approximately 85,000 students, many part- time, many working adult and a surprisingly large population of very young learners including an expanding high school dual enrollment cohort. Of the six colleges, some have seen explosive growth in enrollment – up to 35% in recent […]

Read More →

Read More →

Turning the DIAL Faster with a More Collaborative Illume

Turning the DIAL Faster with a More Collaborative Illume

It’s hard to overstate the importance of a collaborative, cross-functional approach to student success. With so many players influencing a student’s path toward a credential, it’s essential that the different functions within an institution develop a shared context for each of their students. Becoming student-centered, of course, is not without its growing pains as Civitas […]

Read More →

Read More →

Texas Community College Boot Camp

Texas Community College Boot Camp

While many in higher education are working diligently to improve student outcomes, we hear committed faculty, staff and administrators say they are often doing so in relative isolation from each other, making learning what works take longer when students need solutions and support now, not later. CREATING A COMMUNITY THAT IS LEARNING TOGETHER One of the […]

Read More →

Read More →

28th Annual WCET Meeting: A View from the Road

28th Annual WCET Meeting: A View from the Road

Dr. Linda L. Baer, Senior Fellow at Civitas Learning, shares reflections from her trip to the 28th WCET conference. WCET is the leader in the practice, policy and advocacy of technology-enhanced learning in higher education. WCET is a national, member-driven, nonprofit which brings together colleges and universities, higher education organizations and companies to collectively improve […]

Read More →

Read More →

Building Your Organization Capacity for Success: Getting Past the Growing Pains

Building Your Organization Capacity for Success: Getting Past the Growing Pains

This post is authored by Civitas Learning’s Research Director Dr. Eric McIntosh. Read on to see what Greek philosopher Aeschylus and analytics have in common, and why you should stay optimistic while optimizing your student success. My colleague Dr. Linda Baer researches the dynamics of institutional change. She and her fellow researcher Dr. Don Norris […]

Read More →

Read More →

The Intersection of Data and Equity in Higher Ed

The Intersection of Data and Equity in Higher Ed

Civitas Learning’s Senior Fellow and member of the consulting team, Dr. Gerardo E. de los Santos, recently participated in the World Academic Summit at UC Berkeley hosted by Times Higher Education. Presenting on a panel with de los Santos were Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance and Beth Davis, Chief Executive of […]

Read More →

Read More →

Utah State University Expands LMS Research with Data Mart Integration

Utah State University Expands LMS Research with Data Mart Integration

Recently I travelled to Utah State University’s 3rd Annual Empowering Teaching Excellence Conference — a conference by the faculty, for the faculty. Utah State University joined the Civitas Learning community of schools in order to impact “student success and retention, documenting teaching and learning, and institutional decision-making.” I was able to spend the day on campus […]

Read More →

Read More →

Top
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 ™.