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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 […]

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Partner Profile: Dr. Colleen Carmean, UW Tacoma

Partner Profile: Dr. Colleen Carmean, UW Tacoma

Dr. Colleen Carmean presented at  numerous conference presentations throughout 2016, including two where she co-presented with Civitas Learning: AASCU and WCET. This interview gives you a chance to know her better and get a glimpse into the culture change she is driving at the University of Washington Tacoma. SERVING THE ‘NEW TRADITIONAL’ STUDENT UW Tacoma […]

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New, Emerging Findings from 4 Million Student Records

New, Emerging Findings from 4 Million Student Records

COMMUNITY INSIGHTS: VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2 Interesting insights emerge when we look across 4 million student records. We are pleased to announce our second issue of Community Insights – research from across our partner institutions that can improve our policy, practice and understanding of what students need to succeed. Read on for a glimpse of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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More Than Intuition: Supporting Students with Precision

More Than Intuition: Supporting Students with Precision

This post is authored by Dr. Eric McIntosh, Research Director at Civitas Learning. Eric is a member of Civitas Learning’s Consulting Team. Learn more about the team here. It’s the beginning of another school year, which means a mix of emotions for students both new and returning – excitement for the year ahead, disappointment over […]

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Adoption Leads to Outcomes at American Public University System

Adoption Leads to Outcomes at American Public University System

This story highlights current work at American Public University System (APUS) to improve student engagement and success. Associate Provost of Academic Effectiveness and Student Success, Dr. Gwen Hall, explores how working groups got to know their students’ risks and rewards with Illume®, and then performed more than 100,000 student outreaches in one semester with Inspire […]

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Introducing Community Insights

Introducing Community Insights

We are pleased to announce our first issue of Community Insights – a quarterly report revealing student success trends and emerging benchmarks from across our partner community. In creating this report we aggregated intelligence across 2 million active student records to explore the most meaningful trends, not just the most conventional best practices. Core to Civitas Learning’s […]

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