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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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Learning the True Impact of Campus Initiatives

Learning the True Impact of Campus Initiatives

Using Illume Impact to Better Understand Student Needs & Combat Initiative Fatigue It’s a rare point of consensus between higher ed administrators, faculty and staff: Initiative fatigue is nearing crisis levels. The morass of well-intentioned but hard-to-measure student success programs stretches budgets and workloads, spawns countless follow-on initiatives, and spurs wariness about what’s really working. […]

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TRENDS REPORT 2015: The League for Innovation in the Community College

TRENDS REPORT 2015: The League for Innovation in the Community College

The League for Innovation in the Community College is an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement. The League is comprised of more than 800 member colleges, 160 corporate partners, and numerous governmental and non-profit agencies working together to improve the student experience. Learn more about the League at www.league.org. THE ROAD AHEAD […]

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Learning Moments: Illume™ Insights

Learning Moments: Illume™ Insights

As part of our promise to build a community that is Learning Together®, Civitas Learning and our partner institutions have shared insights via the Valencia College Learning Brief, Austin Community College Learning Brief, University of Arizona Learning Brief, Three Case Studies to Consider in the RPA Journal, and the UMUC Case Study. In addition to that, we intend […]

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Degree Map™ Posts Positive Persistence Gains at Austin Community College

Degree Map™ Posts Positive Persistence Gains at Austin Community College

Civitas Learning is on a mission to help a million more students learn well and finish strong through insight and action analytics applications such as Degree Map™. Degree Map is specifically designed to elevate the advising conversation by providing a clean, clear snapshot of a student’s degree progress and remaining journey ahead. Through these more […]

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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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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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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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Austin Community College and Degree Map

Austin Community College and Degree Map

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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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 ™.