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December 22, 2016 // salesforce.org

Salesforce.org and Civitas Learning to Connect Insights to Action Across the Connected Campus

Salesforce.org continually brings together forward thinking higher education institutions with innovative technology to help millions of students successfully complete their higher education journey each year.

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December 22, 2016 // edscoop

First NYC 'EdTech Week' Brings Together Innovative Minds in Education

Startups are going to make a big splash at the inaugural New York EDTECH WEEK, which is bringing nascent companies together with policymakers and education stakeholders in the Big Apple.

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December 21, 2016 // NPR

Students: Colleges Are Tracking You Online. It Can Help You Graduate.

Companies use lots and lots of data, including your daily Web surfing, to help them sell you stuff. They follow you across the Internet with annoying ads, and the data they collect is now essential for their business.

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December 13, 2016 // Campus Technology

Attendance, Grades, Course Materials, Discussion Board Engagement Top List of Most Important LMS Activities

According to a new report from Civitas Learning, the abundance of student data available on learning management systems (LMSs) can provide useful insights to support student success.

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December 13, 2016 // EdSurge

New Research From Civitas Learning Asks, ‘Who’s Likely to Succeed in College?’

Learning management systems contain troves of data about how students engage with their course content. Civitas Learning, an Austin, Texas-based company that builds technology to mine such data, published a report with new findings about what kinds of student actions are likely to indicate whether students will have trouble with their classes.

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December 9, 2016 // The Washington Post

Just Because your Kids are Headed Off to College, it Doesn’t Mean they’ll Graduate

Every fall, nearly 70 percent of new high school graduates start college. For parents, the expectation is that a few years later their children will get another diploma at college commencement.

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December 4, 2016 // Arizona Daily Star

UA: Letter Grades in Foundation Courses Good Indicator of Success

Traditionally, college students are considered at risk of dropping out if they are failing classes or have less than a 2.0 grade point average.

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November 22, 2016 // The Oracle

USF First-year Retention Rates Lead to National Recognition

USF’s approach to improving its first-year retention rates has resulted in national recognition after the rate went from 88.2 to 89.7 percent in the past year.

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November 22, 2016 // JISC

Podcast: A Review of Learning Analytics in UK Higher Education

Universities UK (UUK), in partnership with Civitas Learning and Jisc, recently released a report on learning analytics in UK higher education, which recognises it as being a powerful set of tools for helping institutions to support learner retention and progression.

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November 15, 2016 // Arkansas Online

6-year Graduation Rate Hits All-Time High at UA

A record-high six-year graduation rate of 64.5 percent for the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville means the campus is heading in the right direction, Chancellor Joe Steinmetz said.

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