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Increasing student retention through predictive analytics

Middle Tennessee State University credits its use of predictive analytics with its first-year freshman-retention rate of 73.2%. The university is one of 200 members taking part in EAB’s Student Success Collaborative, which gives schools access to a proprietary model that provides data to counselors to improve support for at-risk students.

For details, go to  https://www.eab.com/technology/student-success-collaborative/members/case-studies/strategic-interventions-generate-rapid-persistence-gains

 

Getting connected

A significant part of  data analytics is building your knowledge base, including human expertise. A good website for both practices is http://www.datasciencecentral.com/.

There are lots of blogs and articles in this searchable website, as well as news about trainings and jobs.