Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 9:16am
The exploding popularity of MOOCs is beginning to open up a mother lode of data about prospective students that colleges and universities can use for marketing and recruitment purposes. MOOCs are still in their infancy stages, and the concept of leveraging their reach as a data-rich marketing vehicle for the institution is even newer. But it’s beginning to gain a foothold.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 12:38pm
The number of students applying for federal financial assistance jumped 62 percent over five years, while the total amount of federal financial aid awarded to students under Title IV of the Higher Education Act also increased dramatically. Information about these vital programs can be found in NASFAA's recently updated National Student Aid Profile.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 12:44pm
Colleges and universities are sitting on mounds of data that could lead to all kinds of valuable insights – like which students are most at risk for failing or what course loads tend to lead to attrition.