Author Archive | Jake Ramsey

The Small Data Difference

If you work in higher education, you’ve probably heard a lot about “big data” – a catch-all term for analyzing massive sets of gradebook, registrar and demographic information to identify patterns and trends in learner performance.  Sounds intimidating, right?  Big data proponents say these techniques will revolutionize colleges and universities by helping them admit the […]

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Interoperability: Providing flexible student support in a multi-LMS world

As any student-success team can tell you, migrating from one learning management system to another can be a real pain.  It’s expensive, time-consuming, and almost impossible to accomplish without involving everyone from IT, to instructional design, to individual faculty members.  Worse still, between rebuilding your course templates, training instructors and staff on updated workflows, and […]

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