Indiana University has received a $20,000 "mini-grant" from the Association of American Universities to help improve undergraduate education in STEM. The "Advancing a Data-Informed STEM Culture: The Mitigating Grade Surprise Collaborative", expands upon existing campus efforts to transform teaching and learning cultures using learning analytics and big data. Faculty will address the impact that the difference between a student's expected grade and their actual grade in a course has upon their performance and retention. To learn more, click here.
From left: Dennis Groth, Linda Shepard, George Rehrey, Jennifer Meta Robinson, Logan Paul, and Chung-cheih "Ken" Shan.
Indiana University hosted its second annual learning analytics summit the past April 3–5, 2019. The purpose of the summit is to support the practical application of big data and learning analytics for the purpose of transforming teaching, learning, and student success. This year's theme was "Engaging Faculty in the Research of Student Success" and was attended by 87 participants from 28 institutions. Find out more about this year's summit here.