Analytics is used in a higher education environment to analyze various collected data points to gain insight and make informed decisions about complex issues. Specific areas include academic analytics, business intelligence, and learning analytics. EDUCAUSE offers a wide range of resources on this expansive topic in various formats.

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  • Why Data Matters for Student Success in a Post-Pandemic World

    Why Data Matters for Student Success in a Post-Pandemic World

    Data analytics provides a path for examining the institutional barriers that lead to students leaving or stopping their higher education journey—and sheds light on what institutional supports are effective in moving student success practices forward.
  • Using Data to Better Support Students

    Using Data to Better Support Students

    By effectively using data, higher education institutions can provide a more personalized experience for their students at every step of the student lifecycle.

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