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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    EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Using Analytics to Advance Equity Goals

    Campus leaders are beginning to explore leveraging analytics as a vehicle for supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Critical steps include identifying barriers and engaging in collaboration that brings together experts across disciplines: DEI, analytics, data literacy, and strategy.
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    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.

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