21 avril 2019

Big data shows the graduate pay premium is bigger for women

The ConversationA new study using big data has confirmed that those who complete university can expect to earn, on average, a decent premium for their degree. This alone won’t come as a shock – previous studies have shown that attending university pays off for most graduates. More...

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By Matt Reed. I’ve been in some frustrating conversations recently about “The Data.”  The term is invoked as a sort of conversation-stopper: if The Data says that something is true, then true it must be. And any truth claims derived from any other source are to be taken lightly, unless and until they have been confirmed by data. More...

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19 avril 2019

Doing More With Data

Techno-News BlogA growing number of colleges and employers are working together to better use labor-market data in postsecondary training. Two experts discuss what’s possible and what’s needed. More...

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18 avril 2019

How AI will save us from the mess of big data

Techno-News BlogWe are drowning in data that’s supposed to help us. The big data revolution has come from inexpensive data storage and automated data collection, giving organizations exponentially more data than they had in the past. More...

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09 avril 2019

Online Database Will Hold the Mirror Up to 'Hamlet,' Gathering Every Commentary on the Play

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Online Database Will Hold the Mirror Up to 'Hamlet,' Gathering Every Commentary on the Play
This is pretty neat. Four centuries or so of criticism of the Shakespeare play Hamlet have been compiled into a database so that, for any line in the play, you can read what every commentator throughout that time has said about it. More...

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07 avril 2019

Emplois francs : pourquoi les données ne sont-elles pas publiées ?

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Nous avons à plusieurs reprises déploré l'absence de toute source concernant l'expérimentation des emplois francs, limitant l'information aux déclarations ministérielles et/ou préfectorales. Plus...

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06 avril 2019

Graduate Outcomes Data: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

For the last few years, I have been remarking on how long it is taking for graduate incomes to bounce back after the recession of the late 2000s.  Well, now there seems to be some evidence that things are finally heading back towards their pre-recession norms. More...

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05 avril 2019

The art and science of analyzing Big Data

The ConversationThere has been recent discussion on the existence of several different data gaps across economic, social and political divides – deficits that are left unaddressed at our own peril. But there is another deficit that has, I would argue, gone relatively unnoticed but is no less important: Canada’s skills gap in data analysis. More...

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03 avril 2019

Data Show No Action on Borrower-Defense Claims

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The total number of pending borrower-defense claims has continued to balloon in size over the past year. But the Education Department hasn't approved or denied any claims since June 2018, according to data released last week to the office of Senator Patty Murray, the ranking Democrat on the Senate education committee. More...

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01 avril 2019

Higher Ed Uncovering New Ways to Apply Data and AI Across Campus

Techno-News BlogThe company, which provides audit, tax and advisory services to 200 public and private institutions, each year covers the trends and issues it sees emerging out of the sector to help higher ed leaders understand how to manage their schools through the changes. More...

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