23 mars 2017

Managing the Data Deluge, 5 May, London (UK)

The use and sharing of research data has changed the way research is undertaken. The conference endeavours to encourage researchers, research funders, publishers, research organisations and senior decision makers to explore their roles and responsibilities in this dynamic environment. More...

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21 mars 2017

Iceland - new database on job descriptions

HomeThe education ministry has entrusted the Directorate of Education with the creation of a database containing general job descriptions and their requirements. The objective is to provide access for those who might have interest in the great amount of data that exists on legally certified professions. Stakeholders that might be interested to this database include vocational upper secondary schools, employers, career counsellors, students and parents. More...

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19 mars 2017

IRS, ED statement about the IRS Data Retrieval Tool

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on and is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. However, at this time, the IRS anticipates the online data tool will be unavailable for several weeks. More...

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13 mars 2017

Irretrievable Aid Data

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. College access advocates scramble as Trump administration says IRS tool designed to simplify student aid process could be unavailable for several weeks. Read more...

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The Ethics of Sharing Predictive Analytics

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Should students be told what the data predict about their chances of success? Corporate leaders in predictive analytics business consider the issue posed by an Inside Higher Ed blogger. Read more...

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How data analytics can bring out the best in a university Blog. New systems of data analytics can equip college campuses to set and reach goals for student achievement, operational efficiency, and financial stability, Ed Tech: Focus on Higher Ed reported — but the first step in harnessing these benefits is understanding concepts of implementation and execution. More...

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Will You Graduate? Ask Big Data Blog. At Georgia State’s nursing school, the faculty used to believe that students who got a poor grade in “Conceptual Foundations of Nursing” probably wouldn’t go on to graduation. More...

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UW class on how to spot fake data goes viral within hours Blog. Two University of Washington professors are taking aim at BS in a provocatively named new course they hope to teach this spring. The professors would like to push the course materials online — teaching it as a MOOC, for example, a freely available course taught over the web. More...

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12 mars 2017

Largest Coalition of Coding Bootcamps to Publish Data on Job Outcomes Blog. Fifteen coding bootcamps, or accelerated computer programming programs, have formed a new coalition and announced their commitment to publish student graduation and job placement data in a single, standardized framework. More...

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10 mars 2017

Appel à vigilance sur le démarchage commercial lié au Datadock

Certaines sociétés proposent par téléphone, courrier ou message électronique leur « aide » pour établir la déclaration dans le Datadock contre rémunération. Un lecteur inattentif peut considérer qu'il s'agit d'une démarche obligatoire ou liée aux financeurs.
L'Afdas attire l'attention des organismes de formation sur le caractère purement commercial de ces offres et souligne qu’il convient d’en mesurer toutes les conséquences, notamment financières, avant d’y répondre. Voir l'article...

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