Data

17 juin 2018

New Federal Data Also Show Enrollment Declines

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. Undergraduate enrollment in the United States, widely measured as decreasing for the last six straight years, fell by more than half a percent from fall 2015 to fall 2016, according to newly released data from the National Center for Education Statistics. More...

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Latest Data on Enrollment Declines

HomeBy Paul Fain. Overall college enrollments continue to slide, according to the latest data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, a nonprofit that tracks 97 percent of students who attend degree-granting institutions that are eligible to receive federal financial aid. More...

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Untapped Data: Enhancing Teaching and Learning, an 'Inside Higher Ed' Event

HomeBy Doug Lederman. "Untapped Data: Enhancing Teaching and Learning" is the third event in Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Leadership Series. It will be held Wednesday, July 25, at Gallup's headquarters in Washington, D.C. More...

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Private Colleges Give Ground on Student Data

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Lobbying group for independent colleges says it's open to expanding federal data collection on student outcomes but remains opposed to student-level database favored by public colleges and many policy makers. More...

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Google Adds Federal Data to College Searches

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Search for a four-year college on Google, and you’ll now be presented with data on admission rates, graduation rates and tuition costs, in addition to the usual link to Wikipedia. More...

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05 juin 2018

GDPR: what mobility advisors need to know

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIE

Being a mobility advisor, you deal with a lot of data. As such, a lot changed for you when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018. However, what does this big change entail and what effect will it have on your role within your higher education institution? This blog post covers some basic questions you might have about GDPR and offers a simple explanation of what you can expect. More...

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The Structural Consequences of Big Data-Driven Education

The Structural Consequences of Big Data-Driven Education
Zeide Elana, Big Data, 2018/05/29
Though such stories are an Audrey Watters hate read, there's no question big data and predictive algorithms are breaking into schools. The question is, what are the long-term effects of this. That's what this paper addresses. More...

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Facebook admits hundreds of apps vacuumed up user data

Facebook admits hundreds of apps vacuumed up user data
Mathew Ingram, Columbia Journalism Review, 2018/05/18
The other shoe has dropped. Facebook "announced on Monday that it has found at least 200 other apps that had access to user data in the same way that the app behind the infamous Cambridge Analytica leak did." You may also have read reports that Cambridge Analytica went bankrupt, but there was no real penalty as "the key players behind it have reportedly created a similar company called Emerdata." Meanwhile, Equifax made money from its data breach last year. More...

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04 juin 2018

Personal Data has Entered the GDPR Era

Personal Data has Entered the GDPR Era
CLUSIF, 2018/05/02

Good diagram (one page PDF) outlining the General Data Protection Regulation being implemented in Europe. It's complex but rewards a closer look. More...

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Enhancing data protection globally: Council of Europe updates its landmark convention

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe modernisation of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, the only existing legally binding international treaty with global relevance in this field, addresses the challenges to privacy resulting from the use of new information and communication technologies, and strengthens the convention’s mechanism to ensure its effective implementation. More...

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