Presents strategies for improving the use of postsecondary data to improve student outcomes. The report also provides guidance on approaches for developing an effective data collection and analysis framework.
Allows users to browse and compare information about affordability, diversity, and student success in higher education. Users can view snapshots of important data, dig deep into a topic of interest, or explore all available data to create their own dataset.
Outlines the first step of the Environment Management approach for addressing student alcohol and other drug abuse and violence (AODV) issues on college campuses. This step, often referred to as needs assessment, is an essential feature of the U.S. Department of Education’s principles of effectiveness for AODV prevention programs.
Proposes metrics for measuring the effectiveness of states and two- and four-year institutions in enabling degree-seeking students who start at community colleges to earn a bachelor's degree. The metrics are then used to assess student data from different institutions of higher education. The report specifically focuses on outcomes of lower-income students in comparison to higher-income students.
Provides analysis of benefits and challenges for improving the monitoring, prevention, and treatment of alcohol use disorder. This report discusses how the latest devices generate significant amounts of data, requiring researchers and clinicians to develop new techniques for analyzing and efficiently using what they collect.
Explores the experiences of community college students in the areas of assessment, placement, and developmental education. The report critically examines the "broken state" of developmental education and the implications it has on the academic outcomes of underprepared students.
Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Focuses on the growing problems of income and wealth disparity and social mobility, and the role higher education can play in economic prosperity. The article emphasizes the need for board members to understand what the data say about their institution's contributions to restoring opportunity in America and creating a culture that prioritizes student success.