Analytics

LTI Advantage: 5 Things You Need to Know

LTI Advantage provides a way to add extended capabilities to the core LTI tools and platforms. As you consider adopting LTI Advantage, here are 5 things you need to know.

Building and Deploying a Machine Learning (ML) Model

December, 2018 - At Unicon, our security operations (sec-ops) staff engages with project teams early to determine what support is needed throughout the project. Considerations and risk indicators for projects include the security classification of the data that will be handled, and the project activities which may include data analytics, software development, infrastructure design and deployment, and production operations.

Jisc & Creating a Nationwide Learning Analytics Dashboard

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Experiments and research-gathering for education was once limited to the lab and the classroom. Today, every student’s computer is a mini research lab where educators can learn more about how students learn, and accommodate best for student success. With robust learning analytics tools available, schools can use the data about how students learn and behave to make decisions that positively impact student retention, degree attainment, and student satisfaction.

Cloud Analytics Support National Course Outcomes

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For over two years Unicon has been a core partner in the development of Jisc’s Learning Analytics Service for the UK Higher Education and Further Education sectors. During the R&D Learning Analytics Project, Unicon provided infrastructure and a blend of on-site and remote consulting support for the development of an open source predictive data model. Unicon also deployed an open source case management tool (Student Success Planner - SSP) to enable visualization of ‘at risk’ indicators from the predictive data model.

Analytics

Integration and Strategic Planning

Institutions use data to influence how they guide the student learning experience, and to improve student retention and engagement. Analytics play a critical role in this effort. Learning analytics provides insight into student engagement and outcomes that can be used to improve student success.

Trends Unpacked: Technical Challenges and Learning Analytics (Part 5)

What are the technical challenges your institution faces when implementing learning analytics? Do you have concerns regarding competing technical priorities? Do you have the resources needed for a successful implementation and project/product launch? These are questions that face all institutions when embarking on a learning analytics journey.

Unicon Announces Strategic Planning / Readiness Assessment Services for Learning Analytics

Unicon, Inc. announced strategic planning / readiness assessment services for learning analytics. Although learning analytics is a trending topic in the education space, many institutions struggle to get started. Unicon works with institutions to better understand exactly what learning analytics is, how to define and implement a learning analytics strategy, and how to use learning analytics to affect change on campus.

Unicon Simplifies Getting Started with Learning Analytics by Introducing Efficient, Four-Step Process for Success

Unicon, Inc., a leading provider of technology consulting, services, and support for the education industry, today announced that it has updated its LA Quick Start service to offer a guided path and the technology institutions need to start the learning analytics journey with confidence. Unicon guides institutions through a four-step process consisting of strategic planning / readiness assessment; establishing a solid technology foundation; connecting an initial application; and knowledge transfer for successful planning of additional projects and/or a full-scale learning analytics solution. Institutions that choose to connect an LMS have the advantage of visualizing student activity data, identifying patterns, and gaining insight with the Student Pulse.