Student Success

Reaching the Unreachable?

May, 2020 COVID-19 is really pushing forward some creative problem solving. I am thankful to have educational administrators working tirelessly to serve the needs of the entire community.

Important News for the LTI Community

April, 2020 We understand the unique situation the world is in today and can only imagine the various challenges higher education institutions, school districts, and the technology vendors who support them are facing. We are here to help and want to pass along several important updates related to LTI.

Unicon Update - Working During The COVID-19 Pandemic

March 2020 As we talk to our clients about their technical challenges in maintaining academic continuity on campus, we also hear about the stress being put on their people - those working tirelessly to move courses online and to support infrastructure that wasn't implemented to scale to the numbers they are currently experiencing. At this critical time, our people are here to help, whether help is sophisticated instructional design or simply additional hands to move course materials online or upgrade core services to handle load.

News from the latest IMS meeting: Feb 2020 Summit on Digital Credentials

March, 2020 The quarterly IMS meetings typically combine organization workgroups and meetings with a technology summit. The most recent IMS meeting in Atlanta was particularly interesting for me because the summit was on Digital Credentials, which is an area that I have recently started learning more about.

Student Success

Learning Analytics and Proactive Interventions

A comprehensive digital student success strategy includes technologies that inform educators and engage students. Your strategy may include learning analytics and case management software to identify at-risk students, enabling you to implement technology for proactive interventions.

Capabilities for Student Success

We offer the following capabilities to help you reach your student success goals:

Academic versus Administrative Computing: Bridging the Gap - "Recommendations" (Article #4)

October, 2017 As we explored earlier in this article series, "Separate Evolution of Two Systems" and "The Impact of Data on Student Success," disconnects between the two sides of campus computing, academic and administrative, can impact efforts to monitor and improve student success. And institutions today face mounting pressure to choose from a variety of solutions that help to mitigate or minimize this disconnect (see, "Possible Solutions"). Short of undertaking massive efforts to consolidate and centralize data systems for institutions, what is the best way to bridge the gap between existing systems in order to minimize negative impact?

Academic vs. Administrative Computing: Bridging the Gap - "Possible Solutions" (Article #3)

September, 2017 In the first two articles of this series, "Separate Evolution of Two Systems" and "The Impact of Data on Student Success," we focused on the disconnect between the two sides of campus computing, academic and administrative, examining the impact of the separate evolution of these systems on student success. One of the most significant impacts of these compartmentalized systems is the difficulty to put data together to see a holistic picture of the student. Today, there is increasing awareness that a holistic view of student performance, based on accurate data, can positively impact student success.