Tags data analytics

Provosts want more data on tech access, student needs, survey finds

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

Graduation and retention remain top priorities, but community college provosts said they also want better data on food security, mental health and social mobility.

How Rush University accelerated scientific research with cloud

by EdScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Medical center at Rush University takes on more advanced research projects, and lowers costs to IT operations by adopting a scalable cloud platform.

Ohio State's 'A+' COVID-19 data dashboard gets an upgrade

by EdScoop Staff • 3 months ago

The dashboard, which offers a look at the presence of COVID-19 across Ohio, was enhanced with additional user experience and historical data capabilities.

How universities can fast-track contact tracing programs

by EdScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Colleges and universities already have most of the data collection systems they need to develop a contact tracing program.

UC Davis drives energy efficiency on campus with data insights

by Betsy Foresman • 7 months ago

The university's facilities management team collected 200,000 data points to help reduce energy consumption and give students access to real-time data.

UC Irvine tracks coronavirus infections through new mobile app

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

By tracking users' movements, the app can alert individuals who may have come in contact with the virus.

U. Maryland's new coronavirus tool grades social distancing efforts

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

Anonymized and aggregated location data from mobile devices shows how well people in each state are complying with stay-at-home orders.

University of Washington wants to record your coughing sounds

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

To train a new app to monitor coughs from COVID-19 patients, researchers are asking for volunteers to submit vocal samples to train the software.

Edtech purchasing a guessing game for schools, but new data could help

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Schools spend billions on edtech each year, often to little effect. Through data-sharing, the EdTech Genome Project aims to change that.