APM Reports: Under a Watchful Eye–How colleges are tracking students to boost graduation (8/8/2019)

Thursday, August 8 at 5pm

A growing number of colleges are collecting and crunching vast amounts of data about students to help steer them to courses and majors they can manage, but what do students gain and lose when they’re tracked onto a narrow path to graduation? Reporter Jill Barshay of the Hechinger Report teams up with APM Reports to examine the growing use of predictive analytics to get more students across the finish line and deliver more revenue to schools, and how it’s reshaping the college experience.

Under a Watchful Eye: How colleges are tracking students to boost graduation (air date 8-8-2019)

Jeff Barrett

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