December 21, 2017|Student Success, Data Mapping|

Progress Report: Creating the Precision Education Platform for Personalized Learning

December 21, 2017|Student Success, Data Mapping|

A significant milestone in our research and development of Precision Education at National University was reached this fall when we launched a digital learning platform we are calling NUNav.  The learning navigator platform is being [...]

December 20, 2017|Academic Standards|

A New Kind of Ranking: Evaluating How Universities Best Serve Adult Learners

December 20, 2017|Academic Standards|

The much-anticipated listings of the nation’s best colleges put out by U.S. News & World Report and other similar national rankings look at metrics that are usually more pertinent to the “traditional” college student. These [...]

December 12, 2017|Predictive Analytics, Guest Post|

Predicting the Path of Wildfires and Predicting Student Learning Have One Thing in Common: Data Science

December 12, 2017|Predictive Analytics, Guest Post|

Dr. Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Science Officer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, was the invited speaker as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series, hosted by the Precision [...]

December 6, 2017|Student Success|

Nudging Students Toward College Success

December 6, 2017|Student Success|

Economists and social and cognitive psychologists who study how people make choices have known for many years that people do not always have the time, inclination or mental wherewithal to act rationally. But they’ve also [...]

November 27, 2017|Guest Post|

Precision Education: Bringing a Scientific Perspective to Student Learning and Success

November 27, 2017|Guest Post|

Guest blog post by Dr. Huda Makhluf, Interim Director of the Precision Institute at National University I think of the act of teaching as scientific research, and each assignment as a hypothesis. When I teach [...]

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