This post is the first in what will probably be a long series dedicated to something new I’m working on: the University of Michigan’s Foundational Course Initiative, or FCI. For me the launch of this initiative is a big thing. Partly, it’s the culmination of several years of work, a confluence of work done on…
Month: July 2017
Hey vendors! Stop calling what you’re selling colleges and universities “Predictive Analytics”
I know. I know. You’ve already heard me complain about this. I hate it when vendors sell digested student data back to a campus and call it “predictive analytics.” But they’re not stopping, so neither am I. Predictive analytics is a name we should reserve for actually predicting something. Let’s talk about a real prediction….