Past Event

Analytics in Academic Advising: Using Data to Make Decisions
February 15-16, 2016 held at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa in Mesa, AZ


As student completion and graduation is driving funding as well as accountability at all universities and colleges across the globe, the role of academic advising is gaining respect and value in the essential role it plays in student success at all levels.  However, it is vital that higher education become more data driven in its planning, decision making, implementation, and assessment of the impact academic advising is having on student completion.

This seminar will provide participants the opportunity to learn from and network with institutions who have had success in utilizing data analytics in improving the academic advising experiences of all students, and thus, have seen growth in their retention and graduation rates.


Schedule

Sunday
4:00-7:00 p.m. Registration
Monday
7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Registration
8:00-9:15 a.m.

Welcome & Plenary Session

  • The Importance of Data and its Analysis in Enhancing Academic Advising Experiences
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Panel Session: Making Decisions on Data Needed For Decision Making/Initiatives

  • Stacy Holliday - Davidson Community College
  • Amy Sannes - Minnesota State University Moorhead

Optional Exhibitor Session: This session is designed for our exhibitors to discuss how they have helped institutions effectively utilize data and the analysis of data to implement student success initiatives. Demonstrations of productions or processes may be given and participants will have an opportunity to ask questions

10:45-11:00 a.m. Beverage Break
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Panel Session: Describing the Process for Gathering Data Effectively on the Campus

  • Julie Fischer-Kinney - University of Toledo
  • Martine Rife - Lansing Community College

Optional Exhibitor Session: This session is designed for our exhibitors to discuss how they have helped institutions effectively utilize data and the analysis of data to implement student success initiatives. Demonstrations of productions or processes may be given and participants will have an opportunity to ask questions

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch - nametag required
1:30-2:45 p.m.

Concurrent Session: Data Analytics: Case Studies from Start to Finish 

  • Vanessa Roof/Bill Watts - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Concurrent Session: Data Analytics: Case Studies from Start to Finish

  • Tony Scinta - Nevada State College
2:45-3:00 p.m. Beverage Break
3:00-4:30 p.m. Work Group Discussions
Tuesday
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Registration
8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakfast - nametag required
9:00-10:30 a.m.

Panel Session: Designing Student Success Initiatives That Meet Data Trends and Analysis Based on Data

  • Vanessa Roof/Bill Watts - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Robert Karp - Towson University

Optional Exhibitor Session: This session is designed for our exhibitors to discuss how they have helped institutions effectively utilize data and the analysis of data to implement student success initiatives. Demonstrations of productions or processes may be given and participants will have an opportunity to ask questions

10:30-10:45 a.m. Beverage Break
10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session: Data Analytics: Case Studies from Start to Finish 

  • Peter Nwosu - California State University-Fullerton

Concurrent Session: Data Analytics: Case Studies from Start to Finish

  • Amy Sannes - Minnesota State University Moorhead
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch - nametag required
1:00-2:30 p.m.

Panel Session: Building Collaborative Partnerships Across Campuses Supported by Data Needs

  • Amanda Yale - Sippery Rock University
  • John Grant - Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Optional Exhibitor Session: This session is designed for our exhibitors to discuss how they have helped institutions effectively utilize data and the analysis of data to implement student success initiatives. Demonstrations of productions or processes may be given and participants will have an opportunity to ask questions

2:30-3:15 p.m. Work Group Discussions
3:15-4:15 p.m. Cosing Plenary - Work Group Reports

Registration Information

Analytics Seminar February 15-16, 2016 Before/On 1/18/16 On/After 1/19/16
NACADA Member $450 $565
Non-Member $550 $665

Hotel Information

Hilton Phoenix/Mesa in Mesa, Arizona
1011 West Holmes Ave. Mesa, AZ
$149 single/double