Big Data

Reforming Education With Big Data

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Today’s students are struggling with high admission costs, a tough job market and poor graduation rates in an education system that’s failing them. Education reform is currently on the table, but while online courses and new software might be a next step, they’re not the transformative force the industry needs. Big Data on the other hand is designed to be personal, predictive and analytical. Not only can it enable higher education schools to address admissions and financial aid, but it can go a long way to making school count for our kids. So in what ways is Big Data being implemented throughout the education ecosystem, and how can we innovate on the whole?

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Charlie McMahon

Charlie McMahon, Vice President of IT and Chief Technology Officer, Tulane University

Charlie McMahon is the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer at Tulane University. He previously served as the executive director of the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) until 2009. He has served ... More   View all posts

David Kuntz

David Kuntz, VP Research & Adaptive Learning, Knewton Inc.

David Kuntz has been involved in every aspect of the large-scale educational assessment business. Over the span of his 20-year career, he has held senior positions at Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Law School Admissions Council (... More   View all posts

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