Identifying individual students who are at-risk of dropping out is often a subjective exercise in higher education.
Predictive Analytics in a World of Choices
As higher education continues to leverage student data and make predictions as to whether students will enroll, be retained, and graduate, the inevitable question that comes up is … why do students behave the way they do?
They invent, design, code, create, and collaborate.
SightLine has discovered through focused research that, on average, twice as many students leave their degrees during summer break than during winter break. Is this exodus a result of the temporal difference between the two vacations?
It’s well known that colleges struggle to retain a portion of students until graduation. Researchers and college professionals postulate a variety of reasons why students leave a four-year degree program.