• The Million-More Mission: Using Insight and Action Analytics to Help Students Learn Well and Finish Strong

    Mark David Milliron (Civitas Learning, USA)
    Session Information
    July 8, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Institutional Level: 
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    Session Type: 
    Keynote Address
    Plaza Ballroom A-C
    Session Duration: 
    60 Minutes
    Virtual Session

    This message is a deep dive into Insight Analytics—hindsight work (e.g., data mining) and foresight work (e.g., predictive modeling) brought together to gain insight into student success patterns. These insights can then power Action Analytics, when these data and analyses are used in apps that go directly to the front lines of learning: faculty, advisors, and students. Brought together, insight and action analytics strategies can help struggling students succeed and strong students take their learning to the next level in on-ground, online, and blending modalities.
    Side note: this speech is vendor neutral and full of diverse practice models from the field.

    Lead Presenter
    Mark Milliron*Taken from a recent introduction:

    Dr. Mark David Milliron is best known as a champion for education opportunity and a catalyst for conversations on innovation and the road ahead. An award-winning leader, author, speaker, and consultant, he has worked with universities, community colleges, K-12 schools, foundations, corporations, associations, and government agencies across the country and around the world.

    He is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer of the student success and analytics innovator Civitas Learning. In previous roles, Mark has served as the founding chancellor of WGU Texas; the Deputy Director for Postsecondary Improvement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Endowed Fellow and Director of the National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin; Vice President for Education and Medical Practice with SAS; and as President and CEO of the League for Innovation in the Community College.

    He serves on numerous corporate, nonprofit, and education boards and advisory groups, including the Global Online Academy, a not-for-profit educational partnership serving independent schools nationally and internationally and the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), the parent organization of the Big Ideas Fest.

    In 1999, The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education named Mark a Distinguished Graduate for his service to the education field. In 2007, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) presented him with its National Leadership Award; In 2011, the National University Technology Network (NUTN) named Mark the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award; and in 2013 he was inducted into the United States Distance Learning Association’s (USDLA) Hall of Fame.

    Regardless of all of his activities and accomplishments, he will quickly tell you that the most important job and the greatest blessing in his life is serving as Julia’s husband, and as father to Alexandra, Richard, Marcus, and Max.

    This Keynote Address is made possible by the generous support of our National Platinum Sponsor

    Link-Systems International