Enrollment woes could push colleges to use AI and data analytics

educationdive | March 04, 2020

Colleges may need to lean more on artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to curb the effects of a declining number of traditional-age students, as well as lower levels of state support, according to a new report from Educause. The 2020 Horizon Report pinpoints some of the challenges higher education leaders are facing and how emerging technology may be able to help.  AI and data analytics could aid institutions in finding new pockets of prospective students and help them be more successful while in college, the report's authors write. AI and data analytics, among other newer technologies, are already reshaping how colleges interact with students and potential recruits, the report's authors note.

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It is exam time and students across a university are using the Virtual Learning Environment to help with their revision. Suddenly the page they are on stops responding. They try refreshing it. The page still will not load. They visit another web page – that does not load either. The institution has just sufered a complete network outage thanks to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack targeted at disrupting teaching and learning.

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It is exam time and students across a university are using the Virtual Learning Environment to help with their revision. Suddenly the page they are on stops responding. They try refreshing it. The page still will not load. They visit another web page – that does not load either. The institution has just sufered a complete network outage thanks to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack targeted at disrupting teaching and learning.

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