List of Illustrations Foreword: Building a Smarter University: Big Data, Innovation, and Ingenuity Nancy L. Zimpher Preface Acknowledgments Part I. Overview 1. Fostering Smarter Colleges and Universities: Data, Big Data, and Analytics Jason E. Lane and B. Alex Finsel 2. Legal Issues Associated with Big Data in Higher Education: Ethical Considerations and Cautionary Tales Jeffrey C. Sun 3. Education and... Big Data versus Big-But-Buried Data Elizabeth L. Bringsjord and Selmer Bringsjord Part II. Access, Completion, Success 4. Big Data's Impact on College Admission Practices and Recruitment Strategies Jay W. Goff and Christopher M. Shaffer 5. Who Is the Big Data Student? Fred Fonseca and Michael Marcinkowski 6. Nudge Nation: A New Way to Use Data to Prod Students into and through College Ben Wildavsky 7. Unanticipated Data-Driven Innovation in Higher Education Systems: From Student Success to Course Equivalencies Taya L. Owens and Daniel J. Knox Part III. Policy Development and Institutional Decision Making 8. Integrating Data Analytics in Higher Education Organizations: Improving Organizational and Student Success Lisa Helmin Foss 9. The Opportunities, Challenges, and Strategies Associated with the Use of Operations-Oriented (Big) Data to Support Decision Making within Universities John Cheslock, Rodney P. Hughes, and Mark Umbricht 10. Measuring the Internationalization of Higher Education: Data, Big Data, and Analytics Jason E. Lane and Rajika Bhandari 11. Big Data and Human Capital Development and Mobility Brian T. Prescott Contributors Index
Jason E. Lane is Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Senior Associate Vice Chancellor at the State University of New York, Deputy Director of the Rockefeller Institute of Government, and Associate Professor of Educational Policy at the University at Albany, State University of New York.