Hoonuit Introduces Digital Learning Analytics Dashboards to Help Educators Uncover Digital Learning Engagement and its Impact on Student Success

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hoonuit, a leading provider of data management and analytics solutions in education, announced today the introduction of new analytics that provide educators actionable insights about digital learning engagement. Hoonuit’s Digital Learning Analytics dashboards are part of its Essentials Analytics solution suite and available to all K-12 districts nationwide.

Since the onset of school closures due to COVID-19, there has been a significant surge in usage of virtual tutoring, video conferencing, and online learning software. Further, digital learning will be a fundamental component of schooling for the foreseeable future as social distancing requirements complicate traditional teaching. As a result, Hoonuit partnered with experts from both the data and academic support teams of its district clients to unearth the most meaningful and actionable insights from digital learning data. From that research three key questions emerged:

  • Which students have access to learning in a remote environment?
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Baylor University Earns High Ranking for Student Engagement by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings | Media and Public Relations

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WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2020) — The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2021 has ranked Baylor University No. 5 nationally in the category of engagement, which measures how well a university informs, inspires and challenges students.

Baylor also earned top ranking of the Big 12 universities in the engagement classification of the rankings, which included 797 institutions.

The College Rankings is a pioneering ranking of United States colleges and universities that puts student success and learning at its heart. The ranking adopts a balanced scorecard approach, with four pillars — engagement, outcomes, resources and environment — that combine 15 individual performance indicators to create an overall score reflecting an institution’s strength.

The ranking is designed to answer the questions that matter most to students and their families when making one of the

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U Phoenix E-Textbook Pilot Improves Adult Math Engagement — Campus Technology

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U Phoenix E-Textbook Pilot Improves Adult Math Engagement

A pilot at the University of Phoenix found that a well-designed interactive textbook can help people stick with their math studies. The university worked with zyBooks from John Wiley & Sons in a two-course undergraduate sequence on quantitative reasoning.

The pilot began in October 2019 and was transitioned into full implementation beginning in December 2019. The adoption involved 800-plus adult learners with an average age in the mid-30s.

ZyBooks are applications that replace traditional textbooks with a combination of interactive tools, animations, questions integrated into the content and, for some subjects, embedded coding tools, to increase student engagement in STEM subjects.

The quantitative reasoning course is intended to teach students how to apply advanced reasoning skills to solve real-world problems. To reduce math anxiety and make the material more relatable, the university’s College of General

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