Educational Data Experts

With decades of experience in educational technology, we help institutions extract value from your data in order to help students succeed.

Learn more about our Retention Solution

Use the Power of Data to Improve Student Retention

The Lighthouse early alert system analyzes a variety of data points to determine students who may be at risk. The model is specific to your institution and allows you to help students before it’s too late.

Aggregate
Identify
Intervene

Aggregate

Analysts know that the most time-consuming part of the process is getting your data into one place. Our experience with higher educational data and our expertise in software engineering allows us to efficiently aggregate the data. We'll adapt to your technology (query, API, FTP, etc.) instead of making you conform to a vendor's requirements.

Identify

Your data contain valuable information about students. Lighthouse uses machine learning techniques that utilize your own historical data to identify students who might be at risk. Will students attend class next week? Will they pass their current class? If reliable answers to these questions exist in your data, Lighthouse will find it.

Intervene

Even the most accurate predictive model is of little value if the institution doesn't act on the signal. Lighthouse presents this timely information through simple and intuitive reports. This allows faculty members or student support staff to react quickly and efficiently, improving a student's chance of success in their program.

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How Accurate is Your Model?

Aug 16, 2015

Since we deal with predictive models, one common question we get is “how accurate is your model”? First of all, I need to say that we LOVE to get that question. It signifies that the institution has some level of buy in — that they aren’t just taking our expertise on faith. Unlike the quality Read More.

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News & Events

Online Learning Consortium (OLC) International Conference 2015
Orlando, FL /
Free Webinar – Retention Analytics: Using data to help students succeed
Webinar / August 26th, 2015
IMS Learning Impact Leadership Institute
Atlanta, GA / May 4-6, 2015

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