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Where Every Student Is a Potential Data Point

Kim Raff for The Chronicle

Jason Levin is vice president for institutional research at Western Governors U. Since he joined the university, in 2012, its institutional-research office has doubled in size.
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It’s a little strange to hear students being referred to as "potential test subjects" by a college president. But when the college in question is online-only and enrolls 80,000 students worldwide, it makes more sense: The possibilities for...

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