Focused on the Future of Affordability and Outcomes in Higher Education at EDUCAUSE

Published October 31, 2018


Educause 2018

Each year, thousands of college faculty, technology professionals, and educational leaders gather at EDUCAUSE to explore the biggest trends and issues impacting higher education today. The 2018 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is one of the most informative and inspiring educational events of the year, and we’re pleased to be a sponsor.

At this year’s conference, we’re taking a deep dive into some of the emerging factors that contribute to improving learning outcomes, making course materials less costly, and unlocking student success. Visit the McGraw-Hill Higher Education team in exhibit hall booth #406 to see how we're making it possible. 

Here are three must-attend presentations if you're at the EDUCAUSE 2018 Annual Conference in Denver:

Incorporating Non-Cognitive Strategies to Improve Learning Success

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10:45-11:30am MT
Location: Mile High Ballroom 2B/3B
Overview: Three learning scientists from McGraw-Hill Education review the latest research literature and give practical guidance on designing learning environments to support both the cognitive and noncognitive factors that contribute to learner success.
Speakers:
-Lalitha Agnihotri, Sr. Data Scientist
-Shirin Mojarad, Sr. Data Scientist
-Al Essa, VP, Analytics and Research and Development

Moving Beyond Vendor Management to Fruitful Collaborations in Learning Analytics

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 1:30-2:15pm MT
Location: Learning Theater, Exhibit Hall B-E
Overview: Learn how Colorado State University is partnering with providers of third-party tools to advance the use of big-data and predictive analytics to help monitor and improve outcomes for all learners.
Speakers:
-Al Essa, VP, Analytics and Research and Development at McGraw-Hill
-Sean Burns, Learning Analyst at Colorado State University
-Kimberly Corwin, Assistant Learning Analyst at Colorado State University
-Dave Johnson, Director of Research and Analytics at Colorado State University

Inclusive Access: How to Make It Work at Your Campus

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 9:00-9:45am MT
Location: Mile High Ballroom 4E/F
Overview: In just a few years since they were first introduced, inclusive access programs are dramatically shifting the way students access and use new course materials. Learn how collegiate institutions are effectively applying this new digitally-driven textbook purchase model to save students money and help improve course retention and pass rates.
Speakers:
- Scott Davidson, Sr. Director of Digital at McGraw-Hill
- Jeffrey Coldren, Professor/Chair at Youngstown State University
- Erin McGonigle, Bookstore CMI Manager at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County