Why Data Geeks Love Beacon
Date: Apr 03, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Skill Level: Intermediate
Beacon enables you to retain more students by utilizing data to support student success. Hear how two self-proclaimed data geeks utilized information from Beacon to increase their understanding of their students and impact their success. Strategies for connecting data from other Campus Labs platforms as well as on-campus systems will be shared.
Margot Saltonstall is the Associate Director for Assessment for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Northern Arizona University, in Flagstaff, Arizona. Dr. Saltonstall holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, M.A. in Cultural Anthropology from NAU, and B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Arizona. She has worked in non-profit and higher education assessment for over 15 years. Currently, she oversees the assessment activities for over a dozen departments in the Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Division of NAU. Her work within the division focuses on investigating how students’ participation in programs and services contributes to their academic success, satisfaction, and learning and development.