Delivering the keynote address at the 2012 Strata conference, Steve Schoettler emphasized how learning analytics can be used to improve education -- a process that has been slow to take effect given the lack of data application, The Huffington Post reports.

Schoettler is the founder and CEO of Junyo, a company that applies the tools and techniques utilized by websites like Google and Facebook to develop innovative strategies for improving education.

Schoettler began his talk by pointing out that educational data collected by the federal government takes two years to process. For instance, a chart depicting U.S. average reading...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i