This webinar examines the role of data and technology in supporting equity and addresses why good intentions may not be enough to ensure that underrepresented students are not inadvertently harmed through the use of predictive analytics. The webinar presents systemic failures and successes in using technology to scale supports and interventions. It also identifies points of consideration before colleges purchase systems to identify and support student populations of need.
Compliance Professionals, Faculty, Higher Education Administrators, Institutional Officials, Institutional/Signatory Officials
Meet the Presenter
Iris Palmer, MPP – New America
Iris Palmer is deputy director for community colleges with the Education Policy program at New America. She is a member of the higher education team and the Center on Education & Labor. She provides research and analysis on community colleges and the ethical use of predictive analytics in higher education.