University of Washington Tacoma: How We Stopped Over Analyzing and Started Acting

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Like the stories we tell around campfires, the stories we tell about our students have become mythic, exaggerated, and many are no longer true. Often, our students become metaphors for students from 10 years ago — or in the case of The University of Washington, 125 years ago. The good news, although stories matter, is that we no longer have to rely on old campfire tales to create meaning. We have data to help us tell new stories – real time stories about today’s students – that are just as captivating, but also compelling in the way they fuel action.

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Civitas Learning Space

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