Students & Educators

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Students & Educators
Nadja Young 0
More than “teaching to the test”: Value-added ROI persists throughout a student’s life

A 23-year Harvard and Columbia University study was recently published shedding new light on the long-term impacts of teachers with both high and low value-added estimates. Researchers Chetty, Friedman, and Rockoff tracked math and reading assessment data on over 2.5 million students from 1989-2009. They then incorporated 90% of these

Students & Educators
Julie Petlick 0
Teaching computer science: Who knew a conference could be so much fun?

Members of the SAS Global Academic Program team recently attended the SIGCSE 2012 Education Symposium. This particular conference brings together over 1200 educators interested in computer science education.  The primary topic of conversation throughout the conference was the various approaches to developing, implementing and evaluating computer science courses and curricula. The conference

Students & Educators
Julie Petlick 0
Let's go to PharmaSUG!

In my role, I get to meet lots of students with a variety of SAS skills  and career aspirations.  For those of you studying in fields associated with the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry, you definitely want to consider coming to the PharmaSUG 2012 conference.  You will learn how you can apply

Students & Educators
Julie Petlick 0
Is SAS visiting your campus?

The SAS Global Academic Program team may be coming to a campus near you!  One of the best things about being part of this team is getting to visit colleges and universities and hearing from the students and professors first hand. I just got back from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Students & Educators
Julie Petlick 0
SAS is offering free workshops in Advanced Business Analytics or Data Mining to educators again this summer!

Organizations today are dealing with diverse issues, a wider range of regulations and heightened global competition.  Insights gleaned from data about customers, suppliers, operations and performance will provide companies an edge in solving complex business problems. The market demand for professionals with data management, analytical and problem solving skills is

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Tom Bohannon 0
Institutional Research and SAS!

College campuses have emptied out as final exams are completed and commencement ceremonies have now passed.  But, in just a few short weeks campuses across the nation will be brimming with students, faculty and staff and the daily activities of a college campus will be in full swing once again.  Making everything operate efficiently

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Tom Bohannon 0
Mining With Trees?

I first was exposed to decision trees several years ago when working on a predictive modeling project for Baylor University. At first glance the graphics resembled an organizational chart and the terminology associated with trees was different and strange. These were terms such as root, branch, leaves, pruning, splitting, random

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