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Using Data to Shape a Library’s Direction | Data-Driven Academic Libraries

Using Data to Shape a Library’s Direction | Data-Driven Academic Libraries | Standard Deviation | Scoop.it
Access to good data on key metrics such as circulation and student visits always helps make a better case for the important role libraries play on campus.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, December 5, 2013 4:20 PM

Great information for school library professionals that are interested in better ways to make "data-driven decisions."  I love how the author talks about the pro-active data collection rather than the reactive which most of us (including me) rely upon. The article also talks about a webinar that explains these concepts - might be worth registering!

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A Student Explains What's Wrong With Our School System And Why We Mistrust Teachers. Nails It.

A Student Explains What's Wrong With Our School System And Why We Mistrust Teachers. Nails It. | Standard Deviation | Scoop.it
He wants to support his teachers, so he calls out everything we're doing wrong.
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Using Data to Shape a Library’s Direction | Data-Driven Academic Libraries

Using Data to Shape a Library’s Direction | Data-Driven Academic Libraries | Standard Deviation | Scoop.it
Access to good data on key metrics such as circulation and student visits always helps make a better case for the important role libraries play on campus.

Via Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby
Tim Urdan's insight:

Example for OSHER class

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, December 5, 2013 4:20 PM

Great information for school library professionals that are interested in better ways to make "data-driven decisions."  I love how the author talks about the pro-active data collection rather than the reactive which most of us (including me) rely upon. The article also talks about a webinar that explains these concepts - might be worth registering!

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Wanna Bet? - The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog)

Wanna Bet? - The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog) | Standard Deviation | Scoop.it
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The last time I gave this test, the average score was 74.8 out of 100 with a standard deviation of .978. (I was quite disappointed and questioned my own abilities as an instructor afterwards.
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