As data collection becomes more common, how can higher education institutions leverage the availability of real-time data to improve learning?

Look around today, and you're likely to spot a Fitbit--a wearable activity tracker that collects data about your daily steps and exercise--or other device on the wrists of more than a few people around you.

As real-time data tracking and analysis becomes more ubiquitous for personal use, how can the higher education community use the Fitbit analogy to improve teaching and learning, to learn about the things that work best in classrooms, and to ensure student success?

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About the Author:

Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura