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Building on Shallow Grounds: What Precludes Students from Making It to University Hooding

Building on Shallow Grounds: What Precludes Students from Making It to University Hooding
IOE experts Evgeniia Shmeleva and Isak Froumin have recently come up with a paper that analyzes factors that are primarily responsible for undergraduate churn in programs of computer science and engineering education. The research draws upon a massive sample of more than 4,000 STEM students at 34 universities across Russia. Using this study as the starting point, we have set out to further elaborate on the topic, with student attrition representing an ever-pressing challenge for the global university realm. It turns out there is a particularly strong link between the amount of academic capital one was able to build up by school completion (as expressed by the score on the K–11 Unified State Exam) and one’s odds of successfully making it through the university coursework.

How Agency Acumen Is Related to Students’ Success Learning Remotely

How Agency Acumen Is Related to Students’ Success Learning Remotely
In December 2020, IOE expert Ulyana Zakharova took part in the eSTARS international conference of e-learning stakeholders, a joint initiative between HSE and Coursera, where she presented at a special session on sociology of higher education. In an interview with the HSE News Desk, Ulyana shared about how students’ prowess in key components of personal agency, such as self-efficacy, initiative, and self-direction, are related to their ability to adapt to and perform in distance education.

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Students’ Educational Outcomes Based on Their VK Posts and Tweets

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Students’ Educational Outcomes Based on Their VK Posts and Tweets
A study by Ivan Smirnov of the IOE Educational Data Science Lab uses machine learning to analyze over 7 million social media posts