Charles Town, WV and Miami, FL – Jan 28, 2020 – American Public University System (APUS), a leading online learning provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI), today announced that it will implement Analytikus Foresight, an artificial intelligence-based platform designed to measure and improve student retention and learning outcomes. The solution is expected to go live in the first quarter of 2020.
Foresight was developed to monitor learning activities in a digital learning management system and highlight unique factors that may present challenges along the academic pathway for individual students, according to Analytikus Chief Learning Officer Dr. Phil Ice.
“APUS has a long history of excellence in predictive analytics and data-driven decision-making, with an emphasis on retention,” said Dr. Ice. “We are very excited to be working together to implement Foresight and more fully explore the capabilities of our technologies.”
“Student success means more than just reducing drop-outs,” said APUS President Dr. Wallace E. Boston. “This new initiative reflects our ongoing commitment to proactively identify potential trouble spots for each student before they impact academic progress to help ensure the best possible learning outcomes.”
Analytikus, a 2017 Global EdTech Awards finalist based in Miami, leverages artificial intelligence to assist higher education institutions in simplifying admissions, improving student retention and enhancing career planning. It combines state-of-the-art analytic solutions with deep pedagogical knowledge to help partners anticipate and mitigate persistence and completion challenges. For more information, visit www.analytikus.com
About American Public University System
American Public University System, recipient of the Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) Gomory Award for Quality Online Education and five-time recipient of OLC’s Effective Practice Award, offers more than 200 online degree and certificate programs through American Military University, the #1 provider of education to the U.S. military*, and American Public University. Over 100,000 alumni worldwide have benefited from APUS’s relevant, flexible curriculum and value. For more information, visit www.apus.edu.
*Based on FY 2019 DoD tuition assistance data, as reported by Military Times.