These brief video testimonials offer an opportunity to hear from PAR Framework participants. Each interview segment, approximately 1 minute in length, gives each featured speaker the chance to share his or her unique perspective on a particular facet of the value of the PAR Framework.
Creating Better Predictive Models – Russ Little, PAR Framework
This video segment describes why predictive models are an important first step for finding students at risk, and what PAR does to drive even more value from predictions by making them actionable.
Collaboration – Russ Little, PAR Framework
This video segment captures reflections about the collaborative value derived by institutions working together to help students succeed.
PAR Vision – Ellen Wagner, PAR Framework
This video segment describes the vision for student success shared by the founding partners who drove the creation of the PAR Framework.
Common Data Definitions – Ellen Wagner, PAR Framework
This video segment addresses the importance of common, shared data definitions for driving research results that generalize.
Using Data for Insight – Ellen Wagner, PAR Framework
This video segment addresses the key difference between research used for construct validation and research used for data mining.
Every Sector of the University Community – Hae Okimoto, University of Hawaii System and PAR Framework
This video segment describes how PAR engages with multiple members of the institution, from student services and academic affairs, to IR and IT.
Partners Have a Say – Hae Okimoto, University of Hawaii and PAR Framework
This video segment highlights the benefits that PAR partners realize when working directly with the PAR product developers.
Factors in Student Success – Pearl Iboshi, University of Hawaii System
This video segment describes some of the ways that PAR helps institutions determine what factors are having an impact on student success.
Collaboration with Peers – Dan Huston, Rio Salado College
This video segment describes the opportunities that PAR has provided for institutions to collaborate with each other.
The Shift Away from Authority-Driven Decision-Making – Sebastian Diaz, American Public University System
This video segment features a thoughtful reflection on the shift from authority-driven decision-making to using data to better inform decision-making.