Knowledge Base

Welcome to the Unizin Knowledge Base, your go-to destination for high-level information, detailed insights, and real-world examples of how Unizin is revolutionizing the student data landscape.

Here, you will find comprehensive one-pagers, in-depth discussions, and practical case studies that showcase the power and impact of the Unizin Data Platform (UDP) and the importance of modeled data in enhancing educational outcomes.


Our One-Pagers provide concise, yet comprehensive overviews of key topics related to Unizin and its Content and data solutions. These documents are designed to give you a quick and clear understanding of essential concepts, tools, and benefits associated with Unizin’s data and services. Whether you’re new to Unizin or looking to deepen your knowledge, these one-pagers are a perfect starting point.


Case Studies

Explore a collection of case studies that bring Unizin’s data solutions to life. This section features practical stories from consortium members who have successfully implemented Unizin data in various contexts. From improving student retention rates to optimizing course designs, these case studies provide concrete examples of how Unizin’s data-driven approach is making a tangible difference in educational environments. Discover the challenges faced, solutions devised, and the impactful outcomes achieved with help from Unizin’s innovative data solutions.


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Elevate and the UDP

Elevate is a web-based application developed by Penn State to help academic advisers identify students disengaging from their Canvas courses. By leveraging data including the Unizin Data Platform (UDP), Elevate provides timely, actionable insights, enabling advisers to offer tailored support. This innovative tool showcases how data-driven approaches can enhance student success. Discover more about how Elevate is transforming academic advising and supporting student engagement.

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Course Insights

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has developed the Course Demographics Suite to promote equitable learning by providing a deep understanding of classroom equity, inclusive instruction, and student performance. Led by Chad Brassil, the initiative utilizes UDP-data to create interactive dashboards that help instructors visualize classroom demographics, identify performance gaps, and apply interventions in real-time.

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