Data Dashboard

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SMA3: Strength and Focus

In the SM2 Dashboard I created, slide five contains what each university had identified as their Program areas of Strength and reflected their rank (deliberate or otherwise) in each university’s SMA document. Slide six added to that with Program areas of expansion. That exercise appeared to be much more about… Read More »SMA3: Strength and Focus

SMA3 College Metric Weights and Allocations Dashboard

Adding to the dashboard I created to compare Ontario Universities’ metrics in 2020-2025 Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA3) I’ve created one for colleges as well. SMA3 will be governing Ontario publicly funded higher education provincial funding and includes performance-based metrics. The colleges have 9 of the same metrics as universities, but… Read More »SMA3 College Metric Weights and Allocations Dashboard

SMA3 Institutional Strength and Focus

The roadmap for differentiation and Ontario’s Strategic Mandate Agreements (SMAs) was first proposed in the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s (HEQCO’s) 2010 report The Benefits of Greater Differentiation of Ontario’s University Sector (Weingarten & Deller). Following the roadmap that was outlined by Weingarten and Deller (2013) the SMA framework… Read More »SMA3 Institutional Strength and Focus

SMA3 University Metric Weights and Allocations Dashboard

Not only does the 2020-2025 Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA3) governing Ontario Universities’ provincial funding have performance-based metrics, with two metrics nominated by each university, the metrics are also weighted by each university. Weights across the 10 metrics are to be between 5% and 25% in 2022-23, weights can be up… Read More »SMA3 University Metric Weights and Allocations Dashboard

How Universities Describe Themselves in SMA2

Did the roadmap for differentiation was first proposed in the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s (HEQCO’s) 2010 report The Benefits of Greater Differentiation of Ontario’s University Sector (Weingarten & Deller) and the subsequent framework created by MTCU in 2013 yield differentiated SMAs for SMA2? I used a corpus-based critical… Read More »How Universities Describe Themselves in SMA2

Voyant tools

Ontario’s SMA2’s Automated Textual Analysis

I’m a fan of Voyant Tools for web-based text reading and analysis. If you are looking for a search engine for SMA2, this is it. Open in a new tab The corpus includes all 21 University 2017-2020 SMAs. If you are looking for a search engine for SMA2, this is… Read More »Ontario’s SMA2’s Automated Textual Analysis

WGU to CUDO

Almost All SMA2 Metrics & Targets In a Dashboard

This dashboard summarizes almost all of the metrics and targets described in the 2017-2020 Ontario University Strategic Mandate Agreements (SMA2). These metrics and targets are all available on the MTCU website and other locations, but I have yet to find a comparison of system-wide metrics or compilation of the institutional… Read More »Almost All SMA2 Metrics & Targets In a Dashboard