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From Analytics to Action (SXSWedu 2016)

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From Analytics to Action (SXSWedu 2016)

ABSTRACT. In spite of wide-spread interest in learning analytics, many instructors are still uncertain about what data are available to them, whether these data are relevant to their specific contexts, and how to put available data to work in the classroom in a way that is aligned with their values as teachers. This panel brings together inspirational thought leaders with experience in business, research, administration, teaching, and instructional design to discuss complexities involved in the use of learning analytics, explore the challenges associated with rethinking student success in the 21st century, and share some of the innovative ways they are using data to improve the lives of students today.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1. Identify complexities and contemporary challenges facing the use of educational data to inform instructional design decisions

2. Describe ways in which learning analytics provide an opportunity for instructors to gain a richer understanding of the needs of their students

3. Share stories about how data has been used to inform instructional design, improve student outcomes, and stimulate thinking about student success

SPEAKERS
David Lindrum
Founder & Instructional Designer, Soomo Learning

Phillip Long
Associate Vice Provost for Learning Sciences, UT Austin

Laura Malcolm
Vice President of Product Management, Civitas Learning

Mike Sharkey
Vice President of Analytics, Blackboard

ABSTRACT. In spite of wide-spread interest in learning analytics, many instructors are still uncertain about what data are available to them, whether these data are relevant to their specific contexts, and how to put available data to work in the classroom in a way that is aligned with their values as teachers. This panel brings together inspirational thought leaders with experience in business, research, administration, teaching, and instructional design to discuss complexities involved in the use of learning analytics, explore the challenges associated with rethinking student success in the 21st century, and share some of the innovative ways they are using data to improve the lives of students today.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1. Identify complexities and contemporary challenges facing the use of educational data to inform instructional design decisions

2. Describe ways in which learning analytics provide an opportunity for instructors to gain a richer understanding of the needs of their students

3. Share stories about how data has been used to inform instructional design, improve student outcomes, and stimulate thinking about student success

SPEAKERS
David Lindrum
Founder & Instructional Designer, Soomo Learning

Phillip Long
Associate Vice Provost for Learning Sciences, UT Austin

Laura Malcolm
Vice President of Product Management, Civitas Learning

Mike Sharkey
Vice President of Analytics, Blackboard

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From Analytics to Action (SXSWedu 2016)

  1. 1. FROM ANALYTICS TO ACTION
  2. 2. David Lindrum, @lindrum Founder Soomo Learning Phillip Long, @RadHertz Associate Vice Provost for Learning Sciences University of Texas, Austin Laura Malcolm Vice President, Product Management Civitas Learning Mike Sharkey, @mjshark Vice President, Analytics Blackboard #SXSWEdData
  3. 3. An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. - Jack Welch #SXSWEdData
  4. 4. STUDENT INTERVENTION Who is the person doing the intervention? What is their motivation? What level of data/tools do we provide them? 1 #SXSWEdData
  5. 5. PRIVACY & ETHICS 2 Who owns the data? Making student data public Are we profiling (and is that problematic)? #SXSWEdData
  6. 6. ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS 3 Enrollment & admissions Scheduling and program planning Course design #SXSWEdData
  7. 7. LOOKING AHEAD 4 Better student decision making (remove the need for interventions) Employment to careers #SXSWEdData
  8. 8. THANK YOU David Lindrum @lindrum Phillip Long @RadHertz Laura Malcolm Mike Sharkey @mjshark #SXSWEdData

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