Evaluation Design & Analysis News

Active Teaching Lab Recap: Learning Analytics

Fri September 6, 2019

Over 40 participants squeezed into the Active Teaching Lab on September 6, 2019 to discuss learning analytics. The focus was on the importance of – and complications with! – evaluating student learning in courses as well as the effectiveness of teaching methods. Takeaways What can you learn from learning analytics (LA)? Looking at the data…

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Learning Analytics Event Focuses on Turning Big Data into Real Understanding

Fri October 5, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16, David Williamson Shaffer will present “The Importance of Meaning: Going Beyond Mixed Methods to Turn Big Data into Real Understanding” as part of the fall learning analytics series co-sponsored by DoIT Academic Technology and the Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative. Registration is open for the event that will be held from noon…

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Active Teaching Lab Recap: Learning Analytics

Fri September 7, 2018

Learning analytics help track student learning. These data enable instructors to improve curriculum, define outcomes, and adjust teaching based on student performance. In the September 7, 2018 Active Teaching Lab, participants explored learning analytic tools available in Canvas, investigated what trends can be identified from that data, and discussed how those trends can inform teaching. …

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Team Presents on Engage eText, Online Learning & More at T&L Symposium

Wed May 23, 2018

At this year’s Teaching & Learning Symposium on May 17, 2018, DoIT Academic Technology team members shared their expertise on online learning, Engage eText, Canvas, designing curriculum for high-enrollment courses, and learning analytics. In addition, Blaire Bundy, Service Leader of Strategic Learning Technology Consulting (SLTC), served on the planning committee for the event, which DoIT…

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First Learning Analytics Event Focuses on Pattern

Thu February 8, 2018

The Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative and DoIT Academic Technology are pleased to present a series of events on learning analytics, beginning with the first event on Wednesday, February 21 in Union South, from 12:00-1:00pm. Register for Learning Analytics: Using Pattern to Log Course Activities. This event will feature two UW-Madison instructors and their experiences incorporating…

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