LACE News

DEIB Microgrants awarded for leveraging learning analytics

Wed November 2, 2022

We are pleased to announce our inaugural microgrant awardees for the 2022-2023 academic year.  We had many thoughtful proposals and wish we could have funded all of them. Our selection committee worked to select proposals that spark collaboration, data empowered decision-making, and highlight learning analytics in action. Our first group of microgrant recipients span a…

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Microgrants for leveraging learning analytics in support of DEIB; apply by October 10

Wed September 28, 2022

Are you interested in exploring how learning analytics can support diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the classroom? The Learning Analytics Center for Excellence (LACE) is offering microgrants to help facilitate exploration on how data-empowered educational practices might contribute to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) in the UW-Madison classroom experience. Microgrant awardees will be…

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Learn Analytics Center of Excellence Presents at National Events

Mon June 6, 2022

The Learning Analytics Center of Excellence (LACE) team shared their expertise at two national events recently. At the recent Unizin Summit, the team led a well-attended and interactive discussion on Leveraging a Data Governance Framework to Appropriately Use Learning Analytics. As the slide deck show, the presentation focused on UW-Madison’s data governance program, specifically the formalization of…

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Learner Engagement Analytics Dashboard Available for Fall

Fri September 4, 2020

The Learner Engagement Analytics Dashboard or “LEAD” is a course-level dashboard that consists of three different visualizations with numerous filters. After piloting LEAD for 3 semesters, the dashboard is now available to all principal instructors at go.wisc.edu/lead and displays data from Canvas, Kaltura and/or Unizin Engage e-text.  With the plethora of tools and options available for…

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Active Teaching Lab Recap: Learning Analytics

Thu February 13, 2020

On February 13, 2020, participants in the Active Teaching Lab met to discuss current learning analytics initiatives, definitions, and practices of collecting data about student learning. Takeaways Learning analytics (LA) “is the undertaking of activities that generate actionable data from the learning environment intended to improve student outcomes by informing structure, content, delivery or support…

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