The Research & Theory Division will be hosting the following webinars (registration links available):
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. (EDT)
Dr. Michael Grant
RTD Past President and Associate Professor in the Instructional Design & Technology program at the University of Memphis
RTD Information Session: AECT Conference Proposals (co-sponsor AECT GSA)
In this information session Dr. Grant will discuss:
– AECT Proposal Types
– RTD Proposal Categories
– The Review Process
– Graduate Students as Reviewers
– Other Topics
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. (EDT)
Dr. Ryan Baker (http://www.columbia.edu/~rsb2162/)
Learning Analytics – Potential and Principles
Increasingly, students’ educational experiences occur in the context of educational technology, creating opportunities to log student behavior in a fashion that is both longitudinal and very fine-grained. These data are now available to the broad education research community through large public data repositories such as the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (cf. Koedinger et al, 2008).
In this talk, I will discuss how the emerging Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining communities are combining these data sources with data mining methods in order to scalably use this data to make basic discoveries about learners and learning. In this talk, I will both discuss learning analytics methods in general, and some of their key applications in studying and supporting learners.
Hope you can join us!
Enilda Romero-Hall, Ph.D.
Min Kyu Kim, Ph.D.
RTD Professional Development Facilitators