Active and Engaged: Visualizing Classroom Observation Data to Improve Teaching

Wednesday, October 31 | 4:15PM–5:00PM MT | Board 100, Poster Area, Exhibit Hall B-E
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
The Visualizing Instructional Practices (VIP) service at CU Boulder provides faculty with a powerful means to assess their teaching. Using validated, structured observation protocols to record classroom behaviors, we will present innovative data visualizations that characterize the relationship between classroom activities and student engagement, enabling instructors to make data-driven teaching decisions.

Outcomes: Understand the benefit of applying multiple classroom observation protocols simultaneously * Identify specific instructional practices that we have found to be most engaging for students * Develop strategies for designing and visualizing your own classroom observations to inform teaching practices


  • James Foster

    Educational Technology Research Assistant, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Shane Schwikert

    Educational Technology Researcher, University of Colorado Boulder