The Quantified Learner: Giving Students Their Data to Empower Them

Thursday, November 01 | 4:15PM–5:00PM MT | Meeting Room 403
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Hear about a "quantified-self" student application developed to help students become more reflective learners. Get details about a data-driven paradigm shift directed at students as consumers of their learning data. Design and development of the application, implementation, and outcomes of a cross-institutional pilot of this unique learner analytics application will be shared. Participants will engage in an activity to brainstorm strategies to motivate students to remember to track their time.

Outcomes: Understand the theoretical use case central to a learner analytics initiative * Understand principles for applying learner analytics to create more empowered and reflective learners * Explain the affordances of a quantified-self student application in the context of a data-driven decision-making paradigm


  • Kim Arnold

    Director, Learning Analytics Center of Excellence, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Bethany Croton

    Educational Technologist, Purdue University

Resources & Downloads

  • The Quantified Learner Giving Students Back their Data to Inform and Empower

    Updated on 11/26/2019