Learning Analytics as a Team Sport: Collaborative Approaches to Launching University-Scale Analytics

Thursday, October 27 | 10:15AM–11:00AM MT | Board 214, Poster Area, Exhibit Hall B-E
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session

Penn State has successfully launched learning analytics applications designed for advisers and instructors that are now in use by over 400 university personnel. A large part of the team's success are the collaborative approaches used to engage diverse stakeholder groups. This session will highlight two learning analytics applications, Elevate and Course Insights, and describe the collaborative approach used in the design, development, and implementation of these projects.


  • Ben Hellar

    Manager, Data Empowered Learning, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Bart Pursel

    Chief Technology Officer, Unizin, Ltd.
  • Drew Wham

    Data Scientist, The Pennsylvania State University