Sorting Hype from Reality: What We Know about Applying Online Learning Analytics - Sponsored by Ellucian, Platinum Partner

Tuesday, February 14 | 10:45AM–11:30AM | Houston Ballroom I, II, III
Session Type: Featured Session
Delivery Format: Featured Session
The ever-increasing number of analytics companies serving higher education, along with a growing number of educators, are advocating the notion that analytics is necessary for instruction to be effective. Indeed, analytics will be a necessary technology in the instructional toolbox, but knowing what one knows and knowing how to effectively deploy analytics throughout the organization are also critical to successful implementation. This panel will share highlights from analytics research released in a special issue of Online Learning.

Outcomes: Learn about published research on online learning analytics *Engage with others on the complexities of leveraging analytics research well *Understand how to navigate the pathway selecting data and tools to leverage analytics


  • Patsy Moskal

    Director, RITE, University of Central Florida
  • Karen Swan

    Stukel Professor, University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Karen Vignare

    Vice President, Digital Transformation, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)