Is Your Institution Ready to Innovate with Learning Analytics?

Wednesday, November 06 | 2:50PM–3:20PM
Session Type: Professional Development

NOTE: The times listed are in EASTERN TIME.

Online learning has frequently been exemplified as a revolutionary instrument, particularly in higher education. Similarly, learning analytics has been lauded as a means to identify students who need help, empower students to be more independent, and personalize the learning experience. Online learning and learning analytics blend nicely in education's quest for a transformational paradigm and, while conceptually appealing, institutions should be deliberate in their decision to adopt learning analytics. Institutional readiness for learning analytics is a complex endeavor involving a broad spectrum of resources and skills. Institutional reflection and self-study may allow stakeholders to set more realistic implementation goals. We'll discuss the broad idea of institutional capacity and readiness for successful learning analytics innovations.

Learning Objectives: Understand the broad concepts and themes associated with learning analytics readiness | Understand the complex nature of scalable and sustainable learning analytics initiatives


  • Kim Arnold

    Director, Learning Analytics Center of Excellence, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Steven Lonn

    HR Data Storyteller, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Matthew Pistilli

    Director, Assessment & Research, Iowa State University of Science and Technology

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