Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at https://bluejeans.com/918059280
Starts at 2:00 PM · Ends at 3:00 PM, MDT (America/Denver)
DescriptionJoin panelists Jing Qi, Bill Parod, and Chris Ward as they discuss their insights behind discussions data in Canvas.
Participants who attend this session will hear from panelists regarding the following areas...
- What does discussion data tell teachers - and why should we care?
- Demo of an userscript that helps instructors gather Canvas discussion data
- Use of NLP services for enhanced analysis metrics
- Demonstration of Discussion Analytics LTI App for Canvas Discussion Forums
- Discussion of machine-learning methods for peer review classification
- Visualizing Discussion Data Using a Network Analysis Approach - a Blog Post by Jing Qi
- Jing Qi
Learning Management System and Learning Analytic Specialist at Dartmouth CollegeJing Qi, Ed.D serves as Learning Management System and Learning Analytic Specialist at Dartmouth College in NH. Dr. Qi received her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Vermont. Prior to joining the Dartmouth College Informational Technology Service team, Dr. Qi had served as the Director of Information Management and Institution Research at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and the Director of IR and Instructional Technology at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Using her solid background in computer science, extensive experience in educational data mining, and strong interest in data visualization, she integrates the core elements of learning analytics and instructional technology in the exploration of Analytics in Instructional Design. Featured site: http://sites.dartmouth.edu/learninganalytics/
- William Parod Jr
Software Architect at NorthwesternBill is a Software Architect in Academic & Research Technologies, Northwestern Information Technology. Bill has worked on wide range of software development projects over many years. His recent focus has been in managing systems integration for our Learning Management System (Canvas), architecture and applications design for learning analytics. In his free time he enjoys travel with his family and live music.
- Chris Ward
Product Manager, Data & Analytics, Admin, Communications at InstructureWhen Chris isn't nerding out over numbers and stats models, you'll usually find him on a bike or skiing around the Wasatch.