Program

Conference Program

29 November

12:00 – 4.30pm

Registration desk opens

12:00pm

Lunch

1:00 – 3:30pm

Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshop 1: Open-Source Learning Analytics and “what the student does"
Phillip Dawson, Tom Apperley


Workshop 2: Introduction to Educational Data Mining
Yiling Zeng, Shirley Alexander


Workshop 3:  Thinking Strategically: A Framework for Implementing Learning Analytics
Dr Michael Crock


Workshop 4: Integrating Learning Analytics and Learning Design
Lori Lockyer, Shane Dawson

3:30-4.00pm

Afternoon Tea

4:00pm

Conference Opening and Welcome
Professor Ross Milbourne, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Technology Sydney

Session Chair
Professor Shirley Alexander, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Teaching, Learning and Equity), University of Technology Sydney

4:00 – 5:00pm

Keynote: Rebecca Ferguson
Research Fellow, UK Open University
Social Learning Analytics: Some Approaches

6:30pm

Conference Dinner
The Mission, Chippendale

 

30 November

8:30 – 9:30am

Keynote: Alfred Essa
Director of Innovation & Analytics Strategy, Desire2Learn Inc.
Innovation at the Intersection of MOOCs and Learning Analytics

Session Chair
Professor Phillip Long, Director, Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology, University of Queensland

9:30 – 12:30pm

Presentations and Discussion

Session Chair
Lori Lockyer, Head, School of Education, Macquarie University

9.30am: Flip with care
Abelardo Pardo, Mar Pérez-Sanagustin, Hugo A. Parada G., Derick Leony


10.00am: Characterising student exploration strategies using inquiry-based learning resources
Barney Dalgarno, Gregor Kennedy, Sue Bennett


10.30am: Examining the use of in-situ audio annotations to provide feedback to students
Andrew Dekker, Kirsten Zimbardi, Phil Long et al

11:00am: Morning Tea


11.15am: First steps in learning analytics with LearnTrak
Susan Tull


11.45am: Moving beyond a fashion: likely paths and pitfalls for learning analytics
David Jones, Colin Beer


12.15pm: Exploring data from existing systems that are useful in assisting student learning: An Indonesian Perspective
Yasmin Erika Faridhan

12:45 – 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30 – 1:45pm

Outcomes from the recent Australian Council on Open, Distance and E-Learning (ACODE) workshop on learning analytics
Associate Professor Rob Phillips, Educational Development Unit, Murdoch University

Session Chair
Gabrielle Gardiner, Manager eResearch and Director ATSIDA, ADA NSW

1:45 – 2:45pm

Panel Discussion: Building Organisational Capacity in Analytics


Professor Shirley Alexander – Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Teaching, Learning and Equity), University of Technology Sydney

Neil Fraser – Director of Information, Macquarie University

Associate Professor Shane Dawson – Deputy Director Learning and Teaching Unit, University of South Australia

Professor Phillip Long – Director: Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology, University of Queensland

2:45pm

Office for Learning and Teaching
Siobhan Lenihan, Director, Grants and Fellowships