CIC has created engaging online modules and runs regular workshops to help diverse learners get hands-on with data and analytics.
Engaging online modules
A pilot microcredential, Telling Data Stories, was piloted with Telstra in December 2020, receiving praise for its flexible and self-paced learning design. Three more microcredentials were drafted by CIC, and have now been passed over to the Science Faculty to continue development.
Click on the above icons to learn more, but here’s Kirsty introducing one of the programs to give you a flavour…
Monthly educator training workshops
AI-powered analysis of student writing can now close the feedback loop to students in unprecedented ways: 24/7 instant feedback on academic writing, draft after draft. CIC’s AcaWriter web application was deployed to all students in May, and we now run monthly briefings in the LX Lab for UTS teaching teams to get up to speed on using it effectively. These one hour sessions distill some of the key insights developed in our long term R&D program. Even if you miss a live session, you can replay it to help decide if you want to include it in your teaching — here’s December’s…
If you’re interested in a more in-depth tutorial on the pedagogical and technical foundations, then the team recently ran a workshop for the international Learning Analytics Learning Network which you can replay: Introduction to Writing Analytics and the design of automated feedback.