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NSW Learning Analytics meetup

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Date: Wednesday, 3rd February 2016
Time: 12:00 AM

The NSW Learning Analytics working group will hold its first meetup of 2016 here at UTS. We warmly invite colleagues from across state to join us on Wed 3rd Feb in the stunning new Frank Gehry-designed Chau Chak Wing building in the Level 3 collaborative lecture theatre (CB08.03.005).

This is not a formal conference, but the chance to connect with peers to discuss work-in-progress.

To register (free!) please email Georgia.Markakis@uts.edu.au with [NSWLAWG] in the subject line to assist, and any dietary requirements.

We look forward to welcoming you to UTS.

Simon Buckingham Shum, Connected Intelligence Centre
Jurgen Schulte, School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences


10.00 Arrive and refreshments

10.20 Welcome
Shirley Alexander (Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education & Students)

10.25 Overview of the day
Simon Buckingham Shum & Jurgen Schulte

10.30 Experiences with an Adaptive Learning Product
Jurgen Schulte — University of Technology Sydney

10.50 Q&A

11.00 Piloting a Student Goal-Setting Application

11.20 Q&A

11.30 Scaling the Provision of Feedback from Formative Assessments
Abelardo Pardo — University of Sydney

11.50 Q&A

12.00 Co-developing Bespoke, Enterprise-scale Analytics Systems with Teaching Staff
Danny Liu — Macquarie University

12.20 Q&A

12.30 Lunch

1.30 Learning Analytics @ the Connected Intelligence Centre
Simon Buckingham Shum, Roberto Martinez-Maldonado & Simon Knight — University of Technology Sydney

1.50 Q&A

2.00 Ad hoc lightning talks from participants

2.30 Plenary Panel: Reflections on Approaches to Introducing Learning Analytics
Chair: Jennifer Heath, Director Student Support & Education Analytics — University of Wollongong

Speakers and attendees have the chance to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of the different approaches that we have heard from today. This is the chance to compare and contrast the different kinds of analytics, and the different contexts in which they are being developed and deployed.

3.15 Closing Refreshments / Informal Discussions



Given the challenge of car parking, we recommend using public transport (10min walk from Central Station). Full directions/transport options.

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