Got instructional questions? Get answers with learning data!

This workshop offers an introduction to tools in Canvas that give you access to learning data, questions that might be addressed by data, and a framework for applying analytics to your teaching. 
 

Overview

Do you have questions about your course resources, student work in your class or your instruction? Get answers with learning data! This workshop offers an introduction to tools in Canvas that give you access to learning data, questions that might be addressed by data, and a framework for applying analytics to your teaching. 

In this workshop we will address the following questions:

  • What are learning analytics and what types of questions might analytics inform?
  • What analytics tools are offered in Canvas?
  • How might you interpret the data from your own courses?
  • What are the limitations of learning data that all instructors should be aware of?
  • What practices will make your efforts sustainable and effective? 

This one-hour, synchronous webinar includes demonstration and discussion. Additional resources and opportunities to explore and apply learning analytics are available after the webinar.

Learning Outcomes

Instructors will be prepared to:

  • access learning data in Canvas
  • identify the types of questions that analytics might inform
  • interpret the data in their courses and/or understand when they need more information
  • respect the limitations of learning data in Canvas
  • use a framework for applying analytics to their teaching

Who Should Attend

Faculty, Instructors and TAs

Additional Course Information

Facilitators

  • Lauren Marsh, Academic Technology Support Services
  • Melissa Falldin, College of Education & Human Development

Accessibility & Accommodation Requests

We seek to foster a positive experience for all participants. If you have particular access needs (for example visual impairment, dyslexia, deafness, etc) please contact us via email so we can work together to get you as good an experience as we can. Accommodation requests for live captioning should be made two weeks prior to the session.