The online proposal form includes fields requesting the following information:
Name, title, discipline, institution name (and Carnegie Classification), and email address for each facilitator
Session theme and format
Brief description to be used in conference program if accepted 75–150 words. Descriptions should summarize what is distinctive and transferrable about the work.
Full description of presentation – 400 maximum word limit including citations
Successful proposals will represent evidence-based theory-to-practice models that have proven effective in faculty driven scholarly studies that use analytical data to improve student success at the course, program, or institutional levels. Proposals will be reviewed with the following criteria:
Connection to the Summit Theme. This year’s theme is deigned to showcase how the use of LA is making a difference in the lives of students and teachers at the course, program, and institutional levels.
Examples of how faculty within and across disciplines and programs connect their teaching and learning research with the rich evidence that learning analytics provides
Innovative and transformative approaches for connecting faculty with learning analytics
Evidence of effectiveness, lessons learned, and potential challenges overcome to create a data-informed culture in higher education.
Descriptions of how the work is informed by change theories
Description of how the work is informed and situated within the current literature about the faculty use of LA to further student success.
Lightning rounds are designed to provide a quick 5’ summary of your Learning Analytics projects that focuses on communicating the key findings and results of the work with reference to the summit theme Actionable Research that Transforms Teaching, Learning, and Student Success. Following a series of the 5’ lightning round talks, there will be for participants to pose questions to the presenters, and to discuss and reflect on the presentations in greater detail.
This session offers the opportunity for you to engage with other participants, disseminate your work, and receive useful observations and responses from you colleagues. Each presentation will be 20’ long with 10” for question and answers.
Ideas that Travel
This is an opportunity to share innovative ideas that benefit from multiple perspectives, including disciplinary, institutional, and national perspectives. Ideas that Travel sessions require a minimum of 3 presenters, with the primary presenter serving as facilitator. Ample time, prompt questions, and Zoom breakout rooms should provide participants the opportunity to exchange insights, engage in discussion, and learn from each other’s experiences. Each session is 60 minutes long and should include at least 30 minutes for sustained discussion among panelists and participants, including Zoom breakout rooms when appropriate.