5th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference Schedules

Hosted at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York (USA), March 16 - 20, 2015

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Main Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

The registration desk will be open 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. March 16–17,
and 7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon March 18 just outside the entrance of the
Nelly Goletti Theatre located in the Student Center.
(For room locations, see conference venue map)

TIMES Wednesday
March 18, 2015
March 19, 2015
March 20, 2015
7:45 – 8:45 AM Breakfast (Main Dining Hall) Breakfast (Main Dining Hall) Breakfast (Main Dining Hall)
8:45 – 9 AM Opening Remarks (Theatre)
9:00 – 10 AM

Keynote Session (Theatre)

Chuck Severance
The Trials and Tribulations of Predicting the Future for Learning Technology

Keynote Session (Theatre)

Belinda Tynan
Learning analytics = (problem+question) X (data+analysis) / (ethics+intervention)

Keynote Session (Theatre)

Danielle McNamara
Getting a Big Picture from Big Data: Use Your Words!

10 – 10:15 AM BREAK (SC 3102-3105) BREAK (SC 3102-3105) BREAK (SC 3102-3105)
10:15 – 12 Noon

Concurrent Sessions

1A: MOOCs - Assessments, Connections and Demographics (Theatre)

1B: Student Engagement and Behavior (Recital Hall)

1C: Indicators and Tools for Awareness (SC 3101)

Concurrent Sessions

4A: Off-Task Behaviour / Bayesian Knowledge Tracing (Theatre)

4B: Writing and Discourse Analysis (Recital Hall)

4C: Learning Analytics Tools & Frameworks (SC 3101)

Concurrent Sessions

7A: Multilevel, Multimodal and Network Analysis (Theatre)

7B: Curricula, Network and Discourse Analysis (Recital Hall)

7C: Open Learning Analytics and Tutoring Systems (SC 3101)

12 Noon – 1 PM

(Main Dining Hall)

LUNCH & SoLAR's Annual General Meeting
(Main Dining Hall)

Closing Session (Theatre)

State of the Field Expert Panel & Closing Remarks

1:00 – 2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions

2A: Institutional Perspectives (Theatre)

2B: Students At Risk (Recital Hall)

2C: Practice Across Boundaries (SC 3101)

Concurrent Sessions

5A: Learning Strategies and Tools (Theatre)

5B: Text & Discourse Analysis (Recital Hall)

5C: Theoretical Foundations & Frameworks for LA (SC 3101)

Bag Lunch (pick up in main hallway) & Depart Conference
2:30  – 2:45 PM BREAK (SC 3102-3105) BREAK (SC 3102-3105)
2:45 – 4:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions

3A: Predicting Achievement (Theatre)

3B: MOOCs - Discussion Forums (Recital Hall)

3C: Student Performance (SC 3101)

Concurrent Sessions

6A: Alternative Methods of Improving Learning (Theatre)

6B: Interventions and Remediation (Recital Hall)

6C: Analyses with LMS Data (SC 3101)

4:30 – 4:45 PM Transition Time (Move to Theatre) Tech Showcase (SC 3102-3105)
4:45 – 5:30 PM Firehose (Theatre)
5:30 – 6:00 PM

Posters and Welcome Reception (SC 3102-3105)

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6:00 – 7:00 PM Conference Dinner at the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home
(Tickets Required - Purchase Online)
7:00 – 9:00 PM Dinner On Your Own
(See Information Desk
for assistance)