Please join us for the 3rd UBC Learning Analytics Hackathon on March 10th and 11.
The Hackathon seeks to explore in what ways learning data can be used to benefit students. Participants will have access to open learning data sets and will work towards developing, designing, and proposing tools, reports, and visualizations that could be used to improve student learning and experiences. Innovative proposals or designs could become part of the UBC’s Learning Analytics pilot.
During this two-day hackathon, participants will form teams, work on an open data set, propose and design visualizations and dashboards and then show off what they accomplished at the end of the weekend with a brief presentation.
This year we will work with open data that includes course based activities. Ever wondered what patterns can be determined from how students are interacting and engaging with course materials and resources and how that information could be used to improve learning? Interested in learning what course data looks like? Do you have some ideas for analysis or applications that might give insight into this data? Can you think of a way to appropriately visualize or act upon this data?
If you have the desire to explore educational data, or to even just learn more about learning analytics, data analysis and/or visualization then we are looking for you to join us! This event brings together students, researchers, faculty, staff, and any other interested individuals to get hands-on experience with analyzing and working with learning data.
The hackathon is free but registration is required (please register before March 7th). We will provide data, space, mentoring, breakfasts, and lunches. No prior experience is necessary.
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