EdPsych 551: Quantitative Ethnography

This podcast is part of the graduate level EdPsych 551: Quantitative Ethnography course in the MS in Educational Psychology – Learning Analytics program at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each podcast episode features the program’s faculty director, David Williamson Shaffer, conducting an interview with a scholar in the QE community. Often Dr. Shaffer will reference a paper or talk written by the authors. The purpose of the conversations is to reveal the guest’s insight into how they apply QE in their work as well as how they think about the methodology.

Learn more about the QE Community: International Society for Quantitative Ethnography

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LEARNING ANALYTICS

The nuances of segmenting data and the effects segmentation decisions can have on the analysis.

EPISODE 3

Providing background and framing for understanding QE and its processes.

EPISODE 6

A behind-the-scenes look at the imperfect and iterative processes of QE research.

EPISODE 1

Functioning as a team, trusting each other, and the importance of collaboration when working with QE.

EPISODE 4

The importance of finding trustworthy colleagues with complementary skill sets.

EPISODE 7

How to keep ethnography at the forefront when engaging in QE methods.

EPISODE 2

The iterative process of QE and why ‘closing the interpretive loop’ is a challenging but pivotal step.

EPISODE 5

Perspectives on the broader learning analytics landscape and where QE is situated.

EPISODE 8

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