Conversations in Learning Analytics

Webinars, Conversations & Assistance

The Learning Analytics master’s program is proud to present a series of webinars to engage meaningful discussions in the learning analytics community. In addition to program overview webinars, the series also includes topics including industry outlook, innovation, and equity. Click on a webinar title for a description and registration link. We hope you join us!

Note: All webinars are hosted on Zoom and registrants will be sent an email confirmation containing information and links to join the session.

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2021-2022 Schedule

All webinars are in Central Standard Time (CST).

Program Overviews

Join the program’s director and enrollment coach to learn about curriculum, admissions,  and values.

October 6, 4pm

December 14, 12pm

January 19, 4pm

Application Assistance

April 26, 12pm

Faculty Spotlight

Learn from program faculty about their views on current topics in learning analytics.

David Williamson Shaffer, Learning Sciences Area Chair

November 16, 4pm

Martina Rau, Professor

April 19, 4pm

Bucky Badger

Equity & Impact

Explore how learning analytics can affect change in the field of education.

Committed Scholars Program

February 8, 4pm

Women in Analytics – Panel

March 9, 4pm

LAMP Conversations Library

Below are recordings of our highly attended webinars. These recordings focused on highlighting our program’s teaching team and their breadth of expertise. Peruse at your leisure!

Impact in the Field

David Williamson Shaffer

November 19, 2020

LAMP Faculty Director on the evolution and impact of the field, and initiating the program

Research in Practice

Elizabeth Pier

Libby Pier headshot

March 17, 2021

Director of Impact at Education Analytics on finding a career in learning analytics research

Instructional Design

Maria Widmer

Instructional Designer Maria Widmer

January 20, 2021

LAMP Online Instructional Strategist on learning analytics and instructional design

Program Overview

Julia Rutledge

Program Director Dr. Julia Rutledge

Monthly Recording

LAMP Program Director on program details, logistics, expectations, scholarship, and application materials

Analytics for Equity

Golnaz Arastoopour Irgens

February 9, 2021

Assistant Professor at Clemson University on how learning analytics can impact equity

App Assistance

Pat Walsh

Enrollment Coach Pat Walsh

Spring 2021 Recording

LAMP Enrollment Coach on tips, tricks, advice, and best practices when writing your application

Questions? Chat with Heather, our Enrollment Coach

As an enrollment coach, my role is to answer your questions about the Learning Analytics Master’s Program and to help you decide if this program is the right fit for you and your career goals. I love listening to your questions, concerns, and stories. I believe every person has value, is unique, and deserves equal access to a high quality education. I am here to answer whatever questions you have about UW–Madison and to welcome you into the Badger family.

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