Webinars, Conversations & Assistance
The MS in Educational Psychology – Learning Analytics program is proud to present a series of webinars to engage meaningful discussions in the learning analytics community. In addition to program overview webinars, topics also include areas such as career outlook, innovation, and equity. We bring in industry experts and program faculty to present a variety of perspectives on the learning analytics field. 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. Click the buttons below to register.
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Fall 2022 Schedule
All webinars are in Central Standard Time (CST).
Program & Scholarship Overview
With program director Julia Rutledge, PhD and enrollment coach Pat Walsh, MS
Wednesday, October 12 at 12pm CST
Considering a master’s degree so you can make an impact on education? Join us for an informational webinar to learn more about our online part-time program’s design, curriculum, and career outlook, as well as scholarship opportunities.
Using Data for Understanding: Learning Analytics & QE
With program faculty director David Williamson Shaffer, PhD
Wednesday, November 15 at 4pm CST
Quantitative Ethnography is a new methodology designed to utilize both quantitative and qualitative methods. Learning analysts who are able to harness this powerful methodology are better equipped to find meaning in data. Join David Williamson Shaffer, faculty director of the Learning Analytics program and author of Quantitative Ethnography, to learn more about the intersection of learning analytics and quantitative ethnography, and how this can make an impact in education.
Career in Focus: Learning Analytics Architect
With Learning Analytics Center for Excellence director Kim Arnold, PhD
Thursday, December 8 at 12pm CST
UW-Madison recently hired a Learning Analytics Architect to join the team at the Learning Analytics Center for Excellence. Meet with Kim Arnold, director, to learn more about the qualities and skills her team looks for in a candidate, as well as how applicants in the field of learning analytics can best position themselves for the job market.
Below are recordings of our highly attended webinars. These webinars were recorded 2020-2022 and highlight our program’s teaching team’s breadth of expertise; career journeys, and general program information. Peruse at your leisure!
Women in Analytics
female professionals discuss their journeys, challenges, and successes in the learning analytics field
Impact in the Field
Faculty Director on the evolution and impact of the field, and initiating the program
Program Director on program details, logistics, expectations, scholarship, and application materials
UW learning designer on crafting online curriculum that embodies best practices in online instructional design
Research in Practice
Director of Impact at Education Analytics on finding a career in learning analytics research
Enrollment Coach on tips, tricks, advice, and best practices when writing your application
Health, Education, Equity, and Data Analytics
4 experts examine how analytics are at the intersection of health and education
Analytics for Equity
Assistant Professor at Clemson University on how learning analytics can impact equity
Committed Scholars Program
Learn about the program’s Commitment to Equity initiative and scholarship qualifications
Questions? Chat with Pat, our Enrollment Coach
As an enrollment coach, my role is to answer your questions about the Learning Analytics 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 am here to answer whatever questions you have about UW–Madison and to welcome you into the Badger family. Contact me directly: firstname.lastname@example.org