Learning Analytics Mini Grants CFP Due 6/7/24

Prior LA workshops may help inform proposals

UMBC’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT), in partnership with the Office of the Provost, is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2024 Learning Analytics (LA) Mini Grants....

Posted: May 2, 2024, 9:00 AM

Chem Prof, DoIT Staff Co-author Chapter in Analytics Book

UMBC case study focuses on "spaced practice" in Gen Chem

Earlier this semester, Taylor & Francis published Data Analytics & Adaptive Learning: Research Perspectives (2023), which includes a UMBC case study about Dr. Tara Carpenter's use of...

Posted: November 21, 2023, 7:16 AM

New Report Can Help Faculty Visualize Student Engagement

"Waterfall" course dashboard leverages student use of Bb LMS

DoIT has a new addition to our suite of data visualizations supporting course engagement/instruction and teaching: The Blackboard course "waterfall" report (UMBC vpn req'd if using off-campus). ...

Posted: October 23, 2023, 2:37 PM

6 Faculty, 2 Staff Receive 2023-24 LA Mini Grants

$2k professional development awards renewable annually

To encourage, identify, and share effective practices in the use of data to inform teaching and learning, the Provost's Office has once again awarded learning analytics mini grants to six faculty...

Posted: September 29, 2023, 2:15 PM

DoIT's Tom Penniston Presents Paper at Copenhagen Conference

Sharing UMBC's Story Globally

DoIT's Coordinator of Learning Analytics, Tom Penniston, recently presented his paper (UMBC login req'd), Toward a New Paradigm: Learning Analytics 2.0, at the 25th International Conference on...

Posted: September 15, 2023, 8:27 AM