Tag Archives: dashboard

U-M develops innovative student learning tool with Unizin Consortium and Google Cloud

By | October 29, 2020

Using the Unizin Common Data Model to standardize course data, an ITS team built a scalable, open source tool for students to visualize their own learning. “The UDP and public cloud present interesting opportunities for us. They offer foundational infrastructure, technical innovation, and data security at consortial scale,” Sean DeMonner, executive director of ITS Teaching and Learning. Working… Read More »

MyLA analytics tools support student learning experiences

Supporting student motivation and self-regulation through online tools has become more important than ever with the shift to remote learning for fall, and My Learning Analytics (MyLA) is ready to help. Designed by U-M faculty Stephanie Teasley and Matt Kay from the School of Information and Stuart Karabenick from the School of Education, in collaboration with Information and… Read More »

COVID-19 dashboard adds data sets, gets high rating from researchers

By | September 25, 2020

U-M’s COVID-19 data dashboard earned high marks in a recent evaluation by a team of Yale and Harvard researchers. “We Rate Covid Dashboards,” a new Twitter account and website that grades pandemic dashboards created by colleges and universities, awarded U-M an “A” grade for being easy to read, sharing community data trends, and identifying how many students are… Read More »

Use My Learning Analytics to give students insights on their course data

My Learning Analytics, or MyLA, is available for U-M faculty and instructional staff to use in their Canvas courses for winter 2020. MyLA provides a set of visualizations that can be embedded in courses in the Canvas learning-management system to give students insights into how they budget their time, set goals, and monitor their performance.   MyLA was designed… Read More »

Student Explorer helps advisors target at-risk students

Advisors at U-M have a very important job: they serve as a one-stop resource for students as they navigate U-M and their academic experience. Their portfolios span from helping students stay on track to graduate, to connecting them to resources that allow them to explore new interests, and more. With large caseloads of students and days filled with… Read More »

My Learning Analytics offers new insights to learners

ITS Teaching and learning (T&L) is partnering with the School of Information (SI) and the School of Education (SOE) to develop learning analytics tools aimed at improving student performance. Equipped with evidence from past learning dashboard efforts, research faculty and graduate students in SI and SOE have been working with development staff from T&L on designing —and then… Read More »

U-M, Unizin pilot dashboard tool

By | December 15, 2016

U-M and Unizin, a consortium of leading research institutions, recently launched a beta pilot of a new learning dashboard tool. Snapshot lets faculty view student engagement trends, monitor outcomes, and identify students at risk of failure. Students can view their own dashboard and compare it with their peers. John Johnston (ITS Teaching & Learning) partnered with Meg Bakewell… Read More »