The University of Michigan, Indiana University, and the University of Iowa have announced an initiative to coordinate on a joint pilot of the My Learning Analytics (MyLA) tools that have been developed at U-M and leverage the new Unizin Data Platform. MyLA is a set of visualizations designed to promote metacognition, facilitate self-regulated learning, and provide students deeper… Read More »
James Hilton, dean of libraries and vice provost for academic innovation at U-M, was featured in a recent article in “The Chronicle of Higher Education” about the impact and growth of Unizin, a non-profit consortium of research universities dedicated to improving learner experiences with digital teaching and learning resources. Unizin offers members up-to-date shared learning platforms and digital… Read More »
On August 2-3, U-M hosted eight of our peer institutions from the Unizin consortium, as well as developers from Google, to participate in a hackathon using the newly developed Unizin Data Platform (UDP). The UDP is a cloud-based, learning analytics infrastructure that commonly models behavioral, performance, and demographic dimensions of teaching and learning data. Participants used a representational… Read More »
Among the 25 leading research institutions that make up the Unizin consortium, the University of Michigan is recognized as a leader in the field of learning analytics research and development. This distinction contributed to U-M being asked by Unizin to lead the design and development of the Unizin Data Platform (UDP), a cloud-based infrastructure for delivering learning analytics… Read More »
Sean DeMonner, John Johnston, and Zhen Qian from ITS Teaching & Learning represented U-M at the annual Unizin Innovation Summit April 19–20 in Denver. The Unizin Innovation Summit is a two-day conference for members of the consortium to present their work on the implementation of Unizin services, and to discuss issues around the developing the next generation digital… Read More »
Unizin recently released the schedule for its Innovation Summit, happening April 19-20 in Denver, CO. Keynote speakers will be Dr. Joseph Glover, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Florida, and Brandon Bernier, director of user services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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 »
Wednesday, April 19 & Thursday, April 20, 2017; Denver, CO. Early Bird Registration open until January 15, 2017. Call for proposals open until Monday, January 30, 2017. This year’s Summit is a two-day event that will focus on how we can move forward together to create better digital teaching and learning environments by implementing important organizational changes. More… Read More »