Conference Session – Thursday


07:30 – 08:30 Level 1 Foyer Registration and biscuits
08:30 – 09:00 Grand Lodge Introductions and housekeeping
09:00 – 10:00 Grand Lodge Keynote: Prof. Cristina Conati (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
10:00 – 10:30 Banquet Hall Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 Parallel Sessions 4
Grand Lodge Keynote Q&A and Panel. Session 4A
10:30 – 11:00. Session 4A1 Q&A Keynote
Prof. Cristina Conati (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
11:00 – 12:00. Session 4A2 Panel 2: Discourse-Centric Learning Analytics (Chair: Chris Brooks, U. Michigan)
Panelists: Prof Danielle S. McNamara (Arizona State University), Dr Oleksandra Poquet (National University of Singapore), Dr Andrew Gibson, (Queensland University of Technology, Australia), Assistant Prof Ammon Allred (The University of Toledo, USA).
Doric Institutional Adoption. Session 4B
10:30 – 11:00. Session 4B1 [Best Practitioner Full Paper Nomination] Implementation of a Student Learning Analytics Fellows Program
11:00 – 11:30. Session 4B2 Scaling Nationally: Seven Lessons Learned
11:30 – 12:00. Session 4B3 Rethinking Learning Analytics Adoption through  Complexity Leadership Theory
Corinthian Infrastructure. Session 4C
10:30 – 11:00. Session 4C1 Capitalisation of Analysis Processes : Enabling Reproducibility, Openess and Adaptability thanks to Narration
11:00 – 11:15. Session 4C2 [Best Short Research Paper Nomination] Classroom Size, Activity and Attendance: Scaling Up Drivers of Learning Space Occupation
11:15 – 11:30. Session 4C3 Towards a Data Archiving Solution for Learning Analytics
11:30 – 11:45. Session 4C4 Using Knowledge Tracing to Tune an Existing Student Teaching Tool
11:45 – 12:00. Session 4C5 Connecting Decentralized Learning Records: A Blockchain Based Learning Analytics Platform
Northcott Retention II. Session 4D
10:30 – 11:00. Session 4D1 Running Out of STEM: A Comparative Study across STEM Majors of College Students At-Risk of Dropping Out Early
11:00 – 11:30. Session 4D2 Prospectively Predicting 4-year College Graduation  from Student Applications
11:30 – 11:45. Session 4D3  “I’ll do it!”: Examining the Relationship Between Locus of Control and Math Game Retention for Preschoolers
12:00 – 14:00 Banquet Hall Lunch
12:30 – 14:00 Grand Lodge SoLAR Annual General Meeting
14:00 – 15:30 Parallel Sessions 5
Grand Lodge Academic Analytics. Session 5A
14:00 – 14:30. Session 5A1 Coenrollment Networks and their Relationship to Grades in Undergraduate Education
14:30 – 14:45. Session 5A2 [Best Short Research Paper Nomination] Conceptualizing Co-enrollment: Accounting for student experiences across the curriculum
14:45 – 15:00. Session 5A3 A Framework for Developing Metrics of Youth Engagement in Informal Learning Environments
15:00 – 15:15. Session 5A4 A Diagnostic Tool for Competency-Based Program Engineering
15:15 – 15:30. Session 5A5 Adopting Learning Analytics to Enrich Regular Curriculum Review and Enhancement: A Case Study of a University English Programme in Asia
Doric Policies. Session 5B
14:00 – 14:30. Session 5B1 [Best Full Research Paper Nomination] SHEILA Policy Framework: Informing Institutional Strategies and Policy Processes of Learning Analytics
14:30 – 15:00. Session 5B2 Developing an Institutional Policy using the RAPID Outcome Monitoring Approach
15:00 – 15:30. Session 5B3 The Learning Analytics Portal: The Development of a National Community Resource for Learning Analytics
Corinthian Discourse II: MOOCs. Session 5C
14:00 – 14:30. Session 5C1 Analysis of Student Discussion Posts in a MOOC: Proof of Concept
14:30 – 15:00. Session 5C2 Unpacking the Relationship between Discussion Forum Participation and Learning in MOOCs: Content is Key
15:00 – 15:30. Session 5C3 Are MOOC Forums Changing?
15:30 – 16:00 Banquet Hall Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 Banquet Hall Networking Sessions
19:00 onwards Habour Cruise Conference Dinner