Main Conference Schedule

7.30am–7pm: Wednesday 7 March


07:30 – 08:30 Level 1 Foyer Registration and breakfast
08:30 – 09:00 Grand Lodge Welcome to Country: Uncle Charles (Chicka) Madden, Gadigal Elder
09:00 – 10:00 Grand Lodge Keynote: Prof. David Williamson Shaffer (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
10:00 – 10:30 Banquet Hall Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 Parallel Sessions 1
Grand Lodge Keynote Q&A and Panel Session 1A
10:30 – 11:00 Session 1A1 Q&A Keynote
Prof. David Williamson Shaffer (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
11:00 – 12:00 Session 1A2 Panel 1: How can Learning Analytics contribute to a wider notion of student success? (Chair: Stephanie Teasley, SoLAR President)
Panellists: Prof Pip Pattison (DVC Education, The University of Sydney Australia), Prof Shirley Alexander (DVC and Vice-President Education and Students, University of Technology Sydney, Australia), Prof Timothy McKay (College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan, USA), Prof Belinda Tynan (DVC Education and Vice-President, RMIT University, Australia), Prof Dragan Gasevic (Professor of Learning Analytics, Monash University )
Doric Evaluation & Feedback. Session 1B
10:30 – 11:00 Session 1B1 The Half-Life of MOOC Knowledge: A Randomized Trial Evaluating Knowledge Retention and Retrieval Practice in MOOCs
11:00 – 11:15 Session 1B2 [Best Short Research Paper Nomination] Graph-based Visual Topic Dependency Models: Supporting Assessment Design and Delivery at Scale
11:15 – 11:30 Session 1B3 Data-driven Generation of Rubric Criteria from an Educational Programming Environment
11:30 – 11:45. Session 1B4 Supporting Teachers’ Intervention in Students’ Virtual Collaboration Using a Network Based Model
11:45 – 12:00 Session 1B5 Correlating Affect and Behavior in Reasoning Mind with State Test Achievement
Corinthian Dashboards. Session 1C
10:30 – 11:00. Session 1C1 [Best Full Research Paper Nomination] License to Evaluate: Preparing Learning Analytics Dashboards for Educational Practice
11:00 – 11:30. Session 1C2 Open Learner Models and Learning Analytics Dashboards: A Systematic Review
11:30 – 11:45. Session 1C3 Multi-institutional Positioning Test Feedback Dashboard for Aspiring Students: Lessons Learnt from a Case Study in Flanders
11:45 – 12:00. Session 1C4 A Qualitative Evaluation of a Learning Dashboard to Support Advisor-Student Dialogues
Northcott Retention I. Session 1D
10:30 – 11:00. Session 1D1 Meta-Predictive Retention Risk Modeling: Risk Model Readiness Assessment at Scale with X-Ray Learning Analytics
11:00 – 11:30. Session 1D2 A Generalized Classifier to Identify Online Learning Tool Disengagement at Scale
11:30 – 12:00. Session 1D3 Using the MOOC Replication Framework to Examine Course Completion
12:00 – 1:00 Banquet Hall Lunch
13:00 – 2:30 Parallel Sessions 2
Grand Lodge User-Centered Design I. Session 2A
13:00 – 13:30. Session 2A1 The Classrooom as a Dashboard: Co-designing Wearable Cognitive Augmentation for K-12 Teachers
13:30 – 14:00. Session 2A2 An Application of Participatory Action Research in Advising-Focused Learning Analytics
14:00 – 14:15. Session 2A3 [Best Short Research Paper Nomination] Co-Creation Strategies for Learning Analytics
14:15 – 14:30. Session 2A4 Considering Context and Comparing Methodological Approaches in Implementing Learning Analytics at the University of Victoria
Doric Discourse I: General. Session 2B
13:00 – 13:30. Session 2B1 Profiling Students from Their Questions in a Blended Learning Environment
13:30 – 14:00. Session 2B2 Recurrence Quantification Analysis as a Method for Studying Text Comprehension Dynamics
14:00 – 14:15. Session 2B3 [Best Short Research Paper Nomination] Towards a Writing Analytics Framework for Adult English Language Learners
14:15 – 14:30. Session 2B4 Epistemic Network Analysis of Students’ Longer Written Assignments as Formative/Summative Evaluation
Corinthian Dashboards, Learning Design & Video. Session 2C
13:00 – 13:30. Session 2C1 Driving Data Storytelling from Learning Design
13:30 – 14:00. Session 2C2 [Best Full Research Paper Nomination] Linking Students’ Timing of Engagement to Learning Design and Academic Performance
14:00 – 14:30. Session 2C3 Video and Learning: A Systematic Review (2007-2017)
14:30 – 15:00 Banquet Hall Coffee Break
15:00 – 16:30 Parallel Sessions 3
Grand Lodge Performance Prediction. Session 3A
15:00 – 15:30. Session 3A1 [Best Full Research Paper Nomination] Using Embedded Formative Assessment to Predict State Summative Test Scores
15:30 – 16:00. Session 3A2 The Influence of Students’ Cognitive and Motivational Characteristics on Students’ Use of a 4C/ID-based Online Learning Environment and their Learning Gain
16:00 – 16:30. Session 3A3 Explaining Learning Performance Using Response-Time, Self-Regulation and Satisfaction from Content: an fsQCA Approach
Doric Self-Regulation. Session 3B
15:00 – 15:30. Session 3B1 [Best Practitioner Full Paper Nomination] Evaluating the Adoption of a Badge System based on Seven Principles of Effective Teaching
15:30 – 16:00. Session 3B2 Finding Traces of Self-Regulated Learning in Activity Streams
16:00 – 16:15. Session 3B3 Investigating Learning Strategies in a Dispositional Learning Analytics Context: the Case of Worked Examples
16:15 – 16:30. Session 3B4 Measuring Student Self-regulated Learning in an Online Class
Corinthian MOOCs. Session 3C
15:00 – 15:30. Session 3C1 [Best Full Research Paper Nomination] Discovery and Temporal Analysis of Latent Study Patterns from MOOC Interaction Sequences
15:30 – 16:00. Session 3C2 Evaluating Retrieval Practice in a MOOC: How Writing and Reading Summaries of Videos Affects Student Learning
16:00 – 16:30. Session 3C3 Reciprocal Peer Recommendation for Learning Purposes
16:45 – 17:30 Banquet Hall Firehose session
17:30 – 19:00 Banquet Hall Demo & Posters and Reception

7.30am–10pm: Thursday 8 March


07:30 – 08:30 Level 1 Foyer Registration and breakfast
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

7.30am–3pm: Friday 9 March


07:30 – 08:30 Level 1 Foyer Registration and breakfast
08:30 – 09:00 Grand Lodge Introduction
09:00 – 10:00 Grand Lodge Keynote: Prof. Neil Selwyn (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
10:00 – 10:30 Banquet Hall Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 Parallel Sessions 6
Grand Lodge Keynote Q&A and Panel. Session 6A
10:30 – 11:00. Session 6A1 Q&A Keynote
Prof. Neil Selwyn (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
11:00 – 12:00. Session 6A2 Panel 3: Establishing Successful Partnerships between Academics & Private Industry: Pro Tips & Lessons Learned (Chair: John Whitmer, Blackboard)
Doric Multimodal. Session 6B
10:30 – 11:00. Session 6B1 Gaze Insights into Debugging Behavior Using Learner-Centred Analysis
11:00 – 11:15. Sesstion 6B2 The RAP System: Automatic Feedback of Oral Presentation Skills using Multimodal Analysis and Low-Cost Sensors
11:15 – 11:30. Session 6B3 (Dis)Engagement Matters: Identifying Efficacious Learning Practices with Multimodal Learning Analytics
11:30 – 11:45. Session 6B4 Analysis of Interactions between Lecturer and Students
11:45 – 12:00. Session 6B5 Physical Learning Analytics: A Multimodal Perspective
Corinthian Discourse III: Writing. Session 6C
10:30 – 11:00. Session 6C1 Beyond Automated Essay Scoring: Forecasting and Improving Outcomes in Middle and High School Writing
11:00 – 11:30. Session 6C2 A Multi-Dimensional Analysis of Writing Flexibility in an Automated Writing Evaluation System
11:30 – 12:00. Session 6C3 Understand Students’ Self-Reflections Through Learning Analytics
Northcott Adaptive Learning. Session 6D
10:30 – 11:00. Session 6D1 What Exactly Do Students Learn When They Practice Equation Solving? Refining Knowledge Components with the Additive Factors Model
11:00 – 11:30. Session 6D2 Studying Adaptive Learning Efficacy using Propensity Score Matching
11:30 – 12:00. Session 6D3 Can’ t get more satisfaction? Game-theoretic group-recommendation of educational resources
12:00 – 13:00 Banquet Hall Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 Parallel Sessions 7
Grand Hall User-Centered Design II. Session 7A
13:00 – 13:30. Session 7A1 The Teacher in the Loop: Customizing Multimodal Learning Analytics for Blended Learning
13:30 – 14:00. Session 7A2 Analytics-enabled teaching as design: Reconceptualisation and call for research
14:00 – 14:15. Session 7A3 Using an Iterative, Multi-Stakeholder Process to Develop an Experience-Driven, Institution-Wide Learning Analytics Policy
14:15 – 14:30. Session 7A4 The Complexities of Developing a Personal Code of Ethics for Learning Analytics Practitioners
Doric Student Behavior. Session 7B
13:00 – 13:30. Session 7B1 Do Students Notice Notifications? Large-Scale Analysis of Student Interactions with Automated Messages about Grade Performance
13:30 – 14:00. Session 7B2 Analysing Student Responses: Early Lessons from a Pilot Study
14:00 – 14:15. Session 7B3 Student Online Behaviors: Correlations to Math Identity
14:15 – 14:30. Session 7B4 Online Change Detection for Monitoring Individual Student Behavior via Clickstream Data on e-Book System
Corinthian Theory. Session 7C
13:00 – 13:30. Session 7C1 Embracing Imperfection in Learning Analytics
13:30 – 13:45. Session 7C2 The Pragmatic Maxim as Learning Analytics Research Method
13:45 – 14:00. Session 7C3 Methodological Foundations for the Measurement of Learning in Learning Analytics
14:00 – 14:15. Session 7C4 Categorization, Intersectionality, and Learning Analytics
14.30-15.00 Grand Lodge Closing Session