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Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI-Local Boston)

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The Society for Learning Ana ( Research ( is holding a Learning Analytics Summer Institute ( on the west coast. This event will be part of the globally networked ( summer institute. We are organizing an overview of Learning Analytics, Discussion of Plenary Speakers from the institute. Live Simulcast of a plenary session. A deeper dive on affect and a workshop event.

LASI-Local Boston is free so there will be a lunch break but attendees will be responsible for either bringing their lunch or stepping out to Harvard Square for lunch. We will provide some snacks and drinks during the breaks.

Organizers: Katie Heikkinen, Krina Patel, Courtney Pollock, Charles Lang, and Garron Hillaire.


9:00 Introduction

Charles Lang - Learning Analytics Foundations

9:30 Learning Analytics Highlights

Garron Hillaire - Highlights from from LAK13 conference


Chris Dede - Case Study Big Data and Education

10:45 break


George Siemens - Video Chat with LASI @ Stanford


Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann - Affect & Learning

11:50 break

12:00 Simulcast

Taylor Martin & Nicole Forsgren Velasquez - Mathematical cognition(Simulcast)

Phil Winne - Self-regulated learning and trace data (Simulcast)

Sidney DeMello - Affect and engagement during learning (Simulcast)

1:00 Lunch (Bring your own or Head out to Harvard Square)


Workshop - Cultivating Interest & Learning Analytics


Closing Discussion