Conference Schedule by Day

A tentative conference schedule (small changes are still possible)

Wednesday

Time Session A Session B Session C Session D
7:30-8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast in Wosk Center
8:30-10:00 AM Welcome & Keynote Dr. Sanna Järvelä
Room: Woodwards Theatre
10:00-10:30 AM Morning Tea
10:30-12:00 AM Session: Keynote discussion and panel
Room: TBA
Session: LA Infrastructure 
Room: TBA
Session: Modelling Student Behaviour
Room: TBA
Session: Students at-Risk – Studies
Room:TBA
Keynote Q&A (30 Min):
TBA
Presentation 1B1 (30 min): “Crossing the Chasm to Big Data: Early Detection of at-risk Students in a Cluster Computing Environment” (Practitioner Presentation) by Eitel Lauria, Edward Presutti, Mathew Sokoloff & Michael Guarino

 Presentation 1C1 (30 min): “Detecting Changes in Student Behavior from Clickstream Data” (Full Research Paper) by Jihyun Park, Kameryn Denaro, Fernando Rodriguez, Padhraic Smyth & Mark Warschauer

Best Paper Nominee

 Presentation 1D1 (30 min): “Ouroboros: Early identification of at-risk students without models based on legacy data” (Full Research Paper) by Martin Hlosta, Zdenek Zdrahal & Jaroslav Zendulka
5 min break 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break

Round Table (55 min)

 

 

Presentation 1B2 (30 min): “SURF Learning Analytics experiment: Hands-on experience for Dutch Higher education” (Practitioner Presentation) by Jocelyn Manderveld, Herman van Dompseler & Marieke de Wit
Presentation 1C2 (30 min): “Modeling Exploration Strategies to Predict Student Performance within a Learning Environment and Beyond” (Full Research Paper) by Tanja Käser, Nicole R. Hallinen & Daniel L. Schwartz
Presentation 1D2 (30 min): “What can learning analytics data from an LMS tell us that assessment results can’t?” (Practitioner Presentation) by Karl Cottenie, Shoshanah Jacobs & Claire Coulter
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 1B3 (20 min): “Developing a MOOC experimentation platform: Insights from a user study” (Short Research Paper) by Vitomir Kovanović, Srećko Joksimović, Philip Katerinopoulos, Charalampos Michail, George Siemens & Dragan Gašević
Presentation 1C3 (20 min): “Opportunities for Personalization in Modeling Students as Bayesian Learners” (Short Research paper) by Charles Lang
Presentation 1D3 (20 min): “Impact of Student Choice of Content Adoption Delay on Course Outcomes” (Short Research Paper) by Lalitha Agnihotri, Alfred Essa & Ryan Baker
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-2:30 PM Session: Improving Learning
Room: TBA
Session: Understanding Discourse I
Room: TBA
Session: LA Ethics
Room: TBA
Session: Understanding Student Behaviour – Multimodal Analytics
Room: TBA
Presentation 2A1 (30 min): “How to Assign Students into Sections to Raise Learning” (Full Research Paper) by Ming Chiu, Bonnie Chow & Sung Wook Joh  Presentation 2B1 (30 min): “Temporal Analytics with Discourse Analysis: Tracing Ideas and Impact on Communal Discourse” (Full Research Paper) by Alwyn Vwen Yen Lee & Seng Chee Tan Presentation 2C1 (30 min): “An elephant in the learning analytics room – the obligation to act” (Full Research Paper) by Paul Prinsloo & Sharon Slade Presentation 2D1 (30 min): “Understanding Student Learning Trajectories Using Multimodal Learning Analytics within an Embodied-Interaction Learning Environment” (Full Research Paper) by Alejandro Andrade
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 2A2 (30 min): “Improving Learning through Achievement Priming in Crowdsourced Information Finding Microtasks” (Full Research Paper) by Ujwal Gadiraju & Stefan Dietze Presentation 2B2 (30 min): “Dynamics of MOOC Discussion Forums” (Full Research Paper) by Mina Shirvani Boroujeni, Tobias Hecking, H. Ulrich Hoppe & Pierre Dillenbourg Presentation 2C2 (30 min): “Where is the evidence? Learning analytics: a call to action” (Full Research Paper) by Rebecca Ferguson & Doug Clow  Presentation 2D2 (30 min): “Put Your Thinking Cap On: Detecting Cognitive Load using EEG during Learning” (Full Research Paper) by Caitlin Mill, Igor Fridman, Walid Soussou, Disha Waghray, Andrew Olney & Sidney D’Mello
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 2A3 (20 min): “Exploring the Asymmetry of Metacognition” (Short Research Paper) by Ani Aghababyan, Nicholas Lewkow & Ryan Baker

Presentation 2B3 (20 min): “Assessment of Language in Authentic Science Inquiry Reveals Putative Differences in Epistemology” (Short Research Paper) by Melanie Peffer & Kristopher Kyle

Best Paper Nominee

Presentation 2C3 (20 min): “Student Perceptions of Their Privacy in Leaning Analytics Applications” (Short Research Paper) by Kimberly Arnold & Niall Sclater  Presentation 2D3 (20 min): “Analytics Meet Patient Manikins: Challenges in an Authentic Small-Group Healthcare Simulation Classroom” (Short Research Paper) by Roberto Martinez-Maldonado, Tamara Power, Carolyn Hayes, Adrian Abdipranoto, Tony Vo, Carmen Axisa & Simon Buckingham Shum
2:30-3:00 PM Afternoon Tea
3:00-4:20 PM Session: Self-Regulated Learning
Room: TBA
Session: LA Adoption – Experiences
Room: TBA
Session: Understanding Student Behaviour – Engagement
Room: TBA
Session: Learning Design
Room: TBA
Presentation 3A1 (30 min): “Learning Pulse: a machine learning approach for predicting performance in self-regulated learning using multimodal data” (Full Research Paper) by Daniele Di Mitri, Maren Scheffel, Hendrik Drachsler, Dirk Börner, Stefaan Ternier & Marcus Specht  Presentation 3B1 (30 min): “Reflective Writing Analytics for Actionable Feedback” (Full Research Paper) by Andrew Gibson, Adam Aitken, Ágnes Sándor, Simon Buckingham Shum, Cherie Tsingos-Lucas, Simon Knight
Best Paper Nominee
Presentation 3C1 (30 min): “LMS Influence on Student Engagement” (Practitioner Presentation) by Alex Perrier & Steve Harding Presentation 3D1 (30 min): “Unravelling the dynamics of instructional practice: A longitudinal study on learning design and VLE activities” (Full Research Paper) by Quan Nguyen, Bart Rienties, & Lisette Toetenel
5 min break  5 min break 5 min break  5 min break

 Presentation 3A2 (20 min): “Transitioning self-regulated learning profiles in hypermedia-learning environments” (Short Research Paper) by Clarissa Lau, Jeanne Sinclair, Michelle Taub, Roger Azevedo & Eunice Eunhee Jang 

Best Paper Nominee

Presentation 3B2 (20 min): “Reflective Writing Analytics – Empirically Determined Keywords of Written Reflection” (Short Research Paper) by Thomas Daniel Ullmann Presentation 3C2 (20 min): “Predicting the decrease of engagement indicators in a MOOC” (Short Research Paper) by Miguel L. Bote-Lorenzo & Eduardo Gómez-Sánchez Presentation 3D2 (20 min): “A randomized controlled trial comparing three different ways of sequencing content: The role of choice” (Short Research Paper) by Seth A. Adjei, Anthony F. Botelho & Neil T. Heffernan
 5 min break  5 min break 5 min break 5 min break
Presentation 3A3 (20 min): “Expanding the Scope of Learning Analytics Data: Preliminary Findings on Attention and Self-Regulation using Wearable Technology” (Short Research Paper) by Catherine Spann, James Schaeffer & George Siemens Presentation 3C3 (20 min): “Studying Engagement and Performance with Learning Technology in an African Classroom” (Short Research Paper) by Komminist Weldemariam, Juliet Mutahi, Andrew Kinai, Abdigani Diriye & Nelson Bore Presentation 3D3 (20 min): “ATCE – An Analytics Tool to Trace the Creation and Evaluation of Inclusive and Accessible Open Educational Resources” (Short Research Paper) by Cecilia Avila, Silvia Baldiris, Ramon Fabregat & Sabine Graf
 Transition to Firehose Session (20 min)
4:50-5:40 PM Firehose Session
Room: Segal Building 1200-1500
5:40-7:00 PM Posters, Showcase, and Demos/Reception
Room: Segal Building Founders Hall and 1200-1500

Thursday

Time Session A Session B Session C Session D
7:30-8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast in Wosk Center
8:30-10:00 AM Welcome & Keynote Dr. Timothy McKay
Room: Woodwards Theatre
10:00-10:30 AM Morning Tea
10:30-12:00 AM Session: Keynote discussion and panel
Room: TBA
Session: Understanding Discourse II 
Room: TBA
Session: LA Policies
Room: TBA
Session: Teacher Support Tools I
Room:TBA
Keynote Q&A 1A1 (30 Min):
TBA
Presentation 1B1 (30 min): “How Effective is Your Facilitation? Group-Level Analytics of MOOC Forums” (Full Research Paper) by Oleksandra Poquet, Shane Dawson & Nia Dowell Presentation 1C1 (30 min): “Learning Analytics in Higher Education – Challenges and Policies: A Review of Eight Learning Analytics Policies” (Full Research Paper) by Yi-Shan Tsai & Dragan Gašević Presentation 1D1 (30 min): “Intelligent Tutors as Teachers’ Aides: Exploring Teacher Needs for Real-time Analytics in Blended Classrooms” (Full Research Paper) by Kenneth Holstein, Bruce M. McLaren & Vincent Aleven
5 min break 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Round Table (55 min) Presentation 1B2 (30 min): “Words Matter: Automatic Detection of Questions in Classroom Discourse using Linguistics, Paralinguistics, and Context” (Full Research Paper) by Patrick J Donnelly, Nathaniel Blanchard, Andrew M Olney, Sean KellyMartin Nystrand, Sidney K D’Mello
Presentation 1C2 (30 min): “The Influence of Data Protection and Privacy Frameworks on the Design of Learning Analytics Systems” (Full Research Paper) by Tore Hoel, David Griffiths, Weiqin Chen 
Presentation 1D2 (30 min): “Supporting classroom instruction with data visualization” (Practitioner Presentation) by Pei Xian Chia, Chee Hing Thong, Yiru Qiu & Zachary Kang
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 1B3 (20 min): “Towards Mining Sequences and Dispersion of Rhetorical Moves in Student Written Texts” (Short Research Paper) by Simon Knight, Roberto Martinez-Maldonado, Andrew Gibson & Simon Buckingham Shum
Presentation 1C3 (20 min): “An Information Policy Perspective on Learning Analytics” (Short Research paper) by Caroline Haythornthwaite
Presentation 1D3 (20 min): “Implementing Predictive Learning Analytics on a Large Scale: The Teacher’s Perspective” (Short Research Paper) by Christothea Herodotou, Bart Rienties, Avinash Boroowa, Zdenek Zdrahal, Martin Hlosta & Galina Naydenova
12:00-2:00 PM Lunch
SoLAR Annual General Assembly
2:00-3:40 PM Session: Skill Assessment
Room: TBA
Session: Student Support Tools
Room: TBA
Session: Teacher Support Tools II
Room: TBA
Session: Feedback Systems
Room: TBA

Presentation 2A1 (30 min): “Scientific Modeling: Using learning analytics to examine student practices and classroom variation” (Full Research Paper) by David Quigley, Jonathan Ostwald & Tamara Sumner

Best Paper Nominee

Presentation 2B1 (30 min): “Widget, widget as you lead, I am performing well indeed! – Using results from a formative offline study to inform an empirical online study about a learning analytics widget in a collaborative learning environment” (Full Research Paper) by Maren Scheffel, Hendrik Drachsler, Karel Kreijns, Joop de Kraker & Marcus Specht Presentation 2C1 (30 min): “An Instructor Dashboard for Real-Time Analytics in Interactive Programming Assignments” (Full Research Paper) by Nicholas Diana, Michael Eagle, John Stamper, Shuchi Grover, Marie Bienkowski & Satabdi Basu Presentation 2D1 (30 min): “Trends and Issues in Student-Facing Learning Analytics Reporting Systems Research” (Full Research Paper) by Robert Bodily & Katrien Verbert
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 2A2 (30 min): “MAP: Multimodal Assessment Platform for Interactive Communication Competency” (Practitioner Presentation) by Saad Khan Presentation 2B2 (30 min): “Building a Transcript of the Future” (Full Research Paper) by Benjamin Koester, James Fogel, William Murdock, Galina Grom & Timothy McKay Presentation 2C2 (30 min): “Connectivist Learning using SuiteC – Create, Connect, Collaborate, Compete !!” (Practitioner Presentation) by Sandeep Markondiah Jayaprakash, John Scott & Paul Kerschen Presentation 2D2 (30 min): “Playing with Student Data: The Learning Analytics Report Card (LARC)” (Practitioner Presentation) by Jeremy Knox
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 2A3 (30 min): “Predicting Math Performance Using Natural Language Processing Tools” (Full Research Paper) by Scott Crossley, Ran Liu & Danielle McNamara Presentation 2B3 (30 min): “Community Building around a Shared History: Rebooting Academic Reporting Tools at the University of Michigan” (Practitioner Presentation) by August Evrard & Chris Teplovs Presentation 2C3 (30 min): “Real-time Learning Analytics for C Programming Language Courses” (Full Research Paper) by Xinyu Fu, Atsushi Shimada, Yuta Taniguchi, Daiki Suehiro & Hiroaki Ogata  Presentation 2D3 (30 min): “Uncovering Reviewing and Reflecting Behaviors From Paper-based Formal Assessment” (Full Research Paper) by Sharon Hsiao, Po-Kai Huang & Hannah Murphy
3:40-4:10 PM Afternoon Tea
4:10-5:10 PM Networking Sessions

Friday

Time Session A Session B Session C Session D
7:30-8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast in Wosk Center
8:30-10:00 AM Welcome & Keynote Dr. Sidney D’Mello
Room: Woodwards Theatre
10:00-10:30 AM Morning Tea
10:30-12:00 AM Session: Keynote discussion and panel
Room: TBA
Session: Understanding Discourse III 
Room: TBA
Session: LA Adoption – Recommendations
Room: TBA
Session: Understanding Student Behaviour – General
Room:TBA
Keynote Q&A 1A1 (30 Min):
TBA

Presentation 1B1 (30 min): “What’d You Say Again? Recurrence Quantification Analysis as a Method for Analyzing the Dynamics of Discourse in a Reading Strategy Tutor” (Full Research Paper) by Laura Allen, Cecile Perret, Aaron Likens & Danielle McNamara 

Best Paper Nominee

 Presentation 1C1 (30 min): “Are We Losing the Trees for the Forest: A Case for Localized Longitudinal Learning Analytics” (Practitioner Presentation) by Alan Hackbarth Warschauer  Presentation 1D1 (30 min): “Learning Analytics in a Seamless Learning Environment” (Full Research Paper) by Kousuke Mouri, Hiroaki Ogata & Noriko Uosaki
5 min break 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Round Table (55 min) Presentation 1B2 (30 min): “Honing in on Social Learning Networks in MOOC Forums: Examining Critical Network Definition Decisions” (Full Research Paper) by Alyssa Friend Wise, Yi Cui & Wan Qi Jin
 
Presentation 1C2 (30 min): “Evolving a Process Model for Learning Analytics Implementation” (Practitioner Presentation) by Adam Cooper
Presentation 1D2 (30 min): “SPACLE: Investigating learning across virtual and physical spaces using spatial replays” (Full Research Paper) by Kenneth Holstein, Bruce M. McLaren & Vincent Aleven

 5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 1B3 (20 min): “Using Correlational Topic Modeling for Automated Topic Identification in Intelligent Tutoring Systems” (Short Research Paper) by Stefan Slater, Ryan Baker, Ma. Victoria, Almeda, Alex Bowers & Neil Heffernan

Presentation 1C3 (20 min): “What do students want? Towards an instrument for students’ evaluation of quality of learning analytics services” (Short Research paper) by Alexander Whitelock -Wainwright, Dragan Gašević & Ricardo Tejeiro

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-2:20 PM Session: Adaptive Learning
Room: TBA
Session: Understanding Student Behaviour – Help-Seeking / Search
Room: TBA
Session: Affective Learning
Room: TBA
Presentation 2A1 (30 min): “Implementation of Adaptive Learning for Automotive Examination Preparation at the British Columbia Institute of Technology Using Brightspace LeaP” (Practitioner Presentation) by Stephen Michaud & Lawrence Potyondi Presentation 2B1 (30 min): “Supporting collaborative learning with tag recommendations: a real-world study in an inquiry-based classroom project” (Full Research Paper) by Simone Kopeinik, Elisabeth Lex, Paul Seitliner, Dietrich Albert & Tobias Ley Presentation 2C1 (30 min): “EMODA: a Tutor Oriented Multimodal and Contextual Emotional Dashboard” (Full Research Paper) by Mohamed Ez Zaouia & Elise Lavoué
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 2A2 (20 min): “Enhancing Learning Through Virtual Reality and Neurofeedback: A First Step” (Short Research Paper) by Ryan Hubbard, Aldis Sipolins & Lin Zhou Presentation 2B2 (20 min): “Classifying Help Seeking Behaviour in Online Communities” (Short Research Paper) by Sebastian Cross, Zak Waters, Kirsty Kitto & Guido Zuccon Presentation 2C2 (20 min): “Person-Centered Approach to Explore Learner’s Emotionality in Learning within a 3D Narrative Game” (Short Research Paper) by Zhenhua Xu & Earl Woodruff
 5 min break  5 min break  5 min break
Presentation 2A3 (20 min): “Strategy for recommendation based on legacy VLE activity” (Short Research Paper) by Michal Huptych, Michal Bohuslavek, Martin Hlosta & Zdenek Zdrahal Presentation 2B3 (20 min): “Using learning analytics to explore help-seeking learner profiles in MOOCs” (Short Research Paper) by Linda Corrin, Paula G. de Barba & Aneesha Bakharia Presentation 2C3 (20 min): “Using Data Visualizations to Foster Emotion Regulation during Self-Regulated Learning with Advanced Learning Technologies: A Conceptual Framework” (Short Research Paper) by Roger Azevedo, Garrett Millar, Michelle Taub, Nicholas Mudrick, Amanda Bradbury, Megan Price
2:20-2:50 PM Afternoon Tea
2:50-4:20 PM Session: Students at-Risk – Systems
Room: TBA
Session: Retention
Room: TBA
Session: LA Adoption – Experiences
Room: TBA

Presentation 3A1 (30 min): “Guidance Counselor Reports of the Assistments College Prediction Model (ACPM)” (Full Research Paper) by Jaclyn Ocumpaugh, Ryan Baker, Stefan Slater, Maria Ofelia San Pedro, Neil Heffernan, Cristina Heffernan & Aaron Hawn

Best Paper Nominee

Presentation 3B1 (30 min): “Follow the Successful Crowd: Raising MOOC Completion Rates through Social Comparison at Scale” (Full Research Paper) by Dan Davis, Ioana Jivet, René Kizilcec, Guanliang Chen, Claudia Hauff & Geert-Jan Houben

Presentation 3C1 (30 min): “Developing a Strategy for the Implementation of Learning Analytics at the University of Strathclyde” (Practitioner Presentation) by Ainsley Hainey, Howard Ramsay, Brian Green, Helyn Gould, Scott Walker & Michael Aherne
5 min break  5 min break 5 min break
 Presentation 3A2 (30 min): “Knowing the Score: Deploying a Risk Score Model in Excelsior’s Student Success Center” (Practitioner Presentation) by Lisa Daniels & Glenn Braddock Presentation 3B2 (30 min): “Planning Prompts Increase and Forecast Course Completion in Massive Open Online Courses” (Full Research Paper) by Michael Yeomans & Justin Reich Presentation 3C2 (30 min): “From the trenches: factors that affected Learning Analytics success with an institution-wide implementation” (Practitioner Presentation) by Jennifer Heath & David Fulcher
 5 min break  5 min break 5 min break

Presentation 3A3 (20 min): “Don’t Call it a Comeback: Academic recovery and the timing of educational technology adoption” (Short Research Paper) by Michael Brown, Matt Demonbrun & Stephanie Teasley

Best Paper Nominee

Presentation 3B3 (20 min): “From prediction to impact: Evaluation of a learning analytics retention program” (Short Research Paper) by Shane Dawson, Jelena Jovanovic, Dragan Gašević , Abelardo Pardo

Best Paper Nominee

Presentation 3C3 (20 min): “Strategies for Data and Learning Analytics Informed National Education Policies: the Case of Uruguay” (Short Research Paper) by Cecilia Aguerrebere, Cristóbal Cobo, Marcela Gomez & Matías Mateu  
4:20-4:50 PM Closing Session

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