Teaching and Learning Analytics Community

Sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence and eLearning Miami University

Spring 2020 – Fall 2020

Goal: To encourage faculty to collect learning analytics data to make strategic decisions about how to help their students learn best. 

Who: tenure-track, tenured, and TCPL faculty from across the University

How to Participate: Apply by September 13, 2019 at 5 pm.

Successful proposals will (1) identify a teaching and learning problem or challenge regarding students' learning; (2) identify a data source to address the problem and solution; and (3) describe how the data analysis has the potential to solve the problem or overcome the challenge. 

Community Facilitators: Ellen Yezierski, Ryan Baltrip, and Gregg Wentzell

Schedule: The Community experience will begin with a preconference workshop at the Original Lilly Conference on College Teaching on November 21, 2019. The Community will then meet monthly during the spring and fall 2020 semesters, beginning in February 2020. Meeting topics will include data analysis, data reporting, resources for support, uses of learning analytics to improve teaching, and presenting and publishing results. 

Benefits to T-LAC Fellows:

  • Improve the effectiveness of your teaching methods.
  • More fully support your students' learning.
  • Engage with other faculty across disciplines and divisions.
  • Earn professional development funds totaling $1,000 ($500 per semester).
  • Present your work at the Lilly Conference on College Teaching and other venues.
  • Access a wealth of helpful resources.

Application form

Scheduling of Community Meetings

For planning purposes, the dates and times for the Teaching and Learning Analytics Community will be determined based upon the schedules of the Fellows.