Using data to build community and promote progressive pedagogies

Video created by timothyharfield on Mar 25, 2018

    Presented by Leif Nelson (Director of Learning Technology Solutions, Boise State University)


    There is a tension within educational discourses represented on the one hand by progressive pedagogies and social orientations toward things like communities of inquiry and inclusivity; and, on the other hand, by approaches that emphasize individual skill development or behaviorist conceptions of learning that downplay the social aspects of education. What is the role of data, learning analytics, and how these things support various ideological views about learning and education? What should it be?



    Recorded at the 2018 Blackboard Analytics Symposium