Big Data

WHEN: November 10, 2016 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm EST
WHERE: Foster Auditorium (First Floor) in the Paterno Library, University Park, PA
REGISTRATION:  https://goo.gl/gQUdoh

A trend has emerged in discussions about privacy, surveillance, and the ethics of big data, wherein a distinction is made between the collection of information about people and the uses to which that information is put. The idea… Read more »

Originally Held: July 31, 2014

The world is awash in data these days, but making it a useful and actionable part of the daily activities of higher education remains a challenge. Over the last few years learning analytics have made great strides to improve algorithms for finding meaningful traces in the data and visualizations for presenting them. In order for… Read more »

As part of our COIL Perspectives series Alyssa Wise, Associate Professor of Educational Technology & Learning Design at Simon Fraser University,  sat down with host Bart Pursel.

Each year we ask our participants a set of three questions intended to explore their thoughts related to online innovations and their impacts on learning. The 2014 questions are:

Can you describe what… Read more »

Originally Held: July 7, 2014

The WeatherSTEM platform consumes live information to create and deliver interactive activities and assessments. The platform combines data from weather instruments, agricultural probes, web cameras, and other sensors to create immersive science education experiences and an introduction to “Big Data” and computer programming.

During this COIL Fischer Speaker Series event, Penn State Alumnus Edward Mansouri… Read more »

As part of our COIL Perspectives series Edward Mansouri, CEO and founder of WeatherSTEM, sat down with host Larry Ragan.

Each year we ask our participants a set of three questions intended to explore their thoughts related to online innovations and their impacts on learning. The 2014 questions are:

Can you describe what you believe will be the nature… Read more »