We are pleased to announce that Dr James Baglin will be presenting at RMIT University.

Dr James Baglin is a lecturer in statistics at the School of Mathematical and Profile-Pic-James-Baglin-640x640Geospatial Sciences and a full member of the Science, Health and Engineering Educational Research (SHEER) Centre. James completed a PhD in the field of statistics education in 2013, which focused on the role of technology for improving student engagement and learning outcomes. James’ other research interests include institutional research, learning analytics, applied biostatistics, particularly reference interval estimation, sport statistics, and psychometrics. James teaches mainly into online and blended postgraduate statistics courses and has won multiple teaching awards.

In this presentation Dr Baglin will discuss how he uses online tools, such as Blackboard and Google Drives, in his teaching. He will explain and demonstrate how he uses learning analytics to monitor student progress and increase engagement and communication. The presentation will allow you to see how staff members are incorporating different tools into their teaching practice. You will also be given the opportunity to ask questions.

This event is hosted by the LTIF project: Transforming Learning and Teaching with Practical Analytics. The presentation is free and does not require registration.

When: Thursday, 16 April 2015, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Building 56, Level 3, Room 93, RMIT University,
Swanston Street, Melbourne