McGraw-Hill Education Joins Higher Education Thought Leaders at ELI Annual Meeting

Published February 9, 2015

By Communications Team

February 9-11 the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) 2015 meeting takes place in Anaheim, CA. The annual ELI meeting brings together hundreds of higher education faculty and ed-tech thought leaders to discuss critical issues related to the advancement of learning through the innovative application of technology. ELI's education-focused activities include keynote presentations, focus groups, a leadership seminar, and a live virtual meeting for remote attendees.

The 2015 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative theme is Designing our Thinking: Crafting New Directions for Digital Engagement. Several members of McGraw-Hill Education's higher education and technology teams will be attending and involved at the event.

On Tuesday, February 10th at 9:15am PST, McGraw-Hill Education's Director of Technical Product Development, Stephen Howe, will lead a featured session entitled The Frontiers of Open Data Science Research. The session will offer a primer on new data science methods for building next-generation educational technology environments. Attendees will learn about topics ranging from using data insights to learn about instructor and student behaviors, how open standards support next-generation learning architectures, and how advanced data visualizations can be used in learner research and product development.

Howe as well as McGraw-Hill Education's Amber St. John and Jeff Heuttman will also be part of a focus group and professional networking meet-up starting at 3:15pm PST. In a session focus group session entitled, Combining Adaptive Learning & Learning Analytics for Institutional Effectiveness, attendees will learn what happens when adaptive learning and learning analytics are combined in the first-ever open digital learning analytics infrastructure.

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