Prof. Barba gave keynote at PyData Seattle
24–26 July 2015; Seattle, WA
The keynote was titled "Data-driven education and the quantified student" and described the rise of learning analytics, inviting data scientists to work with learning scientists to contribute to this field.
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Reactions on Twitter:
Today's first keynote: @LorenaABarba about data-driven #Education and #LearningAnalytics. #PyDataSeattle2015 #PyData pic.twitter.com/Qqkn06fmcA
— Andreas Schreiber (@onyame) July 26, 2015
Giving students chocolates is correlated with the students taking more courses. Tricky statistics in #LMS @LorenaABarba #PyData — Alice Zheng (@RainyData) July 26, 2015
Enjoying @LorenaABarba's keynote on Learning Analytics at the intersection of my higher ed past and dev future #PyData #edtech — Elia (@Elia_MG) July 26, 2015
The tweet, @LorenaABarba mentioned in her #PyDataSeattle keynote about the #QuantifiedStudent. #PyData https://t.co/MWE0AcZOmF — Andreas Schreiber (@onyame) July 26, 2015
#LearningAnalytics "Pay attention to history" caveat about ed-tech by @LorenaABarba recalls Karl Popper / historicism arguments #PyData — paco nathan (@pacoid) July 26, 2015
analytics focus on individual + device, that doesn't measure learning ... learning is social @LorenaABarba #PyData — paco nathan (@pacoid) July 26, 2015
.@LorenaABarba keynote: Edu analytics tools make one wonder if their creators consulted with actual educators! #PyData #PyDataSeattle — mincome liker (@valrus) July 26, 2015
a panopticon of data about the student => productizing "the fit-bit of learning" .. RUN! @LorenaABarba #PyData — paco nathan (@pacoid) July 26, 2015
Tracking students: do they consent? Can they access their own data? Do we value students' privacy? Great keynote @LorenaABarba #PyData — mincome liker (@valrus) July 26, 2015
#pydata Seattle "Data is not neutral". "Learning is social". Great keynote on learning analytics. — Ram Ramaswamy (@heyram74) July 26, 2015
The inimitable @LorenaABarba at #PyData injecting intelligent skepticism into our thinking about data and education. pic.twitter.com/xaQO1i39lD — Fernando Perez (@fperez_org) July 26, 2015
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Post conference celebration with open source friends at #PyData Seattle pic.twitter.com/trsWpbt9bM — Brian Granger (@ellisonbg) July 27, 2015
#TIL with the people whom I learned from the most @LorenaABarba @holdenweb #PyData - thank you so much @NumFOCUS! pic.twitter.com/19Bpj09UIR
— paco nathan (@pacoid) July 27, 2015
"Is That All There Is?"—the Lieber & Stoller/Peggy Lee song that I quoted in my #PyData keynote, 1969 version https://t.co/Nqqk6Vttau — Lorena Barba (@LorenaABarba) August 6, 2015