The Epistemic Analytics lab, located in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, creates novel approaches and statistical tools to improve the assessment of complex thinking.

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Amidon Planet Podcast E074: How to Make PowerPoints that Don’t Confuse, Bore, or Distract Your Audience with David Williamson Shaffer

Check out Amidon Planet podcast episode where Joel Amidon interviews David about how to make create presentations that don't confuse, bore or distract your audience.

Quantitative Ethnography: Tools for Modeling Meaning in Learning Analytics

The full video is now available for Dr. David Shaffer’s recent talk on Quantitative Ethnography: Tools for Modeling Meaning in Learning Analytics hosted by the Moray House School of Education and Sport and the Center for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)!

Upcoming September Webinar

Join Amanda Barany, Golnaz Arastoopour Irgens, and David Wiliamson Shaffer as they discuss their experiences teaching Quantitative Ethnography courses at their respective universities. The QE instructors will share successes and challenges developing an introductory QE course and what these courses can mean for shaping the QE community. This webinar will be in a podcast discussion style. In the first half, the three participants will ask each other questions and engage in a discussion. In the second half, the participants will take questions from the audience.

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