Sessions Spotlight: Big Data and Emerging Technologies

Written by Jessi | December 3, 2012

Photo by Jessica MacCallWith the help of new technologies and innovative resources the demand for data in the world of education is on the rise. The SXSWedu PanelPicker process revealed Big Data and Emerging Technologies to be of big interest to the community, check out the Concurrent Sessions and workshops accepted to present at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

Concurrent Sessions

A Lord, a Lady and a Deputy Walk into a...
Audrey Watters (Hack Education)
Richard Culatta (U.S. Department of Education)
Rod Berger (RANDA Solutions)
Lord James Knight (U.K. Parliament)

Drones.edu: Hands on the Future in the Classroom
Ryan Calo (University of Washington School of Law)
Todd Humphreys (University of Texas at Austin)
Matt Waite (University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication)
Amie Stepanovich (Electronic Privacy Information Center)

Is Student Data Education’s Next Frontier?
Joe Morgan (Noodle Education)
Marina Martin (U.S. Department of Education)
Stephen Coller (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)
Richard Culatta (U.S. Department of Education)

More Diplomas: College Supports in the Digital Age
Angela Paprocki (University of Toledo)
Colleen Carmean (University of Washington - Tacoma)
Jill Frankfort (Persistence Plus)

Personalized Learning Systems- Worthy of the Hype?
Richard Baraniuk (Rice University)
Andrew Butler (Duke University)

Workshops

Building the Field of Learning Analytics
Taylor Martin (The University of Texas at Austin)
Ken Koedinger (Carnegie Mellon University)
Roy Pea (Stanford University)

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