Practical Measures of Learning Behaviors


Krumm, A. E., D’Angelo, C., Podkul, T. E., Feng, M., Yamada, H., Beattie, R., . . . Thorn, C. (2015, 14-15 March). Practical measures of learning behaviors. Paper presented at the ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale (L@S’15), Vancouver, BC, Canada.


This paper argues that improving learning reliably and at scale requires a specific orientation toward measurement, understood broadly. Drawing on examples from a partnership between SRI International and The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, this paper describes measures of student behaviors that are being used by researchers and instructors to improve learning environments at more than 50 community colleges and four-year universities for thousands of students.

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