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As the educational landscape continues to evolve, the ability to extract meaningful insights from Learning Management Systems (LMS) becomes critical to maintain and create competitive advantage.

Join our discussion about best practices of how to utilize learning analytics, exposing the challenges inherent in gaining insights from your LMS. We will also be analyzing the untapped potential of combining data from diverse sources (LMS, SIS, CRM, HRIS) to ensure engagement, predict at-risk learners, increase retention, meet compliance, and grow revenue.

Webinar Highlights

  • Learning Analytics framework: Learn about the core concepts of learning analytics, including predictive models, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

  • LMS limitations and how to overcome them: Explore the hurdles that educators and institutions face in extracting valuable information from their LMS.

  • The Power of Integration: Discover how aggregating data from multiple learning sources—LMS, SIS, Collaboration tools, HRIS, and attendance records can enrich your understanding of learner performance, educational effectiveness and drive actionable insights.

  • Predictive Modeling: Explore the world of predictive analytics and how to identify early intervention opportunities.

  • Outcome-Based Examples: Our expert panel will share best practices and real-world examples, equipping you with practical solutions to overcome data challenges.

About the Speakers

Thomas Hoover Ed.D, Louisiana Tech University
Thomas Hoover Ed.D

Chief Information Officer at Louisiana Tech University

Thomas Hoover is the Vice President for IT for the University of Louisiana System and Chief Information Officer at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. He is responsible for creating and implementing the technology vision across the UL System and Louisiana Tech University. He has also served as Chief Information Officer and Dean of the Library at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) and as Associate Vice-Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). Thomas has worked in Information Technology in higher education since 1999. Before his appointment at ULM and UTC, he was the Director of Instructional Technology Support at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He has his doctorate in educational leadership from Louisiana Tech University.

Danny Sesker, Pasco eSchools
Danny Sesker

 Learning Design Coach at Pasco eSchool

Danny Sesker has worked for Pasco County Schools for 20+ years supporting teacher use of technology and innovation. For the past ten years, he has worked for Pasco eSchool, one of Florida’s largest and most well-known Virtual schools. Working with IntelliBoard over the past 5 years has been a source of excitement in providing data for teachers and giving them a place to enter communication which is vital for a virtual program’s success.

Sulman Abdul Azim, NorQuest College
Sulman Abdul Azim

Academic Program Manager at NorQuest College

Sulman Abdul Azim is the Academic Program Manager at NorQuest College. Sulman works extensively to adapt various technologies in the classroom for teachers to adapt and improve learner experience. Increasing classroom engagement through the use of technology has been a focus for Sulman as a teacher and academic administrator. He helped NorQuest design HyFlex classrooms and launched HyFlex delivery for Business Program courses at NorQuest. A designated accountant, Sulman has been teaching accounting courses at the undergraduate level in post-secondary institutions in Edmonton, Alberta. He uses learner behavior data to design lessons and plan classroom activities.

Elizabeth Dalton
Elizabeth Dalton

Learning & Development Analyst at IntelliBoard

Elizabeth Dalton holds an M.Ed. in Educational Media and Technology from Boston University and is a Doctoral Candidate in Education at the University of New Hampshire, specializing in predictive learning analytics. She has worked in online learning as an instructional designer, instructor, learner, and system administrator for over twenty years. Her work emphasizes interpreting data using human values.