Learn how and when to use key methods for educational data mining and learning analytics on large-scale educational data.
Elle Yuan Wang is the course assistant for the "Big Data in Education" course. She is a PhD student in Cognitive Studies and Learning Analytics at Columbia University Teachers College. Previously, she earned her Master's Degree in Communication and a BA in English and International Journalism. She has been a social media research fellow with Mayor Bloomberg's Office and Special Projects Officer the President's Office at Columbia before coming back to school. Her current research focus is on MOOC learner motivation and MOOC course effectiveness assessment.