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2023 Webinar Schedule

Join us for a series of webinars about the Student Activity Hub.   

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Webinar Description Date & Time
Canvas Data and Student Retention Analysis: A Match Made in Heaven!


Have you ever dreamed of combining your LMS data seamlessly with your Student Information System (SIS) data? Have you ever wondered how your students’ interaction through your LMS is a predictor of student retention and success? Learn how UC San Diego uses Student Activity Hub to blend and analyze billions of rows of caliper events emitted from Instructure Canvas and its Student Information System (SIS) to find leading indicators of retention risks before it’s too late!


March 2, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Visualizing Canvas Online learning with the Student Activity Hub

Join us for a demonstration of specific analysis/visuals built using Tableau and the Student Activity Hub to visualize online learning, including timeliness of submissions, participation in the class and grades Specific use-cases and their relevant Tableau workbooks will anchor the dialog.

April 6, 2023

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Data-Informed Decision-Making with Student Activity Hub: Use Cases from Academic Programs


Come join us for a demonstration and discussion of real world “use cases” using Tableau and the Student Activity Hub.

Marcela Alvarez, Director of Data Analytics and Reporting from UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering and Rachael Lapidis, Strategic Program Manager at UC San Diego’s School of Social Sciences will share analysis and visuals built using the Student Activity Hub and discuss how they’ve streamlined recurring reporting, ad hoc analysis and more. Together these analysts will share how the Student Activity Hub can advance student retention and success, raise graduation rates, and has helped UC San Diego achieve critical organizational goals.


June 28, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Organizational Readiness for Analytics & Engaging a Community in Analytics


New and exciting things are happening through the world of analytics. How do you get your organization ready? How do you support your organization through this exciting time? Sarah Parnell, UC San Diego’s Analytics Community of Practice Manager and Eric Hoffman, Practice Director, Data and Analytics at Moran Technology will share insights, best practices, tips and tricks addressing successful support beyond the technical implementation. 

Sarah is the community manager for UC San Diego data analysts leveraging the SAH and other Activity Hubs, and Eric currently consults with universities across the country to help build and refine their analytics practices.


August 9, 2023

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.



How the Student Activity Hub Eats Two Billion Rows of Data for Lunch on a Tight Budget



Is your institution looking to upgrade its analytics platforms to help drive student success, student learning, early intervention and retention, but also facing real world financial constraints? If so, please join us for a presentation and discussion around “How the Student Activity Hub Eats Two Billion Rows of Data for Lunch on a Tight Budget”.
Dr. Vince Kellen, Chief Information Officer for the University of California San Diego, and Scott Lee, one of UC San Diego’s Enterprise Architects, will lead a discussion around these themes as well as take you ‘under the hood’ to see just how the Student Activity Hub can help you achieve your organizational goals without costing a fortune.


September 20, 2023

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.



Student Activity Hub & Generative AI: A Match Made in Heaven


Webinar description coming soon! 

January 2024


The Student Activity Hub for K12


The Student Activity Hub shines when it comes to managing student data in K12, especially larger school districts on a tight budget. In this session we will share use cases and approaches that work for K12





Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning & AI with SAH


The Student Activity Hub has a plethora of advanced analytics and AI tools as well as great interoperability with big data cloud services like TensorFlow, Google’s TPUs, and Smart Data Access TBD


Getting Data Out of the Student Activity Hub: How SAH Supports Downstream Systems and Tools


Webinar description coming soon! TBD


Anonymizing Student Data Using SAH


Find out how UCSD is leveraging best-in-class SAP HAHA privacy functionality to generate anonymized student data to support different kinds of research. Hear examples of current research projects and institutional review board (IRB) implications. TBD