Dan Davis

I develop methods to gain a deeper understanding about how the design of online learning environments affects learner success and engagement, often by designing, developing, and evaluating instructional interventions at scale.


Conference Paper
Journal Article
Organized Workshop
Short paper // Works in Progress
Award

2017

  Certificate Achievement Unlocked: Exploring MOOC Learners’ Behaviour Before & After Passing  

Zhao, Y., Davis, D., Chen, G., Lofi, C., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP) 2017

Bratislava, Slovakia (July 2017)


  Enabling Real-Time Adaptivity in MOOCs with a Personalized Next-Step Recommendation Framework  [Slides]

Pardos, Z., Tang, S., Davis, D., Le, C.V.

· ACM Learning at Scale (L@S) 2017

Cambridge, MA, USA (April 2017)


  Follow the Successful Crowd: Raising MOOC Completion Rates through Social Comparison at Scale  [Slides]

Davis, D., Jivet, I., Kizilcec, R.F., Chen, G., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada (March 2017)


  Buying Time: Enabling Learners to become Earners with a Real-World Paid Task Recommender System  

Chen, G., Davis, D., Krause, M., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada (March 2017)


  Workshop on Integrated Learning Analytics of MOOC Post-Course Development  

Wang, Y., Davis, D., Chen, G., Paquette, L.

· International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada (March 2017)


  Can Learners be Earners? Investigating a Design to Enable MOOC Learners to Apply their Skills and Earn Money in an Online Market Place  

Chen, G., Davis, D., Krause, M., Aivaloglou, E., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Journal


2016

  Retrieval Practice and Study Planning in MOOCs: Exploring Classroom-Based Self-Regulated Learning Strategies at Scale   [Slides]

Davis, D., Chen, G., van der Zee, T., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) 2016

Best Student Paper Award

Lyon, France (September 2016)


  Gauging MOOC Learners' Adherence to the Designed Learning Environment   [Slides]

Davis, D., Chen, G., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· Educational Data Mining Conference (EDM) 2016

Raleigh, NC, USA (June 2016)

· Centre for Education & Learning: Innovation Room

Rotterdam, the Netherlands (March 2016)


  MOOC Learners in Social Web Platforms  

Chen, G., Davis, D., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· ACM Web Science (WebSci) 2016

Hannover, Germany (May 2016)

· LWMOOCs III Workshop

Philadelphia, PA, USA


  On the Impact of Personality in Massive Open Online Learning  

Chen, G., Davis, D., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· ACM International Conference on User Modeling , Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP) 2016

Halifax, Canada (July 2016)


  Learning transfer: does it take place in moocs?   [Slides]

Chen, G., Davis, D., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J.

· ACM Learning at Scale (L@S) 2016

Best Paper Award Honorable Mention

Edinburgh, Scotland (April 2016)

· LWMOOCs II Workshop

New York, NY, USA


  Encouraging Metacognition & Self-Regulation in MOOCs through Increased Learner Feedback  

[Slides]

Davis, D., Chen, G., Jivet, I., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J

· LAK 2016 Workshop: Learning Analytics for Learners

Edinburgh, Scotland (April 2016)


  Opening University Education to the World and Improving Education: Using MOOC-based Research as a Tool for Innovation  

van Staalduinen, J.P., Davis, D., Topolovec, S.

· 9th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation

Seville, Spain (November 2016)


2015

  Identifying Trigger Events in MOOcs  

Davis, D., Chen, G., Hauff, C., Houben, G.J

· GESIS 2016

Cologne, Germany (December 2015)

· ICT Open 2016

Amersfoort, the Netherlands (March 2016)


   Capturing, Tracing, and Visualizing the Spread of Technology-Enhanced Instructional Strategies  

Davis, D., Hanacek, J., Myers, A., Mulroney, S., Pennestri, S., Vovides, Y.

· EduLearn 2015 conference

Barcelona, Spain (July 2015)


  Mapping Student Data to the Visual Display of Online Learning Environments  

Davis, D.

· Master's Thesis

Georgetown University (May 2015)


  The First Comprehensive MOOC Manifesto

Davis, D.

· STGlobal Conference 2015

Washington, DC, USA (April 2015)


  Examining Learners' Cognitive Presence in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)  

Vovides, Y., Youmans, T., Arthur, P., Davis, D., Ayo, Pongsajapan, R., McWilliams, M., Kruse, A.

· Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference 2015

Poughkeepsie, NY, USA (March 2015)


2014

  GeorgetownX: Applying an Integrative Learning Analytics Design Approach  

Vovides, Y., Davis, D., Kruse, A., Pongsajapan, R., Youmans, T., Maloney, E.

· EDUCAUSE 2014 Annual Conference

Orlando, FL, USA (October 2014)