This Conversations Starter article presents a selected research abstract from the 2017 Association of American Medical Colleges Northeastern Region Group on Educational Affairs annual spring meeting. The abstract is paired with the integrative commentary of three experts who shared their thoughts stimulated by the study. Commentators brainstormed “what's next” with learning analytics in medical education, including advancements in interaction metrics and the use of interactivity analysis to deepen understanding of perceptual, cognitive, and social learning and transfer processes.
Matt M. Cirigliano, Charlie Guthrie, Martin V. Pusic, Anna T. Cianciolo, Jennifer E. Lim-Dunham, Anderson Spickard III & Valerie Terry (2017) “Yes, and …” Exploring the Future of Learning Analytics in Medical Education, Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 29:4, 368-372, DOI: 10.1080/10401334.2017.1384731
Teaching and Learning in Medicine