Baker Learning Analytics Prizes

Introduced in a keynote at the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, the Baker Learning Analytics Prizes represent a set of six challenges for researchers in learning analytics/educational data mining/artificial intelligence and education, and related fields.

Keynote video

Keynote slides

Talk transcript

The transcript of this talk has now been published as
Baker, R.S. (2019) Challenges for the Future of Educational Data Mining: The Baker Learning Analytics Prizes. Journal of Educational Data Mining, 11 (1), 1-17.

List of problems/challenges

Progress towards solving BLAP challenges

Other materials to follow -- for announcements, follow @BakerEDMLab on twitter

The first researcher or team to succesfully complete each challenge will receive $1.00 USD from Ryan Baker, with matching pledges of a total of $7.00 USD from John Whitmer, Sweet San Pedro, Aleksander Dietrichson, and the Playful Journey Laboratory at MIT. Yes, by simply solving a major scientific challenge, you too could purchase yourself a somewhat nice pair of socks.