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RIA # 86: Dr. Laura Gogia on Researching the Student Experience

Dr. Laura Gogia

Dr. Laura Gogia

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Laura Gogia. Laura Gogia, MD, PhD is an educational consultant, researcher, and designer specializing in program evaluation, digital learning, and higher education. She is the principal for Bandwidth Strategies, where she offers organizational development and creative support for institutions of higher and continuing education. She was formerly the associate director of the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and liaison for the Virginia Longitudinal Data System at the State Council for the Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV). Gogia earned her doctorate (PhD) in Education Research and Evaluation and her Medical Degree (MD), both at VCU.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Researching the Student Experience [00:00-09:30]

In this first segment, Laura discusses some of the variable for researching student experience.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Sensemaker as a Research Tool [09:31-19:32]

In segment two, Laura describes uses of SenseMaker in research on student experience.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Connected Learning and Learning Design [19:33-35:37]

In segment three, Laura shares about her most recent research interests.

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