Wesley Collier is a graduate student in learning sciences in the Epistemic Games research group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison working on the Nephrotex project (an engineering epistemic game) and Epistemic Network Analysis. He is interested in how games and simulations can be assessed using discourse analysis.

Wesley Collier’s primary research interests include how the skills, knowledge, identity, values, and epistemology of a practice can be measured in the discourse, especially in online learning environments, as well as network visualization of these data.


Knight, S., Shum, S.B., Shaffer, D.W., Collier, W., Arastoopour, G., Wise, A.F., & Kirshner, P.A. (2014). Analytics for Learning and Becoming in Practice. Workshop at International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Boulder, CO.
Collier, W., Shaffer, D.W., Orrill, C., & Arastoopour, G., (2014). Tutorial on Epistemic Network Analysis. Workshop at Learning Analytics and Knowledge, Indianapolis, IN.