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The Struggle to Define Our Jargon - Excerpts from MOOC Research

Note: I will use this space over the next month to share excerpts from my dissertation The Evolution & Impact of the Massive Open Online Course. 643 more words

Educators Are Worried About the Wrong Thing With "Big Data"

It seems that we are awash in data in education, especially edtech, lately. I’m a big data junkie, so I find it tremendously exciting. With the advances in technology we have the opportunity to collect real-time performance data at a level of detail that just wasn’t possible before. 1,641 more words

Education

Analytics in Online Higher Education: Three Categories

The field of analytics in higher education is relatively new and descriptions are often imprecise. Different types of analytics, with little in common, are regularly lumped together. 1,261 more words

Learning Analytics

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, Die

Eric Siegel

Wiley ISBN 978-1-118-35685-2

After explaining the mechanics of Predicitve Analytics, the author presents the Orwellian golden egg of this technology: how to use PA to deliver “Uplift,” which is the art and science of predicting exactly which ad to present to the viewer at this precise moment in time that will persuade him to click and buy. 48 more words

ISD

2014 NMC Horizon report - Emerging technologies affecting Higher education

Ok, this was very interesting – in part because each topic is only 2 pages long in the full report – so it is easy to read it in little bits. 120 more words

Gamification

The Power(ful Perception) of Learning Analytics - Excerpts from MOOC Research

Note: I will use this space over the next month to share excerpts from my dissertation The Evolution & Impact of the Massive Open Online Course. 645 more words