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Learning Analytics 101

Emerging from research into the visualisation of argument construction, the analysis of learner interactions within networks has become widely recognised in recent years as a rich and effective means of providing feedback on learner progress (Najjar, Duval and Wolpers, 2006) – facilitating personalised learning (Beck and Woolf, 2000), developing collective intelligence (De Liddo, et al., 2012) automating metadata annotation (Downes, 2004), and offering opportunities for enhanced discoverability (Siemens, 2012). 1,452 more words


DAL MOOC - Week 1 Reflection

I have just completed the first week of the Data, Analytics and Learning MOOC on the edX platform, and as an end of week activity I’ve been asked to research learning analytics tools, add them to a table, and upload the table here. 303 more words

Learning Analytics

Macfadyen, L. P., Dawson, S. Pardo, A., & Gašević, D. (2014).
Embracing Big Data in Complex Educational Systems: The Learning Analytics Imperative and the Policy Challenge. 15 more words

Higher Education

Latest reports ALERT! Open University's Innovating Pedagogy 2014 and Jisc's Learning Analytics

Learn about key trends in pedagogy, such as BYOD, Flipped Learning, learning through storytelling, bricolage, etc. Access Report

JISC has carried out a study on the current state of play of Learning Analytics in UK higher and further education. Access Report


EU commission report on 'New modes of learning and teaching in higher education'

The following report is relevant for large scale deployment of Learning Analytics within Europe:


Recommendation 14
Member States should ensure that legal frameworks allow higher education institutions to collect and analyse learning data. 53 more words

Innovation And Development

Open Learning Analytics Network – Summit Europe 2014

First reported by Adam Cooper at:  http://www.laceproject.eu/open-learning-analytics-network-summit-europe-2014/

Learning Analytics is rightly identified as being a potent enabler of change in formal and informal education and training, in educational establishments and in the workplace. 698 more words

Innovation And Development

Visiting Scholar Presentation - Professor Grainne Conole

As part of the NIDL’s Visiting Scholar Series, the following video is now available of Professor Grainne Conole addressing the topic, “Why Digital Learning Matters: Global Trends and Local Opportunities”. 114 more words

Digital Learning