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Critical learning analytics...

I went to the SRHE for a workshop on critical learning analytics yesterday. There were three presentations.

For now we see through a glass, darkly – critical perspectives on the rise of learning analytics in the age of teaching ‘excellence’. 1,179 more words

Learning Analytics

Where Are the Learning Sciences in Learning Analytics Research?

Mirjam Neelen & Paul A. Kirschner

In his LAK 2016 keynote in Edinburgh Paul Kirschner answered the question ‘What do the learning sciences have to do with learning analytics (LA)?’ with a firm: ‘Just about everything!’ He also noted that in most LA projects and studies, the learning scientist and learning theories are conspicuously absent, which often lead – in his words – to dystopian futures. 2,713 more words

Learning Professionals

A reminder on evaluation

The other day a colleague was talking to me about a project which was in its early phases and some members of the team were discussing user experience.  624 more words

A novel group engagement score for virtual learning environments

Jorge Castellanos, Pablo A. Haya, Jaime Urquiza-Fuentes

IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 10(3), July-Sept. 1 2017, pp.306-317,  DOI: 10.1109/TLT.2016.2582164 [download] (JCR, IF 2016: … 184 more words


Ask Why before Measuring

Recently I had the following scenario put forward to me:

If someone asked you: “How do I get started thinking about and moving towards a measurement-based approach to training?” How would you answer them?

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L&D In The Modern Workplace

Macfadyen, L. P. (2017).
What Does a Learning Analytics Practitioner Need to Know?
Joint Proceedings of the Workshop on Methodology in Learning Analytics (MLA) and the… 23 more words

Higher Education