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How Learning Analytics Are Being Used In HIGHER ED - Edudemic

How Learning Analytics Are Being Used In HIGHER ED - Edudemic | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Horizon Report showcases a number of different examples of institutions that are using learning analytics in different ways.

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Linda Alexander's curator insight, February 19, 2013 10:30 AM

Extremely interesting research being conducted, especially at Stanford and a few other universities...

Learning Analytics in Higher Education
Making sense of results and student activity
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Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The diverse team of eLearning advisors provide elearning workshops, send out periodic newsletter, provide customised consultation, support the eScholar program and more.

 

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Craig Patterson's comment, June 13, 2013 1:52 AM
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Kim Flintoff's comment, June 13, 2013 2:12 AM
The website was redesigned and we disappeared ... This scoop is simply a flag about who's curating... We didn't expect anyone wold ever want to visit us.....
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elearnspace › Personal Learning Graphs (PLeG)

elearnspace › Personal Learning Graphs (PLeG) | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Personalized and adaptive learning has been described as the so-called holy grail of education. The idea is not new, though its technological instantiation is getting increased attention. In a well-funded education system, personalized instruction happens when guided by a teacher as each students strengths and weaknesses and knowledge gaps are known. However, when classrooms start to exceed 20+ students, some type of mediating agent is needed in order to address knowledge gaps as it becomes impossible for a teacher to be aware of what is happening with each learner. So, while the human educator is the original (and best) personalized learning system, the current funding constraints and other resource challenges have raised the need for alternative approaches to make sure that each learner is receiving support reflective of her needs.

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Learning design and learning analytics

Learning design and learning analytics: building the links EMMA Summer School, Ischia, July 2015
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Can predictive analytics ID "likelihood to thrive" on campus? - eCampus News

Can predictive analytics ID "likelihood to thrive" on campus? - eCampus News | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Research applies big data to correlate qualitative features of U.S. college campuses to individual thriving and completion.

analytics-thrivevibeffect, a family-centered college-decision framework that helps students identify campuses where they’re most likely to thrive, has published a scientifically peer-reviewed paper on how predictive analytics can determine the campus features that most contribute to an individual’s likelihood to thrive and complete.
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Instructure launches Canvas Data | eSchool News | eSchool News

Instructure launches Canvas Data | eSchool News | eSchool News | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Canvas Data provides insight into teaching and learning data for institutions

canvas-dataInstructure, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company and creator of the Canvas learning management system (LMS), has released Canvas Data, a hosted data solution providing fully optimized data to K-12 and higher education institutions capturing online teaching and learning activity.
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Colleges use student data to predict future dropouts

Colleges use student data to predict future dropouts | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Academic advisers are hoping the practice enables them to intervene before it is too late.
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Can Data Improve Education Without Compromising Privacy?

Can Data Improve Education Without Compromising Privacy? | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Do the benefits of student analytics outweigh concerns over individuals’ privacy?
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Will Learning Analytics Transform Higher Education?

Discussion on the elements, actors, cultural change and scenarios that are related to Learning Analytics in Higher Education Institutions. Presentation given at the Digital Education Show Asia, Kuala Lumpur, June 2015


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ERBRAINS MICROSOFT DYNAMICS's curator insight, June 17, 1:53 AM

Thanks for Sharing Nice Info

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Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Increasingly educators are relying on student data to make instructional decisions, but how much more useful could that information be in the hands of students themselves?
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The Chief Data Officer in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

The Chief Data Officer in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Key Takeaways

- The role of chief data officer meets two urgent needs on campus: leading data administration efforts and building analytics capacity to drive decisions with data.
- Like all valuable assets, data need active, intentional, and coherent management, perhaps best known as data governance.
- The CDO can and should evangelize the value of data for analytics and decision support, while data governance ensures the best data are available to support an institution's tactical needs and strategic objectives.

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Code of practice for learning analytics | Jisc

Code of practice for learning analytics | Jisc | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Setting out the responsibilities of educational institutions to ensure that learning analytics is carried out responsibly, appropriately and effectively.

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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, June 9, 3:02 AM

A definite must read

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Self-Organizing Map Helps Analyze Student Behaviors

Self-Organizing Map Helps Analyze Student Behaviors | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We've developed, with great help from Deloitte Consulting in Perth, a model of student behaviors in higher education. The model covers 52,000 students over a roughly 5 year period and has allowed us to create trajectories, micro-segmentation of the population, and to focus new ideas about interventions.
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Universities find a collaborative way to measure and obtain success

Universities find a collaborative way to measure and obtain success | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
An Amazon Web infrastructure has allowed for a predictive analytics framework to determine a university’s at-risk students.

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How universities are using data to stop students dropping out

How universities are using data to stop students dropping out | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As universities accept students from increasingly diverse backgrounds, institutions are finding new ways to target support effectively
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Learning design and learning analytics

Learning design and learning analytics: building the links EMMA Summer School, Ischia, July 2015

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Report: Higher Ed Making Slow, Steady Technological Progress -- Campus Technology

Report: Higher Ed Making Slow, Steady Technological Progress -- Campus Technology | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Key findings of the report include:

*  Nearly 70 percent of respondents at most educational levels reported that technology to report, manage and collect student data has increased in the last two years;
*  The most common use of data at all levels reported by respondents was to track student performance, ranging from 75-81 percent and the second most commonly reported use, from 70-72 percent, was to improve instruction;
*  The least common use of student data, according to respondents, was in support of research to improve instruction or curriculum;
K-12 and higher ed respondents also agreed that increased training in data systems use is the most effective way to support the increased use of individual student data, though K-12 survey takers were more likely to say so, at just above 60 percent, than their higher ed peers, at about 50 percent; and
*  Respondents at all levels appear fairly comfortable with current data security, with only 23 percent or less saying that data security or privacy need to be improved to make better use of the information.

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Algorithms Are Only As Intelligent As the Humans Behind Them.

Algorithms Are Only As Intelligent As the Humans Behind Them. | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Automated learning pathways are currently a hot topic in discussions on education because those pathways have the potential to personalize learning and provide timely intervention for students. With automated pathways, also known as adaptive learning, the instruction changes based on the students’ current levels of understanding. In some cases, adaptive learning is teacher-directed. In this case, teachers push new content to their students based on the learners’ previous performances. In other cases, the pathways are “system-generated” so the technology “automatically” adapts to meet the needs of individual students. The latter option is far more controversial because it elicits this question: Are algorithms replacing teachers? What if the system “misunderstands” and doesn’t provide students with the proper support and intervention?1

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 23, 2:50 PM

Does the future scare you or entice you with a smile?  Would a system generated response to your answer be more reliable than one offered by an old school (i.e. flesh and bone) teacher.


This article will help think about algorithms and online teaching and learning.

magnus sandberg's curator insight, June 28, 4:26 AM

A multiple choise test can be designed to aid learning or not, as can an adaptive learning system. The motviation and pedagogic understanding of those who make it is critical.

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xAPI and Analytics: Measuring Your Way to Success by Andy Johnson, Steve Foreman, Craig Wiggins & Peter Berking : Learning Solutions Magazine

xAPI and Analytics: Measuring Your Way to Success by Andy  Johnson, Steve  Foreman, Craig  Wiggins & Peter  Berking : Learning Solutions Magazine | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
“The ISD team already has some ideas about how to expand their use of xAPI to make the learning and performance solution even more impactful. They plan to introduce a ‘Did You Know?’ page where a sales rep can get personalized performance improvement tips like ‘Did you know that you are 40 percent more successful when you spend five minutes researching the product immediately before a call?’ and other trends that are now possible to identify through the xAPI and analytics.”

The Experience API (xAPI) and analytics complement each other nicely. You can use the xAPI to track any type of user/system interaction and then use analytics tools to compile and interpret xAPI data. The interactions you track may result from learning systems and programs or from actual work systems and processes.
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Learning Analytics: Principles and Constraints

Learning Analytics: Principles and Constraints | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Within the evolution of technology in education, Learning Analytics has reserved its position as a robust technological field that promises to empower instructors and learners in different educational fields. The 2014 horizon report (Johnson et al.,

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Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, June 25, 1:56 AM

Some interesting tips to read on learning analytics

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Gartner Says Advanced Analytics Is a Top Business Priority

Gartner Says Advanced Analytics Is a Top Business Priority | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Gartner, Inc. said that advanced analytics is the fastest-growing segment of the business intelligence (BI) and analytics software market and surpassed $1 billion in 2013.


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Jim Thompson's curator insight, June 16, 11:48 AM

Analytics and decisioning engines will help markets surf a wave of exploding data!

Christophe Acher's curator insight, June 18, 4:00 AM

TIBCO SPOTFIRE est depuis longtemps précurseur sur le segment de l'advanced analytics à la portée de tous, notamment avec l'intégration native de R et de fonctions statistiques avancées (segmentation, prévision, corrélations, ...).

 

A l'heure où de nombreuses entreprises se posent la question du remplacement de SAS, essentiellement pour des questions de coûts et de complexité, et SPOTFIRE s'impose comme solution de substitution partielle ou complète dans bien des cas.

 

N'hésitez pas à me contacter pour en savoir plus. christophe.acher@tibco.com

Robert McKenzie's curator insight, June 21, 3:50 AM

Sounds simple ..just add data and insight

 

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Fast-Track, On-Demand, No-Fee Program to Become a Data Scientist

Fast-Track, On-Demand, No-Fee Program to Become a Data Scientist | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We have re-designed our online, accelerated data science apprenticeship: it is now available to anyone, at no cost, with no restrictions, and does not require…
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Ten tips for safe and effective learning analytics

Ten tips for safe and effective learning analytics | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A Google search for ‘improving student experience’ brings up around 30,000 hits.  

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What do teachers really think of data tools? | eSchool News | eSchool News

What do teachers really think of data tools? | eSchool News | eSchool News | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Two-thirds of teachers in a Gates Foundation study said they are not completely satisfied with the data, or tools designed to help them work with data, which they are able to access on a regular basis.

Teachers Know Best: Making Data Work for Teachers and Students examines digital instructional tools that help teachers collect and use student data and attempts to outline the challenges teachers face when working with these digital tools.
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Code of Practice for Learning Analytics launched | Effective Learning Analytics

Code of Practice for Learning Analytics launched | Effective Learning Analytics | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Today Jisc is launching the Code of Practice for Learning Analytics at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in the amazing MediaCityUK at Salford Quays.

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University's new data platform will map student time - eCampus News

University's new data platform will map student time - eCampus News | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Illinois State chooses Informatica to harness analytics around students’ full potential

data-projectInformatica Corporation, an independent provider of data integration software, announced that Illinois State University (Illinois State) has made Informatica the cornerstone of its ability to harness data to enable student success.

Specifically, Illinois State has implemented Informatica PowerCenter as the data integration foundation of its multi-year “LEAPForward” project, which is aimed at optimizing student-oriented business and data processes and providing a platform for business intelligence and analytics to enable student success at the university and beyond.
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Push Learning: How Smart Notifications Will Change Education

Push Learning: How Smart Notifications Will Change Education | Learning Analytics in Higher Education | Scoop.it

"Learner profiles will soon drive "push learning" that will queue playlists of learning experiences to help learners skill up."


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Scott Holcomb's curator insight, May 8, 11:07 AM

Excellent read-

John Dargan's curator insight, May 12, 4:21 AM

May not be useful. Just setting up Scoop.it