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The thirteen Ps of big data

The thirteen Ps of big data | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
Big data are often described as being characterised by the ‘3 Vs’: volume (the large scale of the data); variety (the different forms of data sets that can now be gathered by digital devices and so...
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Are universities collecting too much information?

Are universities collecting too much information? | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
A university is looking at analysing emails from students to staff to detect negative comments. Is this pastoral care, or 'scary ethics'?
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Software that helps to keep first-year students on track

Software that helps to keep first-year students on track | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
All colleges help first-year students adapt, so they don’t get overwhelmed or drop out. A novel project at DCU uses data to predict performance and sends students helpful weekly emails
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Renowned researcher: ‘Why I am no longer comfortable’ in the field of educational measurement

Renowned researcher: ‘Why I am no longer comfortable’ in the field of educational measurement | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
'When measurement became the instrument of accountability, testing companies prospered and schools suffered. I have watched this happen for several years now. I have slowly withdrawn my intellectual commitment to the field of measurement. Recently I asked my dean to switch my affiliation from the measurement program to the policy program.'
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Complicated or Complex? Analytics Treats Them Differently

In a recent issue of the Harvard Business Review included an interesting article titled “Learning to Live with Complexity.” Its authors, Gokce Sargut and Rita Gunther McGrath, describe the difference between something being merely complicated and genuinely complex. Think in terms of systems. Complicated systems have many moving parts like a wrist watch with gears, …
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Watch Elizabeth Dalton's talk on learning analytics in Moodle from the US Moodle Moot

Watch Elizabeth Dalton's talk on learning analytics in Moodle from the US Moodle Moot | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
This was a great presentation from Elizabeth Dalton of Granite State College on her deep dive into logs and Moodle data to analyze student performance and persistence. The talk was titled "Beyond C...
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Home - selfdeterminationtheory.org

Home - selfdeterminationtheory.org | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
Self-Determination Theory (SDT) is a theory of motivation. It is concerned with supporting our natural or intrinsic tendencies to behave in effective and healthy ways. SDT has been researched and practiced by a network of researchers around the world. The theory was initially developed by Edward L. Deci and Richard M. Ryan, and has been …
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Athabasca University Press - Teaching in Blended Learning Environments: Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry

Athabasca University Press - Teaching in Blended Learning Environments: Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
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The Most Innovative Companies Have Long-Term Leadership

The Most Innovative Companies Have Long-Term Leadership | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
Follow the example of Apple, Amazon, and GE.
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links with BAD/SET in that one of the drivers behind SET is short-termism

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Big Picture - Personalized Learning One Student at a Time - an innovative education alternative

Big Picture - Personalized Learning One Student at a Time - an innovative education alternative | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
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Highly Cited Educational Psychology / Technology Articles

Highly Cited Educational Psychology / Technology Articles | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
Below is a very incomplete list of journal articles cited more than 1,000 times related to educational psychology and educational technology. Next to each article is a count of the google citation ...
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See Your Data

See Your Data | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
By Shelly Blake-Plock

One of the most amazing things is the look in people’s eyes when they “see”
their data for the first time.

We hear a lot of talk about how xAPI will transform learning and training.
But the majority of what’s happening in an xAPI Learning Record Store is
happening behind the scenes: it’s in the way the database accepts and
stores structured data. 

Which means it’s hard for most people to understand the value inherent in
capturing that data as xAPI.

And which means
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Learning Analytics + NICs for Systemic Educational Improvement | Learning Emergence

Learning Analytics + NICs for Systemic Educational Improvement | Learning Emergence | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
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Wow!

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Learning Locker – the open source learning record store (LRS) – Say hello to our little plugin

Learning Locker – the open source learning record store (LRS) – Say hello to our little plugin | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
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Code of practice for learning analytics | Jisc

Code of practice for learning analytics | Jisc | Education, technology, analytics | 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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Colleges, vendors discuss plans for learning analytics as Caliper framework nears finish line | InsideHigherEd

Colleges, vendors discuss plans for learning analytics as Caliper framework nears finish line | InsideHigherEd | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
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Learning to Live with Complexity

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How to make sense of the unpredictable and the undefinable in today’s hyperconnected business world
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The thirteen Ps of big data

The thirteen Ps of big data | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
Big data are often described as being characterised by the ‘3 Vs’: volume (the large scale of the data); variety (the different forms of data sets that can now be gathered by digital devices and so...
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Teaching in Blended Learning Environments: Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry - June 2015

Teaching in Blended Learning Environments: Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry - June 2015 | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
Teaching in Blended Learning Environments: Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry June 2015 Dr. Norm Vaughan Link to Google Presentation Slides Overview Student engagement Blended learning “unpacked” The roles of a successful teacher Case Studies – Mount Royal University Resources 1. STU
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What do students want from a learning analytics app? | Effective Learning Analytics

What do students want from a learning analytics app? | Effective Learning Analytics | Education, technology, analytics | Scoop.it
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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 a…
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Slide 18 seems particularly relevant to our context.

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Code of practice for learning analytics | Jisc

Code of practice for learning analytics | Jisc | Education, technology, analytics | 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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