Report from Learning Analytics Briefing in Brussels


Sally Reynolds reports on a very successful meeting in Brussels.

Alan Berg Interview – “Learning Analytics Impacting on National Policy”

In this interview recorded at the LAK15 conference Alan Berg, Learning Analytics Community Officer for the Apereo Foundation, and the Innovation Group at the University of Amsterdam discusses how learning analytics is evolving. Community events are helping to spread “understanding

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Springtime is Learning Analytics time in Brussels….

67 people took part in our Spring Briefing and Workshop event held in Brussels yesterday on Policies for Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics. They included MEPs and representatives from the European Parliament, European Commission project officers and advisors (DG

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Making Learning Analytics “Business as Usual” – Sharon Slade Interview

In the third interview from the LAK15 conference Sharon Slade from the Open University discusses the barriers that have been overcome for the learning analytics community and looks forward to the developments of the next five years. She hopes that

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Evidence of the month: learning analytics meets measurement theory

The LACE Evidence Hub brings together evidence about learning analytics from all around the world and relates it to four propositions Learning analytics improve learning outcomes Learning analytics improve learning support and teaching, including retention, completion and progression. Learning analytics

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Interview with Erik Duval at LAK15

During LAK15 Tore Hoel, Hendrik Drachsler and Maren Scheffel took the opportunity to interview a number of international experts in learning analytics. Over the next few weeks we will be publishing these interviews which revolved around two questions: What barriers

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International interest for privacy solution in education

At SXSWedu LACE partner Kennisnet presented a direction for solving the privacy problem in education. The SXSWedu event is a yearly conference that attracts about 7000 educational technology professionals ranging from teachers, key players, policy makers and developers across all

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Call for Datasets

At the recent LAK15 conference, the high demand to have an overview of available datasets for Learning Analytics research has become evident. Based on the discussions at LAk15, we created a Call for Dataset descriptions together with the Journal for Learning

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Taiwanese perspective on Learning Analytics: Identifying who will succeed

This guest blog post is the third in our new series of country reports from scholars renowned for their contribution to national and international learning analytics research. Shu-Fen Tseng of the Big Data and Digital Convergence Center at Yuan Ze

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LACE Interview with the New President of Society for Learning Analytics, Dragan Gašević

Last week members of the LACE project team attended the LAK15 conference. In addition to the presenting a number of papers and facilitating workshop sessions the team carried out a number of video interviews which will be published on the

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Review of LAK15, LACE Team Participation and the Event Amplification

Tweets from the LAK15 half-day workshop session on Ethics and Privacy in Learnng Analytics

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