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Launching the Man.Tr.A. Survey: Manufacturing Industry Training Analytics

LACE is launching an online survey dedicated to the analysis of training technologies in the Manufacturing, Retail, Supply Chain and other workplace settings to understand the maturity level of Industrial Training and the need therein to embrace new learning analytics advancements to improve overall efficacy of industrial training.


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Call for Ethical & Privacy Issues in the Application of Learning Analytics

*********************************************** 1st Call for Ethical & Privacy Issues in the Application of Learning Analytics 22.09.2014,  Organised by the EU FP7 project LACE and the SURF SIG LA the ************************************************ The massive production, collection and processing of information from various learning platforms and

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How to give students control of their data

“Everybody’s talking about Big Data and Learning Analytics, but if you don’t solve privacy first it is going to be killed before it has really started.” These are the words of Larry Johnson, CEO of the New Media Consortium (NMC),

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Emerging Opportunities in K-12 Learning Analytics

In this video Roy Pea, Professor of Education and Learning Sciences at Stanford University, shares why data and learning analytics are needed to build a contemporary school education at scale. He does not only look into the promises of learning

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De-identified LA data is a dream – is solutions built on trust the way out?

When 87 percent of the U.S. population can be uniquely identified with a reasonable degree of certainty by a combination of ZIP code, date of birth, and gender you may realise that it may be pretty hard to de-identify the

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xAPI starts Community of Practice and Profiles Group

The xAPI specification has foreseen that, at some point in time, Communities of practice will “need to establish and define new Verbs and Activities to meet the need of their constituency”. Now the time has come for defining such a community. This

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Learning analytics: bridging the gaps

The LACE project supported a Learning Analytics Summer Institute event in the UK – LASI@MK. The event highlighted the need for engagement and dialogue between communities in order to develop insight and institutional change. It is increasingly clear that introducing

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LACE Workplace Learning Analytics Workshop at the World Manufacturing Forum 2014

A post conference Workshop was organised by Lace together with Gala and Manuskills EU projects for the World Manufacturing Forum 2014 held at the marvellous Palazzo Mezzanotte, the headquarters of the Italian stock exchange, in central Milan in July 2014.

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Systematic use of data for school improvement

There are not many schools that have heard about learning analytics. But this does not mean that they are not collecting and making use of data, although it sometimes could be done more systematically. In this blog post I will

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The Learning Analytics Summer Institute in Zeist

The Learning Analytics Summer Insitute (LASI) local event in Zeist, on the 30th June and 1st July 2014, was organised by LACE coordinator Hendrik Drachsler (OUNL) and Alan Berg from the University of Amsterdam. What follows is a Storify report from

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LA on the agenda for international standardisation

The Open Forum Conference session organised by LACE in Oslo in June hit a nerve with the community of standardisation experts attending the conference prior to their full week meeting in Oslo. In the meeting of the ISO committee working

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Issue 1 June 2014

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Supported by the EC

The LACE Project is supported by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme under grant 619424.

EC Project Officer: Liina Munari