LACE news and updates

LACE survey on the future of learning analytics

LACE has launched a survey to collect views on eight visions of the future of learning analytics. You are very welcome to participate if you are curious about these visions, and would like to add your views. There is more information on the LACE website, or you can go directly to the survey.

Institutional Readiness Day for Learning Analytics Technologies – join us in Amsterdam December 10th

The LACE project in collaboration with University of Amsterdam is organising a free workshop in Amsterdam on December 10th to focus on institutional readiness for learning analytics.

See more about the plans for the day

Using Learning Analytics in an English School setting

Although the awareness that learning analytics offers a great potential and is an important technology for the future is on the rise in the school sector, it is still very rare to hear about schools actually implementing and using such

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Three approaches to learning resources and analytics

The EdReNe Network, which is a network for educational repositories in Europe met for its 12th seminar in Copenhagen in late October ( Standardisation issues was high on the agenda but there was also room for a presentation of the

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Report from the LASI summer school in Bilbao

LACE guest blog post: Mariluz Guenaga reports on the Learning Analytics Summer Institute – LASI 2015 LASI 2015 was hosted by the University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, and took place on the 22nd and 23rd of June. The University  accepted

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Towards Learning Analytics Interoperability at the Workplace

LACE has published Towards Learning Analytics Interoperability at the Workplace (LAW Profile) by Fabrizio Cardinali. The paper reports on work done within LACE to move towards a profile of specifications which can meet the learning analytics operability needs of the workplace. It introduces the

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Evidence of the Month: Brockenhurst College

Each month, we highlight one of the new additions to the LACE Evidence Hub, which brings together evidence about learning analytics. You are welcome to add to the Hub site, which you can visit via a tab at the top

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What’s the right tool for reading the future?

Ed Foster of Nottingham Trent University, UK, is an associate partner of the LACE project. In this guest post he asks what it will take for institutions to benefit from the use of learning analytics to support student retention and

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Learning analytics – polling the future

The European ICT community seems to have a not too optimistic, but– at the same time – not too pessimistic view on how learning analytics will transform the way we learn in schools, universities and workplace. That is if we

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IMS Caliper published – we now have a clearer picture how activity streams should be described

IMS Caliper, claimed to be “the world’s first interoperability standard for educational click stream data”, is now publicly available after a long period of testing among the consortium members. A Best Practice Guide, an Implementation Guide, and a Conformance and

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LACE Flare: Event replay on 23 October

Join the LACE team online as we replay our very successful SoLAR Flare networking event on Friday 23 October from 10am to 1pm (BST). Network problems meant people were unable to join the event on the day via the livestream.

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LACE SoLAR Flare 2015 Delegate Pack

The LACE project hosted a one-day SoLAR Flare event at the Open University, UK, on Friday 9 October. This online delegate pack contains follow-up information for reference by the delegates and those who could not participate in person. Video replays of

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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