LACE project activities at LAK15


If you are going to LAK15 look out for us at:

  • The Ethics and Privacy in Learning Analytics (#EP4LA) workshop and,
  • ‘Learning Analytics: European Perspectives’ panel

Further information is available here.

Latest Blog Posts

Positioning Open Learning Analytics Initiative before the community meet at LAK15 in March

Warming up for the big community gathering of the learning analytics community, LAK15 March 16 – 20, the Apereo Learning Analytics Initiative recently organised a webinar presenting their vision for an Open Source Learning Analytics platform. You can revisit the webinar online taking

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A Chinese perspective on learning analytics: Making use of data from both online and blended learning

This guest blog post introduces a new series of country reports from scholars renowned for their contribution to national and international learning analytics research. Professor Xiaoqing Gu of East China Normal University, Shanghai, gives her perspectives on this fast developing field of interest.

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LACE initiative resulted in new Asian SIG on learning analytics

A successful workshop and establishment of a new special interest group on learning analytics under the auspices of Asian-Pacific Society of Computers in Education (APSCE), this was the outcome of a LACE project initiative of last year. Till now the

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Learning Analytics – making learning better? The Dutch perspective

On the Friday afternoon of BETT 2015 I had the pleasure to take part in the panel of the LACE seminar on learning analytics. The seminar aimed at the schools sector was led by LACE partner Dr Jan Hylén, working

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LACE project sessions at LAK15

The LACE project team will be taking part in several sessions at The 5th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge – Scaling Up: Big Data to Big Impact which is taking place at the Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York,

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Over 200 People Take Part in LACE Seminars at Bett!

Standing Room Only at LACE Seminars at Bett 2015 Show It was standing room only last week at the Bett 2015 show for the two LACE seminars that made up the project’s first public annual meeting aimed at those interested in finding

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Learning Analytics: Making Learning Better

Later today Doug Clow will give a talk on Learning Analytics: Making learning better at the BETT 2015 event. The talk will take place in the Learn Live: HE Learning Value and the Future Workforce FE As described on the

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Standards and Learning Analytics – current activities 2014

The development of IT standards and other kinds of technical specifications to support interoperability in educational technology has been underway for more than 15 years, but the focus of attention has usually been on system integration or portability of educational

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Master Class on Learning Analytics and Visualisation of Data

On the 20th of November I organized a master class at the well-organized Media and Learning Conference in Brussels on Learning Analytics and Visualisation of Data. I was grateful for this subject as visualisation is a very important aspect in

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New publication: Measuring and Understanding Learner Emotions: Evidence and Prospects


The LACE project is pleased to announce the publication the first paper in the Learning Analytics Review series, Measuring and Understanding Learner Emotions: Evidence and Prospects. The paper by Bart Rienties and Bethany Alden Rivers from The Open University in

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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