Open Learning Analytics Network – Summit Europe on December 1st in Amsterdam

On December 1st the European Summit of the Open Learning Analytics Network will be organised in Amsterdam, at the Allard Pierson Museum. The summit agenda will include lightening talks, breakout group discussions, and plenary discussion of next actions developing a shared European perspective on the concept of an Open Learning Analytics framework, including its relationship to Horizon 2020.

See the call for participation for more information and how to take part in this  event



Latest Blog Posts

Reporting back on OWD 2014

In this guest post Alan Berg, co-chair of the SURF Special Interest Group Learning Analytics who works at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, reports on the Workshop on Ethics & Privacy Issues in the Context of Learning Analytics organized by LACE and SURF

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Learning Analytics @ Eminent 2014

On Wednesday 12 November a group of 35 decision-makers and decision-shapers from some 15 European countries met in Zurich, Switzerland to discuss learning analytics and education. It was the Policy and Innovation Committee from European Schoolnet, its Digital Competence Working

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Advancing STEM, Advancing Europe

UNDERSTANDING THE RELEVANCE OF STEM-SPECIFIC LEARNING INNOVATION & ANALYTICS  FOR RE-ESTABLISHING EUROPE’S INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP BY H2020 (BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE) “We need to do a much, much better job of ensuring that education programs are well-informed by and aligned with the

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Learning Analytics Apps in Schools: Parents will drive Implementation as well as Privacy Concerns

The New York Times reports (November 16, 2014) on «Privacy Concerns for ClassDojo and Other Tracking Apps for Schoolchildren».  ClassDojo, a new app claimed to be used by at least one teacher in roughly one out of three schools in

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Learning Analytics on Eminent 12 – 14 November

During the next couple of days a number of policymakers and experts are gathered in Zurich for the annual Eminent conference (by invitation only). This year meeting on Learning analytics in education is organised as a joint meeting of the EUN Policy

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LACE SoLAR Flare: Scaling up learning analytics

The LACE project held a successful SoLAR Flare event at the Open University, UK, on the 24 October 2014. It physically brought together more than 50 people interested in learning analytics, with more than 350 people followed the live video stream

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Notes from Utrecht Workshop on Ethics and Privacy Issues in the Application of Learning Analytics

In this guest post Niall Sclater, a consultant at Sclater Digital and currently doing research on Learning Analytics for Jisc, reports on the Workshop on Ethics & Privacy Issues in the Application of Learning Analytics organized by LACE and SURF

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Open Learning Analytics – European Summit Announced

LACE is pleased to announce that it will be organising a one day summit event to broker collaboration around the idea of an Open Learning Analytics platform – based on principles of modularity, open architectures, and open standards – in

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On the Question of Validity in Learning Analytics

The question of whether or not something works is a basic one to ask when investing time and money in changing practice and in using new technologies. For learning analytics, the moral dimension adds a certain imperative, although there is

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Using data to improve student success

In this Guest post Paul Prinsloo research professor in open distance learning at the University of South Africa discusses how South African Universities are starting to use learning analytics to improve student learning. The post first appeared in World University

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