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

On the 28 of October SURF SIG LA and the FP7 EU LACE project will organize a first Ethics & Privacy session with international experts. We therefore ask for short descriptions of the issues you face in your initiatives. For more information and examples of questions please read our call.

Submission Deadline: 15.10.2014,  Workshop will take place 28.10.2014

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Live from Boston’s Performance Support Summit’s opening keynote on The Decoded Company: using data as a 6th sense and technology as a coach to experiment new workforce training & performance support ecosystems

Last week’s Performance Support Summit’s keynote in Boston by Rahaf Harfoush was the perfect opening for the event. Based on the speaker’s co-authoring experience first in WIkinomics and now in the latest NYT bestseller, The Decoded Company, the speech was a

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Learning Analytics can bring about a sea change in education

A report, conducted under the auspices of the Learning Analytics Workgroup under the leadership of Roy Pea, describes how education data could transform how students are taught; how teachers are prepared and further developed; how education research is conducted; how

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Learning Analytics: Not just about measuring but engaging students!

Using learning analytics as a means to engage students was the common theme emerging from a workshop gathering UK higher ed professionals. The Lace project ran a workshop on “Learning Analytics: seeking answers at a time of big questions?” at

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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 Organised by the EU FP7 project LACE and the SURF SIG LA the Submission Deadline: 15.10.2014,  Workshop will take place in Utrecht 28.10.2014, 11am – 5pm The massive production,

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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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    Mehrnoosh: The age of small data is over! Big data by Mayer-Schonberger at #ectel2014 with #laceproject members.

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    Erwin Bomas: Thanks to all the members of the #LACEproject for a great exchange, sharing and planning of future ideas on #learninganalytics!


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