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 platform, including its relationship to Horizon 2020.

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



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Open Learning Analytics – European Summit Announced

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On the Question of Validity in Learning Analytics

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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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Succesful Scandinavian seminar on learning analytics in schools

Last week (on October 9th) LACE and Skolverket arranged, together with the Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education, a one-day seminar on learning analytics in schools. Some 45 people from the two countries attended the seminar which was held in

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Infographic Learning Analytics

Learning Analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs. This provides actionable feedback for learners, teachers and school leaders.

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Learning Analytics dilemmas: What are the ethics of trusting Google apps for teaching?

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MOOCs and Learning Analytics

On Wednesday September 24 Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, organized a one-day conference on MOOCs and Learning Analytics. About 80 people from all over Sweden attended. MOOCs have had a slow start in Sweden and the idea was

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Seminar on Learning Analytics in schools 9 October in Stockholm

It is still possible to sign up for the 9 october seminar on Learning Analytics in schools organized in cooperation with the Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education and Skolverket. The seminar will give an introduction to the concept of

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Learning Analytics Watchdog – a job description of the future for effective transparency?

We should all be worried when data about us is used, but when the purpose for which it is used and the methods employed are opaque. Credit ratings and car insurance are long-standing examples we have got used to, and

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Learning Analytics SoLAR Flare Event in UK: 24 October 2014

The LACE project invites everyone interested in the research and use of learning analytics to this one day networking gathering event in October at the Open University in Milton Keynes (UK). Under the auspices of the Society for Learning Analytics

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