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Each month, we highlight a piece of evidence from the LACE Evidence Hub, which brings together evidence about learning analytics. Everyone is welcome to add evidence to the Hub site. The Evidence of the Month for May is another paper from LAK15 conference: OpenEssayist: a supply and demand learning analytics tool for drafting academic essays. OpenEssayist is a natural language analytics engine to provide feedback to students when preparing an essay for summative assessment. The authors report a significant positive correlation between the number of drafts submitted to the system and the grades awarded for the first assignment. They also…

The LACE Evidence Hub brings together evidence about learning analytics from all around the world and relates it to four propositions Learning analytics improve learning outcomes Learning analytics improve learning support and teaching, including retention, completion and progression. Learning analytics are taken up and used widely, including deployment at scale. Learning analytics are used in an ethical way. Everyone is welcome to add evidence for or against these propositions to the Hub site. The ‘Evidence of the Month’ on the site for April 2015 is a paper from this year’s Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK15) conference, ‘Crowd-sourced learning in MOOCs:…