Date: 12th November 2015
Cardinali, F., Towards Learning Analytics Interoperability at the Workplace (LAW Profile), Learning Analytics Review no. 5, November 2015, ISSN: 2057-7494. http://www.laceproject.eu/learning-analytics-review/LAW-interoperability/
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This paper introduces the needs and possible options for interoperating learning analytics within industrial and corporate scenarios, directly at the workplace. It first introduces general concepts of standardization roadmaps, abstract reference frameworks, application profiles and reference implementations as key steps towards a shared approach to interoperability. It then proposes a scenario-based method to drill down to interoperability needs and options for workplace learning, using a top-down approach. The paper suggests how the community could take action to develop specific profiles and recipes from existing and emerging specifications, with the aim of producing, managing, sharing and distributing standards-based and actionable analytics for improving workplace learning within industrial verticals.