A new learning analytics tool in iLearn is available for session 1. The Moodle Engagement Analytics Plugin (MEAP) tracks which students you deem at risk of falling behind. It allows you to create a customised profile of an “at-risk student” in your unit, send personalised, tailored emails to students that meet that profile. It can also provide … Continue reading Learning Analytics comes to iLearn
Have you often wondered what your students were up to in the maze that is iLearn? There are so many things to keep track of! Students spending time (or not) on iLearn. Students submitting assignments on time (or not). Students responding to forums posts (or not). Students doing well in assignments (or not).
Last week I provided a summary of learning analytics and presented a paper looking at program based metrics from the Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference in Edinburgh (LAK16). This week I present a few more interesting papers, and another observation…
I was fortunate enough to be supported by Macquarie University as part of a professional development grant to attend the Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference in Edinburgh during April (LAK16). It’s always difficult to summarise in a short article the numerous ideas that researchers, practitioners and technologists presented over the 2 days of workshops and … Continue reading What’s been happening in learning analytics?-(Part 1)
We are nearing the completion of our OLT-funded project “Completing the Loop: Returning Meaningful Learning Analytic Data to Teachers” and we are pleased to share the project outcomes in an upcoming workshop series.
Hailed as a “game changer” for 21st century education, learning analytics is a buzzword often used but not widely understood. It even appears a few times in the draft Learning and Teaching Strategy. But what is it, what’s being done about it, and how can you feed into the discussion? We want to hear from you … Continue reading Learning analytics – where would you like to go?
Have you heard learning analytics mentioned recently? Has it appeared in articles you’ve read, conversations you’ve overheard or are you just curious?
Do you want to improve student unit completion? Are you interested in participating in a trial using a new learning analytics plugin in iLearn? If so, read on.
Do your eyes glaze over when learning analytics is mentioned? Recently I have noticed that it is being discussed more broadly around the campus. There are a number of reasons for this, possibly its mention in the Green Paper, but one of which I would like to think is a project some colleagues and I … Continue reading Learning analytics and student retention
The Arts Faculty is all about quality learning and teaching. So it’s no surprise that submissions to the Faculty of Arts Learning and Teaching Awards 2017 were inspirational. Here are the winners of the 2017 awards, together with short videos explaining a bit about their work.