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 – join us at the learning analytics symposium during Learning and Teaching Week.
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.
Learning Analytics can sometimes be construed as big data, or even Big Brother. But it’s really about being able to tell a story about a learner, according to Dr Danny Liu.
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 are working on.
Like the idea of an ‘early alert system’ to help academic staff identify students at risk of failing? What about a game in iLearn that could increase your students’ engagement and lift their assessment performance? The Learning Technology Research Cluster proudly presents two engaging and pertinent presentations coming up on Tuesday 21st April.