Colleges and universities embrace the aspiration of student success yet are still grappling with big questions about how to define, measure, and structure student success, all while keeping the student at the center.
The emergence of learning analytics afforded for the analysis of digital traces of user interaction with technology. This analysis offers many opportunities to advance understanding and enhance learning and the environments in which learning occurs.
This presentation explores shortcomings of learning analytics for the wide adoption in educational organisations. It is NOT about ethics and privacy rather than focuses on shortcomings of learning analytics for teachers and students in the classroom (micro-level).
The author traces how such a seemingly immutable idea as measurement proved so malleable when it collided with the subject matter of psychology. Philosophical and social influences are examined. This book traces how such a seemingly immutable idea as measurement proved so malleable when it collided with the subject matter of psychology. It locates the philosophical and social influences reshaping the concept and identifies a fundamental problem: are psychological attributes really quantitative?