Jisc has been supporting seven research projects in learning analytics at UK universities over the past year. These have been in the areas of curriculum analytics, mental health and wellbeing and the evaluation of institutional learning analytics projects.Join us to hear the projects present their interesting findings.
It never bodes well to dive into the unknown without preparation. To define, design and enable learning analytics, it’s essential to have a clear strategy in place. Prep yourself with these evaluation questions before you dive into learning analytics.
As Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) generate a huge amount of learning activity data through its thousands of users, great potential is provided to use this data to understand and optimize the learning experience and outcome.
I'll start this article by making one simple statement: Feedback loops work. Why? That’s the way we human beings learn, as feedback provides us with a sense of where we stand and an evaluation of our progress.
An interesting question arose at a recent xAPI Camp hosted by The eLearning Guild: “What happened to objectives in xAPI?” We should be able to use xAPI to document successful completion of eLearning, but without statements of learning objectives in the content, this is not possible.