Reporting back from the SURF Academy on the Grand Challenges to Learning Analytics.

Thursday May 28th in Utrecht SURF a work shop was held focussing on the grand challenges to Learning Analytics. This was done in conjunction with the release of a report setting the boundaries by SURF. As co-chair of the Special Interest Group on Learning Analytics and also as one of the author’s of the report … Meer lezen over Reporting back from the SURF Academy on the Grand Challenges to Learning Analytics.

Announcing a Hackathon – Dashboard Building Learning Analytics – February 16th & 17th

Location: Belle van Zuylenzaal, Singel 425, Amsterdam Dates: 16th & 17th February - 2015 Start time 10 AM. To enroll please fill in the following form (costs 1 minute): http://goo.gl/forms/OFvsSD8pog Space for 30 participants in room. Possible to work through the Internet. Description: This is a hackathon to explore Learning Analytics dashboard building. Mockups, requirement gathering … Meer lezen over Announcing a Hackathon – Dashboard Building Learning Analytics – February 16th & 17th

EU commission report on ‘New modes of learning and teaching in higher education’

The following report is relevant for large scale deployment of Learning Analytics within Europe: http://ec.europa.eu/education/library/reports/modernisation-universities_en.pdf Recommendation 14 Member States should ensure that legal frameworks allow higher education institutions to collect and analyse learning data. The full and informed consent of students must be a requirement and the data should only be used for educational purposes. … Meer lezen over EU commission report on ‘New modes of learning and teaching in higher education’

Open Learning Analytics Network – Summit Europe 2014

First reported by Adam Cooper at:  http://www.laceproject.eu/open-learning-analytics-network-summit-europe-2014/ Learning Analytics is rightly identified as being a potent enabler of change in formal and informal education and training, in educational establishments and in the workplace. Open technical architectures and Open Standards are a critical requirement for achieving results at scale; they provide a conceptual and technical framework … Meer lezen over Open Learning Analytics Network – Summit Europe 2014

Reporting back on OWD 2014

This is a report back about at the Onderwijsdagen in specific about Learning Analytics. I should introduce myself. Alan Berg Co-Chair of the Special Interest Group at SURF for Learning Analytics and member of the Innovation Work Group. OWD are three days of events organized with the support of SURF (http://www.deonderwijsdagen.nl/), reaching a wide national … Meer lezen over Reporting back on OWD 2014

Reporting back from the Learning Analytics Summer Institute in Zeist.

From the 30th June to the 1st of July, for two days events around Learning Analytics took place in Zeist. The event was co-located with the Computer Assisted Assessment conference. {Author: Alan Berg - Innovation Work Group - ICTServices } There was a lot of discussion, much knowledge dissemination and good humor. A smoldering discussion … Meer lezen over Reporting back from the Learning Analytics Summer Institute in Zeist.

Innovation Lunch – Learning Analytics – November 13th

De InnovatieGroep organiseert de komende periode enkele Innovatie Lunches. Een Innovatie Lunch is een informele bijeenkomst waar een korte presentatie (15-20 minuten) de aanleiding vormt om van gedachten te wisselen over een specifiek onderwerp.Het onderwerp van de eerste Innovatie Lunch is learning analytics. Tijdens de presentatie wordt een korte toelichting geven op de stand van … Meer lezen over Innovation Lunch – Learning Analytics – November 13th

Towards a uniform code of ethics and practices for Learning Analytics

Originally posted @ the SURF Special Interest Group Learning Analytics's site by Alan Berg   In this article, I argue that we need a clearly defined, uniformly enforced sector wide code of ethics. Without the code of ethics and the associated practices we are vulnerable to external pressures. We may well react ad-hoc per institution … Meer lezen over Towards a uniform code of ethics and practices for Learning Analytics