Tag Archives: Analytics

Open the pod bay doors…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

People are not fearful of algorithms, they’re fearful of agendas that the algorithms represent. Over the last few weeks I have been discussing and listening to people’s views on the intelligent campus. One topic which has resulted in a fair bit of controversy is the concept of using artificial intelligence to support teaching and learning. … Continue reading Open the pod bay doors… Read more

Opening the algorithms: Could we use open analytics?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Do you remember when the Google algorithm wasn’t that good, well it was good, but today it’s better! Many years ago if you searched for a hotel on Google, so you could find out if there was car parking, or to find the website for the restaurant menu, the search results most of the time … Continue reading Opening the algorithms: Could we use open analytics? Read more

Analytics & Narratives

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

This post is Co-Authored with Dave Cormier The importance of storytelling in organisational change is sometimes overlooked, this post, and especially today, is written with Andrew Asher and Donna Lanclos in mind, who capture the stories in and around libraries to enhance the student experience. In 2016 the predictive and explanatory power of analytics have […] Read more

Digital Pedagogy Lab

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Over on a domain of his own, Lawrie has been posting about his attendance at the Digital Pedagogy Lab on Prince Edward Island and has written a series of blog posts about the event and what he learnt and experienced and the relevance to digital capability. Red Roads and Connectivism http://lawriephipps.co.uk/?p=8157 Digital Pedagogy Lab: Prince … Read more

Open Analytics?

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

Digital Pedagogy Lab : Prince Edward Island : Third Reflections So the reflections keep coming, and the connections get stronger as we continue to reflect in the open. There have been some great blog posts from fellow #DigPed delegates in the last few days and maybe at some point we should write a collective piece […] Read more

Digital spaces in a networked culture?

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

Last week on twitter, and after a very long conversation with that Dave Cormier I posed the question “What would a learning space look like if you designed it in networked culture, where identity is more important than role?” I started thinking that the way to answer this may be by using scenario planning, designing […] Read more

Outcomes and Destinations Data for Further Education

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

The BIS Outcome Based Success Measures Consultation sets out detailed proposals for using student outcomes as a key metric for Further Education. The new experimental data set created by BIS to support this activity provides an indication of sustained student outcomes. An emphasis on destination and the data available changes the way FE is evaluated … Read more

Summer of Student Innovation 2015 Engagement in FE and Skills

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

Working with students on the Summer of Student Innovation is one of the best parts of my role at Jisc. It is great to hear the ideas that learners have to improve learning and make their life better in education. This year we made a few changes to the competition. First to engaged more learners … Read more

Spotlight on digital capabilities

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

UCISA’s Spotlight on digital capabilities conference provided two days tucked away in Media City, Salford, with excellent speakers and delegates, to talk about a topic very much top of my agenda at the moment. The event covered both staff and student capabilities, and the inter-relationships between the two, and attracted interested delegates from a wide … Read more

Analysing analytics

Being a linguist at heart, I chose to jump into the new Cetis Analytics Series of briefing papers with no. 5, What is analytics? Definition and essential characteristics, by Adam Cooper. Adam considers some definitions of analytics from other sources before plumping for this description: Analytics is the process of developing actionable insights through problem … Read more