Tag Archives: data

11th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, Aston University, Birmingham, 5th Sept 2017

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

The 11th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting is being hosted by Aston University in central Birmingham on Tuesday 5th September 2017. Booking form The room lends itself to working in small groups so we thought we’d have fewer presentations and a bit more hands-on activity this time.  In the morning Paul and I will be facilitating a cut-down … Read more

Using learning analytics to enhance the curriculum

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

At our Planning Interventions workshop at Aston University last week we spent the morning looking at interventions with individual at-risk students. This post reports on the afternoon session, where we examined the use of learning analytics to enhance the curriculum. Participants were given several simulated analytics outputs relating to the first year of a degree … Read more

Trends Unpacked (Part 3): Technical Challenges and Learning Analytics

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

This is a guest post from Lindsay Pineda, Senior Implementation Consultant and Amanda Mason, Senior Business Analyst, Unicon, Inc. How are you approaching a learning analytics implementation at your institution? Is the impression that it is mostly a technical implementation? Or is it mostly an organizational/cultural one? As we discuss in this installment of the … Read more

Notes and presentations from the 10th Jisc Learning Analytics Network event at Strathclyde University

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

Glasgow, a great city even when it’s raining, was bathed in sunshine this week for our tenth network meeting, held at the University of Strathclyde. It was good to see how the learning analytics community has grown since we started having these events – there were 80 attendees at this one from institutions all over the … Read more

College Analytics Lab – Enabling Cross Sector Collaboration – The “Team Manchester” Story

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

Co-authored by Martin Hall and members of the Manchester College Analytics Lab team. Colleges across the UK are facing-ever more complex demands to make their case for funding, and other forms of report. At the same time, government policies both here, and across Europe and North America, acknowledge the need for a new deal for … Read more

Data visualisation and digital capability

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

In a recent webinar, Andy Kirk of Visualising Data fame, talked about the roles and responsibilities involved in effective data visualisation projects. Chris summarises what he learnt and draws comparisons with the Jisc digital capability framework.

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Collaborative Working Through Data Sharing – The College Analytics Lab “Team Wales” Story

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

When a group of colleges form a strategic partnership, they typically work together to share resources, expertise and a collaborative approach to planning. Could sharing data help the partnership to become more effective? For example, could sharing information about applications, enrollments, outcomes and destinations help the colleges to work together to provide a more structured, … Read more

College Analytics Lab – A Digital Modelling Environment for the FE and Skills Sector

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

Further Education Colleges are adept at dealing with change and challenge. They have to be. Identifying, evaluating and capitalising on opportunities which arise in the rapidly changing environment we work in is a core skill of all successful college leaders. Recent conversations with college principals have shown that meeting local employers’ needs; improving student experience … Read more

Designing learning analytics dashboards

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

Universities and colleges are accumulating significant amounts of data about student engagement, potentially enabling early warning about students at risk of failure – and the enhancement of many aspects of course provision. But how should that data be presented to the various stakeholders in institutions? Who are these stakeholders and what would be the most … Read more

Notes and presentations from the 9th Jisc Learning Analytics Network meeting at Exeter University

Originally posted on Effective Learning Analytics.

Our network meeting this week in Exeter was again fully booked; there does seem to be a growing interest in learning analytics in the UK. This was also a particularly informative meeting, I felt, and we were able to absorb a huge amount of expertise from our presenters. Exeter University is ahead of much of the sector … Read more