Tag Archives: e-Learning general

Beyond learning analytics: collaboration, interoperability and standards in higher education learning data

We are at a key point for data and analytics in higher education, but if we want to ensure that it reaches its full potential we first need to facilitate a shared ‘data space’ in which the people and organisations who are vital to its success are able to come together and collaborate. Now is … Read more

Online exams webinar recording now available

The recording of our webinar ‘Online exams: migration or transformation’ run jointly between Jisc and EUNIS http://www.eunis.org/ is now available. Listen to the recording on our YouTube site https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjMNanbMpMQ to hear the views of: Stuart Allan, who recently completed an MSc on the subject at the University of Edinburgh David Parmentier, Sogn og Fjordane University … Read more

Updated product comparisons

It’s a couple of years now since we had a flurry of activity around people sharing and discussing product comparisons (search on product features/comparisons if you want to look at the archives). Since then we have published a set of supplier responses to the sector-wide specification (spring 2016) and this was updated in September 2016. As … Read more

Change Agents’ Network Conference 2017 – Save the date

We are delighted to announce that the University of Exeter will be hosting the 2017 CAN Conference. The conference will be held on 20-21 April 2017 and will celebrate and showcase the achievements of student staff partnerships. The national meet up/annual conference is excellent way to allow students and staff from various institutions to showcase … Read more

New CAN case study – London School of Economics SADL programme

We are delighted to publish the 7th CAN institutional case study submitted by Dr Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at the London School of Economics sharing the work of the Student Ambassadors for Digital Literacy (SADL). SADL is a programme coordinated by Learning Technology and Innovation and open to LSE undergraduate students. It … Read more

Evaluating your readiness for electronic management of assessment: using our self assessment tool

Following pilot testing by 12 institutions we are offering a wider range of people the opportunity to try out our self-assessment tool. The tool is still in beta version so we know there will be functionality you would like to see added. The tool has so far been tested with universities so we are particularly … Read more

Exploring Approaches to Attendance Tracking

  Attendance tracking can gather in many ways for example door/room swipes, mobile apps or paper registers.  VLE and attendance are probably the most used data for learning analytics. There are a number of approaches being used to gather attendance data and several products on the market. We heard in previous network meetings from Gary … Read more

Learning Analytics at SITSFEST 2016

Rob Jones and I attended the Tribal SITSFEST in Celtic Manor Newport on Weds 13 July to deliver a breakout session on the Learning Analytics service with Adam Cooper and Richard Palmer from the Tribal Student Insights team. This was my third presentation on the learning analytics service in three days, so it was reassuring … Read more