Jisc is supporting projects to develop learning analytics research

Jisc’s Learning Analytics Service went live in August 2018 and is being rolled out to institutions across the UK. We are now looking at ways to enhance the Service and to further develop the field of learning analytics collaboratively across higher and further education. We are seeking partners to co-design research aimed at building the … Read more

Jisc Learning Analytics Research Group – 1st meeting, Nottingham, 26th Oct 2018

Following on from successful meetings at the Open University and the University of Edinburgh, Jisc is hosting a new group for researchers who wish to stay updated on the latest learning analytics research taking place and pursue opportunities for collaboration. This event is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union STELA Project KA3 562167-EPP-1-2015-1-BE-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD. The first … Read more

15th UK Learning Analytics Network Event

  By Steve Hoole September 2nd 2018 Jisc’s next learning analytics network meeting is in Newcastle at Northumbria on 19th September 2018. These popular events comprise a range of presentations and discussion sessions – and an opportunity to network with colleagues involved in learning analytics projects at other institutions. The theme for this meeting is “measuring impact”, … Read more

Notes and presentations from the 14th Learning Analytics Network meeting at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham

By Steve Hoole June 12th, 2018 The University of Gloucestershire provided a great setting for our most recent UK Learning Analytics Network meeting on June 12th 2018. It is recorded in 3 sections: Part 1: Intro, UoG welcome, Jisc update and Unitu – https://www.pscp.tv/p_bailey1/1vOGwVlongrKB Part 2: Christine, Univ of Greenwich https://www.pscp.tv/p_bailey1/1OwGWWaQVawGQ Part 3: Panel session, Scott Gibbons … Read more

GDPR and Learning Analytics – Frequently Asked Questions

Universities and colleges are understandably concerned about the European General Data Protection Regulation and its impact on their processes. There is quite a lot of uncertainty about how the new legislation applies to learning analytics initiatives. We believe it is perfectly possible to carry out learning analytics in the interests of students while complying with the new … Read more

14th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham 12 June 2018

Jisc’s next learning analytics network meeting is in Cheltenham at the University of Gloucestershire on 12th June 2018. These popular events comprise a range of presentations and discussion sessions – and an opportunity to network with colleagues involved in learning analytics projects at other institutions. The theme for this meeting is “Beyond Retention”, we will … Read more

Analytics lab: teaching quality benchmarks

Exciting new Jisc Learning Analytics opportunity At our most recent network event in Edinburgh, Michael Webb and I introduced ‘Learning Analytics Labs’. An experiment to see whether we can use selected learning analytics data to improve mandatory data returns and performance metrics. This is your opportunity to get involved in an initial exploration to improve teaching quality metrics. We want to explore … Read more

Notes and presentations from the 13th Learning Analytics Network meeting at the University of Edinburgh

Our latest UK Learning Analytics Network meeting was kindly hosted by the University of Edinburgh. Sessions varied from details of the range of innovations Edinburgh is involved with, to using assessment data, to student wellbeing and mental health, to current developments with Civitas Learning’s products and Jisc’s learning analytics service. The hashtag was #jisclan if … Read more

13th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, University of Edinburgh, 22nd Feb 2018

Jisc’s next learning analytics network meeting is in Edinburgh on 22nd Feb 2018. These popular events comprise a range of presentations and discussion sessions – and an opportunity to network with colleagues involved in learning analytics projects at other institutions. We’ll be hearing from a range of experts in learning analytics, including presentations about Edinburgh’s work … Read more