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Supporting Further Education aspirations with Data Analytics

An update on Jisc Data Analytic’s work with Further Education from Karen Foster At Jisc working with our members to understand their needs is core to what we do. We always welcome opportunities to work together to identify issues and concerns, and develop solutions collaboratively. We have created an exciting new data analytics directorate led […]

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Using Analytics to Enhance Student Support and Improve Learning

Using Analytics to Enhance Student Support and Improve Learning Jisc Learning Analytics Research Projects Update, July 2020. Introduction: The use of analytics, data and algorithms to enhance learning is an increasingly trending topic. No more so than here in Jisc. I recently attended a learning analytics (LA) research event to see how seven Jisc-funded research […]

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Data does matter, and so does ethics

After careful consideration and because of the ongoing and unpredictable developments around coronavirus (COVID-19), this year’s Data Matters will not go ahead. It was a difficult decision to cancel but the health and wellbeing of our members, staff, exhibitors and suppliers is our top priority. We also want to ensure we play our part in […]

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Course Review and Curriculum Analytics Workshop Outputs

An enthusiastic group of 25 people participated in a workshop to explore using data and analytics as part of programme and module review and enhancement. As part of a curriculum analytics pilot we have worked with five universities to develop some visualisations using existing data from learning analytics to provide insights into course and module design and learning activities. An overview of the curriculum analytics project was presented […]

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Jisc workshop: Curriculum analytics for course review and enhancement  

Are you involved in reviewing or enhancing programmes and modules at your institution? If so we’d like to invite you to a workshop to explore new visualisations around curriculum analytics we are developing.  Date: Monday 16th Dec 10:00 – 16:00 Location: Jisc Offices, London registration page This workshop will provide you with an opportunity to explore using data and […]

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Presentations from research group event at Open University

We had another interesting research group event recently, hosted by The Open University, with around 40 participants. I introduced the session and later gave a workshop with Paul Bailey on curriculum analytics. The three institutional evaluation research projects presented on their progress, including Karl Molden and Christine Couper from Greenwich. Prof Bart Rienties and colleagues […]

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Jisc Learning Analytics Research Group – next meeting at Open University, Milton Keynes, 26th June 2019

The third meeting of Jisc’s learning analytics research group will be held at the Open University’s campus in Milton Keynes on 26th June. The aim of this group is to bring together researchers who wish to learn from and work jointly with each other to develop aspects of learning analytics to enhance learning, teaching and the […]

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My Algorithmic “Friend” – by Andrew Cormack

In a workshop at last week’s AMOSSHE conference, we discussed how wellbeing analytics might be able to assist existing Student Support services. Student support is simplest when an individual themselves asks for help: a support service can immediately begin to discuss – using toolkits such as that developed by UHI and AMOSSHE – what the […]

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16th Jisc Learning Analytics Network Event 15th February 2019 – Regents University London

The next Jisc Learning Analytics Network Event is in London at Regents University in the beautiful setting of Regents Park on 15th February 2019. 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. There’s no theme as such […]

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Jisc Learning Analytics Research Group – 2nd Meeting, Keele, 24 Jan 2019

The second meeting of Jisc’s learning analytics research group will be held at Keele University in Staffordshire on 24th January. The aim of this group is to bring together researchers who wish to learn from and work jointly with each other to develop aspects of learning analytics to enhance learning, teaching and the student experience. We’ll […]