6th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, Newport, Wales, 11th May 2016

Our next UK Learning Analytics Network meeting is taking place in Newport at the University of South Wales. As usual we’ve got an action-packed event, with lots of opportunities for networking with other education professionals interested in learning analytics. We hope to see you there:  Booking formNewport City Campus

Sessions include:

  • An update on Jisc’s learning analytics programme, and details of how the Welsh language is being implemented in the various systems under development
  • We also have an interesting session in store from Richard Palmer of Tribal and Rob Wyn Jones from Jisc on how to prepare your data for learning analytics
  • Kevin Mayles, Head of Analytics at the Open University, will update us on developments at the OU
  • We’ll hear from Aberystwyth University on how they’re implementing attendance monitoring systems – a rich potential source of data for learning analytics
  • Finally, Cathy Gunn is visiting us from the University of Auckland, and will be illuminating us about some of the many developments in learning analytics taking place down under


10:00 – 16:00, Wed 11th May 2016
Hosted by the University of South Wales

Newport City Campus
University of South Wales
Usk Way
Newport, NP20 2BP

09:30 – 10:15 Arrival and coffee
10:15 – 10:25 Arrangements for the day
Welcome to USW
Paulette Makepeace, Martin Lynch, USW
10:25 – 10:50 Update on Jisc’s learning analytics programme Michael Webb and Paul Bailey, Jisc
10:50 – 11:10 Implementing Welsh language support in learning analytics systems Rob Wyn Jones, Jisc
11:10 – 11:25 Tea / coffee
11:25 – 12:30 Getting your data right for learning analytics Richard Palmer, Tribal
Rob Wyn Jones, Jisc
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Learning analytics at the Open University: an update on developments Kevin Mayles, OU
14:15 – 15:00 Attendance monitoring systems as a source for learning analytics data – ethics and logistics Chris Price, Aberystwyth
15:00 – 15:20 Tea / coffee
15:20 – 15:55 Learning analytics: a perspective from down under Cathy Gunn, University of Auckland
15:55 – 16:00 Farewell  


By Niall Sclater

Niall Sclater is Consultant and Director at Sclater Digital Ltd and is currently carrying out work for Jisc in Learning Analytics.

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