8th UK Learning Analytics Network Meeting, The Open University, 2nd November 2016

Jisc’s next UK Learning Analytics Network meeting is taking place at The Open University’s campus in Milton Keynes on Wednesday 2nd November.  As usual we have an action-packed agenda with presentations from experts in learning analytics and plenty of opportunity for networking with others involved in learning analytics throughout the UK.  This time we’ll hear about:

  1. The latest on Jisc’s open learning analytics architecture
  2. Some of the OU’s innovative activities in the area, including connecting learning design and learning analytics, developments with blockchain technology, and an update on the EU-funded Learning Analytics Community Exchange project
  3. Legal issues for institutions to consider, including details of forthcoming EU data protection legislation (Brexit permitting…)
  4. The design and deployment of an innovative learning analytics dashboard

Please book your place by 13th October if possible: Booking form

Open University Library

Agenda (draft)

10:00 – 16:00, Wed 2nd November 2016
Hosted by The Open University

The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes

Directions      Campus Map     There is plenty of free parking on campus.

All sessions to be held in the Hub Theatre at the OU campus except where indicated.

09:30 – 10:15 Arrival and coffee – The Hub
10:15 – 10:25 Arrangements for the day & welcome to the OU
10:25 – 11:15 Update on Jisc’s learning analytics programme Paul Bailey, Michael Webb, Rob Wyn Jones, Jisc
11:15 – 11:30 Tea / coffee –  Juniper/Medlar Room, The Hub
11:30 – 12:30 Learning design meets learning analytics Dr Bart Rienties, Open University
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and networking –  Juniper/Medlar Room, The Hub
13:30 – 14:15 Parallel session 1
Legal issues for learning analytics (including implications of the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation)
Andrew Cormack, Jisc
13:30 – 14:15 Parallel session 2 (Christodolou Meeting Rooms – CMR01)
Addressing the challenges in Korean higher education with learning analytics
Il-Hyun Jo, Ewha Womans University, South Korea
14:15 – 15:00 Parallel session 1
The potential of blockchain in education
Prof John Domingue, Knowledge Media Institute, OU
Parallel session 2 (Christodolou Meeting Rooms – CMR01)
The design and deployment of a learning analytics dashboard
David Evans, Group Director E-Services, North Warwickshire & Hinckley College
15:00 – 15:15 Tea / coffee  – Juniper/Medlar Room, The Hub
15:15 – 15:55 The Learning Analytics Community Exchange Dr Doug Clow, Institute for Educational Technology, OU
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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