Author Archives: Niall Sclater

About Niall Sclater

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

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

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

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

Notes and presentations from the 12th Learning Analytics Network meeting at the University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich provided a great setting for our most recent UK Learning Analytics Network meeting on 23rd Nov 2017. It is recorded in 3 sections: Part 1: David Maguire (the latter part of his address), Phil Richards, Rob Wyn Jones, Mark Harrington (40 mins 32 secs) Part 2: Suzanne Owen, Michael Web, Panel Session (2hrs … Read more

12th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, University of Greenwich, London, 23rd Nov 2017

The 12th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting is being hosted by the University of Greenwich on Thursday 23rd November 2017. Booking form Our theme this time is around data for learning analytics:  preparing your data sources, thinking about the implications of the forthcoming European GDPR legislation, and understanding how predictive modelling on the data works. Prof David … Read more

Notes and presentations from the 11th Jisc Learning Analytics Network event at Aston University

Aston University kindly hosted our latest learning analytics network event last week in central Birmingham. This one involved fewer presentations and more group work, which seemed to work well. The workshop part was focussed on developing strategies for carrying out interventions. Paul Bailey updated the group first of all on how the Jisc effective learning … Read more

11th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, Aston University, Birmingham, 5th Sept 2017

The 11th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting is being hosted by Aston University in central Birmingham on Tuesday 5th September 2017. Booking form The room lends itself to working in small groups so we thought we’d have fewer presentations and a bit more hands-on activity this time.   Paul and I will then be facilitating a cut-down … Read more