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Killing product ideas can be fun – a case study

Sometimes there isn’t a clear winner In the Data Analytics Innovation team’s latest project our aim was to discover, define and validate a new commercial data product. After concept testing a few ideas with users, there wasn’t a clear winner and we learnt that the solutions to problems we were trying to solve already existed, […]

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The 5 most popular higher education topics that Jisc provided tailored data on in 2021/22

Jisc data analytics has an immensely popular tailored datasets service where customers can request specific extracts of higher education data. Our analysts look at each request and see how we can use the most relevant data to answer their question. We then extract and send the agreed data in the customers preferred format. Over the […]

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Data Institutional Use Learning Analytics Service Learning design

Developing analytics for programme-level design and learning

The University of Nottingham hosted the Designing Programmes for Learning conference in January (2022) and the recordings for the whole event are now available here. As part of the conference Dr Carmen Tomas presented a Jisc-funded project: Decisions, theory and data: defining the role of analytics for assessment and feedback, alongside presentations from Karen Barton […]

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CBRE inform student accommodation recommendations using Jisc’s tailored datasets

As a Director within CBRE’s Valuation & Advisory department specialising in the student accommodation sector, I lead a team delivering analytical insight for our teams and clients. We advise on the ongoing requirement for student accommodation across the UK and provide the intelligence needed to understand demand. We have been using bespoke higher education data […]

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Three definitive reasons why HE course accreditors need to make data-driven portfolio decisions

Degree course accreditation within higher education (HE) has never been so important. In a world where so many courses now exist, students rightly want to select the right courses for their future career needs. Accredited courses can bring additional credibility and confidence that students will graduate with the skills they need within their chosen professional […]

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Key takeaways from our 20th learning analytics network event 

The 20th learning analytics network event held online on 21 April 2021 brought together expert speakers from across the community to discuss the benefits of learning analytics (LA), importance of collaboration, the challenges of online learning and to explore future digital opportunities. We also took a look at the world of artificial intelligence (AI) in the cloud.  Key takeaways from the speaker sessions:  Learning analytics research and development at The University of Oslo, Norway, Jan Arild Dolonen   Over the last 10 years there has […]

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New KEF dashboards demonstrate the value of knowledge exchange

This week, Research England launch the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) website which showcases interactive dashboards co-developed by Jisc data analytics. The dashboards draw together tangible evidence on knowledge exchange activities between English higher education institutions and their partners – from big businesses to the local community – as well as providing indications of institutional performance […]

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Data

Don’t miss Data Matters 2021 – enhancing data certainty

Data Matters 2021 is only a week away and is packed full of great speakers, so don’t delay in  booking your ticket. This year we are focusing on ‘enhancing data certainty’ and on the event’s programme page, you’ll see sessions that will provide informative debate and significant value. The two-day conference is a great opportunity […]

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Data Institutional Use Learning Analytics Service Student App Wellbeing

How Checkin+ strengthened The University of Gloucestershire’s test and trace data, enhanced student support and simplified immigration reporting

Member Story: The University of Gloucestershire have added Jisc’s new attendance monitoring solution Checkin+ to their core Learning Analytics (LA) service. This combines attendance analytics with existing study data to strengthen their available evidence. They’ve been users of Jisc’s Learning Analytics service for several years – an analytics solution that measures student engagement and enables […]

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Interactive dashboards to drive decisions and enhance assessment of Welsh HE national measures

Jisc has recently launched its Welsh HE national measures product, an exciting new Interactive Insights dashboard suite. In line with Jisc’s values, it’s been developed in collaboration with the higher education (HE) sector, for the higher education sector and in partnership with HEFCW (Higher Education Funding Council for Wales). In this article, I investigate the […]