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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Using learning analytics to enhance the curriculum

At our Planning Interventions workshop at Aston University last week we spent the morning looking at interventions with individual at-risk students. This post reports on the afternoon session, where we examined the use of learning analytics to enhance the curriculum. Participants were given several simulated analytics outputs relating to the first year of a degree […]

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Trends Unpacked (Part 3): Technical Challenges and Learning Analytics

This is a guest post from Lindsay Pineda, Senior Implementation Consultant and Amanda Mason, Senior Business Analyst, Unicon, Inc. How are you approaching a learning analytics implementation at your institution? Is the impression that it is mostly a technical implementation? Or is it mostly an organizational/cultural one? As we discuss in this installment of the […]

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Notes and presentations from the 10th Jisc Learning Analytics Network event at Strathclyde University

Glasgow, a great city even when it’s raining, was bathed in sunshine this week for our tenth network meeting, held at the University of Strathclyde. It was good to see how the learning analytics community has grown since we started having these events – there were 80 attendees at this one from institutions all over the […]

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Designing learning analytics dashboards

Universities and colleges are accumulating significant amounts of data about student engagement, potentially enabling early warning about students at risk of failure – and the enhancement of many aspects of course provision. But how should that data be presented to the various stakeholders in institutions? Who are these stakeholders and what would be the most […]