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The digital economy is growing – are your students ready for the workplace?

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the digital economy is growing (OECD, 2020) and has been irreversibly changed in recent months. Employers have had to adapt working practices at speed; Home working means that employers can recruit from a global talent pool and working together, but remotely has been essential to […]

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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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Presentations from research group event at Open University

We had another interesting research group event recently, hosted by The Open University, with around 40 participants. I introduced the session and later gave a workshop with Paul Bailey on curriculum analytics. The three institutional evaluation research projects presented on their progress, including Karl Molden and Christine Couper from Greenwich. Prof Bart Rienties and colleagues […]

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Jisc Learning Analytics Research Group – next meeting at Open University, Milton Keynes, 26th June 2019

The third meeting of Jisc’s learning analytics research group will be held at the Open University’s campus in Milton Keynes on 26th June. The aim of this group is to bring together researchers who wish to learn from and work jointly with each other to develop aspects of learning analytics to enhance learning, teaching and the […]

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Jisc Learning Analytics Research Group – 2nd Meeting, Keele, 24 Jan 2019

The second meeting of Jisc’s learning analytics research group will be held at Keele University in Staffordshire on 24th January. The aim of this group is to bring together researchers who wish to learn from and work jointly with each other to develop aspects of learning analytics to enhance learning, teaching and the student experience. We’ll […]

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Curriculum analytics: report from Jisc LA Cymru workshop

LA Cymru curriculum analytics workshop, 28th November 2018. Most learning analytics projects focus on improving student success, but the rich data sources increasingly available to us can also be used to gain insight into the effectiveness of the curriculum. This is a relatively unexploited area which has the potential to significantly enhance our understanding of […]

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Jisc is supporting projects to develop learning analytics research

Jisc’s Learning Analytics Service went live in August 2018 and is being rolled out to institutions across the UK. We are now looking at ways to enhance the Service and to further develop the field of learning analytics collaboratively across higher and further education. We are seeking partners to co-design research aimed at building the […]

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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 […]