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Architecture Open learning analytics Systems

Jisc Learning Analytics Architecture – Vendor Event, 21st April 2016 – Agenda

We now have representatives from 27 different commercial organisations registered to attend this session. Jisc Learning Analytics Architecture – Vendor Event 12:00 – 16:00, Thurs 21st April 2016 Brettenham House, 5 Lancaster Place, London, WC2E 7EN Location information: https://www.jisc.ac.uk/contact  Agenda 12:00 – 13:00   Arrival, lunch and networking 13:00 – 13:45 Introduction to the Effective Learning […]

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Architecture Network Open learning analytics Systems

Jisc Learning Analytics Architecture: Vendor Event – 21st April

Thurs 21st April, 12-4pm, Brettenham House, London.  ->Location You can now register for Jisc’s event for vendors interested in our open architecture for learning analytics. The architecture builds on open source and commercial tools to provide the components of a learning analytics service for UK higher and further education. It’s designed to allow a wide variety of data sources […]

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Alert and Intervention System Architecture Code of Practice Discovery Stage Learning Analytics Processor Learning Records Warehouse Metrics Network Student App Systems

Notes from UK Learning Analytics Network event in Bradford

Around 90 people signed up for our latest event which took place last week at Bradford University.  Trevor Meek and his colleagues provided the venue, and we spent most of the day examining aspects of Jisc’s architecture for learning analytics and looking at ethical, legal and adoption issues for institutions. Michael Webb started off the […]

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Student App Systems

Student App Design – What do you think?

Today we signed off the specification of design of the first release of the learning analytics student app. We expect an IoS and Android version of the app to be available from March 2016. The first release will be based primarily on the existing overview discussed in the previous blog post, Student app for learning analytics: […]

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Student App Systems

Student app for learning analytics: functionality and wireframes

Our app to display learning analytics to students themselves is taking shape.  After brainstorming requirements for the app with staff and students at a workshop in London and seeking further input from students at Lincoln University we obtained useful feedback on our draft designs from students at our Summer of Student Innovation (SOSI) session in Birmingham […]

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Alert and Intervention System Architecture Consent Service Discovery Stage Institutional Use Learning Analytics Processor Learning Records Warehouse Open learning analytics Staff Dashboard Student App Systems

Jisc’s Learning Analytics Architecture – who’s involved, what are the products and when will it be available?

The procurement exercise for Jisc’s architecture for learning analytics (see animated explanation) resulted in the selection of a number of preferred suppliers and a blend of commercial and open source solutions. The intention is to develop a sustainable and flexible learning analytics service for UK universities and colleges from 2017, with most of the components […]

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Architecture Ethics Open learning analytics Student App Systems

Refining a systems architecture for learning analytics

European experts came together last week in an icy Paris to review Jisc’s evolving architecture for learning analytics.  The event at L’Université Paris Descartes was jointly hosted by Apereo and Jisc.  Delegates included representatives from the Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten in Germany, Surfnet in the Netherlands, CETIS and the Lace Project, as […]

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Co-design Ethics Student App Systems

A student app for learning analytics

Many applications for learning analytics have been proposed, are under development or are already being deployed by institutions.  These range from prompting staff to intervene with students at risk of drop-out to attempting to understand whether some learning content or activity is effective. Much of this is about providing better information to staff about students and […]

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Metrics Systems

Tribal Student Insight: an interview with Chris Ballard

When I blogged about learning analytics systems being developed by vendors of student information systems (SISs) I mentioned Tribal’s emerging system, Student Insight, which it’s been developing with the University of Wolverhampton. Tribal’s SITS:Vision product is used by over half of UK higher education institutions.  Meanwhile the company’s ebs4 SIS (or MIS as it’s known […]

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Systems

Learning analytics using business intelligence systems

In previous posts I’ve looked at the emerging tools for monitoring user engagement, and adding more sophisticated engagement metrics. I’ve also examined the learning analytics systems being offered by vendors of virtual learning environments (learning management systems) and student information systems.  VLEs and SISs are the places where most data about students and their learning […]