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Course Review and Curriculum Analytics Workshop Outputs

An enthusiastic group of 25 people participated in a workshop to explore using data and analytics as part of programme and module review and enhancement. As part of a curriculum analytics pilot we have worked with five universities to develop some visualisations using existing data from learning analytics to provide insights into course and module design and learning activities. An overview of the curriculum analytics project was presented […]

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Jisc workshop: Curriculum analytics for course review and enhancement  

Are you involved in reviewing or enhancing programmes and modules at your institution? If so we’d like to invite you to a workshop to explore new visualisations around curriculum analytics we are developing.  Date: Monday 16th Dec 10:00 – 16:00 Location: Jisc Offices, London registration page This workshop will provide you with an opportunity to explore using data and […]

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16th Jisc Learning Analytics Network Event 15th February 2019 – Regents University London

The next Jisc Learning Analytics Network Event is in London at Regents University in the beautiful setting of Regents Park on 15th February 2019. 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. There’s no theme as such […]

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Planners’ ideas for using learning analytics data

I recently ran a workshop with Dr Christine Couper from the University of Greenwich and HESPA around how planners are making use of the data being collated for learning analytics. The workshop started with presentations to set the context and give some examples of how this data is already being used. Christine talked about how […]

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15th UK Learning Analytics Network Event

  By Steve Hoole September 2nd 2018 Jisc’s next learning analytics network meeting is in Newcastle at Northumbria on 19th September 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. The theme for this meeting is “measuring impact”, […]

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Notes and presentations from the 14th Learning Analytics Network meeting at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham

By Steve Hoole June 12th, 2018 The University of Gloucestershire provided a great setting for our most recent UK Learning Analytics Network meeting on June 12th 2018. It is recorded in 3 sections: Part 1: Intro, UoG welcome, Jisc update and Unitu – https://www.pscp.tv/p_bailey1/1vOGwVlongrKB Part 2: Christine, Univ of Greenwich https://www.pscp.tv/p_bailey1/1OwGWWaQVawGQ Part 3: Panel session, Scott Gibbons […]

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14th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham 12 June 2018

Jisc’s next learning analytics network meeting is in Cheltenham at the University of Gloucestershire on 12th June 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. The theme for this meeting is “Beyond Retention”, we will […]

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Analytics lab: teaching quality benchmarks

Exciting new Jisc Learning Analytics opportunity At our most recent network event in Edinburgh, Michael Webb and I introduced ‘Learning Analytics Labs’. An experiment to see whether we can use selected learning analytics data to improve mandatory data returns and performance metrics. This is your opportunity to get involved in an initial exploration to improve teaching quality metrics. We want to explore […]

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Digifest: Learning analytics interventions should always be mediated by a human being

I was at Jisc Digifest 2017 last week involved in several sessions around data and analytics. However for me the most interesting session was the debate on Humans vs Machines debating whether  “Learning analytics interventions should always be mediated by a human being”. In case you are new to learning analytics, it is the use […]

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Beyond learning analytics: collaboration, interoperability and standards in higher education learning data

Follow live webcast: http://stadium.open.ac.uk/2762 Link to presentations We are at a key point for data and analytics in higher education, but if we want to ensure that it reaches its full potential we first need to facilitate a shared ‘data space’ in which the people and organisations who are vital to its success are able […]