Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Learning analytics has been a hot topic for a while in the education industry. Not by chance, learning analytics and all its related technologies (measuring learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, personalized learning, etc.) Being so hot also means that the industry uses the term “learning analytics” in a variety of ways. Data : Data is the primary analytics asset. Benefits of learning analytics.

Free Conference! Design and Delivery in a Blended Learning Jungle

The CoolCatTeacher

August 18-20, 2020 -a Free PD Experience for Blended Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter This school year is dependent more than ever upon our ability to blend face to face (hopefully) and online learning. Blended Learning.

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Personalized Learning, Teachers Unleashed, and a Learning Analytics Partnership: The Story of Fresno Unified

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At last February’s Board meeting, 10-year old Ryan inspired the adults in the room to see how tech can be leveraged for learning in a whole new light. Ryan had this chance to shine because of Fresno’s Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI), which has been fostering student voice, choice and collaboration over the last two years. Seventy-eight percent of its students are low income and 22 percent are learning English.

?Invasive or Informative? Educators Discuss Pros and Cons of Learning Analytics

Edsurge

Professors can easily integrate the platform into an LMS, allow students to engage with one another and course material online, and faculty see data on how student are learning. Jenn Stringer Jenn Stringer, assistant vice chancellor for teaching and learning at UC Berkeley, told the story to a crowd of about 50 educators and IT professionals on Wednesday at the 2017 Educause national conference. I’m here to fail and learn on my own.”

How a Parody Twitter Account Helps Decode the Hulking Educause Conference (And What to Expect This Year)

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It’s time once again for The Hulk of edtech conferences— Educause , which kicks off fully on Wednesday in Anaheim, Calif. When he first started the account in 2010, he told no one, and he snuck to corners of the conference center so no one would catch him in the 140-character act. A key folly: “It’s the whole concept of the conference where we’re going to vendor parties and they’re wining and dining us and at the same time that money is what we’re paying them as vendors.”.

8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

From digital certificates to learning analytics, here are eight EdTech trends to look forward to in the coming months. Video-assisted Learning. Data Analytics. With more educational institutions adopting virtual learning management systems (such as Moodle, Edmodo, etc.),

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Welcome to LRP’s Future of Ed Tech eNewsletter

FETC Converge

Count on LRP’s Future of Ed Tech eNewsletter to keep you abreast of the top issues in the field, including articles that highlight educational initiatives involving social media as a teaching and learning tool, bring-your-own device programs, iPads and assessment, STEM, learning analytics, accessibility to digital curriculum, and game-based learning. Be sure to share articles with your professional learning community!

10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

This time, I''m very happy to interview two of the keynote speakers for the EDEN 2015 conference , which will be held in Barcelona. blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. large scale dropouts, superficial learning)? It''s nearly always a good thing to have people engaged with learning - it''s better than having a population sitting around watching reality TV for instance. Analytics - good and bad uses of this.

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Study: Students work harder when they think they are being watched

The Hechinger Report

These are computer screens, akin to a dashboard in a pilot’s cockpit, that visually depict students’ progress as they learn online and flag areas of concern that a teacher can address. The researchers assigned some teachers to wear glasses with the data analytics turned off.

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3 Apps to Keep Parents in The Loop

Ask a Tech Teacher

If your school uses Edmodo as a Learning Management System, roll out Edmodo for Parents so parents can keep updated on how their children are doing anytime, not just during report cards and parent conferences. Jupiter iO is an all-in-one cloud-based gradebook, LMS, SIS (Student Information System), and Learning Analytics solution. Too often, parents find that the ed tech tools teachers want them to use don’t contribute to their child’s learning.

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Does Innovative Teaching Work? A New Effort Aims To Help Faculty Find Out.

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The IRB hack at Duke was something that emerged there about six months ago as a project of a Learning Innovation team, says Kim Manturuk, associate director of research, evaluation, and development at Duke University. The hypothesis is that doing so will improve retention of the material, something that other learning science studies suggests will be effective. Education Technology Teaching & Learning

Campus Tech 2016: Recognizing—and Questioning—“Inevitable” Futures

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In Boston, conference-goers heard how higher-ed tech will affect teaching and learning in years to come, questioned the values and assumptions behind those predictions, and learned predictive techniques to apply to their daily lives. READING THE TEA LEAVES : Futurist Bryan Alexander ’s pre-conference workshop delved into techniques for predicting the future, as well as an overview of higher-ed technology trends from the New Media Consortium’s recent Horizon report.

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New Higher-Ed ‘Matchmaking’ Event Aims to Bridge Education Technology Silos

Edsurge

Open-ed people, personalized-learning people, and the learning-analytics people, they don’t talk to each other that much.” He made the remarks during a session this week at the annual conference of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, where he announced the project. There was no conference where people got together and talked about advances in medicine.” The venue for the first conference is Stanford’s Graduate School of Education.

Online Learning Consortium 2014 – How We Discuss the Future of Higher Education

Improving Education Environments

I presented at the Online Learning Consortium’s Annual Conference today about MOOCs as a phenomenon, specifically my Delphi research done in partial fulfillment of my Ed.D. What is most interesting to me from the first day of #aln14, however, is how my research plays into the emerging discussion of online learning as happening at this year’s conference. The planks of this discussion evolved throughout the Day 1 conference proceedings and discussions.

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School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

The Hechinger Report

A fifth grader works on a digital lesson as part of a blended learning program. We have proven the fact that all children can learn — and can learn well — under the right instructional circumstances,” said Kenneth W. They decided to “personalize” learning for every child, which means that they tailored lessons to each student’s needs, interests and learning pace. Related: Must a classroom be high-tech to make personalized learning work?

The Next Social Contract for Public Education Needs New Terms of Service

Doug Levin

From textbooks to tests and from research papers to group projects, public education is in the midst of a sea change in how it provides learning opportunities to its students, in the tools it offers, and in what it expects its educators and students to use. The goal is to ensure that students can take best advantage of the powerful learning tools at their disposal wherever their academic and career aspirations may lead them.

Mixing Automation and a Human Touch, New Software Helps Keep Students ‘On Task’

Edsurge

Education technology researcher George Siemens and a colleague hope that personalized learning approaches can help better connect professors and students in large classes. Pardo piloted OnTask in March 2017 at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference in Vancouver. “We We ran a tutorial with 38 experts at the conference,” he says. “I Each institution has a different learning management system infrastructure,” he says.

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Learning with 'e's

Barcelona - the home of Gaudi This year's EDEN annual summer conference kicks off in beautiful Barcelona later today with a welcome event and the awarding of several EDEN Fellowships. The EDEN Network of Academics and Professional (NAP) will also be hosting several #EDENChat sessions live on Twitter from the conference. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. eden15 education learning MOOCs open education resources personal learning Technology

?Updates, Upgrades and Overheard: What Was Unveiled at ISTE 2017

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Flocks of educators and entrepreneurs have made their way down to San Antonio this week for the mecca of edtech conferences, hosted by the International Society for Technology in Education—better known as ISTE. Educators at a school can also set up their own channels and video conferences. Upgrades also include Smarty Ants Español, a program designed to help K-2 Spanish-speaking students learn how to read in Spanish. the game-based learning platform, is going mobile.

Libraries Look to Big Data to Measure Their Worth—And Better Help Students

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The issue of privacy also emerged during a session on libraries and data at the annual Educause conference earlier this month. How much library data do we want to be part of the student learning record?” He and other library leaders, however, say that it is important for the library to “have a seat at the learning analytics table” to help resolve just that kind of question. It’s really central to the student-learning experience.

Many New Ideas are Quite Old

Mistakengoal.com

Faculty wonder if their jobs are being increasingly outsourced to MOOCs and learning analytics funded by the Gates Foundation. ” It comes from remarks given in 1929 by Dean Emeritus Stanley Coulter of Purdue University as recorded in the Secretarial Notes of the Tenth Annual Conferences of Deans and Advisers of Men. Strozier from the University of Chicago included this in his Presidential address at the 1954 NASPA national conference.

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The Growing Chasm in the Online Higher Education Market (2014)

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have adopted methods for producing and supporting online courses that have the potential, if not the likelihood, to improve learning outcomes, increase the speed with the institution improves the quality of teaching and learning, increase value (quality/cost). These institutions typically focus, sometimes exclusively, on online education, offer open-admissions, and have centralised management of teaching and learning.

Cheating on Chegg? Maybe Not on Its Tutoring Platform

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Speaking to an audience of researchers from the education industry last week at the Bay Area Learning Analytics Conference , held at the University of California at Berkeley, Deb shared how Chegg uses a Stanford-built tool to try to keep out students who just want an online tutor to do their homework. So to flag such ethically dubious requests, the company uses machine learning. “I need a 10 page essay written on the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.

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The Future of Learning, via Museums #MCN2014

Improving Education Environments

I had the opportunity to be on the final panel at #MCN2014, the Museum Computer Network annual conference in Dallas. The panel, Centralized, Decentralized, Distributed: Emerging Models for Online Learning in Museums, was hosted by Rosanna Flouty of NYU and panelists were Daniel Wolff of the American Museum of Natural History, Allegra Smith of the Museum of Modern Art, and Emily Lytle-Painter of the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art.

Life After Merger: When Edtech Acquisitions Go Sour

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For curriculum management startup UClass , which was acquired last year by Renaissance Learning , the relationship has been less than symbiotic, demonstrating there are growing pains even after a company has “exited.” “I 1, 2016, former UClass CEO Zak Ringelstein filed a lawsuit against Renaissance Learning, claiming that Renaissance had removed his management responsibilities, left him with essentially no role and is now denying him the stocks and severance payments he was promised.

The Growing Role of Technology in Personalized Learning

MindShift

We have proven the fact that all children can learn — and can learn well — under the right instructional circumstances,” said Kenneth W. They decided to “personalize” learning for every child, which means that they tailored lessons to each student’s needs, interests and learning pace. Last year, the founder of Facebook pledged to donate $45 billion to social causes, one of them personalized learning. What is personalized learning?

Champion for Adult Students Says Colleges Must Change How They Teach

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She’s just made the jump from provost to a senior academic innovation fellow, tasked with looking to big new ideas in learning and experimental efforts in both teaching and student success. Cini: From my perspective the biggest challenge is really bringing together a combination of high-quality education to students the way they need it, where and when they need it, and to create the best learning experience. But we have to actually change the experience of learning.

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Online learning, or the teaching formerly knows as “distance learning” Will this keep growing? Skepticism about the quality of online learning could migrate to the general population. Yet we also see academic deans and provosts showing more interest in digital learning than their faculty. One crucial impact of mobile technologies in education is the way they tear down our old boundary walls, the ones around in-session classes, or conferences, or meetings.

Can Notifications Encourage Struggling College Students to Succeed?

MindShift

Innovative predictive analytics are essential for businesses, especially tech companies. They’ve got annual conferences on the stuff. So why aren’t more of the best minds in higher education doing more to tap those data streams to improve teaching and learning? The information rarely has anything to do with helping improve student learning in real time. “It is still early to determine the impact of the analytic tools,” Ewen says.

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Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. Look out for rhizomatic learning. Personally, I see the future of MOOCs as being in community building in which you offer a valuable learning experience to a community of users that retains a connection with the course. There will be an increasing demand for skilled learning designers. TL;DR. Wizard by seanmgrath.

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Conferences ran streaming video events. This collaboration allows candidates to view theory in practice and makes learning on campus more authentic. Whole-Class Learning is Here.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. Look out for rhizomatic learning. Personally, I see the future of MOOCs as being in community building in which you offer a valuable learning experience to a community of users that retains a connection with the course. There will be an increasing demand for skilled learning designers. TL;DR. Wizard by seanmgrath.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital. Arguably, one of the best candidates is the learning management system. Would there even be “learning analytics” without the LMS, I wonder?).

The Histories of Personalized Learning

Hack Education

I delivered this talk today at the OEB MidSummit conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. I recognize that the theme of this conference is “shaping the future of learning” but I want to talk a little bit about the past. You hear a lot of these sorts of proclamations when it comes to “personalized learning,” which is (increasingly) frequently invoked in direct opposition to some imagined or invented version of learning in the present or in the past.

The Weaponization of Education Data

Hack Education

More data collection will improve student learning and student outcomes. ” “The Higher Ed Learning Revolution,” as NPR put it: Tracking Each Student’s Every Move.“ Start Holding Weekly Data Conferences." ” It’s a process incredibly similar to what’s marketed in education as “learning analytics” – tracking the social media and digital activity of students to identify those who might be “at risk.”

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