Learning Analytics Goes to School

Digital Promise

We’ve been among the many people wrestling with this question over the last five years, and our efforts have led us to a surprisingly simple answer: The best way to use data from digital learning environments for the purposes of educational improvement is in collaboration with the practitioners who will take action based on the data. The post Learning Analytics Goes to School appeared first on Digital Promise.

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.

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What are e-Learning analytics about?

IAD Learning

The term e-Learning Analytics (e-LA) refers to the set of techniques aimed to extract useful information from existing online education datasets. The final goals of E-Learning Analytics fall within one the following categories : Educational : Targeting to improve online education impact and student’s performance, such us: Reducing students’ drop outs. Improving students’ understanding and learning. Sometimes, the terms analytics and big data are misused.

5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Whether it is eLearning or classroom learning, one cannot determine the effectiveness of the education provided, only on the basis of assessment scores. Teachers need to understand the learning capacity of their students while imparting knowledge, as opposed to overloading them with information. This is where data-based learning analytics can be leveraged. Plus, today we’ve got efficient learning analytics tools to collect and process the data with accuracy.

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

Edsurge

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.

How Can Learning Analytics Improve the Student Experience?

Edsurge

Colleges and universities are doubling down on learning analytics. They’re trying to figure out how to better use the rich data they’re increasingly capturing about their students and how to improve our collective understanding of the impact of analytics on teaching and learning. At the University of Michigan, more than 100 learning analytics scholars from around the world met earlier this summer for the third annual.

?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.”

The History of the Pedometer (and the Problems with Learning Analytics)

Hack Education

These were my remarks as a guest speaker in Donna Murdoch's class “Online Teaching and Learning – Applying Adult Learning Principles” this evening. I was asked to speak about learning analytics, but like I said in my keynote last week at NMC , ed-tech is boring. “Know thyself” – this is an ancient maxim, of course. Please ask these questions when you hear the marketing for “learning analytics.”

Simplify Course Design at Your Institution

Omega Notes

In recent years, there has been a shift in higher education through the use of blended learning technologies. This reality is largely lead by the fact that educators are finding it challenging to implement a comprehensive content solution which permits effective design of blended learning courses. This creates confusion with students, ultimately leading to students struggling to understand expectations in the courses.

Researchers Raise Concerns About Algorithmic Bias in Online Course Tools

Edsurge

Some scholars worry that AI in learning management systems used by colleges could lead to misidentifications in academic settings, by doing things like falsely tagging certain students as low-performing, which could lead their professors to treat them differently or otherwise disadvantage them.

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Getting to Know Perceivant – a Uniquely Effective Approach to Higher Ed Content

EmergingEdTech

Next-Level Content Approach can Make a Big Difference in Student Learning, at no Direct Cost to Schools. Administrative Solutions Education Technology Success Stories Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics Learning Management & Course Management Systems Making the case for Education TechnologiesRecently, it was my pleasure to talk with Brian Rowe, CEO of Perceivant, and some of his.

Stuck in the 90s: Online Course Design in Traditional Higher Education

hem.digital

Yet in the midst of all this talk of change, one aspect of online higher education has remained virtually unchanged since the 1990s: the way that traditional colleges and universities go about designing, creating, and financing in-house online course development. Business Models Instructional Strategy Learning Analytics Night and day.

Measuring success of online education

Neo LMS

Online education comes with higher interactivity between students and teachers and learning materials, and also more feedback. Schools and educational institutions have a plethora of metrics for their online programs: number of online courses offered / taken, completion rates of courses, engagement rates with the digital learning materials, students’ scores on standardized tests and summative assessments, closing achievement gaps between groups, graduation rates, and so on.

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Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – D2L Founder & CEO John Baker

EmergingEdTech

D2L is a recognized innovator in the Learning Management System market space, regularly incorporating emerging technologies in their flagship LMS, recently renamed “Brightspace“ In this. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

How to Create STEM Courses for Best Learning Outcomes

Kitaboo on EdTech

However, it seems that not many students are keen on pursuing STEM courses post their school level. Recent data from a test commonly taken by college-bound high school students found that only 20% of students are ready for courses typically required for a STEM major. A common reason given by students was that they found the STEM courses difficult. Here are some tips to create STEM courses for K-12 students: 1.Design Age-Appropriate Lessons.

Thoughts on Continuous Improvement and OER

Iterating Toward Openness

Some have research, grant writing, and publication responsibilities in addition to teaching their courses. Some teach five or six courses per semester. Few have formal training in teaching or learning. But even he realized that we can’t expect individual faculty to stay at the cutting edges of their discipline, teaching and learning practice, educational research, and the ever-changing technologies that can be used in the service of learning.

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Thursday - Angie McAllister on How Academic Networking and Learning Analytics Can Help "Learning How to Learn"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, September 6th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Angie McAllister, the Director of Data Innovation at Apollo Group, where she specializes in building adaptive learning systems for adult learners. She teaches courses in leadership theory, strategic management, leadership ethics, research methodology, and business communications.

World’s largest K-12 reading survey identifies trends, highlights best practices

eSchool News

Researchers at the K-12 learning analytics company produce the report, which provides the comprehensive review of students’ reading habits and achievement. Increasing daily reading to 30 minutes over the course of a student’s schooling can mean a difference in exposure to 8 million more words than students who read only 15 minutes per day. Curriculum News achievement best books data K-12 kids learning learning analytics million national practices reading review school

Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI, Analytics, and Adaptive Technologies in Education

ProfHacker

I can see evidence around me that AI (Artificial Intelligence), Analytics and Adaptive Learning are being pushed in the education field, but I have a strong aversion to all of them, mainly on ethical grounds. It also completely ignores the socio-emotional role of a teacher: in motivating the learner, promoting their love of a subject, recognizing their interest in something, and in providing moral support whether in things related to learning or to life.

Want to Make Your Course ‘Gameful’? A Michigan Professor’s Tool Could Help

Wired Campus

Mr. Fishman has borrowed elements of gaming to develop GradeCraft, a learning-management system that lets instructors organize their courses in a “gameful” way. The system lets students choose their own path through a course, selecting the assignments that interest and challenge them. Mr. Fishman’s assessment system treats unsuccessful assignments not as failures but as learning experiences that pull students closer to mastery. Online Learning Technology

7 Must-Have Features for Online Learning Platforms

EdTech4Beginners

You can find a wide variety of learning platforms on the internet. Online learning complements and sometimes even replaces traditional classrooms. It includes the sign-up procedure, payment, enrollment, and learning process. Learning Analytics.

Our digital future 9: Omni-choice learning

Learning with 'e's

At present, the golden touchstone is in personalised learning, where anytime, anyplace education is possible through mobile technologies. Evans writes: "Firstly, online education will have evolved beyond omni-channel (anytime, anywhere) to omni-choice whereby students will be able to select and configure every pathway in their learning journey to personalize and customize their near-term and long-term learning plan and approach to their unique situation, needs and interests. "As

Edtech Trends From 2020 And Beyond

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m the CTO of a tech company and for more than five years I have been busy with teaching programming courses and sharing my expertise with novice specialists. However, due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus and the global lockdown, distance learning became vital in 2020.

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Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM-based learning programs are being introduced in schools all across the globe. STEM has proved to be a much better educational program in terms of learning effectiveness and leading to better career opportunities than the regular curriculum. Students gain valuable experience with the help of hands-on learning activities practiced extensively in STEM-based education. Over the last few years, eBooks have become synonymous with flexible learning.

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Otus - LMS, Data Management and Assessment Management, all in one easy-to-use product

Educational Technology Guy

It combines the best features of a learning management system, assessment management and data management into one. assessment data learning management system lmsOtus is an interesting product, created by educators. It is integrated classroom tools for students and teachers and powerful transparency for families and school leaders. Has a great gradebook supporting traditional points-based classrooms and standards based grading.

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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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The RISE Package for R: Reducing Time Through the OER Continuous Improvement Cycle

Iterating Toward Openness

Learning analytics, on the other hand, can provide great insight into where course materials – including OER – are not effectively supporting student learning. However, that insight does not grant you the permission necessary to make improvements to ineffective course materials. In this open access article we outlined a method for automating the identification of the OER in a course that are most in need of improvement.

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Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students

Neo LMS

Learning Management Systems were probably created for institutions of Higher Education. Colleges and universities were among the first to reach a number of students so high, they simply needed the power of a software in order to manage all the learning and other data points that came along each student. It took a while, but many systems today can offer student-centered learning experiences. Various and engaging learning content. Self-paced courses.

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EdisonLearning and FocalPointK12 Announce Partnership to Provide Comprehensive Learning and Analytics Solution for Grades 6-12

eSchool News

EdisonLearning provides digital learning solutions, including core and elective eCourses for grades 6-12. This partnership expands its ability to support more schools and districts nationwide, increasing delivery of personalized learning and supporting equitable achievement for all students.

S3: A Holistic Framework for Evaluating the Impact of Educational Innovations (Including OER)

Iterating Toward Openness

This fall I’m once again teaching IPT 531: Introduction to Open Education at BYU (check it out – it’s designed so anyone can participate) and today I’m beginning a pilot run-through of the course redesign with a small number of students.

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Giving Data Meaning: Students Should Have A Say In What Analytics Tell You About Them

Edsurge

When students interact with digital learning environments, they leave behind trails of data. The desire to understand and improve learning has led many educators to consider the value and utility of this information. Two monitors means that both the student and the advisor can easily look at the same performance data, interpret the information together, and agree on a course of action. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

Analytics maturity model at your educational institution

IAD Learning

Understanding how far an educational institution has gone on the implementation of learning analytics, may be achieved by using an “analytics maturity model” There several models available. Garner describes his analytics maturity model by multiple dimensions: Time perspective covered: past, present or future. The following diagram depicts Garner’s model: The least advanced level comprises descriptive analytics. On top, we have diagnostic analytics.

HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

Blended and online learning is increasingly in demand by students. Read more: Why blended learning will become an educational norm. Demand for shorter, more focused courses is growing, and universities are finding themselves “unbundling” their core offerings in order to keep up. Where enthusiastic faculty insist on teaching emerging trends or technologies they are compelled to do so as extracurricular courses.

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What is the role of the teacher in the online classroom? Connectivism might provide an answer

Neo LMS

Enabling interaction, collaboration and social learning online is perhaps the most difficult, and yet most important, part of teaching online. Beyond learner satisfaction, however, is the more important belief that collaboration enhances learning outcomes and reduces the potential for learner isolation that can occur in the online environment. He is the founding President of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR).

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Is edtech a win-win solution for students and educators?

Neo LMS

All things considered, there’s a consensus that today’s students should not only learn, but also use technology to support their learning. This of course is easier said than done. It is a well-known fact that students learn differently and have varying needs and requirements during the learning process, no matter which grade they are in or the subject they’re learning. Engaging learning materials are one factor. E-learning

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The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

Edsurge

Marie Cini is the president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. Learning analytics. Adaptive learning systems. Sounds familiar—like a prior learning assessment.

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Colleges Need to Build Digital Quads to Support Social Learning for Online Students

Edsurge

The act of talking with others—having social debates and conversations—is key to human learning, and this “social learning” has now become an important tenet of teaching and learning. Yet we tend to overlook how ingrained social learning is in our institutions, especially in higher education—how purposefully college campuses are designed to maximize the accidental run-ins and organic engagements. Education Technology Digital Learning in Higher Ed Higher Education

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Udemy’s Upskilling and Educational Content is Now Available on LenovoEDU Community

eSchool News

Udemy, the world’s largest destination for learning and teaching online, today announced that the recently launched LenovoEDU community by Lenovo will offer Udemy content and pathways to course recommendations for specific careers.

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It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

Edsurge

In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success.

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Assigning Homework In the Digital Age: The Benefits of Virtual Classrooms

EdTech4Beginners

Over the past few decades, schools have relied on computer technology for delivering educational content or equipping students with resources to enhance their learning. Education technology platforms like Study.com use Virtual Classrooms to seamlessly integrate teacher feedback, dynamic learning, analytics, and personalization when assigning homework. The biggest draw for students, a virtual classroom offers enhanced opportunities for gamified learning.