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.)

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. It seems that technical training is less relevant here than e-learning course design.

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‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

Edsurge

A researcher, theorist, educator, Siemens is the digital learning guy. He’s credited with co-teaching the first MOOC in 2008, introduced the theory of “connectivism”—the idea that knowledge is distributed across digital networks—and spearheaded research projects about the role of data and analytics in education. Siemens’ work is on the cutting edge of what’s possible in digital learning, but he doesn’t want to discuss the latest fads in education technology.

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. Descriptive learning analytics are obtained using basic calculations.

The Cause That Unites Chief IT and Academic Officers

Edsurge

No longer, he says, does it make sense for colleges to divorce technology from teaching and learning. FUN SAD FACT: According to Avi Yashchin, Senior Offering Manager at IBM Watson: “Sadness [sentiments] in incoming freshman college application essay is the sixth strongest predictor of dropout.” DECIPHERING ‘DATA’: Yaschin also offered this analogy for how educators can think of Big Data: “There are descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.

10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

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.

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