Learning Analytics Can Be Deceiving

The Journal

"… Learning analytics … has the potential to transform American education …" A(nother) Holy Grail? In this week’s blog post we present a cautionary tale from a real classroom with real students and real learning analytics

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.)

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. Improving students’ understanding and learning. These type of analytics allow educators to take proactive actions.

15 Strategies You Can Follow Today to Successfully Deploy Your Learning Analytics Tool.

IAD Learning

15 Strategies You Can Follow Today to Successfully Deploy Your Learning Analytics Tool. Deploying a learning analytics tool in your organization brings many benefits, including improving your students’ engagement and their success rates.

Learning Analytics, Simplified

eSchool News

Jupiter iO gives educators ‘a blueprint for how to improve’ with one easy-to-use, integrated system. Whitepaper Library Jupiter ED

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.

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 Importance of Granular Learning Analytics to Micro-Learning Providers

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Companies like Udemy, Udacity, Codecademy, Fulbridge and General Assembly appear to be settling in for the long run and are expected to be a significant component of the expanding learning eco-system for adults. The growth of alternative education and training providers continues. Sector Trends

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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. Angie is an educator who has served for 21 years in public and private sectors as a teacher, administrator, and instructional designer in the US and abroad.

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.

Thoughts on Continuous Improvement and OER

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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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9 Educational Technologies That are Most Exciting Right Now (2016-17 Update)

EmergingEdTech

3D Printing in Education Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality Electronic Portfolios Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics Making the case for Education Technologies exciting edtech hottest education technology promising edtech promising education technology whats hot in edtech

Improving Student Outcomes with Big Data and Real-time Analytics

EmergingEdTech

The way that students learn and teachers teach will be revolutionized when big data is deployed massively in the educational space. Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsBig Data is Here. What can it do for Education?

Hello 21st Century. Let’s Talk about Transforming Parent-Teacher Communications with Technology and Data.

EmergingEdTech

Administrative Solutions Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics Making the case for Education TechnologiesConsidering how quickly technology has developed in recent years, many of today’s teachers were likely also in the classroom when the overhead projector and cable were cutting edge. Even just a few. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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IO Education: Consolidating Student Data to Drive and Empower Student Success

EmergingEdTech

Company is Helping Over 5,000 Schools Improve Outcomes by Making Better use of Five Million Student Records. Here’s How. EmergingEdTech recently spoke with IO Education’s CEO, Michael. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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The Magic of Biometric Eye-Tracking in Education and Rehabilitation

EmergingEdTech

Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsImage Source Education Technology Application and Content Designers Can Benefit From This Emerging Technology Biometric eye-tracking has many potential applications and it can make a valuable.

Add Questions to Videos and Monitor Student Progress, for Free, with EdPuzzle

EmergingEdTech

Easily Assess Student Engagement With Video Lessons With This Powerful Free Application Being able to take any video and add questions to it that students must answer before continuing to watch is an. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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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)!].

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. Curriculum News achievement best books data K-12 kids learning learning analytics million national practices reading review schoo

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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. This completely strips learners of their agency to control their own learning!

Tim Oates: assessing without levels

Ed Tech Now

I agree with large parts of the video but suggest that in some respects, … Continue reading → Assessment Learning analytics assessment capability competency competency frameworks curriculum review levels tim oates Tim Oates’, Chair of the Expert Panel responsible for the recent review of the National Curriculum, has posted an interesting video about assessing education without levels.

Newsela – Robust Education Technology for Reading Comprehension Skills Development

EmergingEdTech

Adaptive Learning Technologies Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics common core reading strategies adaptive software improve reading comprehension improve reading skills software reading comprehension education technology reading comprehension software

Measuring success of online education

Neo LMS

Online education comes with higher interactivity between students and teachers and learning materials, and also more feedback. These skills may not develop only in an online learning environment, but they surely aren’t hindered either. Success. What a fine idea.

Notes: The Network Effect and Online Higher Education

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The Network Effect, sometimes called “Metcalfe’s Law”, is less well-known, but equally relevant if we want to understand how the unique… Innovation Instructional Strategy Learning Analytics Acrobatiq MOOCs:: The first and second instalment of this series on Internet Economics can be found here and here. :: Most people are familiar with economies of scale, which we discussed in a recent post.

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

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Business Models Instructional Strategy Learning Analytics Night and day. 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.

Institutional “Fit” and Educational Technology

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Digital Higher Ed Instructional Strategy Learning Analytics Strategy LMS MOOCsAs more opportunities and solutions get thrust in front of academic leaders, they need to combine an understanding of instructional value with a sensitivity towards how these different opportunities will or won’t succeed within the institutional setting.

Renaissance Learning and ClassLink align for single sign-on solution

eSchool News

Renaissance Learning , provider K-12 cloud-based assessment and learning analytics, announced a major new alliance with ClassLink , provider of single sign-on and rostering solutions for schools. Renaissance Learning is a standout among cloud-based assessment and learning analytics providers. Ancillary assessment cloud device Education educators K-12 learning learning analytics online resources school school network schools solutions students

It’s About Potential

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What strikes me as odd about these debates, other than the tendency to ignore evidence about the effectiveness of online learning, is the tendency of both the critics and advocates to talk about online education as if it is a mature, established style of teaching and learning; that what currently constitutes online learning is the end of the road; that we can expect no more improvements.

K-12 Dealmaking: BrightBytes Acquires Authentica; Nelson Takes In Assets of Edusight

Marketplace K-12

BrightBytes, San Francisco-based learning analytics organization, acquires Authentica Solutions and vows to provide an "end-to-end" solution for data-driven decisions by school leaders. The post K-12 Dealmaking: BrightBytes Acquires Authentica; Nelson Takes In Assets of Edusight appeared first on Market Brief.

Renaissance Learning Acquires UClass to Link Instruction, Assessment

Marketplace K-12

The acquisition represents the value that Renaissance, one of the largest assessment and learning analytics companies in the K-12 market, places on a relative newcomer. Assessment Ed-tech Renaissance Learning assessments instructionalmaterials jacklynch renaissancelearning taggingcontent uclass zakringelstein

Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.

EdTech4Beginners

Martin also serves in working groups to advise the US Department of Education on the accessibility of education materials, and Universal Design for Learning. What about Machine Learning? Machine learning is incredible. Learning analytics and big data are huge.

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Research says these math, ELA apps may be the most effective

eSchool News

Most school’s aren’t using learning apps enough to actually impact student outcomes–but some might help students increase achievement, according to new research from BrightByes. Still, a few in the study were associated with positive learning gains with proper use.

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

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Learning analytics, on the other hand, can provide great insight into where course materials – including OER – are not effectively supporting student learning. When OER and learning analytics are used together, it becomes possible to engage in continuous improvement – empirically identifying weaknesses in OER, making improvements to those OER that need to be improved, and starting the cycle again. You may have heard me say some of this before.

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Why Is Measuring Learning So Difficult? A Video Conversation with iPad Summit Keynoter, Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

Check out this new video from EDUCAUSE with four experts, including EdTechTeacher co-founder and iPad Summit Boston Keynote Speaker, Justin Reich addressing the question, “Why is measuring learning difficult?”

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Indiana Approves Renaissance Star Early Literacy for Universal Screening for Dyslexia

techlearning

(Wisconsin Rapids, WI) October TK, 2018 — Renaissance , a leader in pre-K–12 learning analytics, today announced that the state of Indiana approved Renaissance Star Early Literacy® for universal screening for dyslexia in support of the state’s recent passage of Senate Bill 217.

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.

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. The biggest draw for students, a virtual classroom offers enhanced opportunities for gamified learning.

National Study: What Apps Work Best?

techlearning

With more than $3 billion spent on ed tech products last year and more than 2,500 programs on the market, educators across the country need to know which products are likely to make a difference in teaching and learning. Join us for What Ed Tech Apps Work Best for Learning?

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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. Embedded learning analytics are not like rotisserie ovens: you can’t set them and forget them. An interest in respecting student agency is an important component of the academic field of learning analytics.

Why Aren’t Schools Using the Apps They Pay For?

Edsurge

School leaders expect students and teachers to be using their licensed apps all the time, says Ryan Baker, director of the University of Pennsylvania Center for Learning Analytics. That’s an especially big problem for the education apps that are designed for “relatively intensive usage,” he adds, because only at that level can the apps be expected to lead to their promised learning outcomes. Education Technology Learning Research Research

Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students

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Learning Management Systems were probably created for institutions of Higher Education. It took a while, but many systems today can offer student-centered learning experiences. And they continue to be developed to reach constantly higher levels of personalized learning.

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