Fri 24th March 2017 - 16:46

Getting started with learning analytics

Learning analytics is an emerging discipline which has the potential to transform the student experience. It is defined as the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for the purpose of understanding and optimising learning and the environment in which it occurs.

As learning analytics is an emerging phenomenon here are a few videos which will give you an idea of what learning analytics is, how they work and their impact in learning.  

Eric Duval at TEDxUHowest

‘Learning is about empowerment, so learning should be available to everybody.’

Erik Duval’s Ted Talk provides a good overview of learning analytics.

Gartner’s Glenda Morgan on Learning Analytics

Glenda Morgan talks about the current state of learning analytics and why some may shy away from predictive data to the future of learning analytics.

The Open University: Trends in learning

Mike Sharples, Professor of Educational Technology discusses the latest innovations in learning and their impacts on the workplace.

Digifest 2017: Learner data and learning analytics

The latest Digifest celebrated the power of digital, its potential to transform and its capacity to revolutionise learning. In this video they discuss learning analytic interventions.

Interested in finding more about learning analytics? Visit our dedicated learning analytics area on OEE.

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