Main message: you should have a strategy and you should have a policy. If you don’t think you have them, you do, you just have a sucky strategy and a dicey policy.
Transactions figure from 2011! Second-largest Moodle installation in the world. We are big, but we care. We have Big Data.
Speed, scale, quality of response Get it to the learners and teachers
What they ideally do, not what they actually do
Your policy and strategy should make this happen.
LASI2014 Learning Analytics Strategy and Policy
Learning analytics strategy and policy
Institute of Educational Technology
The Open University, UK
The Open University
• Largest university in the UK
• 200,000 students
• 7,000 tutors
• 1,000 academic staff
• Supported open learning
At scale, each year
• 600 courses
• > 200,000 students
• > 1 million assignments
• > 1 billion views of OU/BBC coproductions
• > 3 million Moodle transactions per day
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Photo CC (BY-NC) Alexey Kljatov on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/chaoticmind75/9516811453/
It is only through the detailed process of
engagement and dialogue between analysts,
stakeholders and the data that insight and
organisational change are developed.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
Thanks to: IET Student Statistics and Survey Team, Gill Kirkup and
the other Data Wranglers, Kevin Mayles, Belinda Tynan, Simon
Buckingham Shum, Rebecca Ferguson, Bart Rientes, Martyn Cooper
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