The Learning Analytics Cycle:Closing the loop effectivelyDoug Clow, Institute of Educational Technology,The Open Universit...
“the measurement, collection,                                 analysis and reporting of data about                        ...
TheLearningAnalytics  Cycle            Clow, LAK12
Improving feedback         (cc) Doug Clow http://dougclow.wordpress.com
• Optimise the right thing  – not money  – not proxies for learning• Assessment is key  – be like students:    focus on th...
Learning Analytics Cycle• Underpin with theory• Close the loop• Optimise the right thing  – more, faster, better    feedba...
Doug Clow@dougclowd.j.clow@open.ac.ukslideshare.net/dougclowdougclow.wordpress.com     This work is licensed under a Creat...
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  • Preaching to the choir Actionable intelligence on learning. Importance of acting. Catnip for senior managers
  • It’s a developed visualisation: draw it as a cycle. Also underpinned by educational theories. Cycles common – technology hype cycle; been here before with learning objects; carbon cycle
  • Speed, scale, quality of response Get it to the learners and teachers
  • The Learning Analytics Cycle

    1. 1. The Learning Analytics Cycle:Closing the loop effectivelyDoug Clow, Institute of Educational Technology,The Open University, UKBETT, Jan/Feb 2013
    2. 2. “the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimising learning and the environments in which it occurs” - LAK11 • Capture • Report • Predict • Act • Refine Campbell & Oblinger (2007)(cc) Nicki Varkevisser http://www.flickr.com/photos/clickflashphotos/3450592233/
    3. 3. TheLearningAnalytics Cycle Clow, LAK12
    4. 4. Improving feedback (cc) Doug Clow http://dougclow.wordpress.com
    5. 5. • Optimise the right thing – not money – not proxies for learning• Assessment is key – be like students: focus on the assessment Big brown bat Eptesicus fuscus (cc) Matt Reinbold http://www.flickr.com/photos/furryscalyman/673915993/
    6. 6. Learning Analytics Cycle• Underpin with theory• Close the loop• Optimise the right thing – more, faster, better feedback• Target learners & teachers – not (just) managers and policymakers• Pursue openness & ethics (cc) viZZZual.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/vizzzual-dot-com/2746476995/
    7. 7. Doug Clow@dougclowd.j.clow@open.ac.ukslideshare.net/dougclowdougclow.wordpress.com This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License

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