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Learning Analytics Patrick R. Lowenthalpatrick.firstname.lastname@example.org
Session Description Life in the digital age swims in data. But how can we make use of data to improve learning?Take advantage of easy to use, free web tools to collect and analyze data in your course. Learn how to take the pulse of your teaching and student performance, and make adjustments during the term.
Horizon Report Learning AnalyticsTime-to-adoption: Four to Five Years
What is Learning Analytics? According to Wikipedia,"Learning analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs" .
What is Learning Analytics? According to Siemens,"Learning analytics is the use of intelligent data, learner-produced data, and analysis modelsto discover information and social connections, and to predict and advise on learning."
What is Learning Analytics? According to EDUCAUSE,“The use of data and models to predict student progress and performance, and the ability to act on that information”.
What is Learning Analytics? According to Horizon Report,“Learning analytics loosely joins a variety of data-gathering tools and analytic techniques to study student engagement, performance, and progress in practice, with the goal of using what is learned to revise curricula, teaching, and assessment in real time.”
Institutional Examples --Signals project at Purdue University (risk level for outreach)--The Ohio State University (video analytics) --Northern Arizona University (early alert)--Ball State University (feedback system)--University of Wollongong (visual discussions)
Things to Try --Descriptive Statistics From Exam Results --Detailed Individual Feedback During & After Exams --Performance Dashboard / User Activity --Path Builder / Adaptive Release --Google Forms --Polls
Resources 7 Things You should Know about analytics http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7059.pdf Academic analytics: a New Tool for a New erahttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm0742.pdf The Horizon Reporthttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2011.pdf