Using data to support active learning experiences

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How can you leverage the use of data to improve a learning experience? Learning analytics helps increase the accuracy of how we perceive the complexity of a learning scenario. In this talk I present some suggestions and an example of how to achieve this.

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Using data to support active learning experiences

  1. 1. Using data to support active learning experiences Dr Abelardo Pardo (@abelardopardo) Faculty of Engineering and IT slideshare.net/abelardo_pardo ElvisPepinflickr.com Queensland University of Technology 20 November 2015
  2. 2. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 2 EvalBlaserflickr.com Data Learning Analytics Active Learning Example
  3. 3. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 3 EvalBlaserflickr.com Data
  4. 4. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences Analytics instead of intuition 4
  5. 5. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 5 diffusorflickr.com Big Data has landed in Higher Education… … it was there all along!
  6. 6. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 6 PuthoOrPhotographyFlickr.com LMS interactions, Student information systems, Recruitment department, Previous grades, Space interaction, Social interaction, …
  7. 7. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 7 deepwarrenflickr.com Observe in and out of the classroom
  8. 8. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 8 http://www.theguardian.com/guardian-professional/2015/jun/30/how-universities-are-using-data-to-stop-students-dropping-out
  9. 9. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 9 https://infocus.emc.com/william_schmarzo/what-universities-can-learn-from-big-data-higher-education-analytics/
  10. 10. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 10 EvalBlaserflickr.com Data Learning Analytics
  11. 11. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences Learning Analytics 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. (Society for Learning Analytics Research) 11
  12. 12. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences Research discipline 12
  13. 13. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 13 solaresearch.org
  14. 14. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute 14
  15. 15. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 15 Siemens, George, Shane Dawson, and Grace Lynch. “Improving the Quality and Productivity of the Higher Education Sector. Policy and Strategy for Systems-Level Deployment of Learning Analytics.” Society for Learning Analytics Research for the Australian Office for Learning and Teaching, 2013.
  16. 16. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences Siemens, George, and Phil Long. “Penetrating the Fog: Analytics in Learning and Education.” Educause Review 48, no. 5 (2011): 31–40. 16
  17. 17. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 17 EvalBlaserflickr.com Data Learning Analytics Active Learning
  18. 18. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 18 Active Learning Works
  19. 19. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences Active Learning anything course-related that all students in a class session are called upon to do other than simply watching, listening and taking notes 19 Felder, Richard M., and Rebeca Brent. “Active Learning: An Introduction.” ASQ Higher Education 2, no. August (2009).
  20. 20. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 20 Krugazorflickr.com Simple transfer of information does not work
  21. 21. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 21 JuantanKwon Resources Everywhere
  22. 22. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 22 Fellmaniaflickr.com Face to face time is very valuable!
  23. 23. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 23 2 Hours 2 Hours 3 Hours
  24. 24. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 24 EvalBlaserflickr.com Data Learning Analytics Active Learning Example
  25. 25. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 25 bit.ly/elec1601
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  33. 33. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 33 What if I tell you…
  34. 34. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 34 • Push 
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  35. 35. Abelardo Pardo Using Data to Support Active Learning Experiences 35 Institutions already own
 plenty of useful data Potential improvement
 of multiple processes Data specially useful in
 active learning environments Challenging to access
 and scale
  36. 36. Using data to support active learning experiences Dr Abelardo Pardo (@abelardopardo) Faculty of Engineering and IT slideshare.net/abelardo_pardo ElvisPepinflickr.com Queensland University of Technology 20 November 2015

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