Posts Tagged "learning analytics"

Visit to ASU

Visit to ASU

I’ve just returned from a week at Arizona State University, in the SOLET (Science of Learning and Educational Technology) lab, funded by a small NSF Data Consortium Fellowship with Laura Allen. Incredibly productive week with some really great researchers –…

#HEABigData summit

On Thursday & Friday I was in Manchester for a 2 day HEA summit on big data in the social sciences. The event focussed on how social scientists could engage with big data, and the implications of that for teaching…

CDEInFocus Learning Analytics Event

I attended this event last week, I’ve got about 20 drafts at the moment so pushing this out unfinished… These are partial notes for various reasons, sorry :-). Michael Moore, D2L big data in education theory and practice Personalisation targeted…

Assessing finding knowledge

Teachers out there,what advice do u give students on discriminating between stories on web? asks @dmrussell http://t.co/BZrT2pmMl8 #edtech — Simon Knight (@sjgknight) November 16, 2013 In that case, Dan was talking about a specific case which serves as a nice…

Talking MOOCs at Stanford

Last week I spent some time hosted by Stanford University’s Lytics Lab talking to people there, and in the tech world, about education, technology, search engines and epistemic practices.  A really really big thank you to everyone who met up…

Exploratory Collaborative Search Tasks

This evening I met up with Gene Golovchinsky, of FXPAL (Fuji Xerox research institute in Palo Alto).  Gene’s work is pretty varied (there was some cool stuff on collaborative whiteboards & storing/retrieving info a while ago) but a big area…

Google Coursebuilder and Search Education

Last night I went into Google (something very surreal about saying that, and about doing a search From:”Hotel California”; To:”Google”…).  Here’s a picture of me with a big google sign…           Google (and other search engines)…

Badging Wikipedia Contributions

I’m keen on using mediawiki as a platform for learning analytics. So projects which can use analytics on Wikipedia (and related mediawiki projects) are interesting because a) they’re hopefully useful to the individual project and b) they provide proof of…

Researching moocs

Doing what I do, I talk a reasonable amount about moocs, OER, learning analytics, the sorts of opportunity they provide and how we might do research on them.  I’ve also done a reasonable amount of work on the Wikipedia pages…

Wikipedia Learning Analytics editathon

At #LAK13 I raised this issue again, so I’m just going to publish this blog even though I haven’t actually managed to organise a formal editathon.  I’d really encourage academics from all disciplines to look at their subject discipline pages…

#lak13 Conference & Workshops

Last week I attended the 3rd ACM Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference (LAK13) in Leuven, Belgium. Beautiful city and gorgeous beer aside the 3 day conference and 2 days of workshops were a productive and interesting space and a great…

#lak13 mooc week on epistemology, assessment and pedagogy

This post is a copy of the course syllabus for week 6 as of 17:15 GMT 15/03/2013 (licenced under a CC attribution licence) https://learn.canvas.net/courses/33/wiki/week-6-epistemology-and-pedagogy George Siemens runs the course, and Simon Buckingham Shum and I wrote the material for this…