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The Anna Karenina principle: One university’s approach to the adoption of learning analytics

  Presenter: Dr. Irina Elgort (Presenter), Steven Warburton & Derek White Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Abstract: Many institutions are making significant investments to build their learning analytics capability yet creating a successful platform for large-sale adoption of learning analytics (LA) is not simple. Building on existing knowledge about LA, we outline our attempt to resolve tensions early in the adoption process and thus, hopefully, “avoid failur...
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Evidence-Based Education with Learning Analytics

This talk will provide an overview of the Educational Big Data and Learning Analytics research project in Japan. This project proposes an information infrastructure for learning analytics for evidence-based education. The educational data is mainly collected from e-book system called BookRoll that allows students to capture their reading process. This talk will show learning analytics tools and initial findings in our project. Short Bio Hiroaki Ogata is a Professor at the Academic Ce...
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Designing for Future Learning Environments

Description Designing for Future Learning Environments through Multimodal Learning Analytics The proliferation and ubiquity of computing technologies has opened a new range of technology application in educational research. Multimodal learning analytics are the product of the initiatives to understand learning in its full complexity and dimensionality, and to bridge the gap between teaching and learning across space, time, and media. Hence, learning is a multimodal complex process that links...
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Media Monitoring and Racism

Save the Date – Media Monitoring and Racism You are invited to a conversation hosted by the Connected Intelligence Centre, in collaboration with racial equality organisation All Together Now. The conversation will explore ways in which UTS and All Together Now can use analytics and machine learning to automate the monitoring of racism in the media and consequently, work on ways to combat this discrimination. All Together Now currently monitors the media using a framework created in collaborat...
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Seminar: Tim van Gelder (U. Melbourne)

SWARM as an Immersive Learning Environment for Analytical Reasoning Skills https://youtu.be/WfL5Fj9T2-o Abstract: SWARM is a cloud platform aimed at improving analytical reasoning in intelligence work. SWARM tries to improve analytical reasoning by improving collaboration within groups of analysts rather than by trying to structure their thinking in any particular way. In large-scale testing in 2017, teams on SWARM showed they could produce remarkably good reasoning. While primarily aimed at...
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OnTask/LA-API Hackathon

  The opportunity for technical teams to get their hands dirty with OnTask and the LA-API. Agenda to TBC, emerging from Monday's workshop.
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PLSA UX/LX Workshop

https://youtu.be/QNEhB2do7V4 PLSA UX/LX Workshop (CIC Ideation Studio) This workshop brings together people from multiple universities to share what we know about the design of good User Experience and Learner Experience with systems like OnTask, that enable personalised student feedback at scale, by providing Personalised Learning Support Actions (PLSAs). Through a combination of briefings and hands-on exercises, we will share what we know about the UX/LX dimensions of such tools, and ...
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OnTask & Learning Analytics API Workshop

https://youtu.be/QNEhB2do7V4 This workshop brings together system architects from multiple universities interested in the future of the OnTask architecture, and the Learning Analytics API (LA-API) architecture. Both are open source projects from nationally funded OLT projects, with the LA-API expanding the range of data sources that learning analytics services (such as OnTask) can reason about. Workshop leads: Prof. Abelardo Pardo (Univ. S. Australia; OnTask Project Lead) and Dr Kirsty Kit...
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CIC @ ALASI 2018

CIC is making major contributions to training the next generation of Learning Analytics researchers and practitioners. At the forthcoming Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute, the team is helping to run five sessions. Register now! Innovating learning analytics for sustainable impact Simon Buckingham Shum, Cassandra Colvin, Shane Dawson, Danny Liu, Pablo Munguia and Yi-Shan Tsai Using Canvas data for learning analytics! Kirsty Kitto, Amelia Brennan, Danny Liu, Travis Cox and St...
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