- Questioning Learning Analytics – Cultivating critical engagement (LAK’22)
Gist of LAK 22 paper
- Competency 2.3
Competency 2.3: Evaluate the impact of policy and strategic planning on systems-level deployment of learning analytics.
Learning analytics could create a bigger impact on learning if implemented top-down than bottom up due to the availability of big data.However, the deployment of learning analytics faces many challenges at the institutional level:
1. Acceptance:To work big on big ...
- Competency 2.2
Competency 2.2: Download, install, and conduct basic analytics using Tableau software.
For the purpose of this competency, I’ve used a sample excel sheet with simple sales data. I’ve installed Tableau for this exercise and used a two sheet excel. My sample data below:
I’ve then added rows and columns to create visualizations. Common tools from the Show ...
- Competency 2.1
Competency 2.1: Describe the learning analytics data cycle.
Learning Analytics Data Cycle
The process of Learning Analytics is a cycle and not linear due to the fact that we need to revisit the steps according to the data and results.
I see the data cycle as follows:
Cleaning the data could be time consuming and challenging ...
- Competency 1.2
Competency 1.2: Define learning analytics and detail types of insight they can provide to educators and learners.My definition of Learning Analytics (based on previous definitions and my understanding):Learning Analytics is something which will help us to process simple data into useful information using different methods. A lot of minute, but useful information may be lost in ...
- Competency 1.1
Competency 1.1: Identify proprietary and open source tools commonly used in learning analytics. I have specifically focused on text mining while searching for tools because I’ve been working on it, but some of these also include other options. From my usage, the most powerful ones I’ve seen are Rapidminer and R, both available for free.
Text Analysis ...
- Orientation notes and Competency
DALMOOC Course Basics:
DALMOOC emphasizes on Connections (learners) and Creation (Artifacts) and not much on content. It aims to build upon Networked knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity. It encourages users to own their learning space, so that the knowledge does not perish in discussion forums, comments etc.Distributed environment:The contents and conversations can be distributed in various environments:BlogsTwitter ...
It’s been four weeks since the Data, Analytics and Learning Massive Online Course started on 20th October 2014. This is my first online course and I’m sad that I missed participating in the first few weeks. Nevertheless, I still have hope since I was able to sign up in Mid November and I’m confident that I’ll be ...