Reading – Embracing Big Data in Complex Educational Systems: The Learning Analytics Imperative and the Policy Challenge

The following is a summary and ad hoc thoughts on Macfadyen et al (2014). There’s much to like in the paper. But the basic premise I see in the paper is that to fix the problems of the current inappropriate teleological processes used in institutional strategic planning and policy setting is an enhanced/adaptive teleological process.

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The four paths for implementing learning analytics and enhancing the quality of learning and teaching

The following is a place holder for two presentations that are related. They are: “Four paths for learning analytics: Moving beyond a management fashion”; and, An extension of Beer et al (2014) (e.g. there are four paths now, rather than three) that’s been accepted to Moodlemoot’AU 2015. “The four paths for implementing learning analytics and

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Challenges in employing complex e-learning strategies in campus-based universities

The following is a summary of McNaught et al (2009). This is one of three papers that from the same institution around the LMS that I’ve looked at recently. The abstract for the paper is Despite the existence of a significant number of established interactive e-learning tools and strategies, the overall adoption of e-learning is

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