Prof. Dragan Gasevic, University of Edinburgh, UK

03 Jul 2017
09:45 - 10:45
Auditorium

Prof. Dragan Gasevic, University of Edinburgh, UK

Session chair: Demetrios Sampson, Curtin University, Australia

Learning Analytics: Beyond Data Science of Learning

This talk will first introduce the field of learning analytics and touch on lessons learned from some well-known case studies. The talk will then identify critical challenges that require immediate attention for learning analytics to make a sustainable impact on learning and teaching practice. The talk will conclude by discussing promising directions that can be followed to address the existing challenges in research and practice of learning analytics. The most important take away from the talk will be that the field of learning analytics goes beyond data science and requires equal attention to learning theory and design.

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