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Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning


I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’. It’s the process of collecting data, discovering meaningful patterns from it and transforming it into fact-based insights. Application of analytics is typically perceived as an aid for marketing and business decisions. So what really is learning analytics? This type of data can be interpreted through learning analytics.

Engagement Analytics – The New Frontier in Interactive Learning


And, this very need demands further channelization of interactive learning analytics. How about retrieving data that could help in analyzing learner behavior and learning patterns? Behold and make way for Engagement Analytics in eLearning. Raptivity R&D team paces ahead with the concept of Engagement Analytics to map user behavior and answer the above-mentioned questions.

Big Data, Learning Analytics, and the Learners

Dont Waste Your Time

Firstly, what’s the difference between Big Data and Learning Analytics (if there is one)? Learning Analytics, as defined by the 2013 Horizon Report is “big data applied to education” There, that helped yes? aspect of Big Data and Learning Analytics are those associated with online behaviour in a specific system … the VLE maybe? Then what is Big data?

Liveblog #ectel2015 #MOOC pedagogy, patterns of engagement design

Ignatia Webs

Different engagement patterns depending on assessments that are in the MOOC or not, the same with discussions that might be in it or not. Which makes it a difficult exersize to find patterns that can be compared. Previous studies have suggested that there are patterns of engagement within MOOCs that vary according to the pedagogy employed. Both slides are u on slideshare.

Session Notes: "Driving Impact with Learning Analytics" Jeff Grisenthwaite #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

To increase the impact of learning programs, L&D need to ensure decision making and continuous improvement are supported by analytics. Do you have these analytics in place? Process Automation Where does your time go in terms of analytics? Same patterns across different roles, although different questions. These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Metrics that Matter with Jeff Grisenthwaite, VP of Client Success at CEB ( Effectiveness.

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Learning on the Leading Edge

What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. To court these buyers, a host of vendors will be trotting out their analytics solutions at this week’s HR Tech conference in Las Vegas. Find out in our new report on organizing and staffing your talent analytics function

PAR Framework: Learning Analytics as a Service for Higher Ed

Ellen Wagner

Thanks to Libby Nelson''s great article Big Data 101: Colleges are hoping predictive analytics can fix their dismal graduation rates , we have been fielding questions about the PAR Framework. MEET THE PAR FRAMEWORK - The Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework is a national, non-profit provider of learning analytics as a service. PAR is distinguished among the many data analytics solutions emerging in the education domain by its common, openly published data definitions and student success frameworks. higher education to inform practice and policy.

MOOC Analytics: What Corporate Training Can Learn from Big Data

Your Training Edge

The current model in training analytics is “small data” – data based on reports, assessments, and so on from small numbers of learners. This “big data” can be used to model learner and organizational characteristics and outcomes and, most importantly, to predict future trends and patterns. In a 2012 report on educational data mining and learning analytics , the U.S. These data can reveal trends and patterns that can’t be detected in traditional formats, and they allow us to move beyond what people are learning to how they are learning. The least effective?

Defining Learning Analytics and the Insights it Can Bring

Learning and Technology

A Definition My task here is to define Learning Analytics. think the easiest and broadest answer is (my definition): Learning Analytics is the analysis of any data that was created as part of a learning process. SOLAR came up with this definition: (note: it is not easily found on their website) Learning Analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of data about learners and their context, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs. Are their patterns? dalmooc learning analytics What is it?

Workday drops the Other Shoe(s): BigData Analytics, Recruiting, and Extensible Objects

Learning on the Leading Edge

And best of all (as I discuss below), Workday can produce real-time reports and analytics very quickly (without the need to buy business intelligence software). (We are publishing a detailed research bulletin on Workday which Bersin & Associates members can read in the next 30 days.). Workday BigData Analytics. Second, Workday is now in a "high-service" analytics market.

Pattern Recognition, Neoterics and moving on.

Mark Oehlert

We have analytics out the YinYang for Twitter, Facebook and every other network we're on. Now I'm thinking about my fav passage from William Gibson, @GreatDismal, and his book Pattern Recognition : “We have no idea, now, of who or what the inhabitants of our future might be. Pattern recognition” . Between Neoterics and Pattern Recognition.we go forward.we Like a lot of people, I read Anil Dash's " The Web We Lost " and I read Hugh MacLeod's corollary piece. I'm split on how I feel here. Or not as much. But its still cool and it can still be cooler. Or cool again.

Workday drops the Other Shoe(s): BigData Analytics, Recruiting, and Extensible Objects

Learning on the Leading Edge

Workday, the “built for the cloud” challenger to Oracle and SAP for the $133 billion dollar ERP market, made several major announcements this week: BigData Analytics, Workday Recruiting, and Extensible Objects. (To get a good understanding of BigData, read our new market brief.). Workday BigData Analytics. Under the covers the product is quite innovative. Time will tell.).

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

In 2015,  we believe experimentation with analytics-driven performance improvement will lead to more “intelligent recommendations” and personalized professional development in Continuing Medical Education and beyond.  We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences.

Mobile Learning - 7 Interesting Patterns

The Learning Generalist

have however, been observing a bunch of patterns with mobile learning that could become the norm for how this practice evolves in the enterprise. In today's blogpost (which I anticipate could be a tad long), I want to outline some of these patterns and invite discussion on what you think the future of this space could look like. What other patterns have you been seeing?

The power of #informal learning: A #social network perspective

Ignatia Webs

Case 3: student learning Taking into consideration social networks, previous performance, student learning, than social networks =has the and informal learning patterns have much more impact on the learning. Future research Triangulation with qualitative interviews/focus groups Intervening in the group and community processes in terms of learning analytics. That does seem intuitive.

Plan to move from #quantified self to Qualified self

Ignatia Webs

Ari Meisel who learned how to control his Crohn''s disease through the use of data ), a better sleeping pattern for all (for those interested in tools look at this list , or the tools provided on the QS website (one section is on mood)), or in general getting a better understanding of the human physical body and world. Maybe this sounds a tiny bit unrealistic, but hey, it might happen!

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


How excited are you looking at the possibilities thrown open by the power of big data and learning analytics (with the help of tools such as Tin Can API) for personalising learning? Clark:  I’m very excited about the potential that learning analytics and the Experience API provide. We were not only embedding the best research into our rules, but were adding machine learning to look for emergent patterns and tune our rules. You have to have an analytical approach, and search to find the core learning affordances, the capabilities that these trends bring.

#LAK11 analyse your learner/worker interactions with SNAPP to increase #elearning outputs, pedagogy and #performance

Ignatia Webs

The network visualisations of forum interactions provide an opportunity for teachers to rapidly identify patterns of user behaviour – at any stage of course progression. moodle social network knowledge mooc lak11 eLearning analytics knowledge management networkingHere is where SNAPP comes in. Additionally, you can filter out those students that might be good future facilitators.

Blog, Message, Participate – Join the Social Learning Brigade!

Origin Learning

With the ‘sphere’ of learning approach, a learner’s behavior pattern can be identified easily. Analytics Prove It Works. The Cisco learning team also used analytics to track ongoing usage rates, including the number of passive and active users, click-thru traffic and how users rank content. Is it possible to capture the metrics in an engaging and effective way ? Source: [link].

How big data changes the training scenery


But even with a high number of variables of the learning process, instructional designers can still identify patterns that are common to groups of people. We live in a world of data. Money is no longer our only currency; big data is catching up. But “the more, the merrier” soon led to data overwhelming. Big data offers insights on how people learn. Big data and data safety.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

It’s quite obvious that each year more and more data comes to process, and learning institutions would use tools made exclusively for big data analytics to make sense of the user generated information. The promises pledged by big data analytics for learning seem quite impressive and would become more significant in 2016. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 2 Augmented Learning. eLearning

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LAK11: Semantic Web and Learning Analytics

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

For example, SABA’s BI (I think they use Business Objects) & SABA Social or  Mzinga Omnisocial Platform analytics or Valdis Krebs’ work at orgnet or the work being done at Radian6, don’t leave much to imagination. They offer an on-demand SaaS Human Capital Analytics System with rich dashboards and an impressive client list. disagree with scores or tool access patterns or attendance being used to make predictions. In the process, they would, by definition have ignored several other seemingly unconnected data, undermining the very starting point of the analytics itself.

Getting to the Analytics Crystal Ball: SAP to Acquire KXEN

Learning on the Leading Edge

Enter “predictive analytics.” ” Predictive analytics applies statistical algorithms to prescribe or recommend actions based on patterns in data that can help predict the behavior of employees, customers, products, services, markets and other business outcomes. For HR professionals, they may enable the ability to predict retention risks, retirement patterns, future staffing requirements and the like. IDC estimates the market for predictive analytics software as worth US$2 billion today and is expected to exceed US$3 billion in 2017. But how?

Educational Analytics Conference Session

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

Recently (Nov 6), I had the opportunity to convene a session at the FICCI Higher Education Summit 2012 titled Powering the Higher Education System through Information and Analytics. The pattern that emerges is no longer surprising. similar pattern can be seen in reports that I have covered in my blog earlier ( Teacher Education , Open Distance Learning ).

Resolution: This Year Create a Stronger, Smarter Organization

Marcia Conner

By breaking long-standing patterns and clearing away the practices that seemed like good ideas when they were launched, but together were maddening, we ended up reinventing their people strategy for their existing workforce, people desperate to work in new ways. You’re not alone. They brought me in to reimagine their recruiting, talent management, and leadership development program.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore


Data Analytics. Analytics tools help an organization to know about their learners and how they are digesting the information. One can evaluate training effectiveness, learner’s preferences, and usage patterns through analysis and visualizing software, Tin Can and other analytics tools. Mobile learning. According to a survey by eMarketer, 59.3 percent of the U.S.

5 Ways to Improve Knowledge Retention With Games and Mobile

Knowledge Guru

This usage pattern is ideal for increasing knowledge retention : we learn and remember more when training sessions are spaced out into small chunks over time. Use analytics to spot problem areas and adjust. This means that a wider variety of analytics are available! The corporate training world has come a long way over the last several years. Have learners play in short bursts.

The #OEB14 Debate: Is Data Corrupting Education?

Ellen Wagner

The emergence of analytics tools and platforms are making it very clear that data can provide an even more complete, and certainly a more nuanced picture than expertise alone. . Educators are just beginning to understand the IMPLICATIONS of data analytics, where mining data for insight to support decision-making is the focus of exploration. Data without context has marginal value.

Retrospective Pattern - The World Cafe

The Learning Generalist

In order to introduce them to the idea that there are different patterns to retrospectives, I wanted to try a different way of conducting the ritual. Often retros are a very left-brained activity, with people doing a structured brainstorm, then analytically bubbling up the most important themes and then discussing action items to resolve or address the issues. Today at ThoughtWorks University , I tried a different format for the team's retrospective. This is a team that's one week into their first project and have finished their first iteration time-box. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

How Analytics Can Lead to Employee Success

CLO Magazine

Predictive analytics and statistical techniques can uncover hidden diamonds in the workforce. ” The central lesson from the above quote, voiced by Billy Beane in the movie “Moneyball,” is that analytics can be used to level the playing field and gain competitive advantage. “Sabermetrics,” a form of analytics, is now common practice in baseball for talent identification and management. The science of predictive analytics also has the potential to revolutionize talent identification and development in a business environment.

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Learning on the Leading Edge

What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. To court these buyers, a host of vendors will be trotting out their analytics solutions at this week’s HR Tech conference in Las Vegas. Find out in our new report on organizing and staffing your talent analytics function

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Learning on the Leading Edge

What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. To court these buyers, a host of vendors will be trotting out their analytics solutions at this week’s HR Tech conference in Las Vegas. Find out in our new report on organizing and staffing your talent analytics function

MOOCs: Effective Instruction or Pedagogical Disaster?

Voice of Clarity

User analytics reveal that there are common sequencing patterns among the Computer Science and Chinese History courses in particular. The last few years have seen a tremendous surge of interest in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Here is a breakdown of their key findings: Growth is steady. For the past two years, course enrollments have grown by 2,200 participants per day.

A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

Qstream is a mobile sales enablement and analytics company spun off from Harvard University to bring a unique and scientifically-proven knowledge retention and analytics methodology to a wider audience. We’ve developed a rather sophisticated analytics engine that uses the data to deliver important management insights on the capabilities of client-facing teams. Design