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Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning


I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’. Application of analytics is typically perceived as an aid for marketing and business decisions. Analytics can be used not only for businesses but in many other fields that impact our daily lives including eLearning. So what really is learning analytics? These activities are tracked and stored through the learning platform.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

The new kids of the block (please no jokes here) are Video Learning Platforms. While a video learning platform might have multiple products at the end of the day it is built upon two key components (which they all have in some form). – this is the backbone of the platform. APIs – as in their (video learning platform itself) API is open. Flashback. Flashback.

Exploring Learning Analytics: How is it affecting corporate learning?


The trend of studying learner analytics to create adaptive learning is taking the learning industry by storm and the possibilities are endless. But with advanced learner analytics technology, it is now possible to record how much time a learner spends on a page, how many external links he or she clicks within the course, how many times does he or she refer a course. Learning LMS

From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

More and more trainers and facilitators use online platforms for online interaction to facilitate learning. The value of these data is in analyzing and interpreting: what we call learning analytics. We recently experienced the power of learning analytics and gladly share this experience with you. We can perform learning analytics at different levels. Why is that?

7 Must Have LMS Features: #5 - Reporting & Analytics

Lambda Solutions

The LMS landscape enhances training effectiveness for organizations in various markets, if you know which features to look for — but with over 600 options in the LMS market, shopping for a new platform is no easy task. This is the fifth of seven blogs in our series, Must Have LMS Features. Check out the last post here. Learning Management System LMS

Open Learning Analytics: A proposal

George Siemens

Learning analytics are increasingly relevant, and prominent, in education. Startups and established software vendors are targeting learning analytics in their product offerings for the education and training and development sector. Many of the companies that serve the higher education market– including Sungard, Blackboard, and Pearson – are already heavily committed to analytics.

Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning


One of the many strengths of the mobile platform is that it really is the primary portal for social communication for many professionals, who are always connected on the social media. Data analytics can be utilized on the answers and intelligent reports can also be generated using mobile learning management systems. Learners access them as per their schedule. contact-form-7].

Introducing Inkling for Enterprise: The World’s Only All-in-One Enterprise Content Platform


Our all-in-one enterprise content platform delivers knowledge at the point of need, powering the delivery, creation, and measurement of an organization’s most mission-critical business documents. Inkling unveils its all-in-one enterprise content platform, Inkling for Enterprise. January 27, 2016 – Inkling today unveiled its all-in-one enterprise content platform, Inkling for Enterprise, a new way for businesses to reach both internal and external audiences with dynamic, engaging content on mobile devices and PCs. SAN FRANCISCO, CA., About Inkling. 415-975-4543.

Learning Analytics: Higher Education

George Siemens

Educational datamining and learning analytics are getting substantial attention in education. With learning analytics in particular, the term has come to mean anything and everything that involves data in learning. Learning Analytics: Higher Education

Do you want to predict learners’ path?

Origin Learning

Konnect , the next-generation learning platform, is an ideal forum for showcasing the collaborative and the informal nature of learning that happens at the workplace. With its inbuilt predictability feature, it is a platform for learning by choice and not by force. Imagine what it would be like to know about the lives of people over a period of 75 years !A Unbelievable, isn’t it?

New MOOC: Data, Analytics, & Learning

George Siemens

I’ve run a range of open courses on a fairly broad range of platforms: D2L, Moodle, Instructure, a mess of social media tools, and (most frequently) with Stephen Downes’ gRSShopper. This fall, together with colleagues, I’ll be offering an open course on edX: Data, Analytics, and Learning. From the description: In education, the use of data and analytics to improve learning is referred to as learning analytics. Analytics have not yet made the impact on education that they have made in other fields. That’s starting to change.

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?


You might be new to the Web analytics scene, but if you’ve ever had anything to do with the analysis of Web user behavior, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Analytics (GA), the “Big Predecessor” of them all.  GA is a free service (though not the only free service) and can do quite a bit to help you track and report on where and how people use your website.

Open Learning Analytics. Again

George Siemens

Several years ago, a group of us wrote a concept paper on Open Learning Analytics (.pdf). Our goal was to create openness as a foundation for the use of data and analytics in education. Few things are more important in education today than the development of an open platform for analytics of learning data. It is here, in analytics and data use in education, that far more attention and awareness is needed than is currently evident. We have, it appears, largely failed to have our vision take root. It’s a data-centric world. The future needs to be open.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

The rate of penetration and adaptation of social media networks and platforms are best left undisputed. SMAC or the social, mobile, analytics, and cloud computing power can be harnessed in evaluating social learning solutions. “Breakneck speed” is a term that can best describe the explosion of data and information in the current digitally-disruptive era. billion annually?What link].

KZO eLearning Video Platform: What Sets it Apart?

KZO Innovations

There are many platforms out there that host these eLearning videos.  With that being said, what makes the KZO eLearning video platform different than other platforms on the market? KZO has added an entire social platform to accompany the uploaded video.  Changes are reflected in real time, across the entire platform.  With so many options for eLearning platforms, it can be hard to determine which one is just right for your specific company.  Using video for educational purposes is increasingly becoming the norm in the eLearning industry.  Engagement.

Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data


mLevel has evolved the data analytics and reporting platform from simple data exports, to colorful dashboards that provide data about learning objectives at the course (mission) level, to more advanced integrations into larger data systems that handle the major learning protocols including LTI and xAPI.  mLevel Platform Event Data Flow. The Future of Learning Data.

Combining xAPI with #MOOC learning? Yes!

Ignatia Webs

Just received a call from Aaron Silvers (xAPI) and Ben Betts (Learning Locker) about the upcoming MOOC on xAPI , so I ran to the Curatr platform and enrolled. learning analytics mooc xapiThe MOOC starts on 12 May 2015, and takes about 4 weeks, with an estimated workload of 2 to 3 hours a week.

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Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. The discussion revolved around how organizations are deriving value from talent analytics, their use of methods, models and technologies, and trends for the future. But these models will soon be available to the masses.

How do you measure the ‘success’ of a MOOC?

Dont Waste Your Time

At times all we have are the basic figures for learners and how they behave on the platform from simple statistics and analytics of log on time, time on site, pages viewed, etc. So, does this bring us on to the topic of learning analytics, and how much (meaningful) information can they present? Here’s a question I’ve been battling for some time. MOOC Infographic.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Insanely easy to use , effortless and an expression platform are words that will surely lead you to experiment with the social method of learning. Informal interactions that often tickle the grey cells enough to think hard, have led to the formation of platforms like blogs, wikis and discussion boards. This learning approach can help to create networks and sustain them too.

Tear down this wall! Seek, Sense, Share

Origin Learning

Origin Learning Solutions has built an innovative platform Konnect , which has analytics as its core. Therefore, it would be right to say that learning by using the Konnect social platform is measurable ! One can re-visit a topic from the posts hosted on the platform. Analytics for learning. It was the year 1987. We come to the context now. Interactive learning.

Integrating The Top 5 Social Media Platforms Into Your eLearning Course


Social media platforms can also be an invaluable tool in eLearning course design. Businesses now integrate them into their marketing strategies, and the analytical data they provide allows us to identify trends and statistics in virtually every industry. Here are some useful tips for each of the 5 top social media platforms. 1. Social media is an integral part of our lives.

MOOC completion and drop-out rates

Ignatia Webs

Katy is clearly an upcoming academic, she is thorough, focused, analytical. Take a look at her analytics at her MOOC project site here. Getting her hands on learning analytics is not always that easy. learner analytics education research mooc open science open educationIt turned out she is working (in her spare time!) on the completion rates in MOOCs. inspiring stuff!

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

Learning on the Leading Edge

While originally offered as an HRMS, the system now includes a well developed financials module and is rapidly becoming an end-to-end business management platform. Workday BigData Analytics. First, the one which I believe is the biggest (I spent 7 years in the data warehousing business, so I have an appreciation for the complexities of analytics). Let me briefly explain.

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

Origin Learning

Can an intranet platform work? Konnect , the social technology platform offered by Origin Learning has, from trials and implementation, proved to be efficient owing to the higher degree of engagement and participation of learners that it offers. word of caution though: it is important to position the platform properly. Analytics Prove It Works. Source: [link].

part1 notes from #xApi workshop #LearningAnalytics

Ignatia Webs

In the past I wrote posts on the xAPI (first one in 2011 launching brainstorm , an update on the project in 2012 , and one where the project is getting up to speed in 2013 ) which is in continued development and seems promising for learner analytics, especially the mobile options. big data data eLearning learning analytics mobile mobile learning research scorm workshop xapi

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Presidential Politics, LMSs – The Cycle

eLearning 24-7

When done right the data can identify certain longitudinal information, forecasts and other useful analytics.  Tagged: learning management systems , learning platform , LMS , presidential politics. learning management system learning platform LMS vendor Uncategorized learning management systems LMS presidential politicsIf you are like me, there sure has been a lot of vitriol spilled in this year’s US Election. note this because in the LMS and its subsets field, the same type of repeat, wash and repeat cycle exists.  But there is plenty of hogwash there, nevertheless.

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Making Sense of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics)

Learning on the Leading Edge

I'm going to start a series of blogs on the topic of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics). We have Entered The Analytics Era. like to think of it as the "era of analytics." This is the essence of the BigData or Analytics era we have entered. company by the name of Splunk launched a platform to analyze systems performance and marketing data. " 2.

Making Sense of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics)

Learning on the Leading Edge

I'm going to start a series of blogs on the topic of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics). We have Entered The Analytics Era. like to think of it as the "era of analytics." This is the essence of the BigData or Analytics era we have entered. company by the name of Splunk launched a platform to analyze systems performance and marketing data. " 2.

Here are 6 Social Learning Platforms you can enable 'On-Demand'

The Learning Generalist

A few weeks back you may have read my recap of Jane Hart's webinar on choosing the right social learning platform. Jane outlined a variety of parameters that you should use to select your social learning platform - I've tried to summarise them in the picture above. Now before you run off to find yourself a social learning platform, let me play party-pooper a bit. Ready?

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. Yes, the company is going to build its own recruiting platform.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

Which brings us to the question as to the start of how to craft, design, and lay the foundation of using the social media platform as an effective engagement tool in the sphere of learning? Be it to launch initiatives or trying to make things work, this is a technology platform that has thrown open the doors wide to experiment , explore, and measure the outcomes. Why do we say so?

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.

#OER #MOOC online learning papers from Open CourseWare conference

Ignatia Webs

The most interesting for my research and online learning interests was the one from Cohen, Omollo and Malicke which was an article on " a Framework to Integrate Public, Dynamic Metrics Into an OER Platform ". The authors look at the usefulness of opening up meaningful analytics coming from shared Open Educational Resources (OER). This issue features a selection of papers.

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