Evaluation in Practice: How Do We Know What Works?

In last week’s blog post, Elaine Huber outlined research on evaluation which prompted us to respond to her questions about how evaluation is conducted in practice and what we have learnt from the process. At Business Co-Design (BCD), we have developed an evaluation framework to determine the success of educational developments, especially those being madeContinue reading “Evaluation in Practice: How Do We Know What Works?”

Eight Tips for Academics Using Learning Analytics

Can learner data help inform your teaching? It can, but there a few things to consider when planning your learning analytics strategy. Learning is a complex process that takes place on a scale from milliseconds to years, as suggested by Reimann. Now educators can use learning analytics to help build a bigger picture of learning.Continue reading “Eight Tips for Academics Using Learning Analytics”

Giving Voice to Stakeholders in Learning Analytics Design

With the rapid growth of Learning Analytics as an applied research field and commercial market, we’re also seeing systems failing to make the impact hoped for. Not surprisingly, it turns out that data scientists and programmers don’t necessarily understand educators’ and learners’ needs, or how they will use software. This sparked a growing recognition thatContinue reading “Giving Voice to Stakeholders in Learning Analytics Design”

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