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Micro Projects 2015

What is the role of emotions in learning analytics?

What is the role of emotions in learning analytics?
Dr Bart Rienties & Prof Denise Whitelock (Open University), Prof Steven Warburton (University of Surrey)

With the increased availability of large datasets, powerful analytics engines, and visualisations of analytics results, educational institutions may be able to monitor, unpack and understand the learning processes of their learners. A recent Learning Analytics... more »

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Solution: Course/module dashboard

Produce a course/module dashboard using student information to present tutors and managers with a view of individuals at risk. To do this we will explore existing institutional and commercial solutions and look to provide a possible solution (or set of tools) that can be adopted by institutions. The aim will be to find a basic tool (or set of tools) that benefit the maximum number of institutions. These tools draw in... more »

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Learner-led curriculum development

In Adult Education, institutions such as Morley College continually develop large numbers of new courses each year to meet the needs of our potential learners. However, development takes time and resources which are in scarce supply. Additionally there is limited local market information available so often courses are developed with uncertainty as to the demand available. Consistently, cancellation rates for new courses... more »

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Automated System for Cognitive Presence Coding

By Vitomir Kovanović, Srećko Joksimović and Dragan Gašević
Schools of Informatics and Education, The University of Edinburgh


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One of the widely used theoretical models that describes different dimensions of online learning is Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework (Garrison, Anderson, & Archer, 1999). In short, CoI framework defines three important presences that shape online learning experience: i)... more »

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The call of duty visualised - Workload Planning Tool

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This tool will help teams view student activity and workload in an online graphical format, supporting curriculum planning and analysis. By categorising student activity following the Learning Design taxonomy, teams are prompted to consider different types of student activity, which results in more conscious design decisions. As the data is stored in the database, rather than Ms Word documents, it can be analysed... more »

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