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Learning Analytics

Beginning the Conversations at Rutgers University

Learning Analytics

The purpose of Learning Analytics is to support and improve the learning of students. This includes evaluating, diagnosing, and providing appropriate scaffolds to help students reach their learning goals. Ensuring students become reflective, self-motivated, and life-long learners is another important aspect of Learning Analytics. 

The definition of Learning Analytics varies, but one of the most cited definitions comes from SOLAR, The Society for Learning Analytics Research:

Learning analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs (https://solaresearch.org/).

CTAAR will be hosting a discussion on Learning Analytics on October 15th at the Livingston Student Center from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. We have secured Ryan Baker, a truly innovative thinker in the field of analytics and data mining, to come and talk. We will also have a panel of Rutgers faculty to continue the discussion, including promises and limitations, after Dr. Baker concludes. You can register for this talk at: https://ctaar.rutgers.edu/workshops/register/analytics.html

This site will provide various resources on using data in education and learning analytics as you begin to consider its role within your classroom, departments, programs, and schools at Rutgers University.  


Articles


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Peer-Reviewed Literature

 

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