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Learning Analytics 2012 Daily Newsletter

February 16, 2012

Facilitator Posts

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Participants' Blog Posts

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Week 3 Readings
Christine Walti, cw-#lak12
cw-#lak12This has been my favorite week to date. I enjoyed the reading and the various clips. I definately have a better understanding of 'big data' and can image what a data scientist would do and/or needs to know. There were some additional resources that I made note of: Stephan Wolfram, NKI's Quality Barometers, First Monday and Gartner.I learned that behaviors are good predictors and like the Purdue example --- (yes, Signals) -- really brought it home for .... [Link] Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:37:00 +0000 [Comment]

Analytical fog
LifeLongStudent, Lifelong Learning
Penetrating the Fog (Long & Siemens) describes how medical decisions are becoming more evidence-based,  looking to use analytics to answer questions about who’ll get sick, then acting on the predictions.    I find that interesting because in the UK there is such an analytic diagnostic available for breast cancer sufferers called PREDICT, that takes just [...] [Link] Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:02:13 +0000 [Comment]

Pedagogías de la formación a distancia
Bianka Hajdu, Vapor de hojalata
La tabla es de este trabajo que analiza las tres generaciones de pedagogía o andragogía —no sólo de la formación a distancia pero mejor observable en ese campo por el uso intensivo de la tecnología— a través del marco del modelo CoI. Son paradigmas que conviven. Lo importante es fijarse cómo quedan codificadas en las [...] [Link] Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:55:48 +0000 [Comment]

Knewton: el sueño de la educación personalizada
Bianka Hajdu, Vapor de hojalata
Knewton es una plataforma de aprendizaje que, mediante algoritmos, consigue un nivel de personalización antes sólo alcanzable para el profesor en grupos muy muy reducidos. Personaliza tanto el contenido como el contexto, lo segundo en el sentido de que identifica los pares con un mismo estilo de aprendizaje. Para entornos tradicionales de educación, como nos [...] [Link] Wed, 15 Feb 2012 10:10:51 +0000 [Comment]

Educause post on learning analytics#LAK12
sharonslade, odlsharonslade
Picked this up via an internal summary shared at work (thanks to Jim Ellis of Open University in the UK): Educause has released a new white paper, Analytics in Higher Education: Establishing a Common Language, which looks at the use … Continue reading → [Link] Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:51:37 +0000 [Comment]

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Comments

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Diigo Posts

Contributions to the LAK 12 Diigo Group.

Facebook Will Predict The Next President
Diijo, Best content in LAK2012 | Diigo - Groups

Tags: prediction

by: gsiemens

[Link] Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:28:56 -0000 [Comment]

Twitter Posts

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@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: RT @lmjalchemist: Dialogue and connectivism:The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning http://t.co/6QESX8Uu #LAK12 good definition. 2012-02-15T08:32:05Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: I just registered to the #LAK12 conference. Last day for Early Bird Registration! 2012-02-15T13:02:27Z