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March 5, 2012

Week 7: Open Learning Analytics

The readings and videos for week 7 are now available: http://lak12.wikispaces.com/Week7_Open_learning_Analytics

Our guest speaker this week is Simon Buckingham Shum from the Knowledge Media Institute at the Open University UK.

The session on open learning analytics will be held Tues, Mar 6 at 1 pm Mountain time (http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20120306T13&p1=80 to different timezones). The session will be held here in Blackboard Collaborate: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008104&password=M.13942243B0B58B854EE5D590716D09

Facilitator Posts

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Participants' Blog Posts

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On the reductionism of analytics in education
Anne Z., Anne Z.
I had the great pleasure (and distinct discomfort) of listening to Virginia Tech’s Gardner Campbell speak on learning analytics this week, through my haphazard participation in the Learning Analytics 2012 MOOC. Haphazard, I say, because I am so busy at work … Continue reading → [Link] Sun, 04 Mar 2012 16:17:09 +0000 [Comment]

#Lak12, Una sintesi: strumenti, metodi e …
serenaturri, serenaturri's Blog
Per accedere alla presentazione cliccare qui         Filed under: [Link] Sun, 04 Mar 2012 08:52:45 +0000 [Comment]

Vast Lurker and No-lurker Participation in Open Online Courses: MOCCs and the AI Stanford like courses respectively.
Osvaldo, osvaldo rodriguez
Open online courses with amassive number of students have represented an interesting development foronline education in the past years.They have basically followedtwo very different formats: MOOCs and courses similar in spirit to theAI-Stanford course.In this post I analyze thebehavior (both in number and pattern), for both types of the massive courses,of what are described in the research literature  as lurker participants (see Rita Kop,2011).MOOCs MOOCs represent an emerging .... [Link] 2012-03-03T21:15:00.000-03:00 [Comment]

The Internet of Naked People
kathrinh, point:out trainings » #lak12
In the afermath of last weeks discussions about Big Data, privacy and ethics I came across two short movies worth sharing with the lak12 online course participants. The Internet of Things – by DigitalAgendaEU A short movie advertising the Internet … Continue reading → [Link] Sat, 03 Mar 2012 17:46:44 +0000 [Comment]

Madrugones, viajes y datos libres
Bianka Hajdu, Vapor de hojalata
Hace poco me pegué un madrugón tremendo y crucé media ciudad para luego permitir que me corten y me hagan una herida que tarda en curarse más de un mes. ¿Suena a aventura masoquista? Era una prueba médica. El resultado me lo darán a mí para que lo consulte con quien quiera. No tengo certeza [...] [Link] Sat, 03 Mar 2012 16:42:29 +0000 [Comment]

Ethical use of private? terabytes
kathrinh, point:out trainings » #lak12
Week 5: Privacy and Ethics Big Data easily reach terabyte dimensions. Much of it is publicly available on the internet, e.g. in social networks. Handling big data is associated with big responsibilites. This is unquestioned. The ‘who’ and ‘how’ is … Continue reading → [Link] Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:50:20 +0000 [Comment]

Tools, methods, and levels of learning analytics #LAK12
sharonslade, odlsharonslade
Just a quick post to highlight that actually the introduction to week 6 of the #LAK12 mooc contains a great overview of the range of software (much of it open source) now available to help us draw greater understanding from data … Continue reading → [Link] Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:17:41 +0000 [Comment]

#LAK12 upcoming EDUCAUSE learning analytics focus session
, Libraries and Analytics
The announcement about the ELI 2012 Online Spring Focus Session on learning analytics arrived in my inbox yesterday. Yet again, the reference to libraries:"The analysis of this data, coming from a variety of sources like the LMS, the library, and the student information system, helps us observe and understand learning behaviors in order to enable appropriate interventions. "Because EDUCAUSE's focus is the management and use of and leadership in information resources, librarians are a .... [Link] Fri, 02 Mar 2012 13:30:00 +0000 [Comment]

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Diigo Posts

Contributions to the LAK 12 Diigo Group.

SAS Global Academic Program
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Tags: analytics, bigdata, analyticsAB

by: gsiemens

[Link] Sun, 04 Mar 2012 18:12:11 -0000 [Comment]

Strata 2012: Steve Schoettler on Learning Analytics
, Best content in LAK2012 | Diigo - Groups

Tags: learning analytics, strata2012

by: Anne Zelenka

[Link] Sat, 03 Mar 2012 15:26:42 -0000 [Comment]

The quantified self: Counting every moment | The Economist
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Tags: quanitified, analytics

by: gsiemens

[Link] Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:03:18 -0000 [Comment]

Twitter Posts

If you use the LAK12 tag on Twitter, your Twitter posts will be collected and listed here (note that harvesting only started Friday morning).

@mylesdanson tweeted: @iandolphin24 Thought you'd taken a photography sabbatical! Nice pics. I see Sakai attending http://t.co/C6EYYkJ0 JISC too. 2012-03-05T07:56:06Z

@kasey428 tweeted: RT @criticallearner: Good collection of analytics and visualization tools http://t.co/4136O1YE #lak12 #lrnchat 2012-03-05T02:17:04Z

@criticallearner tweeted: Facebook analysis as a predictor of a good hire http://t.co/3yCljPYA - just a matter of time b4 this service is productized #lak12 #lrnchat 2012-03-05T01:07:54Z

@GardnerCampbell tweeted: @annez @webmink Very thoughtful and poignant post. Thank you. #lak12 2012-03-05T00:53:02Z

@DeyaniraS tweeted: RT @criticallearner: Good collection of analytics and visualization tools http://t.co/564fOlq3 #lak12 #lrnchat 2012-03-04T20:44:42Z

@criticallearner tweeted: Loving the embedded slideshare presos on analytics http://t.co/5RbRV6Zr #lak12 2012-03-04T19:27:41Z

@annez tweeted: Reductionist learning analytics http://t.co/n2Xpb4L6 inspired by @GardnerCampbell and @webmink #lak12 2012-03-04T16:18:38Z

@DeyaniraS tweeted: #LAK12 mi blog esta semana http://t.co/I7oDqCH1 2012-03-04T21:08:34Z

@DeyaniraS tweeted: RT @annez: Reductionist learning analytics http://t.co/n2Xpb4L6 inspired by @GardnerCampbell and @webmink #lak12 2012-03-04T20:52:24Z

@serena0591 tweeted: #Lak12, Una sintesi: strumenti, metodi e ... http://t.co/A83gJACK 2012-03-04T08:52:49Z

@criticallearner tweeted: Good collection of analytics and visualization tools http://t.co/564fOlq3 #lak12 #lrnchat 2012-03-04T02:38:28Z

@evrimb tweeted: @poellhub Thanks for clarifying the distinction between LA and eddatamining.I think LA also has a potential in informing the pedagogy #lak12 2012-03-03T21:16:46Z

@evrimb tweeted: RT @poellhub: @evrimb I think educational data mining is larger and cover all the activities of an institution. LA is focused on students and class #lak12 2012-03-03T21:13:32Z

@annez tweeted: RT @AnaCristinaPrts: Strata 2012: Steve Schoettler, "Learning Analytics" http://t.co/3w486Q5a #LAK12 2012-03-03T15:22:59Z

@perleyjggg7 tweeted: listening to Gardner Campbell in the LAK12 presentation...his opening slide quotes Martin Lutherz3RrE 2012-03-03T14:20:26Z

@FuturICT tweeted: RT @LAKconf: LAK12 - #LearningAnalytics Conference Program is UP... wow! http://t.co/t738hsSl .pdf 2012-03-03T10:56:11Z

@TonySearl tweeted: Yottabyte's matter. GB, meh.... #LAK12 2012-03-03T00:45:09Z

@TonySearl tweeted: Who'll Have the Means to Analyse Our Learning? http://t.co/Ma1LSmB8 #LAK12 #learninganalytics @knewton @pearson #bigdata 2012-03-02T23:43:48Z

@jscarantino tweeted: Just booked to Vancouver in April. #lak12 2012-03-02T21:15:39Z

@AnaCristinaPrts tweeted: Strata 2012: Steve Schoettler, "Learning Analytics" http://t.co/3w486Q5a #LAK12 2012-03-03T03:46:42Z

@kimberlyarnold tweeted: #LearningAnalytics research: preview 3 papers for upcoming #LAK12 conference http://t.co/frEnj6sH via @R3beccaF 2012-03-02T14:53:36Z

@kimberlyarnold tweeted: RT @mdpistilli: Anyone use iStrategy/Blackboard Analytics? #learninganalytics #LAK12 Is it useful? Worthwhile? 2012-03-02T14:13:35Z

@miniorb tweeted: RT @houshuang: Very impressive program from Learning Analytics #lak12! http://t.co/bNVTssQ4 Wish I could be there, looking forward to reporting/papers. 2012-03-02T13:21:33Z

@R3beccaF tweeted: RT @sociallearn: SocialLearn #LearningAnalytics research: preview 3 papers for upcoming #LAK12 conference http://t.co/oAgXSebq 2012-03-02T12:53:29Z

@houshuang tweeted: Very impressive program from Learning Analytics #lak12! http://t.co/bNVTssQ4 Wish I could be there, looking forward to reporting/papers. 2012-03-02T12:42:40Z

@sociallearn tweeted: SocialLearn #LearningAnalytics research: preview 3 papers for upcoming #LAK12 conference http://t.co/oAgXSebq 2012-03-02T12:37:39Z

@ggatin tweeted: RT @LisaMLane: Got it. Five minutes of @GardnerCampbell showing our ed system as Cartesian rather than complex (cows included) http://t.co/TO45D95e #lak12 2012-03-02T19:47:25Z

@LisaMLane tweeted: Got it. Five minutes of @GardnerCampbell showing our ed system as Cartesian rather than complex (cows included) http://t.co/TO45D95e #lak12 2012-03-02T17:08:29Z

@misetak tweeted: @planetou You need to use #lak12, not @lak12!! 2012-03-02T16:52:45Z

@m2sE tweeted: Rec. from @gardnercampbell's 3/1 #lak12 talk http://t.co/x0ZZvDxf #awesome (via @gsiemens ) Agreed! Watch 2 reflect on assessment #edTech 2012-03-02T16:01:59Z

@danidominguez tweeted: SocialLearn research at #lak12 conference http://t.co/HqfaqOb8 <-- via @sbskmi 2012-03-02T15:54:28Z