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Learning Analytics 2012 Daily Newsletter

February 13, 2012

Week 4: Semantic and linked data

The readings and videos for this week are now available: http://lak12.wikispaces.com/Week4_Semantic_Data

A short intro video to the "state of the course" can also be accessed: http://blip.tv/gsiemens/lak12-week-4-intro-video-5952769.

We have a live presentation on Tuesday (Valentine's day!) at 11 am Mountain time (conversions here:
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20120214T11&p1=80), Dragan Gasevic will be leading a presentation on semantic data. The session will be held here:

Facilitator Posts

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Participants' Blog Posts

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Purdue Signals case study: back on track #LAK12 | odlsharonslade
Bianka Hajdu, Marcadores de Cartograf: bianka
Disponer de más información sobre su avance en el aprendizaje, ¿hará que una persona a que le «cuesta más» por diversos motivos, realice un ejercicio de autoreflexión o esos motivos por los que le cuesta más, también hacen que le cueste usar la nueva informació [Link] Mon, 13 Feb 2012 03:09:45 +0000 [Comment]

Análisis de discurso para el aprendizaje
Bianka Hajdu, Vapor de hojalata
La analítica del aprendizaje me interesa desde la perspectiva de quien aprende, o mejor dicho quienes aprenden, puesto que aprendemos, sobre todo, a través de la interacción y la experiencia. La otra perspectiva es la de las organizaciones, en línea con la analítica académica, también útil, que ahora me interesa menos. Hablando de casos y [...] [Link] Sun, 12 Feb 2012 18:10:10 +0000 [Comment]

Adaptive learning – Knewton case study #LAK12
sharonslade, odlsharonslade
Just watched the short video outlining the main features of the Knewton adaptive learning system which claims to provide tailored online learning systems which take account of student progress and learning styles. This is clearly a direction that many HE … Continue reading → [Link] Sun, 12 Feb 2012 16:30:00 +0000 [Comment]

Purdue Signals case study: back on track #LAK12
sharonslade, odlsharonslade
Kimberley Arnold’s article  gives a very readable overview of the Signals project carried out at Purdue University to apply analytics to improve student success. Their approach is interesting in that the information yielded by their application of analytics is fed … Continue reading → [Link] Sun, 12 Feb 2012 14:10:31 +0000 [Comment]

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These are individual comments posted today to the discussion threads (for new discussion threads, see the list above).

Diigo Posts

Contributions to the LAK 12 Diigo Group.

Sharepoint as a portal, dashboard, and social space
Diijo, Best content in LAK2012 | Diigo - Groups


Tags: tools

by: criticallearner

[Link] Sun, 12 Feb 2012 22:06:52 -0000 [Comment]

Questionmark Perception - Survey and Assessment engine for analytics
Diijo, Best content in LAK2012 | Diigo - Groups


Tags: tools

by: criticallearner

[Link] Sun, 12 Feb 2012 22:03:16 -0000 [Comment]

Business Intelligence Software - Jaspersoft
Diijo, Best content in LAK2012 | Diigo - Groups


Tags: analytics

by: gsiemens

[Link] Fri, 10 Feb 2012 17:04:48 -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).

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: #CLED lak12 - Week4_Semantic_Data via @gsiemens http://t.co/8zkHYUfs http://t.co/GCT5JmVn 2012-02-13T11:11:06Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: National nightmare: over. RT “@Brian_Rokos: The stolen quad ridden by lakeelsinore storm mascot Thunder has been found http://t.co/4amaBsUh 2012-02-12T18:50:07Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: The stolen quad ridden by #lakeelsinore #storm mascot Thunder has been found. Here is Sheriff's news release. http://t.co/PdNb983H 2012-02-12T18:33:11Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: RT @gsiemens: Week 4 readings and resources for #lak12 (semantic and linked data) http://t.co/lp96BXzv 2012-02-12T19:53:26Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: OPENBLOCKfrom dajbelshawCLOSEBLOCK lak12 - Week4_Semantic_Data: Week 4 readings and resources for #lak12 (semantic and linked dat... http://t.co/SLNiCpMj 2012-02-12T19:17:21Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: RT @evrimb: Still having a hard time in distinguishing "learning analytics" from "educational data mining". Any blog post in #lak12 that can help? 2012-02-12T17:21:53Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: # Lak12 – Vantaggi e svantaggi dell'analisi dell'apprendimento ...: Educational Data Mining: è una disciplina em... http://t.co/jvVCFLkh 2012-02-11T14:46:57Z

@wilkoffnetwork (Ben Wilkoff Network) tweeted: Hoping to get back into ds106 and start lak12 after tomorrow's home improvement marathon. 2012-02-11T00:07:20Z