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Aaron Silvers discusses the xAPI specification

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Here at the Jisc / Apereo LAK16 Hackathon in Edinburgh we have a group of very talented and motivated people from around the world, beavering away to produce things like new visualisations of learning analytics, and a “personal learning locker” so students can take their learning records with them. One of the key technologies which is facilitating […]

Summer of Student Innovation in Birmingham

Student app for learning analytics: functionality and wireframes

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Our app to display learning analytics to students themselves is taking shape.  After brainstorming requirements for the app with staff and students at a workshop in London and seeking further input from students at Lincoln University we obtained useful feedback on our draft designs from students at our Summer of Student Innovation (SOSI) session in Birmingham […]

A model for the development of a code of practice

Paper submitted to Journal of Learning Analytics: “Developing a Code of Practice for Learning Analytics”

Posted on Posted in Ethics, Learning Analytics, Legal issues

I’ve just submitted a paper to a forthcoming “Special Section on Ethics and Privacy” in the Journal of Learning Analytics (JLA).  The paper documents the development of Jisc’s Code of Practice for Learning Analytics through its various stages, incorporates the taxonomy of ethical, legal and logistical issues, and includes a model for developing a code of practice which could be […]

Media City Uk

Code of Practice for Learning Analytics launched

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Today Jisc is launching the Code of Practice for Learning Analytics at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in the amazing MediaCityUK at Salford Quays. Developing this document was chosen by institutions as the number one priority for Jisc’s learning analytics programme.  The Code aims to help universities and colleges develop strategies for dealing […]

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Code of Practice for Learning Analytics – public consultation

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Jisc’s draft Code of Practice for Learning Analytics is now available for public consultation for the next two weeks: Code of Practice for Learning Analytics v04 [MS Word].  I’ve already had some very useful comments back from a number of invited organisations and individuals which will help to enhance the document and the accompanying online guidance. The background to […]

Paris

A taxonomy of ethical, legal and logistical issues of learning analytics v1.0

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Jisc, Apereo and the Lace Project held a workshop in Paris on 6th February to discuss the ethical and legal issues of learning analytics.  The focus of this meeting was the draft taxonomy of issues that I prepared previously.  It was extremely helpful to have comments from experts in the area to refine the list, which is forming […]