Category Archives: Learning analytics

#EP4LA #LAK15 ethics workshop – student vulnerability, agency and learning analytics: an exploration (Prinsloo and Slade)


We presented a paper around student vulnerability as an interpretative lens for consideration of student control and choices around uses of their data within higher education. Background given on general lack of clarity and policy with HEIs. Range of consent … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 educational triage in higher online education: walking a moral tightrope


Paul Prinsloo, Unisa and Sharon Slade, Open University consider the issues associated with distance learning, retention and time taken to complete. Students as the walking wounded and HE as the battlefield. Are students walking around with invisible triage tags attached … Continue reading

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Learning Analytics: Ethical Issues and Dilemmas


Full paper now published in ABS http://abs.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/03/03/0002764213479366.abstract?rss=1

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#lak13 addressing learner issues with Stepup!: an evaluation


Simple visualisation tool to automatically or manually track student activity. Record activity across 3 courses for students keeping a record of time spent on each course activity. Students also required to keep a blog and publish tweets and comment on … Continue reading

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