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#EDEN14 LACE – creating a community on learner discourse on learning analytics and educational data mining – structuring the discourse


Tore Hoel, Oslo and Akershus University lots of questions about how data mining and learning analytics can help inform understanding. Lots of talk about the promise of learning analytics, suggests too much talk and too many promises. LACE is a … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 spatial abilities: a group of basic workplace skills developed through geogebra 3D


Andrea Karpati, ELTE, Hungary; Budai Laszlo, Debrecen University New ways of assessing spatial skills. Hard to test in 2D on paper. Better tools for digital creation offer potential for more effective design and teaching of 3D issues, eg iPads art … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 Acceptance of digital learning tools in the context of non traditional students


Joachim Stoter, Univ of Oldenburg A move toward adult working students and other less traditional student groups – looking at the tools that different types of learners need and want. Open distance learning demands more motivated students but the tools … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 Open learning with an open culture of sharing – success factors


Ebba Ossianilsson, Lund University, Sweden it’s about opening up minds to new learning methods and increased use of OERs so that materials are available to all. 50 shades of openness… How open is open? Need to bring the digital revolution … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 How can e-learning and MOOCs reveal and exploit the hidden treasures of open research and open education?


Christian Stracke, Univ of Duisburg-Essen How to connect open research and open education. Context of changing environment, internationalisation, increase in blended learning approaches, MOOCs, etc. MOOCs as a questionably open technology, questions around quality, low completion rates etc. Are MOOCs … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 Let’s look into the future! E-learning trends and hypes in academic teaching


Helge Fischer, Univ of Dresden  What comes next is always most interesting question. Horizon report suggests we take a global view, and that pace of change is rapid. Fischer’s study analysed German academic environment (scientific discussions at conferences and publication … Continue reading

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LAK13: Thursday (8) afternoon


Originally posted on Doug Clow's Imaginatively-Titled Blog:
More liveblogging from LAK13 conference – Thursday afternoon. Challenges (cc) Schlüsselbein2007 on Flickr Issues, Challenges, and Lessons Learned When Scaling up a Learning Analytics Intervention Steven Lonn, Stephen Aguilar, Stephanie Teasley Slideshare of their…

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hmm, a poor overview of Analysing the flow of ideas and contributor profiles


Characterising the flow or transfer of knowledge in knowledge creating open online communities. Knowledge building as creation of epistemic artefacts shared in a community. Lots of actors, lots of artefacts with induced relationships. given a graph of dependencies between knowledge … Continue reading

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Understanding promotions in student blogging #lak13


Blog posts as part of assessment. Student encouraged to promote each others’ work and use a variety of like ‘badges’ to flag good work. Aim to find out if high quality work was likely to be promoted by other students. … Continue reading

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Online discussions #lak13


Good practical discussion which focused on analysis of online discussions based in click-stream and on live events. Allowing goals to be set and for students to react accordingly. Challenges: Capturing meaningful traces  presenting data in useful form supporting interpretation in … Continue reading

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