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Please note: this workshop is not funded by the National Forum and is primarily for Brightspace users at TU Dublin. Facilitated by Sophie MacGown (D2L), this webinar will explore how to access and interpret data on student engagement and progress within your Brightspace module via the Class Progress tool. By the end of this webinar you should be able to access and track students' progress within a module by measuring their performance against various indicators. These indicators include: Summary, Grades,…Find out more »
Please note: this workshop is not funded by the National Forum and is primarily for Brightspace users at TU Dublin. Interested in learning how to access, manage, analyse and export assessment data from within your Brightspace module? Facilitated by Niall Dixon (IT Training Manager, TU Dublin), this workshop provides an introduction to the Grade Book in Brightspace. By the end of the workshop you should be able to: create an assessment map for your module set up a corresponding Grade…Find out more »
Please note: this workshop is not funded by the National Forum and is primarily for Brightspace users at TU Dublin. Intelligent Agents is an automated email notification feature that can be used by educators/administrators to provide personalised feedback when defined activity occurs in a course or when there is a lack of login or course entry. Facilitated by Dr. Derek Dodd and Dr. Pauline Rooney (TU Dublin Learning, Teaching & Technology Centre), this webinar will demonstrate how to provide students…Find out more »
Adaptive learning pathways via assessment analytics: exploring the Quiz tool, Question Banks & Release Conditions (WEBINAR)
Facilitated by Sophie MacGown (D2L), this workshop will explore how to customise and automate learning pathways for students using assessment data and specifically the Brightspace Quiz tool. Topics to be covered include: setting up quizzes, importing question banks and customising release conditions. Register online at: https://www.dit.ie/aadlt/lttc/academicdevelopment/workshopsevents/bookyourplace/Find out more »
In line with the National Forum's key strategic priority focused on student success, they have announced the second in their series of learning analytics webinars, which will take place on Wednesday, 6 November from 12:30-13:30. The purpose of this event, which is open to all, is to highlight a number of innovative learning analytics initiatives that will be of interest to staff who teach and policymakers/managers in higher education institutions who wish to learn more about how data can be…Find out more »
What issues need to be considered when rolling out learning analytics across your institution? How are students and staff using the analytics tools provided to them? What policies, processes and staff development need to be in place to make best use of data about students and their learning? Three universities with institutional learning analytics projects will come together with Jisc to host a conference for UK higher and further education staff. The universities of Gloucestershire, Greenwich and South Wales will…Find out more »
Registration now open at https://tinyurl.com/yhlvo952. Many of us in the higher education sector in Ireland are commencing a process of developing learning analytics capabilities and best practices. A critical success factor in the development of our learning analytics capabilities involves achieving clarity on the appropriate use of data. This is increasingly important given our responsibilities under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To this end, Daltaí* project leaders are organising a half day seminar on January 22nd to capture and…Find out more »
While many stakeholders that generate educational data are enthusiastic about its potential value, tapping into that potential remains elusive for most. This first of two workshops explores initiatives and supports that can empower all stakeholders make better use of their data, promoting in-context, evidence-based practice.
The workshop will include short presentations on current work in this area intermixed with group-based activities to promote discussion, debate, and sharing of ideas.
Our goal is that workshop discussions will initiate building a community for continued collaboration, working towards a repository of resources that give guidance on using data in educational contexts.
Are you wrestling with making learning analytics more pervasive in your institution? Or are you a practitioner wrestling with your own data? If so, come along to this one hour online event on “Evidence Based Decision Making in the Classroom” replacing our LAK2020 workshop. We will be exploring the role of continuous professional development (CPD) to support more widespread engagement with learning analytics, for faculty, professional services staff, and students. Four panel members will give their perspective on CPD to…Find out more »
As part of Polytechnic Summit 2021, the Daltai project is hosting a panel discussion on Learning Analytics “Practices and Challenges”. Daltai is an inter-institutional project (TU Dublin/GMIT) in Ireland that aims to strengthen HEI’s capacity through an evidence-based strategy where staff and students develop and upskill an effective use of learning data to support their learning, teaching, and assessment processes. Webber and Zheng (2020) emphasize several elements that need to be in place before smart data-informed decision-making is possible on…Find out more »