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22/09/2017, 9.30-13.00, at Hasselt University-Belgium, Faculty of Law

What is Learning Analytics about and how can education at your organisation benefit from it? Expert speakers in the field will discuss important trends and realisations worldwide. Research findings and outputs of the EU-VITAL project implementing LA at Hasselt University, the University of Amsterdam and the University of Central Lancashire will be presented.

Access is free


Programme

9.30
Welcome
9.40

Keynote speaker: N. Sclater, consultant Jisc, UK, author of “Learning Analytics explained”
Affordances of LA for students and instructors – questions

10.20
The VITAL project: processes and results – A. Gelan, Hasselt University
Statistical analysis and PM algorithms – N. Martin, Hasselt University
Conclusions for each course – University of Amsterdam, University of Central Lancashire, Hasselt University

10.50
VITAL Student and instructor dashboards – A. Gelan, Hasselt University
11.00
Parallel sessionsclick for abstracts
Pedagogical student models for feedback in workplace based learning. Lessons from the WATCHME project.

Academic analytics or learning analytics: is that the question?

Learning Analytics and Language MOOCs: Are we teaching strangers?

J. Donkers, FHML EDUC – Maastricht University, The Netherlands

T. Broos, K. Verbert, T. De Laet – KULeuven

E. Martín-Monje, M. Dolores Castrillo – Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain, J. Mañana-Rodríguez – Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain

Learning Analytics project at PXL University College

PAZAPA: identifying and supporting at-risk students

The LISSA case-study: learning analytics dashboard to support adviser-student dialogue

T. Baeyens – PXL University College
S. Verlinde, J. Heeren, N. Nouwen – KU Leuven, Leuven Language Institute
S. Charleer, K. Verbert, T. De Laet – KULeuven
12.10
Plenary session: Ben Betts, expert learning & performance technology, CEO HT2Labs, UK
xAPI and Learning Locker to evaluate learning and performance – questions
12.40
lunch

Location

Universiteit Hasselt – city campus
Martelarenlaan 42
3500 Hasselt
The city campus in the old prison of Hasselt is located at 10′ walking from the train station of Hasselt.
Travel information to the university can be found here.
The event is free of charge to participants and a light lunch is included.
Questions about the event can be sent to anouk.gelan@uhasselt.be, VITAL coordinator.

The VITAL project has been funded with support from the European Commission (Project number: 2015-BE02-KA203-012317). The information in this research reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.