VITAL event on Learning Analytics – presentations

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22/09/2017, 9.30-13.00

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 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 are presented.



Keynote speakerN. Sclater, consultant Jisc, UK, author of “Learning Analytics explained”
Affordances of LA for students and instructors – Presentation

The VITAL project: processes and results – A. Gelan, Hasselt University – Vital-Logo-vs3_150transpPresentation
Statistical analysis and PM algorithms – N. Martin, Hasselt University
Conclusions for each course – University of Amsterdam, University of Central Lancashire, Hasselt University

VITAL Student and instructor dashboards – A. Gelan, Hasselt University
Parallel sessions – click for abstracts 

Pedagogical student models for feedback in workplace based learning. Lessons from the WATCHME project.

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


Academic analytics or learning analytics: is that the question?
T. Broos, K. Verbert, T. De Laet – KULeuven

Learning Analytics and Language MOOCs: Are we teaching strangers?
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

T. Baeyens – PXL University College

PAZAPA: identifying and supporting at-risk students

S. Verlinde, J. Heeren, N. Nouwen – KU Leuven, Leuven Language Institute

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

M. Millecamp, S. Charleer, K. Verbert, T. De Laet – KULeuven


Plenary session: Ben Betts, expert learning & performance technology, CEO HT2Labs, UK
xAPI, logs and three simple steps to predict the future… – Presentation


Questions about the event can be sent to, 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.