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International knowledge sharing event on Learning Analytics

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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

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

Share your Learning Analytics experiences with us.
Practitioners, educational experts, instructional designers, learning providers… are invited to present their experiments, research findings, use cases around Learning Analytics during a short presentation of about 20 minutes.
Open to any disciplines and types of organizations.
Open to a wide variety of topics such as LA implementation cases, LMS or MOOC data mining, use of open source analytics tools, use of xAPI standard, data visualization and learning dashboards, predictive analytics, social network analysis, ethical and legal risks, …
Send an abstract of ca. 200 to 300 words plus a 50-100 word biography of the presenter(s).
This call will be closed on 10 July 2017.

Invited plenary speakers include:

 

sclater

Niall Sclater
expert educational technologies – consultant at Jisc, UK – author of “Learning Analytics explained”

“Affordances of Learning Analytics for students and instructors”

benbetts

Ben Betts
CEO HT2Labs, expert learning & performance technology

“xAPI and Learning Locker”

Practical Information

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 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.