Welcome back to This Week in EdTech. Fast Company recently recognized D2L as an expert in data science, so we wanted to share some insight on how data and learning analytics plays a major role in personalized learning and improving student outcomes.
From Bricks to Clicks - The Potential of Data and Analytics in Higher Education
Most higher education institutions in the UK are not taking advantage of the opportunities that student data provides, according to this recent report on the region’s data landscape.Read article
Colleges Study Successful Students
What if colleges could find out exactly what makes successful students so successful? Well, there’s no ‘what if’s’ about it – they can, and big data can help.Read article
Analyzing Analytics at the University
A grad student at the University of California, Riverside, reflects on how learning analytics affects her as both a student and instructor.Read article
Analytics in K-12 Schools: Big Data, or Big Brother?
Learning analytics isn’t just for higher ed. K-12 schools are beginning to look at the possibilities of big data to make education more personalized and efficient.Read article
6 Steps to Keep Student Data Safe
With an increase in the volume of student data, prompts an obvious concern over the safety of all this information. Check out EdTech Magazine’s six tips to protect your data.Read article
Learning data is one of your most valuable assets, but if you’re unsure where to start or how to derive real value from it — download the Learning Analytics Blueprint to get started on building your plan, and check out the newly released full Learning Analytics Blueprint guide!