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Learning Analytics

The University of Adelaide (UoA) defines learning analytics as:

The practice of developing actionable insights through the collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimising learning and the environments in which it occurs.

Learning analytics offers evidence to assist educational analysis, prediction and enhanced learning and teaching practices:

Staff
  • Identify and monitor course activity and performance
  • Modify teaching approaches to improve learning outcomes
  • Identify students 'at risk' to inform interventions
  • Send timely reminders to students
  • Mean/Range
Staff
Student
  • See class average and grades distribution
  • Visualise their participation
Student
Course and Individual Activity Metrics
  • Page views
  • Participation
  • Submissions - missing, late, on-time   
  • Grades
  • Mean/Range
Course and Individual Activity Metrics
Participation Measures
  • Quizzes and assessments
  • Most viewed modules and sites    
Participation Measures

Division of Academic and Student Engagement
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The University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005
Australia

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Level 7, Wills Building
North Terrace Campus
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T +61 8 8313 5901
F +61 8 8313 8333

dvca@adelaide.edu.au