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Last week, I announced an upcoming conference in Banff on Learning Analytics ( call for papers can be found here) . We have also set up a Google Group for discussions about learning analytics and the conference. What are Learning Analytics? (LA) Learning analytics is the use of intelligent data, learner-produced data, and analysis models to discover information and social connections, and to predict and advise on learning.
Key Takeaways Developed as a concept in the science of choice, subtle interactions — or nudges — can influence people's actions without infringing on their freedom of choice.
One of the great things about working at a fast-growing web company with amazing engineers is all the cool products we get to develop — products, in some cases, that are truly revolutionary. Today, we’re launching one of those: Scribd Stats. The best part is that it’s completely FREE for anyone who’s uploaded their content to Scribd. Here’s why Scribd Stats will rock your world, publishers: Get detailed info about how people are reading your stuff – From your home page, access a private “My Stats” dashboard of information, including which of your docs people are reading and sharing most, how people are finding them, which docs they’re spending the most time on and much more. No technical know-how necessary — Scribd Stats gives you a ton of data that you simply can’t get anywhere else, presented elegantly and doesn’t require a degree in statistics to understand.
Visualizing Collaborative Knowledge Work Paul Gestwicki (Computer Science) and Brian McNely (English) Professors Paul Gestwicki (Computer Science) and Brian McNely (English) are developing a software system to enhance collaborative knowledge work, leveraging modern theories of rhetoric and writing, human-computer interaction, and the science of learning.
GPS is new for 2010-2011. Let us know what you think about GPS by providing feedback at the bottom of this page. If you're receiving GPS emails, then you're benefiting from timely and relevant communication from your instructor. GPS is a tool that makes it easy for faculty to get in touch with about your performance in class and is available for all undergraduate classes. Are you positioned for success?