Tag Archives: analytics

Recommended Reading: Signs of Restraint in the Analytics Hype Machine

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (9) Mike Sharkey’s recent post on the Blackboard blog site, “Analytics isn’t a thing,” triggered by an epiphany he had while reading the latest NMC Horizon Report, suggests that we might finally be seeing a maturation … Continue reading

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Analytics Literacy is a Major Limiter of Ed Tech Growth

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1101) Whatever else you think of the election, it has been the mother of all teachable moments for many of us. It has raised questions about what we thought we knew about our democracy, our neighbors, … Continue reading

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The University As Ed Tech Startup: UMUC, Global Campus, Texas, and SNHU roll their own

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) Today the University of Maryland University Campus (UMUC) announced its plans to spin off their Office of Analytics into a separate for-profit ed tech company. The University System of Maryland Board of Regents today approved a … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Know About Learning Analytics

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1101) Long-time e-Literate readers know that I have been a fan of the concept of learning analytics for a number of years now. But it became apparent at this year’s Learning Impact conference that learning analytics … Continue reading

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Must-Read: Campbell and Oblinger on Academic Analytics

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1101) John Campbell and Diana Oblinger have co-authored an EDUCAUSE paper on academic analytics that anyone with a practical interest in the topic should read. To begin with, it is a model of how to write … Continue reading

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