Loop: a learning analytics tool to provide teachers with useful data visualisation

Linda Corrin, Gregor Kennedy, Paula De Barba, Aneesha Bakharia, Lori Lockyer, Dragan Gašević, David Williams, Shane Dawson, Scott Copeland

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Abstract

One of the great promises of learning analytics is the ability of digital systems to generate meaningful data about students’ learning interactions that can be returned to teachers. If provided in appropriate and timely ways, such data could be used by teachers to inform their current and future teaching practice. In this paper we showcase the learning analytics tool, Loop, which has been developed as part of an Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching project. The project aimed to develop ways to deliver learning analytics data to academics in a meaningful way to support the enhancement of teaching and learning practice. In this paper elements of the tool will be described. The paper concludes with an outline of the next steps for the project including the evaluation of the effectiveness of the tool.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationascilite2015
Subtitle of host publicationAustralasian Society for Computers in Learning and Tertiary Education Curtin University, Perth, Australia: Conference Proceedings
EditorsVanessa Chang, David Gibson, Torsten Reiners, Brian Von Konsky
Place of PublicationTugun Queensland Australia
PublisherAustralasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)
Pages409-413
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventAnnual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education 2015 - Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Duration: 29 Nov 20152 Dec 2015
Conference number: 32nd
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http://www.2015conference.ascilite.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/ascilite-2015-proceedings.pdf (Conference Proceedings)

Conference

ConferenceAnnual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education 2015
Abbreviated titleASCILITE 2015
CountryAustralia
CityPerth
Period29/11/152/12/15
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Keywords

  • learning analytics
  • higher education
  • learning design
  • data visualisation

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