Thursday, September 24, 2020

Learning analytics – or learner surveillance?

  Crosslin, M. (2019) Is Learning Analytics Synonymous with Learning Surveillance, or Something Completely Different? EduGeek Journal, October 30 This is an excellent, thoughtful article about...

Learning analytics in online learning: trying hard but need to do better

I have now covered all five main articles in the special August issue of the journal Distance Education on learning analytics (because it is...

MOOCs and student data privacy: a sentiment analysis

Are you still with me as I plough through the special edition on learning analytics from the journal Distance Education? I hope so. I...

Using learning analytics to predict mastery: a flawed concept?

I'm slogging my way through the special issue on learning analytics in Distance Education, a subscription-only journal, because what is happening in this field...

Learning analytics and gamification: a significant study

This is the third post reviewing articles in the journal Distance Education, Vol. 40, No.3, a special edition on learning analytics in distance education....

Learning analytics and personality traits: a scary night-time story

This is the second post reviewing articles in the journal Distance Education, Vol. 40, No.3, a special edition on learning analytics in distance education....

Learning Analytics and ‘Learning Design’

The latest edition of the journal 'Distance Education' is focused on the use of learning analytics: the aim of this special themed issue...is to foster...

Update on the 2018 national survey of online learning

The return of questionnaires for the 2018 national survey of online learning and distance education in Canadian universities and colleges is now closed. The...

Learning analytics, student satisfaction, and student performance at the UK Open University

Rienties, B. and Toetenel, L. (2016) The impact of learning design on student behaviour, satisfaction and performance: A cross-institutional comparison across 151 modules, Computers in...

Online learning in 2016: a personal review

                            Image: © Institute for Economics and Peace. Canada is ranked seventh most peaceful. We don't know where it ranks though in terms of online...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.