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“Analytics is the process of developing actionable insights through problem definition and the application of statistical models and analysis against existing and/or simulated future data.”(Adam Cooper, 2012)

As interest in analytics in education grows, we are exploring a number of themes relating to data and analytics within the sector.

The CETIS Analytics Series is intended to provide a broad landscape of the history, context, issues and technologies of Analytics in post 16 education.


04 Apr 2014 Adam's Workblog
An article appeared in the Times Higher Education online magazine recently (April 3, 2014) under the heading “More data can lead to poor student choices, Hefce [Higher Education Funding Council for England] learns”. The article was not about learning analytics, but about the data provided to prospective students with the aim of supporting their choice of […]
28 Mar 2014 Adam's Workblog
Learning Analytics is now moving from being a research interest to a wider community who seek to apply it in practice. As this happens, the challenge of efficiently and reliably moving data between systems becomes of vital practical importance. System interoperability can reduce this challenge in principle, but deciding where to drill down into the […]
Standards Analytics
13 Mar 2014 Martin Hawksey

Having recently be recognised as a Google Developers Experts for Google Analytics I highlight the opportunities I see with the field of Learning Analytics

The post Martin Hawksey: Google Developers Experts (GDE) Analytics #learninganalytics appeared first on MASHe.

25 Feb 2014 Martin Hawksey

There was a time when you could enable Google Analytics tracking in Google Drive. that option is no longer available but here is how you can still track Google Sheet views in Google Analytics

The post Tracking Google Sheet views with Google Analytics using GA Beacon (and a Google Apps Script Measurement Protocol snippet) appeared first on MASHe.

05 Dec 2013 Martin Hawksey

This post explores the effectiveness of the FeedWordPress plugin as used with the ocTEL connectivist mooc to address the issue of analytically cloaked participant contributions

The post Tapping the rhizomes of open learning with FeedWordPress, (your personal analytical de-cloaking device) appeared first on MASHe.


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