EDUCAUSE: Seven things you should know about First-Generation Learning Analytics

“Learning analytics (LA) applies the model of analytics to the specific goal of improving learning outcomes. LA collects and analyzes the “digital breadcrumbs” that students leave as they interact with various computer systems to look for correlations between those activities … Continue reading

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Free education for everyone

With over 2700 videos, the Khan Academy covers many subjects from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 289 practice exercises.  What’s more, almost everything is offered for free. http://www.khanacademy.org/ Image source: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7175/6604080359_99f41951e4.jpg

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A free tool: sending a video feedback message via email

MailVU tool allows you to record video message using your webcam and headset.  The recorded message can be sent to an individual or a mailing list via email.  This tool can be used for video feedback and langue learning. The … Continue reading

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The journal – Research in Learning Technology is now Open Access

Research in Learning Technology is now Open Access. All back volumes 1993-2011 are now freely available online ! This is the research journal of the Association for Learning Technology. “It aims to raise the profile of research in learning technology, … Continue reading

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Technology enhanced learning – thinking strategically

Recently, members of the ALT (Association for Learning Technology) community have been thinking about how we may consider TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) from an institutional perspective. This wiki page provides a summary of sources which may help you to think … Continue reading

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How to write for the web

1. Three important questions to ask before writing anything for the web Who: who are you writing the content for: identifying your target audience What: what would you like your audience to learn Why: why would your audience stay on … Continue reading

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