Learning Analytics: 2011 Horizon Report

New Media Consortium, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative “Learning analytics promises to harness the power of advances in data mining, interpretation, and modeling to improve understandings of teaching and learning, and to tailor education to individual students more effectively. Still in its early stages, learning analytics responds to calls for accountability on campuses across the country, and leverages...

Society for Learning Analytics Research

George Siemens
George Siemens and fellow researchers have announced the formation of “SOLAR: Society for Learning Analytics Research” (SOLAR website) to stimulate research in learning analytics and data mining. The manifesto or “concept paper” for SOLAR  (“Open Learning Analytics: an integrated & modularized platform”) provides an excellent overview of the potential for Learning...