My research on predicting outcomes was based on 373 students who graduated from college over the past two years. I had information on two binary variables – whether or not they had received a job offer by the day of
My course asks me to keep track of the software that I am using in my learning analytics activities. I will do so here. My major tool so far is the programming language R. It’s open source and is one
So we’re analyzing social networks using Gephi in the #dalmooc learning analytics course: If I have this right, Actors (aka nodes) are the people (.e.g. email addresses) Relations (aka edges) are the links among people (they can have signed (e.g.
Although it’s been in development for 10 years it seems that Tableau is suddenly making a splash in the education community. It’s a great product — makes it easy to create pretty complex analyses using point and click. The software
This course emphasizes a current focus in learning analytics on the importance of social media and social networking. One hypothesis is that students commit to learning and learn in part through their interactions with other students and with faculty members.
So I’ve become interested in learning analytics – using data to understand and help students learn. Everyone and their brother is doing it now. I don’t expect that it’s going to make a big difference for students, but it can’t