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Learning Analytics

Interdisciplinary resources about learning analytics, big data, and higher education presented as a living annotated bibliography for the DCCC community.

Learning Analytics Introductory Resources

Learning analytics is defined as 

"the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimising learning and the environments in which it occurs" (Long & Siemens), or

"an educational application of web analytics aimed at learner profiling, a process of gathering and analyzing details of individual student interactions in online learning activities" (EDUCAUSE).

The resources on this page provide an introduction to the subject of learning analytics software applications in higher education.