Senior Lecturer, CLeaR, the University of Auckland, New Zealand
Marion Blumenstein comes from a biomedical research background and has years of experience in postgraduate student advising. In her role as Senior Lecturer as part of the eLearning Group at the Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education (CLeaR), the University of Auckland, she aims to enable academic staff to implement learning analytics in their teaching to better understand learning and to gain actionable insights with the ultimate goal of optimising the student experience.
Summary Effective adoption of learning analytics by teachers is required to realise its potential. Barriers to adoption include data access, data analysis skills, and ethical concerns. This workshop focuses on the current debates around learning analytics used for student engagement and student conceptual understanding. Discussions and hands-on activities will draw on class room teaching in […]