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New MOOC: Data, Analytics, & Learning

George Siemens

This fall, together with colleagues, I’ll be offering an open course on edX: Data, Analytics, and Learning. From the description: In education, the use of data and analytics to improve learning is referred to as learning analytics. Analytics have not yet made the impact on education that they have made in other fields.

PAR Framework: Learning Analytics as a Service for Higher Ed

Ellen Wagner

Thanks to Libby Nelson''s great article Big Data 101: Colleges are hoping predictive analytics can fix their dismal graduation rates , we have been fielding questions about the PAR Framework. MEET THE PAR FRAMEWORK - The Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework is a national, non-profit provider of learning analytics as a service.

And Another Thing (about Predictive Analytics)

Ellen Wagner

People get ready, there a change a comin'. Analytics Distance Learning eLearning Innovation Online Education Technology TrendsJudging by some of the reactions I have been getting to my Data Chage Everything blogpost last night, I would say I've touched a bit of a nerve. Just a few.

Data Change Everything

Ellen Wagner

Analytics Diffusion of Innovation eLearning Online Education Research TrendsDuring the past several months there have been low background rumblings in the land of education and training. That is the sound of the learning world discovering what Internet professionals working in other vertical markets have known for years: The.

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The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics

Ross Dawson

The post The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You

Beth Kanter

Please Retweet! Look at the friendly, smart and sexy people at #smdata panel! sxsw The room was packed.

Bravais 3.0: Taking Learning Beyond the LMS to Analytics & Personalization

Dawn of Learning

Post Type: Blog post. read more. Products

Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

Work is changing as we get more connected. Visualization is a powerful change agent. think this may be a long response, Mike. OrgDevTal

Johns Hopkins Academic Freedom Statement - An Analytical Representation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Does it protect climate change denialism, creationism, and other unscientific theses? Drafted in January and just released, the Johns Hopkins statement on academic freedom will no doubt be widely cited.I cite the full text below. speech (*) Questions : this definition is strictly limited to expression and research. students, visitors)?

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. Culture Networks (SXSW 2012).

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

Analytics tools like the ones described below are good for measuring actions and engagement. Want to know what makes your online audience tick?

Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transformative change comes naturally to young companies, as it generally does to young people.  Circling the Wagons. Management Challenges.

Social Media Measurement and Learning Analytics: How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways

Beth Kanter

Learning Analytics. However, the use of a pie chart is a little meaningless – I would change to a bar chart. These are: 1.

When I realized how easy is was to get started with learning analytics, I laughed out loud

Ellen Wagner

If you are like me, any link suggesting that learning analytics can be easy is worth a quick look. Getting started with a learning analytics initiatve doesn''t need to be hard. Analytics Business Diffusion of Innovation Higher Education Technology Trends I''ve always wanted to write a headline like that.  . Here we go.

Big Data & Analytics in Recruiting

Kevin Wheeler

Big data and analytics are just beginning to be tapped for recruiting and learning, but their future growth will depend on HR practitioners understanding of what big data and analytics can do for them, their willingness to use the data to make decisions and change behavior, and agreement around privacy and ethical use of this […].

Analytics – The Usability Lab of the new decade

Adaptive Path

The gist of the internal response was, “Analytics!&# As Jesse put it, “Studying actual user behavior will beat the lab every time.&# Analytics alone isn’t sufficient, so it’s best augmented with live intercepts of actual users engaging in real tasks. Well, if you’re not embracing analytics, do so, now.

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?

Embrace the Data, Change the World

Beth Kanter

@ kdpaine gets her hands on the book right before #emetrics keynote Beth Kanter (@kanter) October 3, 2012. Measurement

Flickr to Pro customers: no change

Doc Searls

There’s just ScoreCard Research Beacon and Yahoo Analytics. Flickr has updated its service. For me, this appears in the form of index page copy that begins, Dear Doc, as a Pro member continue to enjoy the benefits of unlimited space, an ad free experience and stats. Everyone gets a free terabyte. Biggr. That’s Spectaculr. Share

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

The course is  about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. Facebook reports that almost three quarters of its 1.2

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, the situation is changing as emerging economies are rapidly gaining ground, including Brazil, China and India.  .

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Beth Kanter

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0 Call this “social change 2.0”. Photo by Beth Kanter. Guest Post by Heather Grant-McLeod.

The #OEB14 Debate: Is Data Corrupting Education?

Ellen Wagner

It this going to change how educational professional approach our work? Analytics Data Diffusion of Innovation Education Innovation Trends

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The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth Kanter

We also embrace a decentralized, networked approach, allowing Greenpeace and its allies and supporters to be nimble, agile and react quickly to a constantly changing landscape. Systems Change :: advising global organisation, campaign teams, and NROs on new ways of working. This one is for social media.

Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About

Beth Kanter

Facebook Changes: A Complete Guide – by Mari Smith. Also, a few insights about the what the changes mean for Facebook pages.

The Future of Learning: Digital, Distributed, Data-Driven

George Siemens

Yesterday as I was traveling (with free wifi from the good folks at Norwegian Air, I might add), I caught this tweet from Jim Groom: @dkernohan @cogdog @mweller A worthwhile think piece for sure, almost up there with "China is My Analytics Co-Pilot" — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) May 11, 2016. Some change from the outside.

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Bravais 3.0: Taking Learning Beyond the LMS to Analytics & Personalization

Dawn of Learning

Gathering intelligence requires tracking and analytics - enter the Tin Can API, or xAPI. The LMS simply cannot adapt to this new reality.

Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning

George Siemens

Education today – at all levels – faces the challenge of tremendous change and unstettledness. Openness in response to change.

Pencil as Power Tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.

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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is a particularly interesting project because economic data in emerging markets is often not as reliable as the data in more advanced markets.

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White House: Innovation in Higher Education

George Siemens

The change pressures that exist now are not ones that the existing higher education model can ignore. The trends – competency-based learning, unbundling, startups & capital inflow, new pedagogical models, technology, etc – will change higher education dramatically. 3. This is the alpha agent in change. Repent.

What Learning & Development can learn from Mad Men

Dawn of Learning

Defensively, you change the conversation you don''t like. Show you how to use content analytics to prove the ROI of your training initiatives.

Educational Change is a Team Sport

Nancy White

Great stuff from Ellen Wagner that resonate with some of the conversations we’ve been having across the #change11 MOOC on Technology, Change and Education. Systemic change calls for many contributors. Transformation demands a clear understanding of what is to be changed, AND the will to see changed implemented.

Guy Kawasaki's Enchantment: A Beautiful Business Book Cover.

Bob Sutton

Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard.

7 (Video) Lessons for Managers of UX

Adaptive Path

UX managers need to understand the analytics data: "Understanding the data changed my career". and. 2.

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7 (Video) Lessons for Managers of UX

Adaptive Path

UX managers need to understand the analytics data: "Understanding the data changed my career".

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Lots of free learnin’ going on

George Siemens

Ongoing from 2011: Change MOOC. 2. Learning Analytics Open Course ( sign up here ) – Starts January 23. 3. Stephen Downes and I will be offering Connectivism and Connective Knowledge 2012 starting January 23.

Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This competitive shift is caused primarily by rapidly changing technologies and markets. Let me briefly discuss each.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

It also discusses social network analytics in mapping collaboration. Use social analytics to understand and influence constituent behavior.

Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report

Jane Hart

Learning professionals today are hungry for change but many are overwhelmed. However, there are no cookie cutter solutions!