Below you will find suggestions of introductory courses, lectures and articles on Learning Analytics.


Improving the Quality & Productivity of the Higher Education Sector: Policy and Strategy for Systems-level Deployment of Learning Analytics (.pdf). (White Paper for Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching)

Open Learning Analytics White Paper [pdf], 2011


  • MOOC: SoLAR runs a MOOC on learning analytics, in the build-up to the annual LAK conference (go to 2011/2012 MOOC). Another is planned for 2013 prior to LAK13…
  • Summer Institute: A new venture for 2013, based at Stanford with satellite regional events across the world…
  • Online Distance Learning: Learning and Knowledge Analytics, School of Computing and Information Services, Athabasca University


For those of you who learn best from video, a body of lectures and interviews is starting to grow:

Introductory Articles

Research Publications

Affiliated Associations

SOLAR Powerpoint Template & Logos