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New discussion paper: The Ethics of Learning Analytics in Australian Higher Education

A new paper exploring the ethical issues related to Learning Analytics in the context of the Australian Higher Education sector has been published. The discussion of these issues has resonated in this community since its initial stages (see the keynote presentation at the 2018 edition of the International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge byContinue reading →

2019 SoLAR Executive Committee Nominees

We are pleased to present the following candidates as nominees for election to the SoLAR Executive: Candidates for SoLAR Executive Member at Large (10 Candidates, 6 Positions Available) Sheridan Gentili, University of South Australia, Australia Vitomir Kovanovic, University of South Australia, Australia Anouschka van Leeuwen, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Zachary Pardos, University of California, Berkeley,Continue reading →

SoLAR Executive Committee: Call for Nominations!

Interested in Guiding the Future of SoLAR? Nominations are now open for six member at-large positions and one student member on the 2019 SoLAR Executive Committee. If you are interested in shaping and guiding how SoLAR continues to serve the growing learning analytics community please send a brief email to: nicole@solaresearch.org with the following informationContinue reading →

July 2018 Executive Meeting Agenda & Decisions

SoLAR Executive Minutes July 19, 2018 5:00 pm Eastern (NY Time) via ZOOM   Attendance: Rebecca Ferguson, Stephanie Teasley, Xavier Ochoa, Grace Lynch, Vitomir Kovanovic, Leah Macfadyen, Chris Brooks, Abelardo Pardo, Simon Buckingham Shum, Hiroaki Ogata, Nicole Hoover, Sasha Poquet, Srecko Joksimovic, Shenita Ray, Hendrik Drachsler Regrets: none Recorders: Leah Macfadyen, Nicole Hoover, Grace LynchContinue reading →

June 2018 Executive Meeting Agenda & Decisions

SoLAR Executive Minutes June 11, 2018 5:00 pm Eastern (NY Time) via ZOOM   Attendance: Rebecca Ferguson, Stephanie Teasley, Xavier Ochoa, Grace Lynch, Vitomir Kovanovic, Leah Macfadyen, Chris Brooks, Abelardo Pardo, Simon Buckingham Shum, Hiroaki Ogata, Nicole Hoover, Sasha Poquet  Regrets: Srecko Joksimovic, Shenita Ray, Hendrik Drachsler Recorders: Leah Macfadyen, Nicole Hoover, Grace Lynch  Continue reading →

Meet our Educational Committee!

We are proud to introduce our newly formed Educational Committee that is looking forward to proposal for learning analytics educational programs that are interested in a SoLAR in-coopertation status.

Conference on Supporting Higher Education to Integrate Learning Analytics

Learning analytics holds great potential to address the challenges confronting higher education institutions. While the use of learning analytics has gained much attention and has been/is being adopted by many higher education institutions in Europe and the world, the maturity levels of higher education institutions in terms of being “student data informed” are only inContinue reading →

2018 Inclusion Chair Nominees

We are pleased to present the following candidates as nominees for election to the SoLAR Executive. This individual will hold the position of the newly created Inclusion Chair role. All SoLAR individual and students members are eligible to vote for all positions. Links to access the online voting system will be sent to SoLAR membersContinue reading →

Call for Nominations – New Inclusion Chair!

The Society for Learning Analytics Research is proud to announce an open call for nominations for a new role on the SoLAR Executive Committee. We are now accepting nominations for an Inclusion Chair. This new chair would be a member of the SoLAR Executive Committee and would serve for a term of two years beforeContinue reading →

LAK’18 Companion Proceedings Available!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Sydney, Australia, for the 8th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK18). The Conference is organised annually by the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) and is hosted this year by The University of Sydney. As usual, the research papers are published as anContinue reading →