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3 PhD Scholarships in Learning Analytics

The Connected Intelligence Centre at the University of Technology Sydney is pleased to announce the launch of their doctoral program in Learning Analytics, offering three UTS Scholarships to begin your research at the start of 2016. CIC’s mission is to invent, evaluate and theorise the design of human-centered data science and learning analytics to advance theContinue reading →

LACE SoLAR Flare 2015 on Oct 9th

After a successful meeting of people interested in learning analytics last year, the Learning Analytics Community Exchange (LACE) project will be holding a another exciting SoLAR Flare event at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, on Friday October 9, 2015 from 9:30am to 4:45pm. This is a networking gathering for everyone interested in learning analytics. UnderContinue reading →

Speaker Series at Emory University

The 2014 – 2015 Learning Analytics Speaker Series at Emory University hosted by the  Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods aims to stimulate conversations about the use of educational data to promote student success, however that may be conceived. Charles Dziuban (October 2014) In October 2014 , Charles Dziuban (Director of the Research Initiative for TeachingContinue reading →

Australian LASI in November

The 2014 Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute (ALASI) will run 20-21 November in Sydney. ALASI adds another node to SoLAR’s international network of community and discipline-building events. Building on the success of last year, ALASI is the premier forum in Australia for the exchange of knowledge and innovation in learning analytics. Keynote addresses from GregorContinue reading →

LACE SoLAR Flare in October

The Learning Analytics Community Exchange (LACE) project – an initiative funded by the EU’s FP7 programme – will be holding a SoLAR Flare event at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, on Friday 24 October 2014 from 10am to 4.30pm. We are inviting technology specialists, teachers, researchers, educators, ICT purchasing decision-makers, senior leaders, business intelligenceContinue reading →

LAK’15 Call for Papers Open!

The Society for Learning Analytics research is pleased to announce that the CFP for the 5th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge “Scaling Up: Big Data to Big Impact” is now open. The conference will take place March 16-20, 2015 at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. As we move forward to our 5th annualContinue reading →

There may be a LASI near you…

As many of you will know, in just over a week Harvard University will host the 2014 Learning Analytics Summer Institute June 30 – July 2. Check out the programme, with keynotes and panels livestreaming and repayable. If you can’t get to Harvard, there may be a LASI-Local event within reach of you if you want to connectContinue reading →

Open Learning Analytics (OLA) Summit

Following LAK’14, SoLAR, Marist College, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison jointly held an Open Learning Analytics Summit in Indianapolis that brought together representatives from the learning analytics and open source software development fields to explore how open source communities can accelerate the potential of learning analytics to provide new tools for understanding and improving learningContinue reading →

Get involved with LASI’14 Locals

LASI’14 (the Second Learning Analytics Summer Institute) is a strategic event designed to bring together an inter-disciplinary mix of people working with learning analytics for an intensive ‘summer camp’ that will serve as an intellectual and social springboard to accelerate the maturation of the discipline. LASI’14 will be held in Cambridge, MA, USA from June 30,Continue reading →

Inaugural Issue of the Journal of Learning Analytics (JLA)

We are pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of the Journal of Learning Analytics. JLA is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, disseminating the highest quality research in the field of learning analytics and the official publication of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR). The inaugural issue features an invited piece by SoLARContinue reading →