Episode 024: Learning Analytics Special

Hello and welcome to episode 24 of the Learning & Teaching @ Newcastle University podcast. 

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This episode introduces Newcastle University’s approach to learning analytics from four interconnected perspectives.  

Dr. Raghda Zahran, from NUIT, talks to Dr. Colin Campbell, Newcastle University Registrar, about being the sponsor of the learning analytics project.  

Next, Raghda speaks to Professor Tom Ward, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Education, about extracting value from learning analytics and informing students, colleagues, and University learning and teaching decision making.  

Raghda also talks to Graeme Redshaw-Boxwell about the Learning and Teaching Development Service approach to supporting the implementation of learning analytics and students’ and colleagues’ readiness and capacity building.  

Finally, Raghda speaks to Dr. Lindsey Ferrie about the university’s current state and the way forward with learning analytics. 

Thank you to all our guests this week. We hope you enjoy this episode.  

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Links from the episode 

Transcript available

Learning Analytics from the Learning and Teaching website – https://www.ncl.ac.uk/learning-and-teaching/effective-practice/learning-analytics/ 

Learning Analytics in Canvas – https://www.ncl.ac.uk/learning-and-teaching/digital-technologies/canvas/canvas-new-analytics/ 

Learning Analytics Case Studies – https://microsites.ncl.ac.uk/casestudies/tag/learning-analytics/ 

Policy on the Ethical use of Student Data for Learning Analytics – https://newcastle.sharepoint.com/sites/LTDS/DigitalLearningSite/Forms/AllItems.aspx?id=%2Fsites%2FLTDS%2FDigitalLearningSite%2Fweb%2FPolicy%2DLearning%2DAnalytics%2Epdf&parent=%2Fsites%2FLTDS%2FDigitalLearningSite%2Fweb 

JISC Learning Analytics content – https://www.jisc.ac.uk/learning-analytics