Engaging students in Learning Analytics

This article was originally posted on Medium. Learning Dashboards, which visualize Learning Traces left behind by students, have many applications, e.g. they help teachers keep track of their students (with all privacy concerns that follow) and they assist students in keeping track of their progress. Teachers love these dashboards. The more data available, the …

Privacy Concerns with Learning Dashboards

Let me first get the name LARA.e out of the way. As we keep developing new learning dashboards, we constantly need to create new names which can get confusing very quickly. Therefore we rebranded the entire thing as LARA.e, which stands for Learning Analytics Reflection & Awareness environments. We’ve mentioned Navi …

Reflection with Interactive Tabletops: an Evaluation

Last Tuesday Jose and I had the opportunity to experiment on a couple of students during a thesis poster presentation taking place just before the last #chikul13 class. While Jose was focussing on making students more aware through ambient displays, I did my first test-run of the Navi Tabletop Application. …