Applying Learning Analytics to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Bronnimann, J, West, D, Huijser, H and Heath, D 2018, 'Applying Learning Analytics to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning', Innovative Higher Education, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 353-367.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title Applying Learning Analytics to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Author(s) Bronnimann, J
West, D
Huijser, H
Heath, D
Year 2018
Journal name Innovative Higher Education
Volume number 43
Issue number 5
Start page 353
End page 367
Total pages 15
Publisher Springer Netherlands
Abstract In this article we report on the findings of a project funded by the Australian Office for Learning and Teaching and entitled Learning Analytics: Assisting Universities with Student Retention. While this project was primarily focused on retention as a potential outcome of learning analytics, its application could be related to the broader concept of student success. Student success allows for a focus on pedagogy and the use of learning analytics for the improvement of learning and teaching with a firm scholarly evidence base. The data gathered for the project provide the background for a discussion about the potential of learning analytics to inform the practice of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. A case study demonstrates the potential of this approach. Overall, clear pedagogical questions are important in the application of learning analytics to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and we suggest potential ways to explore pedagogical questions with big data methods.
Subject Education Systems not elsewhere classified
Keyword(s) Case study
Learning analytics
Learning design
Program evaluation
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
DOI - identifier 10.1007/s10755-018-9431-5
Copyright notice © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018
ISSN 0742-5627
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