Data Analytics

In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Belinda Tynan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning Innovation and Professor of Higher Education at the Open University, UK.

Perspectives is a video interview series developed by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University exploring emerging trends and forces in higher education with thought leaders from the world of online innovations.

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Originally Held: April 4, 2016

The Open University (OU) is a global leader in quality online, open and distance education with more than 180,000 students and 8,000 faculty and staff. Like many organizations, the OU is embracing data and learning analytics as an increasingly important approach for understanding learner behaviors. During this Fischer Speaker Series event, Dr. Tynan explores… Read more »

Dr. George Siemens (with Stephen Downes) offered what is considered by most to be the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). He is currently serving as Professor and Executive Director of the “Learning Innovation & Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab” at the University of Texas Arlington, and is Co-founder and President of the Society for Learning Analytics Research.

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Originally Held: January 9, 2015

ProSolo harnesses the transformative power of adaptive and personalized learning to unbundle degrees, programs and courses and re-aggregate in new ways that better match each student’s learning needs, interests and career goals. Arguably, ProSolo is the first integrated platform to provide learners the opportunity to customize, modify and personalize their learning journey.

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Originally Held: January 9, 2015

This is an exciting time for learning, teaching, and the technologies that will support learning and teaching. Learning through and with online tools is growing and evolving rapidly. New tools that support learners, content providers, credentialing organizations, instructional designers, and others educational professionals are emerging and under development, and the financial support for innovations in… Read more »