Tag Archives: Learning Analytics

Library Students

Announced: Winner of ALISE’s Research Grant Competition

It’s a pleasure to announce that I was the winner of ALISE’s 2017 Research Grant competition. Per ALISE’s webpage, the award totals “$5,000 [and] may be made to support research broadly related to education for library and information science.” My grant application was entitled Algorithms in the library: An investigation into academic library participation in learning […]

Ethics

My Co-Authored Article on Information Ethics and Learning Analytics Published

Alan Rubel and I recently co-authored an article, which was just published in The Information Society. The article considers a number of what we call “narrow” or tractable information ethics issues related to learning analytics, as well as one “wider” concern regarding the larger values of higher education. In the abstract, we write: [L]earning analytics presents […]

A Futurist Looks To Learning Analytics in 1969

Computers will always be important to schools for arithmetic processing, file maintenance, and report generation. Ultimately, however, the computer’s major contribution to the instructional process will probably come when it is used as an adaptive device, programmed to follow and aid individual students and to adjust itself to the individual needs and desires of its […]