Student Perspectives on Learning Analytics

This reading list provides access to (primarily) peer-reviewed articles that focus on student perspectives and expectations of learning analytics. The list primarily focuses on information privacy concerns, but may also include technological design perspectives/expectations.

Focus: Academic

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Categories:

  • Learning Analytics
  • Student Privacy

Bennett, L., & Folley, S. (2019). Four design principles for learner dashboards that support student agency and empowerment. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 12(1), 15–26. https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-11-2018-0251
Botnevik, S., Khalil, M., & Wasson, B. (2020). Student awareness and privacy perception of learning analytics in higher education. In C. Alario-Hoyos, M. J. Rodríguez-Triana, M. Scheffel, I. Arnedillo-Sánchez, & S. M. Dennerlein (Eds.), Addressing Global Challenges and Quality Education (pp. 374–379). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-57717-9_30
Foster, C. P. (2020). Students’ adoption of learner analytics. In D. Ifenthaler & D. Gibson (Eds.), Adoption of Data Analytics in Higher Education Learning and Teaching (pp. 137–158). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47392-1_8
Hilliger, I., Ortiz‐Rojas, M., Pesántez‐Cabrera, P., Scheihing, E., Tsai, Y.-S., Muñoz‐Merino, P. J., Broos, T., Whitelock‐Wainwright, A., Gašević, D., & Pérez‐Sanagustín, M. (forthcoming). Towards learning analytics adoption: A mixed methods study of data-related practices and policies in Latin American universities. British Journal of Educational Technology, PREPRINT(PREPRINT). https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12933
Ifenthaler, D., & Schumacher, C. (2016). Student perceptions of privacy principles for learning analytics. Educational Technology Research and Development, 64(5), 923–938. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-016-9477-y
Jivet, I., Scheffel, M., Schmitz, M., Robbers, S., Specht, M., & Drachsler, H. (2020). From students with love: An empirical study on learner goals, self-regulated learning and sense-making of learning analytics in higher education. The Internet and Higher Education, 47, 100758. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2020.100758
Jones, K. M. L., Perry, M. R., Goben, A., Asher, A., Briney, K. A., Robertshaw, M. B., & Salo, D. (2019). In their own words: Student perspectives on privacy and library participation in learning analytics initiatives. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of College and Research Libraries, 262–274. http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/conferences/confsandpreconfs/2019/InTheirOwnWords.pdf
Jones, K. M. L., Asher, A., Goben, A., Perry, M. R., Salo, D., Briney, K. A., & Robertshaw, M. B. (2020). “We’re being tracked at all times”: Student perspectives of their privacy in relation to learning analytics in higher education. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 71(9), 1044–1059. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24358
Karaoglan Yilmaz, F. G., & Yilmaz, R. (2020). Student opinions about personalized recommendation and feedback based on learning analytics. Technology, Knowledge and Learning. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10758-020-09460-8
Krieter, P., Viertel, M., & Breiter, A. (2020). We know what you did last semester: Learners’ perspectives on screen recordings as a long-term data source for learning analytics. In C. Alario-Hoyos, M. J. Rodríguez-Triana, M. Scheffel, I. Arnedillo-Sánchez, & S. M. Dennerlein (Eds.), Addressing Global Challenges and Quality Education (pp. 187–199). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-57717-9_14
Li, W., Sun, K., Schaub, F., & Brooks, C. (forthcoming). Disparities in students’ propensity to consent to learning analytics. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, PREPRINT(PREPRINT). https://doi.org/10.35542/osf.io/vnc9b
Luzeckyj, A., West, D. S., Searle, B. K., Toohey, D. P., Vanderlelie, J. J., & Bell, K. R. (2020). Stakeholder perspectives (staff and students) on institution-wide use of learning analytics to improve learning and teaching outcomes. In D. Ifenthaler & D. Gibson (Eds.), Adoption of Data Analytics in Higher Education Learning and Teaching (pp. 177–200). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47392-1_10
Roberts, L. D., Howell, J. A., Seaman, K., & Gibson, D. C. (2016). Student attitudes toward learning analytics in higher education: “The Fitbit version of the learning world.” Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01959
Schumacher, C., & Ifenthaler, D. (2018). The importance of students’ motivational dispositions for designing learning analytics. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 30(3), 599–619. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12528-018-9188-y
Schumacher, C., & Ifenthaler, D. (2018). Features students really expect from learning analytics. Computers in Human Behavior, 78(January 2018), 397–407. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.06.030
Slade, S., & Prinsloo, P. (2014). Student perspectives on the use of their data: Between intrusion, surveillance and care. Challenges for Research into Open & Distance Learning: Doing Things Better – Doing Better Things, 291–300. http://oro.open.ac.uk/41229/
Slade, S., Prinsloo, P., & Khalil, M. (2019). Learning analytics at the intersections of student trust, disclosure and benefit. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, 235–244. https://doi.org/10.1145/3303772.3303796
Vu, P., Adkins, M., & Henderson, S. (2020). Aware, but don’t really care: Students’ perspective on privacy and data collection in online courses. Journal of Open Flexible and Distance Learning, 23(2), 42–51. http://jofdl.nz/index.php/JOFDL/article/view/350
Whitelock‐Wainwright, A., Gašević, D., Tsai, Y.-S., Drachsler, H., Scheffel, M., Muñoz‐Merino, P. J., Tammets, K., & Kloos, C. D. (2020). Assessing the validity of a learning analytics expectation instrument: A multinational study. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 36(2), 209–240. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcal.12401
Whitelock‐Wainwright, A., Gašević, D., Tejeiro, R., Tsai, Y.-S., & Bennett, K. (2019). The student expectations of learning analytics questionnaire. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 35(5), 633–666. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcal.12366

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