Tag Archives: open data

Datasets for the Learning Analytics Community

November 3, 2016

Although learning analytics (LA) is applied increasingly in various learning and education settings, it still lacks publicly available and interoperable research datasets, that would allow the reproduction, experimental evaluation, and benchmarking of algorithms,  methods, and tools. While AFEL has recognised this gap and is currently in the process of gathering a significant amount of activity… Read more »

Open Data for Education book published

April 7, 2016

A key distinction between AFEL and other Learning Analytics-related projects is that it focuses on ‘Everyday Learning’: Informal or incidental learning that happens outside of educational platforms and systems. For this reason, Open Data are critical to us as a way to collect information about the resources available not only in a specific system but… Read more »