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Some might argue that the analytics tools at our disposal are currently mainly used for boring purposes, such as improving processes and making money. In this paper we will try to define learning analytics and their purpose for learning and education. We will ponder on the best possible fit of particular types of research methods and their analysis.(More)
Siemens and Downes initially received increasing attention in the blogosphere in 2005 when they discussed their ideas concerning distributed knowledge. An extended discourse has ensued in and around the status of ‘connectivism’ as a learning theory for the digital age. This has led to a number of questions in relation to existing learning theories. Do they(More)
  • Rita Kop
  • Educational Technology & Society
  • 2012
Major changes on the Web in recent years have contributed to an abundance of information for people to harness in their learning. Emerging technologies have instigated the need for critical literacies to support learners on open online networks in the mastering of critical information gathering during their learning journeys. This paper will argue that(More)
There is a growing premise among educational policy makers and funding bodies that the inclusion of e-learning strategies into a traditionally delivered course in a mainstream educational setting provides a solution to some of the barriers to learning which can affect retention and achievement at an individual, institutional and national level. On the back(More)
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