The Using Data to Provide Personalized Student Support MOOC is launching August 13, 2018. It is still not too late to sign up to learn about this important topic in the growing field of learning analytics. This course will benefit educational designers, learning technology managers, and academics that are interested in how to use data to guide the design and improvements of a learning experience.
Technology has the ability to collect a large amount of data about how people participate in a learning experience. How can this data be used to increase our understanding of how learning occurs? How can data be translated into actionable knowledge? How can data help improve the overall quality of a learning experience? These are the questions that are explored during the activities in the course. You will need basic knowledge about data manipulation and statistical analysis, and you will learn how to use them to translate data into actionable knowledge to apply in a learning experience.