Weighing up the benefits of learning

Times Higher Education | 1st February 2018

Bart Rienties, professor of learning analytics at the Open University, said the big problem with measuring learning gain was the burden it placed on students. To avoid this, he advocated that institutions “become smarter” about mining their existing data sets and using learning analytics to help under-performing students as well as high achievers. “Every institution should be passionate about enhancing the quality of its teaching”

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