Leveraging the Power of Online Learning to Facilitate Quality Degree Completion
Analytics as Reflective Practice in Online Teaching and Learning
Nancy Krusen, Associate Professor, Pacific University
Dr. Krusen is an associate professor in the School of Occupational Therapy at Pacific University. Her research interests include teaching and learning in health professions, qualitative methods of research, and the constructs of the Occupational Adaptation theoretical frame of reference, particularly negative relative mastery.
Extensive educational data are available for examination through learning analytics. The paper on which this presentation is based applies learning analytics in the assessment of distance education, exploring opportunities for change at individual and programmatic levels. Analysis targets learner engagement, group processes, course tools, and online contexts, such as those described by Quality Matters Standards. The presentation highlights exemplary means of examining educational data to gain insight into the process and product of learning, in a form supportive of active enhancement.
Learning Objectives
Describe the impact of learning analytics on educational programs.
Apply learning analytics within attendees' educational programs by selecting outcomes for assessment.
Seek additional resources for information about learning analytics.
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