Importance of Real-time Education Analytics

Following a tip from Carolyn, @camcd, I watched the talk from Mark Milliron, @markmilliron, at the EDUCAUSE 2011 online conference. Mark spoke on Analytics Today: Getting Smarter About Emerging Technology, Diverse Students, and the Completion Challenge.

Mark spoke on 7 major topics:

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and by Getting Ready he means:

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For me the main takeaways are:

Can you use information about me to help me?
How to make the human moments precious?
Tuned blended learning per student   
OER repositories – the junk draw
Be a rookie every year
Student pathways – from entry to endowment, find haemorrhage points
Courageous learning – the ability to continue to learn new things
Learners inherit the future, the learned are equipped to live in a world that no longer exists
CAVE people, colleagues against virtually everything – if you don’t know one, you may be …

This is highly recommended viewing, follow the talk link above then click on Resources to see the video link.


About Michael Rees
Academic in IT interested in Web 2.0 and social media

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