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Learning Analytics: From Theory to Practice – Data Support for Learning and Teaching

  • Wolfgang Greller
  • Martin Ebner
  • Martin Schön
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 439)

Abstract

Much has been written lately about the potential of Learning Analytics for improving learning and teaching. Nevertheless, most of the contributions to date are concentrating on the abstract theoretical or algorithmic level, or, deal with academic efficiencies like teachers’ grading habits. This paper wants to focus on the value that Learning Analytics brings to pedagogic interventions and feedback for reflection. We first analyse what Learning Analytics has to offer in this respect, and, then, present a practical use case of applied Learning Analytics for didactic support in primary school Arithmetic.

Keywords

Learning Analytics teacher feedback didactic intervention primary school formal education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Greller
    • 1
  • Martin Ebner
    • 2
  • Martin Schön
    • 2
  1. 1.Vienna University of EducationViennaAustria
  2. 2.Technical University GrazGrazAustria

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