ICDE Insight Paper Series
ICDE has published the following Insight Papers on different topics. After publication the Insight Papers are made exclusively available to ICDE members only, before being opened up for access to all.
Insight Papers on Learning Analytics
ICDE has published two insight papers written by esteemed scholars:
‘Higher Education and the Revolution of Learning Analytics’ by Anne Boyer and Geoffray Bonnin
‘How do we start? State and Directions of Learning Analytics Adoption’ by Dragan Gašević, Shane Dawson, Abelardo Pardo
The two insight papers respectively provide readers with an up-to-date overview of the current state of play in learning analytics. They will be useful on a number of levels as they are both instructive and provide details on trends around learning analytics, drawing upon movements in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia.
The two insight papers were presented as part of the session‘ Learning Analytics Marketplace’ at the 2016 ICDE Presidents’ Summit in Sydney, that was presided over by ICDE Executive Committee member, Belinda Tynan, RMIT University. The report authors, Dragan Gasevic, University of Edinburgh and Anne Boyer, Université de Lorraine used the session to showcase how ICDE members are using learning analytics to understand learner behaviours’ and taking actions to support and improve student learning outcomes and retention.
Insight Paper on The Blended Learning Ecosystem: Taking Control And Orchestrating Learning Pathways
During the 27th ICDE World Conference, 16-19 October 2017, Toronto, Canada, ICDE released the third instalment of its ICDE Insight Papers Series which was made exclusively available to ICDE members only, for a period of two weeks. Now the ICDE Insight Paper is available to all.
This ICDE Insight Paper on blended learning, state of the nation, targets a broad audience, especially practitioners, policy makers and leaders. It provides awareness, inspiration, insights, and dialogues into blended learning and the current debates. The report explains that blended learning is based on a pedagogical approach rather than on technology.