Learning Analytics Special Interest Group

Recognising Outstanding Practice in Learning Analytics


  • Grace Lynch
  • Abelardo Pardo




Learning Analytics, higher education, learning and teaching, awards


The ascilite Learning Analytics Special Interest Group (LA SIG) aims to promote and develop awareness and resources surrounding Learning Analytics and its application to learning and teaching. The LA SIG sharing practice session will: ???? facilitate networking for LA researchers and practitioners; ???? facilitate sharing of outstanding practice in LA via presentations from the three finalists in the LA SIG Awards program. The Awards finalists will share their experiences and lessons learned in relation to their nominated projects/practices. The 2015 Award winner will also be announced during the session; and provide updates on what’s happening in the Learning Analytics community within Australia/New Zealand and beyond. The session will have the following structure: 1. Latest developments in the Learning Analytics community in Australia/NZ and an update from the Society of Learning Analytics Research (Dr Grace Lynch and Dr Abelardo Pardo) 2. Presentations from the finalists for the 2015 Award for Excellence in Learning Analytics: moderated by Simon Welsh 3. Discussion and Q&A: moderated by Simon Welsh 4. Announcement of the 2015 Award winner: Dr Grace Lynch and Dr Abelardo Pardo.