Data, Flows and Benefits

[A second post arising out of excellent discussions at the DALTAí project seminar in Dublin this week] We’re all familiar, perhaps too familiar, with how data flows typically work online. We give commercial companies access to data about ourselves; they extract some benefit from it, for example by selling profiled advertising space; they share some […]


Learning Analytics: helping tutors help students

Talking to new audiences, who may not share your preconceptions, is a great way to learn new things. So I was delighted to be invited to Dublin to talk about learning analytics as part of their DALTAí project (an English backronym creating the Irish for student: bilingualism creates opportunities!). The audience – and my fellow […]