I went to the SRHE for a workshop on critical learning analytics yesterday. There were three presentations.
For now we see through a glass, darkly – critical perspectives on the rise of learning analytics in the age of teaching ‘excellence’. Sue Timmis
Sue started with a discussion on what is Excellence? Based around the work of Readings (1996) The University of Ruins – Excellence is about performativity – self interested and internally focused. Furthermore, MacFarland (2015) talks about 3 further dimensions: 1. Presenteeism – as opposed to absentisim 2. Learnerism learning that is public…
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