Development of a Dashboard for Learning Analytics in Higher Education

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Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the design, development, and implementation of a Learning Analytics (LA) dashboard in the area of Higher Education (HE). The dashboard meets the demands of the different stakeholders, maximizes the mainstreaming potential and transferability to other contexts, and is developed in the path of Open Source. The research concentrates on developing an appropriate concept to fulfil its objectives and finding a suitable technology stack. Therefore, we determine the capabilities and functionalities of the dashboard for the different stakeholders. This is of significant importance as it identifies which data can be collected, which feedback can be given, and which functionalities are provided. A key approach in the development of the dashboard is the modularity. This leads us to a design with three modules: the data collection, the search and information processing, and the data presentation. Based on these modules, we present the steps of finding a fitting Open Source technology stack for our concept and discuss pros and cons trough out the process.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationLearning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology in Education: 4th International Conference, LCT 2017, Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017, Proceedings, Part II
EditorsPanayiotis Zaphiris, Andri Ioannou
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Pages293-301
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-58515-4
DOIs
StatusPublished - 12 Jul 2017

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing

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Leitner, P., & Ebner, M. (2017). Development of a Dashboard for Learning Analytics in Higher Education. In P. Zaphiris, & A. Ioannou (Eds.), Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology in Education: 4th International Conference, LCT 2017, Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017, Proceedings, Part II (pp. 293-301). Cham: Springer International Publishing AG . DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58515-4_23

Development of a Dashboard for Learning Analytics in Higher Education. / Leitner, Philipp; Ebner, Martin.

Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology in Education: 4th International Conference, LCT 2017, Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017, Proceedings, Part II. ed. / Panayiotis Zaphiris; Andri Ioannou. Cham : Springer International Publishing AG , 2017. p. 293-301.

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Leitner, P & Ebner, M 2017, Development of a Dashboard for Learning Analytics in Higher Education. in P Zaphiris & A Ioannou (eds), Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology in Education: 4th International Conference, LCT 2017, Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017, Proceedings, Part II. Springer International Publishing AG , Cham, pp. 293-301. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58515-4_23
Leitner P, Ebner M. Development of a Dashboard for Learning Analytics in Higher Education. In Zaphiris P, Ioannou A, editors, Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology in Education: 4th International Conference, LCT 2017, Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017, Proceedings, Part II. Cham: Springer International Publishing AG . 2017. p. 293-301. Available from, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58515-4_23
Leitner, Philipp ; Ebner, Martin. / Development of a Dashboard for Learning Analytics in Higher Education. Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology in Education: 4th International Conference, LCT 2017, Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017, Proceedings, Part II. editor / Panayiotis Zaphiris ; Andri Ioannou. Cham : Springer International Publishing AG , 2017. pp. 293-301
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