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Analytics in higher education

Analytics in higher educationLearning analytics provide a set of powerful tools to inform and support learners. They enable institutions and individuals to better understand and predict personal learning needs and performance.

Universities already collect vast amounts of data about their student populations, but often this is underutilised. The current ‘state of the science’ of learning analytics means that substantial benefits could already be realised through effective implementation of appropriate technology and techniques. 

​​​This report, written in partnership with Civitas Learning and Jisc, sets out the case for better use of analytics in higher education.



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