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I am happy to have discovered Crunch! Through this course, I have a better understanding of the theory and practice of learning analytics and how I can exploit them in my own context. The online material and tutorials were engaging and practical. The assessment was hands-on and relevant.
During this microcredential you’ll examine the foundational concepts of learning analytics, as well as the techniques, approaches and ethical considerations of learning analytics. You’ll explore how learning analytics is influencing education, training, organisational and social change more broadly, and specifically, learning design.
You'll delve deeper into the link between learning design and learning analytics by exploring how the data gathered through the use of various learning analytics tools can inform learning design. You’ll apply and analyse different approaches and techniques used in learning analytics to draw insights from data sets, and gain practical experience with tools such as AcaWriter, which uses data to provide rapid formative feedback.
You will also reflect on some of the ethical considerations related to learning analytics, such as the principles related to Indigenous data sovereignty.
This microcredential has been designed to:
This microcredential aligns with the 3 credit point subject, Crunch: Learning Analytics for Performance Improvement (010305) in the Graduate Certificate in Learning Design. This microcredential may qualify for recognition of prior learning at this and other institutions.
This microcredential is aimed at professionals from a wide range of sectors and backgrounds who are involved in the development and facilitation of learning and education. Examples include, but are not limited to:
Full price: $1,400 (GST-free)*
Special price: $1,260 (GST-free)* Special price offer ends on 29 August 2022
*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.
Discounts are available for this course. For further details and to verify if you qualify, please check the Discounts section under Additional course information.
This microcredential is structured into six modules and is delivered over six weeks. Each module features self-study materials, interactive activities such as quizzes, multimedia presentations, short video and audio recordings and peer critiques, as well as facilitated, live online sessions.
These weekly, live online sessions provide an opportunity to apply the content to practical and authentic examples drawn from the workplace, with the course culminating in an industry led expression session.
The six modules are:
1. What is learning analytics?
2. How do learning analytics work?
3. Connecting learning analytics with learning design
4. The challenges facing learning analytics
5. Tools for learning analytics
6. Expression session
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Assessment task 1: Analytical design, prediction and report (weight: 60%)
Assessment task 2: Reflection and evaluation (weight: 40%)
In order to pass the microcredential, participants must complete all assessments and achieve at least 50% of the course’s total marks.
Discounts are available for this course as follows:
Discounts cannot be combined and only one discount can be applied per person per course session. Discounts can only be applied to the full price. Discounts cannot be applied to any offered special price.
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|Avg 12 hrs/wk|
Keith is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Innovator. He is currently the academic lead for the Graduate Certificate in Learning Design at UTS and has established a long career as a high school educator, working in school leadership in government and non-government schools in the UK and Australia.
Keith's research focuses on learning and instructional design, educational technology and civics and citizenship education. He is currently exploring the way that online learning platforms can assist in the formation of active citizenship among Australian youth.
Keith was the recipient of the 2021 Emerging Scholar Award from the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).
This course has a 1 hour introduction on the first Tuesday from 5.00 PM, and then runs on Thursday afternoons from 4.00 – 5.30 PM. Live sessions will be facilitated online by using Zoom video sessions. Participants will also need to undertake approximately 10 – 11 hours of self-directed online learning activities each week over 6 weeks.
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