UvA coach kick-off

Today the kick-off meeting of the Learning Analytics project COACH took place at the Science Park in Amsterdam. The goal of the project, co-funded by SURF in their Learning Analytics program, is to find out how student results can be positively influenced by …

Extra blog post on newspaper article

Last saturday the leading Dutch Financial Newspaper (Het Financieel Dagblad) published a featured article on SOWISO. The main theme was innovation, which of course suits a company like SOWISO. The complete article can be read here and here (Dutch only. 2 pdf documents)

MOOC 2.0

I’m actually not a big fan of terms like ‘2.0’ or ‘3.0’ that are used to label internet and related products. Not only haven’t we ever see a ‘web 2.1’, these terms are used and misused in marketing or placement …

Learning analytics

Learning analytics is a hot issue in education these days. You can educate all you want, in any way you want, but if you cannot measure the corresponding output (change) you have no idea if the process is effective and …