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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5244

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
161021

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Summer Term
(Study Period 7)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To critically review the tools and techniques of learning analytics, and design a learning analytics approach for an educational setting.

Course content

Students will develop a critical understanding of the purpose and application of a range of learning analytics concepts, tools and techniques, including: predictive analytics and data dashboards (including UniSA's data dashboard); social network analysis; video analytics; text analysis, including natural language processing; temporal and sequential data capture and use. In addition, students will develop an appreciation of the ethical dimensions of learning analytics and will be able to synthesise their knowledge of learning analytics to address learning process issues such as self-regulated learning. Further, students will understand, evaluate, and apply learning analytics approaches in relation to learning design principles.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 2 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Critical analysis 675 words 15% N/A
Literature review 1575 words 35% N/A
Proposal 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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