Learning analytics for workplace and professional learning

Authors: Tobias Ley, Ralf Klamma, Stefanie Lindstaedt and Fridolin Wild
Type: Conference proceedings
Source: the Sixth International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge
Publisher: ACM New York, NY, USA
Date: 25 April 2016

Abstract: Recognizing the need for addressing the rather fragmented character of research in this field, we have held a workshop on learning analytics for workplace and professional learning at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) Conference. The workshop has taken a broad perspective, encompassing approaches from a number of previous traditions, such as adaptive learning, professional online communities, workplace learning and performance analytics. Being co-located with the LAK conference has provided an ideal venue for addressing common challenges and for benefiting from the strong research on learning analytics in other sectors that LAK has established. Learning Analytics for Workplace and Professional Learning is now on the research agenda of several ongoing EU projects, and therefore a number of follow-up activities are planned for strengthening integration in this emerging field.

WEKIT Press release 1

Brussels, 28 February 2016 – The European consortium implementing the three-year Horizon 2020 Project WEKIT: Wearable Experience for Knowledge Intensive Training is announcing a call for expression of interest to join a community of stakeholders willing to contribute to the design and later testing of a new technology platform and to benefit from the new opportunities this area offers. This platform will be used for industrial learning and training employing augmented reality and wearable technology.