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Learning Analytics: On Silver Bullets and White Rabbits

Learning Analytics sits at the intersection of Computer Science (drawing on sub-disciplines such as Data Mining, Information Retrieval, Information Visualization, Web Semantics) and Education (e.g. Educational Research, Measurement Science, Learning Sciences, Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, e-Assessment). In my view it is an educational incarnation of Human-Centred Informatics (the effective design of human/digital information systems) and arguably Computational Social Science where social phenomena and computational modelling meet (elegantly




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Simon Buckingham Shum

Simon Buckingham Shum

Learning/Analytics/Sensemaking • Connected Intelligence Centre, U. Technology Sydney twitter@sbuckshum •

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