Using an Activity Dashboard to Support Awareness and Reflection in a European Virtual Seminar

Maren Scheffel, Hendrik Drachsler, Marcus Specht

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    Abstract

    In order to support students in online learning environments to become more aware of and reflect on their activities we have implemented an Activity Dashboard within the learning environment of an online course. The Activity Dashboard provides feedback, visualised in radar diagrams and bar charts. At the end of the course an evaluation will be run and the different learning groups will be compared with one another. We are also looking into comparing the previous runs where students had no dashboard and hope to see differences in the behaviour of the students that have been supported with the Activity Dashboard.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    EventThe 5th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) Conference: Scaling Up: Big Data to Big Impact - Marist College, Poughkeepsie, United States
    Duration: 16 Mar 201520 Mar 2015
    Conference number: 5
    http://lak15.solaresearch.org/home

    Conference

    ConferenceThe 5th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) Conference
    Abbreviated titleLAK'15
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityPoughkeepsie
    Period16/03/1520/03/15
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    Keywords

    • learning analytics
    • awareness
    • reflection
    • visualisation
    • group dynamics

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