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by Stephen Downes
Aug 06, 2015

The Language of Learning Analytics
Carl Straumsheim, Inside Higher Ed, 2015/08/06


To support learning analytocs across platforms, a common analytics language is needed. An IMS specification for this language is nearing completion. "Their work is finally nearing its version 1.0 release. Known as Caliper, the vocabulary -- called metric profiles -- and the mechanisms to detect the words in it -- sensors -- will serve as a framework for tracking and reporting learning analytics." I'm sure the widespread sharing of student personal, financial and academic information will be used only for good.

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