Strategies for Introducing Learning Analytics in Classrooms: Top-down, bottom-up and more approaches


This talk will provide an overview of the Educational Big Data research project in higher education in Japan, which aims at the development and introduction of an information infrastructure for learning analytics in a whole national level. Several strategies can be considered in order to achieve this goal. This talk will also show learning analytics tools and initial findings in our project.


Hiroaki Ogata

Hiroaki Ogata is a Professor at the Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, and the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan, also a honorary professor at the Education University of Hong Kong, and a visiting chair professor of Asia University in Taiwan as well. His research includes Computer Supported Ubiquitous and Mobile Learning, CSCL, CALL, and Learning Analytics. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers including SSCI Journals and international conferences; and received several Best Paper Awards. Also he gave keynote lectures in several countries. He is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, RPTEL and IJMLO, and also an editorial board member of IJCSCL, IJAIED and SLE. I am (was) an EC member of SOLAR, APSCE and IamLearn.