Learning Analytics Concepts and Theories

EDU 6340 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers students an opportunity to learn about diverse perspectives in the field of learning analytics—including learning analytics assumptions, theories, epistemologies, and debates—in order to understand this emerging field. Explores distinctions among educational data mining, learning analytics, and big data, as well as their relationships to data analytics. Discusses key ethical, practical, and cultural challenges to the effective and appropriate use of learning analytics. Expects students to demonstrate their understanding of learning analytics concepts and theories through the development of a learning analytics philosophy statement.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 20600
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Susan Gracia
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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