Analytics is invaluable for answering questions, but impact can only be achieved by acting on the answers. This guide outlines some of the key considerations for developing effective data-informed student interventions.
Although bespoke platforms are not essential for developing a data-informed approach, for any institution that is considering doing so, identifying the right platform is important. This document lists a number of essential considerations for opting for a reporting system that is right for your institution’s reporting needs.
Automated interventions can be highly impactful, once they are worded and structured carefully and thoughtfully. This resource introduces some of the key steps for ensuring effective student communications.
Irish Reporting Case Studies
An ethical approach to data use is critical for maintaining the confidence and trust of students and staff. This guide outlines a set of principles, developed in collaboration with the Irish sector, that may help to shape your own principles of data use.
This report looks at the major recurring themes in a number of exemplar international analytics policies and highlights the actions institutions may wish to take in developing their own policies and strategies
Learning Analytics and Data Protection in Ireland
Adapted from the Data Protection Commissioner’s Office’s data protection checklist, this guide outlines the key steps staff and institutions must take to ensure compliance with data protection legislation.
Collaboration and consultation are essential for whole-of-institution approaches. This resource outlines some of the colleagues that you may wish to consider working with to develop your approach.
Analytics is an evidence-based methodology that prizes empirical information. As such it is appropriate that institutions should be able to provide an evidential foundation for the success of analytics itself. HEIs should seek to iteratively assess the effectiveness of their analytics strategy to ensure that it is having a positive impact on students’ experience. This document briefly discusses some of the considerations and challenges that should be born in mind when institutions are attempting analytical self-reflection.